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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

Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits to another data leak, Netflilx’s war on password sharing, Google voice-assistant training

New logo, same Facebook, Netflix doesn’t want you to share, and a feel-good campaign to help Google Assistant better understand people with speech impairments. Facebook may have a new logo, but the social

Published on: November 7th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

ITWC’s 2020 flagship events program revealed

ITWC, Canada’s largest content provider serving the IT industry,  is pleased to announce the 2020 schedule for its flagship events and three signature awards programs. “We take the feedback we receive very seriously

Published on: October 15th, 2019 Steve Proctor

5 tech job fairs to check out before the year is over

Exploring your career options in the Canadian technology sector? There are several places to start. Some of the biggest talent job fairs are being organized exclusively for tech candidates across Canada over the

Published on: October 4th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for a fleet of delivery drones. First up from Twitter is news that Google

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian SMEs top the list of productive businesses in Sage annual productivity tracker

By Pragya Sehgal  According to Sage’s annual Productivity Tracker, Canada is one of the more productive countries in the world. The global survey conducted by Sage and market research firm YouGov investigated the

Published on: September 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new business venture, IT safeguards from Elections Canada, Uber’s new safety system

Facebook is hoping to replace your smartphone with smart glasses, Elections Canada beefs up IT security ahead of October 21st, and Uber is set to launch a new safety system for riders and

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Cybersecurity essentials – Organized approach

This article is the last in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. What is your organizational approach? Cybersecurity

Published on: August 7th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Panasonic names Michael Moskowitz new North American chairman and CEO

A Canadian is set to take command of Panasonic Corporation's North American business for the first time in history. The principal subsidiary of the Japanese-based company today announced the appointment of Michael Moskowitz

Published on: August 6th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cybersecurity essentials – Innovation

This article is the 12th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Have a deliberate approach to innovation

Published on: August 5th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Third-party assurance

This article is the 11th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Provide third-party assurance While I know

Published on: August 4th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – awareness and training

This article is the 10th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Describe how you will engage, train,

Published on: August 2nd, 2019 IT Business Staff