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Igloo Software adds AI-powered search with Lucidworks partnership

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Kitchener-based intranet solution provider Igloo launches a partnership with California’s Lucidworks to “augment search capabilities with artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing." A Sept. 12 press release

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Q&A: Shopify’s R&D head on how research can help retain talent

As Shopify Inc.’s senior vice-president of engineering, Jean-Michel Lemieux is responsible for developing the Ottawa tech darling’s technology strategy, infrastructure, and platform. He’s also become an advocate for the role research and development

Published on: September 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How managers and business owners can cultivate emotional intelligence at work

Building a successful business is about more than reaching deadlines and using hard skills to get things done: emotional intelligence (EI) and social skills are just as essential to productivity, according to City

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Messagepoint expands offices in Kitchener-Waterloo

Messagepoint has expanded its Canadian footprint and opened a new office in Kitchener, Ont., a move that is part of the company’s expansion that also includes recently opened offices in London, U.K. The

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Treasury Board to search for a new pay system to replace Phoenix

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government announced it will be moving away from the current Phoenix pay system and will be taking steps to develop a new pay system. An Aug. 23 press release from

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canadian AI marketer grows team

Toronto-based Atomic Reach continues to grow and shake up the field of content marketing, announcing two new additions to its executive team. It was announced last week that Paul Roscoe would now be

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hiring for tech jobs not easy, Canadian tech leaders claim

Technology jobs are a hot topic right now, with companies hiring more workers for tech jobs than for any other position; however, not all of these hires lead to a happy ending. The

Published on: August 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Use the cloud to hire with Dell Boomi’s new platform

Dell Boomi has announced a new platform to help companies streamline the process for onboarding new hires. According to a Tuesday press release the platform, Onboarding Solution Accelerator, is designed to make the

Published on: August 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Facebook wants to help you limit the amount of time you spend on Facebook

Managers annoyed that their employees are spending too much time on Facebook (and, let's be honest, employees annoyed at themselves for spending too much time on Facebook) will no doubt be pleased to

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How will you use LinkedIn’s new voice messaging feature?

Messaging someone on LinkedIn has just become a little more... exciting, one might say, with the recent addition of voice messaging. The networking platform announced the feature in a recent blog post, as

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto might be home to a lot more new tech workers – but are those new hires feeling underpaid?

Toronto might be ranked first in tech job growth, but that doesn’t necessarily mean employees are happy with their compensation. According to a new report from anonymous feedback app developer Blind, 61 per

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Telus helps Kobo founder’s health benefits platform raise $62M in funding

We don't usually cover funding news on ITBusiness.ca, but health benefits platform League Inc.'s latest round is led by an unexpected backer: Telus Corp. The telecom's venture capital arm, Telus Ventures, has joined

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How companies are using Fortay to double or triple their people growth

Hiring the right talent and fostering a success-centered workplace culture can have a great impact on the business outcomes and overall health of an organization. Fortay — a Digital Transformation Award nominee in

Published on: July 20th, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

Hashtag Trending – Ex-Apple employee charged by FBI; U.K. fines Facebook; Tesla expands in Shanghai

An ex-Apple employee gets charged by the FBI, the U.K. fines Facebook for breaching the Data Protection Act, and Tesla plans to build a plant in China. Trending on LinkedIn - a former

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

GDPR 40 days later: How do you hire a data protection officer, and what do they actually do?

Forty days after the E.U.'s Global Data Protection Regulation came into effect, there are 60 data protection officers to be found in Canada on LinkedIn and another 15 job postings mentioning the position. Required

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson