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Equifax breach could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Forrester analyst says

The Equifax data breach could cost the international credit rating company hundreds of millions of dollars in direct damages, says an industry analyst who just wrote a report on calculating the costs of

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Think of generations in terms of digital savvy, not age, Silicon Valley analyst says

LAS VEGAS, NV. – If you’ve read a business-facing publication over the past two years or so, you’ve likely come across the observation that enterprises should adjust their digital transformation efforts to the

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech CEO tackles digital ethics and its role in the development of AI & automation

TORONTO - As artificial intelligence and automation continues to develop, organizations all over the world are going to have to start thinking about digital ethics. As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Insights into how Amazon is running Whole Foods on Day 1

Amazon.com Inc. closed its $13.7 billion dollar purchase of Whole Foods Markets today, and the 2017 Walker Sands Future of Retail Study has provided some insights into how the industry giant will be

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

HP and Deloitte partner to push 3D printing adoption by manufacturers

HP Inc. and Deloitte are partnering with the goal of accelerating the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry and they say the first hill to summit in that battle is 3D printing

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Voice-first developers share best practices for Alexa Skills, Google Actions

With Google Home now available in Canada and receiving more useful features and Amazon's Alexa expected to be released in the near future, many companies find themselves pondering how to have a totally

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Microsoft is finally bringing Outlook.com into the 21st century

Business users who rely on Microsoft Corp.'s Outlook platform for their electronic communication needs can now enjoy some of the features offered by rivals such as Slack and Gmail. This week the Redmond,

Published on: August 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

London, Ont.-based Voices.com acquires California-based rival

Reversing the news you might expect from this type of announcement, a Canadian online business is expanding its operations by purchasing its U.S. counterpart. On Wednesday, London, Ont.-based online voice talent and audio

Published on: August 9th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Thyssenkrupp Canada starts rolling out smart elevator platform with country’s largest airport

When you're rushing to catch a flight, the last thing you want is to get stuck in the elevator before you're even out of the parking garage. A pilot project that includes the

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How MediaTile is improving worker safety by digitally connecting remote locations

People working in remote locations are often the ones who stand to benefit the most from new technology like the Internet of Things (IoT), but are generally last to see its implementation. That’s

Published on: August 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Major telecom outage hits Atlantic Canada

A cut cable has been identified as the cause of a widespread mobile and landline phone service outage that left residents of Eastern Canada scrambling to connect for much of the day Friday. The

Published on: August 4th, 2017 IT Business Staff

Synerion helps SMBs automate their employee scheduling and payroll

Digital transformation is as essential a pursuit for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as enterprises, if not more so. It's also expensive, a challenge Synerion North America Inc. would like to help them

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

MBC promises to make managed IT services a delightful experience

One of the key barriers to digital transformation - a challenge many of our readers are no doubt familiar with - is how difficult it can be to implement the IT infrastructure and

Published on: July 28th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

How Vancouver-based digital signage firm 10net helped Lush create a ‘dream lounge’

Between Feb. 15 and 19, 2016, visitors to the Vancouver Convention Centre were invited to enter the Lush Dream Lounge, an exotic-looking concept garden with a ceiling that combined a moss- and plant-based

Published on: July 27th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

ITAC identifies 7 priorities for Canada in renegotiation of NAFTA

The Canadian government was open to recommendations for the renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) was happy to oblige. The organization has

Published on: July 27th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff