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Scale AI supercluster officially receives $290 million in funding

The Scale AI supercluster, part of the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initaitve has received its $230 million in funding from the federal government. Announced Thursday...

Government begins national tour unveiling supercluster short list

The Canadian government has selected nine consortiums for its supercluster program shortlist. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, is currently on a...

4 IT lessons learned from Target Canada’s failure as documented by Canadian Business

A lengthy exposé about the failure of Target Canada by Canadian Business has been getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. But...

Askuity launches platform to bridge gap between suppliers and retailers

When Eric Green co-founded Planet People Co., a company creating and packaging eco-friendly cleaning products, he learned very quickly how difficult it is to...

Linking to partners isn’t as easy as you think: IBM exec

TAMPA - John Mesberg, IBM Corp.’s vice-president of commerce solutions, oversees a broad a portfolio of products and services for procurement, supply chain and...

3 predictions for B2B e-commerce in 2014

For any businesses doing commerce with other businesses, 2014 is the year to get fully engaged – at least, that’s according to Basware Corp.,...

Sophisticated ‘Elderwood’ hackers targeting defence industry, Symantec warns

A three-year investigation into a group of hackers shows they are well organized and interested in stealing intellectual property from the defence industry supply chain.

Retailers revive RFID for better ROI

As mega-retailer Wal-Mart's experience has shown, RFID roll-outs aren't easy. But seven years after the technology debuted on the market, it's finally showing signs all the effort will pay off for retailers.

Former IT leader Walmart loses its path in Web 2.0 world

Once heralded for its efficient industry leading IT-driven global supply chain, Wal-Mart now struggles to keep up with technology in the Web 2.0 world. Social networking marketing plans were a bust, and using RFID to track stock was a failure.

Manitoba and IBM to track food “from farm to fork”

Canada's food industry is largely reliant on exports to do business. Any instance of infected food - as happened during the 2005 mad cow scare

Fraud, deceit rampant across global networks

Firms are discovering they are increasingly open to fraud and theft as they rely more and more on global outsourcing relationships, complex networks of suppliers and vast computer networks to conduct business.

Supply chain bodies partner for increased data access

GS1 Canada members offered a data pool that will ensure partners have access to consistent logistical and product information

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