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Flexibility, mentorship, digital transformation key drivers for workplace diversity, report says

Employers should offer more flexible working arrangements and mentorship opportunities, and embrace digital transformation if they want to do a better job of retaining...

Leaders in Davos stress diversity and inclusion of women in tech

There was a reoccuring discussion amidst all the talk about world economies and the future impact of tech on society at this year’s World...

Tech firms can leverage their industry to build diverse sales teams, PointClickCare VP Joan Leroux says

In an industry frequently - and accurately - criticized for its lack of gender diversity, Mississauga, Ont.-based senior care cloud platform developer PointClickCare is...

Hashtag wins Time Magazine’s Person of the Year award

From a shortlist that included Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, Internet-muzzling Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and last year's winner, noted Twitter user Donald Trump,...

Toronto remains Canada’s top tech market, but Waterloo is fastest-growing: CBRE

A new report from CBRE Group Inc. has found that while Toronto remains Canada's top market for tech talent by a substantial margin, the...

Why Alibaba’s Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau want to see more women as managers and entrepreneurs

TORONTO - Jack Ma didn't think there was anything out of the ordinary about his company. During his Sept. 25 appearance at Gateway '17, a...

Canadian startups are noticing U.S. headlines about sexism in tech – but will they take action?

What was cast aside as a joke at Startup Festival one year ago should have been a signal that tech startup culture had some problems in Canada.

Government-backed initiative looking for Fifty Inspiring women in Canadian tech

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story stated that the deadline for submissions was Sept. 9, 2017 and that the winners would be...

An exit interview with ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman: Part 2

In part one of ITBusiness.ca's exit interview with outgoing Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman, the leader talked about Rola Dagher, the new chief executive who...

Dell invites female entrepreneurs to say ‘Hello Alice’

Dell Technologies, along with their partner Circular Board, have created an artificial intelligence-driven version of American home services website Angie’s List for female entrepreneurs...

Tech CEO asks ‘How do I hire women?’ on LinkedIn: Here’s how his network responded

The fact that women are underrepresented in Canada's technology sector doesn't exactly come as a news flash, but one tech CEO is openly reaching...

New report highlights the lack of women on tech boards

The lack of women in leadership roles and the tech sector in general is no secret, and a new report from Vell Executive Search...

Here’s how Facebook, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2017

Users logging into Facebook this morning were greeted by a distinctive image: Five women in shadow, of multiple ethnicities and styles of dress, waiting...

Shopify supporting Ladies Learning Code on Sept. 24

This Saturday, more than 1500 Canadians will have a unique opportunity to learn computer programming from the experts. For six hours on Sept. 24, not-for-profit...

Leaked Apple emails a case study in how to avoid alienating female employees

Your business can be one of the most iconic and admired companies in the world and still have a toxic workplace. That's the key takeaway...

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