HP’s 2019 Megatrends warns we cannot keep up with demand for high-skilled jobs

Throughout the evolution of automation and its involvement in industry across the globe, the prevailing question has always been: "What jobs will be left for us lowly humans?" But ironically enough the question

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

IDC event gives glimpses of the post-2020 workplace

Want to stay relevant in your office? Get ready to wear an exoskeleton, participate in a gamified micro-education platform, and have your behaviours and emotions judged by employers for "cultural fit." At least,

Published on: January 30th, 2019 Brian Jackson

RBC launches ‘robo-advisor’ service for automated investing

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is putting investment on autopilot, launching on Thursday a new 'robo-advisor' across Canada. RBC InvestEase is an online investment platform that offers automated advice, recommendations and ongoing portfolio

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

30 per cent of women fear automation will take jobs within the decade

Despite industry leaders arguing that automation will not take over the majority of human jobs, 30 per cent of Canadian women still fear they will lose their jobs within the next decade thanks

Published on: November 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Stocard, mobile wallet for loyalty cards expanding Canadian operations

There's a loyalty program for everything these days, and sometimes it can be hard for consumers to keep track of all their cards for each program, but mobile wallets are making that easier

Published on: November 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CompuCom unveils ‘Self Healing’ AI service for healthcare

CompuCom System Inc. is bringing its artificial intelligence (AI), automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to the world of healthcare to help providers automate tech support and decrease 'downtime' caused by technology failures. The digital workplace

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – McDonald’s launches more kiosks; MyHeritage gets hacked; Facebook confirms data sharing with China

McDonalds plans to launch thousands of new self-serve kiosks, DNA testing and genealogy service MyHeritage admits it got hacked; and Facebook faces tough questions - again. Trending on Facebook, McDonald’s is rolling out

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Alex Coop


Make way for robots! Why your job is about to disappear

Well, actually, it depends on what you do... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVHiTP_2xmY As intriguing as it is to quantify the number of jobs that have the potential to be replaced by artificial intelligence (AI), it may

Published on: January 11th, 2018 SFU Beedie School of Business

AI won’t lead to ‘jobpacalypse’ overnight, panel agrees

You probably won't be replaced in the office by an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm tomorrow, but get ready to pick up some new skills to make yourself useful as more human tasks become

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Tech CEO tackles digital ethics and its role in the development of AI & automation

TORONTO - As artificial intelligence and automation continues to develop, organizations all over the world are going to have to start thinking about digital ethics. As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

2018 Honda Odyssey completes Honda’s automation upgrade

Honda is trying to make self-driving technology safe and affordable for the average consumer by incorporating the tech into almost all of its vehicle models. It’s also been testing the features in harsh

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How an insurance firm plans to be as disruptive as Steve Jobs

When quality assurance senior manager Austin Kwong gets to work in the morning at the Digital Garage of insurance firm Aviva Canada, he looks up at a big picture of Steve Jobs and

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Most IT professionals expect automation technologies to take over by 2020: new survey

IT professionals are bracing themselves for increased automation in the workplace, according to a new global study by enterprise IT services provider BMC. The study found that 94 per cent of the 650

Published on: May 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs