Operations Archives - Page 3

Toronto startup bringing AI and IoT to oil and gas industry, raises $7 million in funding

A Toronto-based startup that is bringing artificial intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) to the gas and oil industry recently closed a seed funding round of $7 million and is expanding its reach

Published on: October 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft acquisition of GitHub made official

Microsoft Corp. is increasingly investing in open source, on Friday officially completing its acquisition of coding development platform GitHub. The $7.5 billion acquisition was originally announced in June, when it was stated that the

Published on: October 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

SurveyMonkey CEO talks new Ottawa office and company’s year of growth

Online survey and cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company SurveyMonkey has officially opened its new office space in Ottawa, and its helping ring in a new era for the company as it moves into the

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

E-commerce and online presence make SMBs more confident about growth

Small and medium businesses in Canada are more optimistic than last year, and companies with an online presence are most confident about continued growth according to eBay Canada's annual SMB Optimism Index report. Even

Published on: October 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canada’s hardest to fill tech jobs of 2018

With a growing tech market but a shortage of tech talent, some jobs in Canada are going to be harder to fill than others, Indeed.com compiled a list of the hardest to fill

Published on: October 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Dialog with Debow: serial entrepreneur on his new product ‘AM radio for the Internet’

Can Toronto-based serial entrepreneur Daniel Debow create the "Twitter of audio?" Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover dubbed Debow's latest project, Dialog, with that tagline following its public launch late last month. It's just one

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

CompuCom unveils ‘Self Healing’ AI service for healthcare

CompuCom System Inc. is bringing its artificial intelligence (AI), automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to the world of healthcare to help providers automate tech support and decrease 'downtime' caused by technology failures. The digital workplace

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Best cities in Canada for tech startups

Wondering where the best place to start your tech company might be? Or looking for a job at an emerging tech startup and not sure the best place to look? Well Expert Market

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Cisco Webex experiences almost week-long shut down

Cisco Webex Team customers were unhappy last week as the platform experienced week long service outages across almost the entire system. It began Tuesday, September 24th just before 8:30 p.m. EST, with Cisco

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How SAQ and CAMH are driving results with data analytics

Analytics is a broad term, encompassing everything from basic statistics to the complex algorithms used in artificial intelligence. Yet organizations of all types can find ways to derive value from the technology. At

Published on: September 29th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

MaRS, Instacart announce tech hubs in Toronto

It was a big week in Toronto for tech news, with Elevate kicking off its second annual, city-wide tech fest on Tuesday and the announcement of two new tech hubs from MaRS Discovery

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Canadian businesses are using AI – Elevate day two

Elevate Tech Fest day two was a whirlwind event, with more than a dozen different ‘tracks’ spread out across Toronto that focused on everything from fintech to health, smart cities and more. ITBusiness.ca

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canadian firms care more about AI ethics than U.S.: SAS survey

Artificial intelligence (AI) is on everyone's lips these days, but is it being used ethically? Analytics firm SAS Institute partnered with Intel, Accenture Applied Intelligence, and Forbes Insights, the strategic research and thought

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Salesforce introduces Einstein Voice Assistant

Getting daily briefings from Alexa or Google Home is a convenient way to get morning news, but imagine if you could get personalized daily briefings about key metrics and priorities for your businesses.

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

BlackBerry partners with L-Spark, launches new accelerator programs for SMEs

BlackBerry Limited has partnered with L-Spark, Canada’s largest software-as-a-service accelerator, to help small to medium-sized technology businesses grow to bring new products to the market by using BlackBerry’s QNX technology. A Sept. 20

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar