PointClickCare senior vice president of sales Joan Leroux (centre) is joined on a panel by four other sales executives, including Microsoft modern workplace general manager Jordan Sheridan (second from left), at the Future of Sales in Canada, an event held by the Canadian Professional Sales Association on Jan. 10, 2017. Photograph by Merik Williams for CPSA.

Published: January 17th, 2018


Ceridian Dayforce offers single payroll function to Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers

Workforce management regulations vary from one country to another, and through a new partnership with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Winnipeg-based Ceridian Canada says its Dayforce software will help streamline that process for organizations who

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Surface Book 2 review – All Hands on Tech

Microsoft didn't try and recreate its successful Surface Book with the Surface Book 2. Instead, the tech giant chose to play it safe and give it one hell of a performance boost. This

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Alex Radu


Hashtag Trending – iPhone X too fragile? Microsoft teams up with Qualcomm, Amazon lands on Apple TV

The iPhone X may be too expensive and too fragile, Microsoft is teaming up with Qualcomm, and Amazon Prime Video lands on Apple TV. From Google Trends - Consumer Reports has finally released

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

VR is on the rise: VR headsets ship more than 1 million for the first time

Virtual reality has never looked better. According to a new Canalys report, Q3 2017 was a record-breaking quarter for virtual reality headsets, with over one million shipments recorded. Canalys credits the price drop

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft updates its AI-powered translation service

With Google's Pixel Bud headphones hitting the streets with an artificial intelligence-powered translation service, Microsoft is upping the ante with a new update to Microsoft Translator. Last year the Redwood, Calif.-based tech giant

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

LinkedIn ‘Resumé Assistant’ rolling out on Microsoft Word

Microsoft is taking advantage of its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn. The tech giant has announced that it is now integrating LinkedIn capabilities in Microsoft Word for a new service called Resumé Assistant.

Published on: November 14th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft hiring for mixed-reality, launching two education partnerships in BC

The Canadian technology ecosystem has been growing in recent years, and international corporations are cashing in. Microsoft president Brad Smith has announced that the company will be creating 50 new jobs in the

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft 365 Business for SMBs is available now

Microsoft's Office 365 solution built for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is now available worldwide. Designed for organizations with under 300 employees, Microsoft 365 Business includes Office 365 productivity and collaboration tools and

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Surface Book 2, Surface Pro LTE coming this holiday season

The Microsoft Surface family will see an upgrade this holiday season with the Surface Book 2 shipping on Nov. 16, followed by the Surface Pro LTE on Dec. 1. The Surface Pro 2

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

What a week looks like for Microsoft Canada’s new president

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

How do you protect yourself from Microsoft Office malware?

Recently, antivirus company McAfee has warned users that Microsoft office has a potentially harmful virus inside that can install malware into the PC of users once the user installs MS Office in his

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Ellie Martin

Microsoft Paint is not dead. It just has a new home

TORONTO – Mark Twain once said: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”. The same can be said for Microsoft Paint. The 32-year old software program that has come standard in most Windows

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft updates Windows 10 with mixed reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s fourth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto