Intuit invites AI-focused startups to apply for its new accelerator program

Global financial platform company Intuit, along with venture studio and venture capital firm Highline Beta, recently announced the launch of a new accelerator for artificial intelligence (AI)-focused startups. Intuit Prosperity Accelerator: AI is

Published on: June 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Darktrace partners with Microsoft to help organizations close the security gaps across the cloud

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace has partnered with Microsoft to provide mutual customers with enterprise-scale, self-learning AI that detects and autonomously responds to cyber threats.  The two organizations are collaborating to offer enhanced security across

Published on: May 13th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Cohort of 80 Canadian firms announce AI-powered certification to improve workplace diversity and inclusion

Toronto-based diversity & inclusion data and consulting company Diversio announced the inaugural cohort of over 80 Diversio-certified Canadian companies at a press conference co-hosted by City of Toronto Mayor John Tory this week. 

Published on: April 27th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft Canada to provide digital solutions for Natural Resources Canada’s climate action research

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is partnering with Microsoft Canada to support the government's sustainable development and climate action research with digital solutions. Microsoft will offer AI Business School workshops to NRCan for department-wide

Published on: March 29th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian Tire, Toronto startup and Ontario government invest $3 million in automated trucking tech

National retailer Canadian Tire and Toronto-based autonomous trucking startup NuPort Robotics have partnered with the Ontario government to commercialize automated trucking technology. As part of the process, the three partners will be investing

Published on: March 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

A year in review: Key takeaways from 20 episodes of CMO Talks

ITWC and IDC introduced the CMO Talks podcast series in April 2020, hooking their listeners with a convenient and easy way to address pressing marketing challenges. Twenty episodes later, the program continues to

Published on: December 23rd, 2020 Steve Proctor

The business imperative for ethical AI – CMO Talks with Ritu Jyoti

Artificial intelligence (AI) tops the agenda for many organizations, but the anticipated opportunities come with a host of challenges, many of which relate to ethics and trust. For Ritu Jyoti, Program Vice President,

Published on: September 2nd, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Going for trust and transparency in AI

CMO Talks with NuEnergy.ai Healthcare Lead Orchid Jahanshahi At a time when artificial intelligence (AI) is moving from the realm of fantasy to practical application, NuEnergy.ai Healthcare Lead Orchid Jahanshahi says the issues

Published on: August 17th, 2020 Glenn Weir

IBM launches Watson Works to help businesses return to the office safely

IBM today launched Watson Works, a curated set of products and services to help businesses return to the office. The solution embeds Watson's artificial intelligence (AI) models and applications to help organizations prioritize

Published on: June 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Finding the balance with AI use in marketing – CMO Talks with Kira Systems CMO Vinay Nair

More and more business leaders are seeing AI as something with the potential to evolve economies and the way companies operate. While Kira Systems CMO Vinay Nair may believe in AI’s potential, he

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Glenn Weir

IBM says it will integrate Debater tech into Watson

IBM recently announced plans to integrate Project Debater technologies into Watson throughout the year. This represents the first commercial availability of key technologies from the company’s Project Debater, IBM's first artificial intelligence (AI)

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Nearly half of privacy compliance technology to rely on AI by 2023

More than 40 per cent of privacy compliance technology will rely on artificial intelligence (AI) by 2023, a five per cent increase from today, according to a new survey from Gartner. And while

Published on: February 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Deloitte’s 2020 TMT Predictions: 5G’s impact on healthcare will be significant

Expect heavy-duty AI capabilities in your pocket this year thanks to explosive growth in the 5G market, according to Deloitte's annual TMT predictions, growth that will be felt by all industries, especially healthcare.

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

AI projects: Hype or Reality?

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects have become a buzzword catch-all phrase to encompass more a technology trend as opposed to the actual technology. This is not new. I did my PhD over 20

Published on: November 7th, 2019 Catherine Aczel Boivie