The big R&D spender doesn't win.

Published: January 22nd, 2016


9 out of 10 businesses find big data useful: Accenture report

Big data is becoming a more important weapon in businesses’ arsenals, with a survey finding 92 per cent of big data users are happy with its business outcomes. In a report released last

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

6 big risks of big data for Boards to consider

There is not a day when big data isn't mentioned in the news as a differentiator or an issue for organizations. But what does that mean for the very top level of company

Published on: August 8th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Our ability to dream unleashes innovation in the 21st century of possibilities

Lately I have been questioning the right and wrong I was brought up to believe. As I get older, I find that some of the notions that were instilled in me and labeled

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Strong startup community ‘gives before it gets’

We asked Nathan Monk, to provide a guest post about MaRS Lean Startup Day hosted earlier this week. Nathan is a go-to-market mentor with MaRS' Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment (ICE) practice. What

Published on: December 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New IT model shifts relationship manager job from ‘mediator’ to ‘enforcer’

Many companies are moving away from in-house IT development and toward application service providers, leaving the development to outsourcers that often off-shore work to countries like India and Brazil. But in order to

Published on: August 6th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Wanted – CIOs who are business leaders, not button-pushers

Canadian CIOs see their role shifting to focus more on business leadership and less on the daily mundane tasks of tech support, but don't quite think they're ready for the job yet, according

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Can’t buy me love – everything else up for grabs if you’re Oracle

It's no industry secret that Oracle will make a strategic acquisition whenever it feels the need. Since 2005, Oracle had made 39 of them. Some were well-known and divisive (the 18-month hostile takeover

Published on: March 14th, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

The pressure remains

Power and cooling in the data centre may not have been the most exciting topic to focus on in the first issue of 2007. But add up your costs and find out what

Published on: January 31st, 2007 Martin Slofstra