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Canadians believe connected technologies are the future of healthcare: new report

With Canada’s aging population putting an unprecedented amount of pressure on the country’s healthcare system, technology will increasingly play an important role in maintaining and improving access. According to the 2017 Future Health

Published on: May 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada’s densest tech hub attracts R&D investment from global brands

Creative Capital is IT World Canada's series that examines the impact digital transformation is having to change the face of communities across Canada. We're doing deep dives looking at the major tech hubs

Published on: May 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

WhoPlusYou connects the right people with the right jobs

WhoPlusYou was created to innovate and transform an inefficient employment system by offering both employers and job seekers a new and more dynamic way to find each other. WhoPlusYou is a finalist for ITWC’s Digital

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Cirque du Soleil experiments with mixed reality to test creative show ideas

In a world of rapid digital transformation, the entertainment industry is constantly looking for ways to revolutionize and stand out, and Montreal's iconic Cirque du Soleil is no exception. The 33-year-old circus arts

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Next Windows 10 update will make it easy to edit work across devices: Microsoft

Windows 10 users will be able to save, open, and edit projects across Windows, iOS, and Android devices after Microsoft Corp. implements the upcoming Fall Creators Update in September, the company announced Thursday.

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Dropbox relies on partners to expand its reach

When Thomas Hansen first started in the technology sector 25 years ago selling computer hardware in Denmark, he was strongly encouraged to use a software system that was flawed and hated throughout the

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Live Labs illustrates CIBC’s commitment to digital transformation

Running a 150-year-old company that remains one of Canada's most financially successful as if it's a startup might seem counterintuitive, but it's become integral to the way CIBC conducts business. The Canadian Imperial

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Connected North helps take Indigenous education into 21st century

When Cisco Systems Inc. began the Connected North program three years ago with the vision of connecting every indigenous school in Canada to an HD video telepresence network, you might call it an

Published on: May 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How Manitoba’s College of Registered Nurses used Igloo to enhance office productivity

Large or small, a more collaborative workplace is a more productive workplace, a tenet enterprise platform developer Igloo Software is more than familiar with and that the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google Home appears to be available in Canada

Google Home hasn't been officially launched in Canada yet, but its availability on two major e-commerce sites suggest an announcement is imminent. While Google's competitor to the Amazon Alexa devices has been available

Published on: April 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

“A mental wizard hat” – the verdict is still out on Elon Musk’s proposed brain implants

Desktop computers and personal laptops are yesterday’s news – the latest hot topic around the technology industry is computers for the brain. Yes, you read that correctly. Computers for the human brain. At

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Workday makes sure its ERP platform stays ahead of the pack

TORONTO - Chat with Workday Inc. CTO Stan Swete for any length of time and it becomes obvious why his firm's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a favourite of more than 1500

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Disruptive mindset, agile platform key to digital transformation, Workday VP says

TORONTO - Today's executives need both a disruption-embracing mindset and a versatile software platform that allows them to harness the latest customer, workplace, and industry data if they want their companies - and

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How a GTA-based call centre used Workday to scale from 1200 employees to 2000

TORONTO - The call centre business may have a low bar of entry, but that ease of participation also has a negative impact on its profit margins - and makes expansion all the

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech giants band together to help a kid get a year of free chicken nuggets

How much do you love chicken nuggets? Or any food, for that matter? Enough to pester complete strangers – 18 million of them – on the Internet to vouch for you? That’s what

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs