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

Tech CEO says consumerization of experiences coming to the workforce

TORONTO - As work becomes ever more mobile, how can businesses find the right balance between working remotely or in a physical space? As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000,

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Avanade CEO on how businesses can tackle the skills gap and accrue talent

TORONTO - Every business dipping its toe into the digital age is worrying about the skills gap. So what can they do to tackle that gap and accrue talent? As a senior leader  of

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Avanade embracing AI-first world in 2017 Tech Vision

System integrator Avanade is embracing artificial intelligence (AI)  in 2017, and it believes that you should be too. In its Technology Vision 2017, Avanade took a look at an increasingly over-saturated mobile market and

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

Can the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

How to empower women in IT (and beyond) on #InternationalWomenDay

When I attended the Avanade's fourth annual International Women's Day celebration, held in Toronto this year, I expected to be impressed by the panel of women experts.  I was, but I also came

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

8 guidelines to advance women in tech on International Women’s Day

Just in time for International Women's Day, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)'s Luskin Center for Innovation has released "Rethinking Public, Private and Nonprofit Strategies to Advance Women in Technology," a 60-page

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Telus teams with Microsoft and Avanade to provide Skype for Business

Vancouver-based Telus Corp. has joined Rogers among the pantheon of Canadian telecommunication giants offering Skype for Business, the company announced this week. Available immediately, Skype for Business, powered by Telus, allows Canadian businesses

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Companies aren’t ready for digital workplace: Avanade study

Most companies think all you need for a digital workplace is e-mail and social media, according to recent research by IT consultancy Avanade. They’re wrong, according to the company. Avanade research found 84

Published on: August 18th, 2015 Dave Webb

Half of Canadian business still running Windows Server 2003

While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on the soon

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Business units’ relationship with IT on thin ice: Avanade

Tensions between marketing and IT departments may be wearing thin these days because marketers are feeling confident about making their own decisions when it comes to what technology they need - then turning

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses embracing social collaboration tools

A new study on social collaboration by businesses conducted for Avanade Canada shows Canadian businesses are leaning heavily on consumer social technologies to drive their collaboration strategies. According to the report, 69 per

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Get your customers to do your marketing with Web 2.0

Today, with consumers shopping less but demanding more value from every dollar spent, the buzz around brand is understandable. Brand loyalty is crucial to improving sales – and customer satisfaction is the best

Published on: February 3rd, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Most businesses “don’t have a handle” on social media marketing

The value to the average company of using social media in marketing has yet to be proven, recent studies show. While business executives realize they may lose out on opportunities by failing to

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Nestor Arellano