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Microsoft’s cloud services strategy paying off, according to Q4 earnings

Microsoft Corp. expanded its partnerships with some key companies in 2019, and Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive officer, attributed the company's strong commercial cloud business performance in Q4 to those recent moves. "Azure

Published on: July 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

CATA appoints Suzanne Grant as interim CEO following passing of John Reid

Following the sudden and tragic passing of President and CEO John Reid earlier this month, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has appointed Suzanne Grant as its interim chief executive officer. While Grant herself

Published on: July 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft Teams gets new features, now has 13 million daily active users

Microsoft Teams, the enterprise-focused communication platform, announced a handful of new features for users across industries this week. Time management for first-line workers Teams will be getting two new time management features designed

Published on: July 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Businesses can learn something from Toronto Raptors, says Salesforce evangelist

Salesforce.com, Inc. suggests companies that are hesitant to adopt new technologies need only look at the Toronto Raptors for guidance. In a recently released report focused on tech adoption in Canada by Salesforce,

Published on: July 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian software firm Corel acquired by KKR

Ottawa-based software firm Corel Corp. has announced that it has been acquired by KKR & Co. Inc., a global investment firm, for reportedly over $1 billion USD, although the sale price has not

Published on: July 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

5 key factors to assess before cloud migration, according to SAS

Migration of business operations to the cloud - or at least a hybrid cloud migration - is a move every executive should be considering, and those business operations must include analytics. According to

Published on: June 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Government investments in AI research doesn’t lead to strong adoption, says Accenture’s managing director of AI

Canada has made huge waves in the research of artificial intelligence in recent years, but some in the industry are saying that this is not enough and that we must now take the

Published on: May 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s new digital charter, cybercrime gang busted, Phoenix pay system an expensive fix

Trudeau cracks down on social media, an international cybercrime gang is taken down, and throwing out the troubled Phoenix pay system … eventually. First up from Twitter is Canada’s plans to launch a

Published on: May 17th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Shopify opens its third office in Toronto

Shopify Inc. is expanding its presence in Toronto, opening up a new office today at 620 King Street West as part of its plan to double its workforce in the city. This will

Published on: May 16th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Why Bombardier must always be working smarter to keep up with the competition

Most of us have heard the myth of David vs. Goliath. And if you take the time to look around, this is a narrative that you can see play out in the business

Published on: May 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft outlines AI ethics framework strategy

Microsoft Corp. has made great strides in the field of AI, and as it continues to innovate, it is keeping an eye on the ethics of AI, said Michael Phillips, assistant general counsel

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Complaints continued to rise in 2018, wireless service is biggest culprit, according to CCTS

For the third consecutive year complaints regarding Canadian telecom and television services are on the rise, according to the 2019 mid-year report released today by the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS).

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Marketing, Microsoft, and Mindy Kaling: 3 things you missed at Adobe Summit

This week in Las Vegas 16,000 attendees gathered to watch Adobe executives interview CIOs, CMOs, and some celebrities too. It was part all part of Adobe Summit, the vendor's conference for customers and

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Zoho bets on AI-assistant Zia to help compete against Microsoft Office

Zoho Corp. recently released four new applications for its Zoho Office Suite, as it looks to compete with heavyweights Microsoft Corp.'s Office Suite and Google LLC's G Suite. New to the lineup is

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

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