3 tips for a successful Windows 8 roll out

Windows 8 hasn't even been released yet, but with the big day approaching this Friday it’s a good time to think about your business migration strategy. Many businesses have just recently moved to

Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Quinzee makes energy management simple

Karim Kanji has known Quinzee co-founder Faizal Karmali from the days when they were both in Scouts together making and sleeping in Quinzees on frozen lakes. So it was a sort of full

Published on: October 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

HP ElitePad 900 launched – a Windows 8 tablet for business

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced its second Windows 8-based tablet today, this one the business-targeted ElitePad 900. Built to be a tablet that a larger enterprise or government department could deploy to its staff, the

Published on: October 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Privacy Commissioner shouldn’t be in the business of keeping secrets

After some of the most-visited Canadian Web sites gave away our personal information without asking us, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is choosing to help keep the offending firms’ secret. Apparently the privacy

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Advantages of SaaS in the workplace

By Debbie Stephenson Software as a Service (SaaS) is a distribution model in which applications are hosted by a third party vendor over a network - typically online - and delivered “as a

Published on: September 21st, 2012 Debbie Stephenson

Do Not Call List doesn’t apply for home business lines: CRTC

It’s possible that home-based businesses will receive more telemarketing calls as a result of a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) decision made today, according to a telecommunications consultant.In a decision made today

Published on: September 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Real-time map of Kickstarter projects to launch Monday

An independent Web blog is launching a real-time map of active Kickstarter projects Sept. 10, according to one of the site's co-founders.Kickstarter allows individuals and businesses to ask for donations from many different

Published on: September 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

10 tips for securing BYOD in your workplace

While tech-giddy employees are prone to fawn over every new iThing smuggled into the workplace – devices that are often used in violation of company policy -- IT security pros see something very

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Joe Dysart

Acer releases TravelMate P243 notebook in Canada

Acer Canada announced today that its latest business-class notebook is now available in Canada.The TravelMate P243 has been on sale in the U.S. since the middle of August and is now shipping in

Published on: August 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Evernote Business launching in December

Evernote Corp. is launching a business version of its popular notes-in-the-cloud software this December, it announced today.Evernote Business will see the introduction of a multi-user version of the Evernote application, which is a

Published on: August 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Keep it personal: five keys to successful marketing

By Lori Bieda, Executive Lead, Customer Intelligence, SAS Americas There was a time when customer intelligence would have seemed like an unattainable concept. In the era of  bricks and mortar, traditional retail was

Published on: August 21st, 2012 SAS

Vancouver’s Sitemasher team plays key role in newly unveiled Salesforce Communities

San Francisco-based Salesforce.com is taking its business social software Chatter and is allowing customers to create externally-focused networks in a new product called Salesforce Communities, the firm announced yesterday.Salesforce Communities will allow businesses

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Bell Mobility to distribute mobile forms app from TrueContext

Ottawa company TrueContext Mobile Solutions Corp. has inked a distribution deal with Bell Mobility for its paperless business forms app.The firm's flagship ProntoForms app allows businesses to create andmanage virtual forms, collect data

Published on: August 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO: Isn’t it time you got a cut of the deal?

Every click, scroll and eyeball is worth something. Heck, we even pay people to like us. Consumers like us have become an unassuming middleman within the ads and conversions. But what about our cut

Published on: August 14th, 2012 Ashley Huffman