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An open letter to our audience – COVID–19: A balanced approach to carrying on

It is not business as usual. The last 12-weeks have demonstrated how fragile and truly interconnected the world has become economically and socially. The last 12 days have shown how Canada’s gentle “pardon

Published on: March 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

CDN TOP 100 Solution Providers: Ranking starts to take shape

With the application deadline for an appearance on the 2020 CDN Top 100 Solution Provider ranking now passed, the wealth of information provided has been passed on to analysts, judges and CDN writers

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Steve Proctor

Cisco leadership undergoes another shuffle involving Amy Chang and David Goeckeler

Cisco is undergoing another major leadership shuffle. David Goeckeler, networking and security head of the company was recently appointed as the new chief executive officer of Western Digital, while recent reporting from The

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

With the coronavirus spreading globally, industry experts are warning IT leaders to confirm their business recovery and pandemic preparedness plans are updated in case large numbers of employees have to work remotely or

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

The Business Leadership Podcast: Shrad Rao, CEO of Wagepoint

Shrad Rao is the CEO of Wagepoint, a simple payroll software for small businesses that are looking to simplify their payment process. Shrad always knew that he would be an entrepreneur. He has

Published on: February 27th, 2020 Edwin Frondozo

New categories, new opportunities for Canadian CIOs at 2020 CIO of the Year Awards

There are several reasons why Canadian technology leaders should consider throwing their name in the hat for this year's  CIO of the Year Awards. In addition to an easier submission process, applicants have

Published on: February 20th, 2020 Alex Coop

Dell Technologies sells RSA to Symphony Technology Group consortium for over $2 billion

For now, it's business as usual, but Dell Technologies today announced that it was selling its cybersecurity arm RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium of investors led by Symphony Technology Group, a

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Alex Coop

How to empower your team to curate their own tech stacks while mitigating risk

By Dave Gordon   Back in the “old days,” your company provided all the tech used by your employees. There was no such thing as a self-directed search for tools, and no possibility

Published on: January 27th, 2020 IT Business Staff

Say hello to Microsoft’s new Chromium-based browser

Microsoft officially launched its new Edge Chromium browser across both Windows and macOS operating systems this week and is available for download now. One of the biggest issues facing IT professionals is high

Published on: January 17th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Bell announces Mirko Bibic as new president and CEO

Bell Canada Enterprises today announced that it has appointed Mirko Bibic as its new president and chief executive officer following yesterday's retirement of former CEO, George Cope. Bibic has also been appointed to

Published on: January 8th, 2020 Buckley Smith

The evolution of low code citizen developers and what it means for businesses

By Rob Starr   Like a lot of other terms and classifications you’ll come across in IT, the definition of citizen developer might change here and there depending on who you ask. But

Published on: December 27th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Building value with content

Sales and marketing jargon and buzzwords do have a purpose.  In the same way members of a tribe can communicate complete concepts with a few well-chosen words and gestures, so too can players

Published on: December 18th, 2019 Tibor Shanto

Microsoft Canada president says startups should collaborate more, but ‘not to the point of giving up your secrets’

By Dave Gordon Describing the roster as “phenomenal,” Microsoft Canada’s president, Kevin Peesker, remarked on the groundbreaking startups and tech innovators who presented at the recent Ingram Micro Cloud Comet Competition. “To witness

Published on: December 16th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

TD and The Big Push team up and launch ‘Lift-Off’ program to support women entrepreneurs

TD Bank Group and a Toronto-based business accelerator have entered into an agreement designed to support women entrepreneurs in six key areas of business, including information technology, finance, marketing, sales, public relations, and

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Toronto startup wants to cut the time it takes for Canadian startups to scale in half

It takes roughly 10 years for Canadian startups to scale. Highline Beta is working towards cutting that time in half.  Highline Beta is a Toronto-based startup co-creation company that builds and funds new

Published on: November 12th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal