Mitacs researcher using tech to improve Canada’s canoe and kayak teams

Innovation is happening all around us, and the sports industry is no exception. As tech continues to take over the planet, here at ITBusiness.ca, we’ve been exploring how tech intersects with sports and

Published on: June 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cybersecurity implications of Bryan Colangelo’s burner Twitter accounts – Tech in Sports Ep. 47

All your latest sports technology news, including referees live tweeting during the NBA Finals, AI gets its Stanley Cup predictions wrong, World Cup tech, and more! Plus, we chat with cybersecurity expert and

Published on: June 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How an analytics startup is changing sports

DENVER - Analytics and big data are changing every industry, and you can bet sports aren't the exception. Enter SciSports, a Dutch-based sports analytics startup that is quite literally changing the game of

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Alex Radu

Exploring how analytics companies are changing sports – Tech in Sports Ep. 39

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week including international rugby athletes battling to own their data, smart clothing to expand the wearables market, and a

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Alex Radu

Adobe CEO’s 3 tips for building a memorable customer experience

LAS VEGAS - Shantanu Narayen began Adobe Summit, the San Jose, Calif.-based company's annual marketing conference, by talking about his most recent vacation. After his wife pointed out that their eldest son, who

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How tech plays a role in concussion prevention, diagnosis, & treatment – Tech in Sports Ep. 36

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including video replay at the FIFA World Cup, an amazing basketball-playing robot, March Madness social media trends,

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

AI can be as as fallible as the humans that make it, Microsoft panel concludes

TORONTO - Artificial intelligence (AI) might be a boon for businesses, collecting, analyzing, and making recommendations based on greater quantities of data than humans could ever hope to sift through, but it's still

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Is there too much tech in sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 34

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the Sacramento Kings’ high-tech All Star game bid, robotic concession stand assistants, a new study that

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

NFL adopting machine learning

LAS VEGAS – National Football League CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle may have never lined up under center and taken a real snap in a live game before, but she too must make intelligent reads

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data delivers results today’s businesses need to succeed

“One of the chief challenges of running any company is not doing the job right, it's knowing what job to do, it's knowing what to focus on, and being data-driven as a company

Published on: December 15th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Artificial intelligence doing wonders behind the scenes for Toronto fire

Artificial intelligence played a critical role during one of the biggest fire responses of Matthew Pegg’s career. Nearly 50 per cent of Toronto Fire Services’ (TFS) on-duty staff were committed to fighting the

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Alex Coop

Thomson Reuters investing in Toronto’s tech ecosystem with new R&D centre

Toronto is a hub for Canadian technology and innovation, and media company Thomson Reuters is betting big on the city. The company created the Thomson Reuters Technology Centre a year ago, and has

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LeBron’s latest assist is to a self-driving car – Tech in Sports Ep. 17

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including a virtual reality hockey goalie game, LeBron James in a self-driving car, new Samsung wearables, and San Francisco

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Workday brings AI and analytics to cloud software

CHICAGO -- Software as a Service vendor Workday announced new machine learning capabilities and a new analytics solution for its human capital management (HCM) and financial products at its Workday Rising conference on

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson