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Want a raise? Get Salesforce.com certifications, survey shows

There is an extremely high demand for employees who can work with Salesforce and this has led to much higher than average salaries for these positions, says Geoffrey Flynn, practice area lead for

Published on: March 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

HP’s OfficeJet Pro series refresh keeps small businesses in mind

Small businesses are the focus of HP Inc.’s latest refresh of its smart printers. The HP OfficeJet Pro series, which includes the Pro 8025, 8035, 9015, 9025 and OfficeJet Pro Premier, is packed

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft launches free online classes to teach AI to executives

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new series of online courses for executives to learn about AI, as it tries to help businesses catch up to the trend of AI in business. AI Business

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI changing the financial industry, although hurdles remain

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already brought about large changes throughout society, maybe nowhere more than in the world of business. The financial services industry is no exception. According to a survey conducted by

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

ADP updates its Workforce Now HR tool with AI, greater mobility

Human resources software management company ADP Canada recently announced an update to its flagship tool for HR professionals, Workforce Now, bringing AI capabilities and a simplified system for managing employees in Canada and

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Could loss of jobs through automation drive the gig economy?

The fear of lost jobs because of increased automation in business is a reality for many industries. According to a study by PwC Economics in 2018, seven major industries (with the biggest risks

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

HP’s 2019 Megatrends warns we cannot keep up with demand for high-skilled jobs

Throughout the evolution of automation and its involvement in industry across the globe, the prevailing question has always been: "What jobs will be left for us lowly humans?" But ironically enough the question

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Sage opens nominations for new Circle of Excellence Accounting awards

The Canadian arm of Sage Group plc, makers of multi-platform cloud business management software Sage Business Cloud, recently announced the launch of the Sage Circle of Excellence Accounting Awards, honouring the best and

Published on: February 21st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hire, Google’s recruiting app for G Suite, launches in Canada

Google Hire, the search giant's employee recruitment tool that first launched in the U.S. in 2017, is now officially available in Canada and the U.K, the first countries outside the U.S. to get

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Avaya launches location reporting platform for EMS

Austin, Texas - Avaya Inc. announced on Tuesday new device location reporting capabilities that are available as part of Avaya communications solutions for emergency response management. A pilot project using this solution was successfully

Published on: January 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Tulip’s personalized shopping tech attracts luxury brands

New York City, NY.- There's often the feeling that technology means a less intimate experience - who really wants to talk to a robot instead of a human - but Toronto-based startup Tulip Retail

Published on: January 14th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Employers hiking salaries to attract new hires, but forgetting about current staff, Hays reports

Raising salaries to attract new candidates while forgetting to offer raises to current employees could cause problems for Canadian tech companies in a 2019 job market that favours workers over companies, according to

Published on: January 3rd, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Rebuilding trust – key to social media marketing in 2019, Hootsuite finds

In 2019 social media marketing will be all about rebuilding trust with consumers and creating interactive, personalized and genuine content to engage the modern consumer according to Hootsuite. This past year was a

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

OpenText acquires Liaison Technologies for $310 million

Waterloo-based OpenText has announced its official acquisition of cloud-based information integration and data management company Liaison Technologies Inc. in an all-cash $310 million (USD) transaction. Liaison will be integrated into the OpenText Business Network,

Published on: December 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Amazon announces new fulfillment centre, 600 jobs near Edmonton

Amazon will create a new fulfillment centre just south of Edmonton that will operate a 1 million-square-foot facility and create 600 full-time jobs, the Seattle-based ecommerce giant announced on Monday. The facility will add to

Published on: December 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson