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Keeping ethics in artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence (AI) develops and its uses continue to grow, there’s still a discussion to be had around how to use AI in a trustworthy and ethical way. Businesses need to lead

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Want to solve a complex problem? Build a multi-disciplinary team

Companies using digital transformation to solve a complex operational problem should consider building a multi-disciplinary team if they want their solution to work, the leader of a Halifax-based enterprise software development firm said

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Learn from the best with the 2018 ITWC Digital Transformation Awards hub

With the conclusion of ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC's 2018 Digital Transformation Conference and Awards Ceremony on Aug. 14, we're gathering all of the wit and wisdom amassed before, during, and after the conference into

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Inside the development of Telefilm Canada’s award-winning digital admin platform

The winner in the Public Sector SME Transformation category at ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC's 2018 Digital Transformation Awards, Telefilm Canada had a mammoth problem to solve. The crown corporation, which is dedicated to the

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Crisis Services Canada wins a DTA for using Rogers tech to prevent suicides

The week that ITBusiness.ca spoke with Crisis Services Canada (CSC) CTO Roberta Fox about the non-profit winning an ITWC Digital Transformation Award in the SME public category, there were a couple of high-profile

Published on: August 14th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

How Loblaws created an in-house ecommerce startup – and won an award along the way

After decades of establishing premium grocery stores across Canada, Loblaws Inc. is finally giving shoppers what they really wanted all along - getting groceries while wearing their pyjamas. The Brampton, Ont.-based supermarket chain,

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

If 110-year-old PCL Construction can digitally transform, your business can too

Whether human, animal, artifact, building, or business, 110-year-old things rarely change - but don’t tell that to PCL Construction. The centenarian Canadian company embarked on a journey of digital transformation a few years

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Zero to hero: how Vancouver upped its digital maturity to become one of the most innovative cities in Canada

Vancouver was Canada’s first city to implement a digital strategy more than five years ago in an effort to transform the internal processes of the municipal government and the public services it delivers

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Most financial institutions embracing digital transformation in theory, but not practice: OpenText

A new report released Tuesday by OpenText and ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC has found that when it comes to digital transformation, Canada's financial institutions are talking the talk, but not walking the walk. According

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google is tracking you at all times; Netflix’s CFO is stepping down; kids hacking election results?

Google is tracking your every move, despite privacy settings, Netflix’s chief financial officer is stepping down after 14 years and kids hacking election results? First, trending on Google: Google itself is watching you,

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Pythian pivoted from IT services company to digital transformation firm

It's never too early to digitally transform yourself, even if your industry is digital in the first place, as illustrated by Pythian Group Inc. The Ottawa-based firm, which was founded all the way

Published on: August 13th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

How Thomson Reuters used Salesforce and SAP to transform its billing process

Digital transformation is hard, but when your customers make a point of telling you that it's not not easy to do business with you, something needs to be done. That was the challenge

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Watch ITWC CMO Fawn Annan discuss mentorship in a time of disruption

ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC's President and CMO, Fawn Annan, recently sat down for a quick interview with Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) CEO John Reid. In the video Annan shares her mentorship advice, noting

Published on: August 9th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

How Interac has kept up with the digital transformation-driven times

In a sense, Interac has always been a digital brand - after all, it began as a non-profit collaboration between four of Canada's big five banks designed to facilitate technology-based payments, and unlike

Published on: August 8th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff