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

How Canada’s 73-year-old radio and TV audience data service is adopting analytics

Washington D.C. - Canada's audience measurement organization for TV and radio, Numeris, is embracing what analytics can do for its internal organization. The company, which was founded in 1944 as a division of

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

The Business Leadership Podcast: Chris Eben, Managing Partner at TWG

Chris Eben is a Managing Partner at TWG, a software consultancy with holistic expertise in digital strategy, product design and engineering. He is a mentor, speaker and active investor with a portfolio of

Published on: August 22nd, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Data analytics for tennis needs to be more visual

Tech in Sports speaks with Meghan Chayka, the founder of Stathletes, about how tennis can embrace the digital age of analytics and the role of analytics in today's sports at the first ever

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Adobe unveils new AI-powered personalization abilities for its marketing solution

Consumers want more and more personalization in their products and services, and Adobe Systems Inc. is trying to meet those demands with its latest announcement. The company has unveiled new capabilities for its

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Dimensional Strategies helps enterprises track their customers

Dimensional Strategies Inc.'s commitment to helping enterprises keep track of customer behaviour and measure themselves against the competition has earned it a CDN Channel Elite Award nomination for Solution Provider of the Year.

Published on: July 13th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft Workplace Analytics gives Office 365 users view of productivity metrics

Microsoft Corp. launched a new tool to its Office 365 enterprise plan this week called Workplace Analytics, giving managers one more way to measure the productivity of their workforce. Workplace Analytics is fed

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses falter on analytics strategy: EY

When it comes to the adoption of data analytics by Canadian businesses has to play in business strategy, consider these two data points: 97 per cent said they had "some sort of strategy

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Orlando Magic banks on data analytics on and off the court

ORLANDO – Don’t mistake the Orlando Magic’s woes on the court with the successes the organization has had behind the scenes. Take a look at the Magic’s franchise. Bottom of the standings for

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Yelp acquires Toronto-based marketing startup Turnstyle Analytics

San Francisco-based Yelp Inc. will soon be able to help its small and medium-sized business (SMB) clients offer their customers free Wi-Fi that doubles as a marketing platform, thanks to its recent acquisition

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood