Executive Operations Archives - Page 2

Helping startups, women in tech connect with Silicon Valley

In a male-dominated industry, Joanne Fedeyko, CEO of Connection Silicon Valley (CSV), believes it’s really important for women “to be more bold” and go outside their comfort zones in the tech world so

Published on: August 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Keeping ethics in artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence (AI) develops and its uses continue to grow, there’s still a discussion to be had around how to use AI in a trustworthy and ethical way. Businesses need to lead

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

If 110-year-old PCL Construction can digitally transform, your business can too

Whether human, animal, artifact, building, or business, 110-year-old things rarely change - but don’t tell that to PCL Construction. The centenarian Canadian company embarked on a journey of digital transformation a few years

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Zero to hero: how Vancouver upped its digital maturity to become one of the most innovative cities in Canada

Vancouver was Canada’s first city to implement a digital strategy more than five years ago in an effort to transform the internal processes of the municipal government and the public services it delivers

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario to begin legal marijuana sales with online-only model

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Ontario government announced this afternoon that it will be rolling out online sales of marijuana when it becomes legal in October. Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Attorney General Caroline

Published on: August 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Samsung Unpacked reveals Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Home

NEW YORK CITY -- Samsung Electronics Ltd. wasted no time in showing off its new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone at its annual Unpacked event on Thursday, but also surprised the crowd with announcements

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Salesforce appoints co-CEO

Salesforce.com Inc. has promoted its chief operating officer (COO) to co-CEO. On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based CRM giant announced that effective immediately Keith Block, who had served as Salesforce's vice chair, president, and

Published on: August 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Meet the 6 Canadian innovators that will lead the nation-wide digital transformation discussion

On Friday, six Canadians known for their innovative skill sets were named to lead Canada's roundtable discussions on the national consultation on digital and data transformation. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Ottawa CEO Francoise Gagnon on leadership, scaling up, and women in STEM

Working in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries without having any type of formal training in those fields can’t be easy, but ADGA Group chief executive officer Françoise Gagnon didn’t let

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Apple officially hits $1 trillion USD in market value

Apple Inc. is officially the first company to achieve a market value of $1 trillion USD. #Breaking: Apple is a trillion dollar company. $AAPL pic.twitter.com/X9gimympyx— scott budman (@scottbudman) August 2, 2018 The Cupertino,

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

LG opens new AI lab with the University of Toronto

LG Electronics Inc. has announced that Toronto will be home to its newest artificial intelligence (AI) research lab. The company announced the move in a Wednesday press release, as well as a five

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Apple closer than ever to winning $1 trillion race

Apple Inc. continues to grow and exceed expectations if its 2018 third-quarter results are anything to go by. According to a Tuesday press release, growth was led by sales of the iPhone, services

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Samsung plans early Galaxy Note 9 release in response to weak quarter

Samsung Electronics Inc. didn't mince words in its latest earnings call, admitting that smartphone and display sales were declining, and that its memory business was picking up the slack. The company remains profitable

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Amazon HQ2 frontrunners

Editor's Note: Mandy Kovacs is no longer with ITWC, but before leaving she was able to record one more episode of Hashtag Trending for us. Enjoy! Amazon caused a frenzy when it announced

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs