Digital tools drive economic growth: PayPal

Businesses that leverage e-commerce experience significantly accelerated growth, says PayPal Canada after a recent study. The research involved over 4,000 Canadian small businesses that handle between $30,000 to $3 million in online transactions

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Tom Li

BlackBerry partners with L-Spark, launches new accelerator programs for SMEs

BlackBerry Limited has partnered with L-Spark, Canada’s largest software-as-a-service accelerator, to help small to medium-sized technology businesses grow to bring new products to the market by using BlackBerry’s QNX technology. A Sept. 20

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Taxation, not NAFTA, is Trump’s biggest threat to Canadian business, say Baird and Charest

Two Canadian political veterans warned Friday that Donald Trump’s plan to cut U.S. corporate tax rates is a far greater threat to Canadian businesses than his push to reopen the North American Free

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Christine Wong

IoT? “Never heard of it,” say over half of Canadian businesses

Almost nine out of 10 Canadian businesses admit they aren’t fully utilizing digital technology and their own lack of knowledge may be partly to blame, a new Microsoft Canada survey reveals. Although half

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Christine Wong

Canadian firms seeing fewer data breaches – why that could actually be bad

This year, the number of reported security incidents dropped by 22 per cent among large businesses in Canada, compared to 2013. That might sound great, but Canadian businesses also saw a 15 per

Published on: December 1st, 2014 Candice So

CASL’s computer software installation laws could shake up tech industry

With Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) set to come into force on July 1, many companies have been hard at work overhauling the ways they send commercial emails and messages to their customers. Yet

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Canadian businesses ahead in mobile, Accenture study finds

Canadian companies are ahead of the global competition in bringing mobile technologies into the workplace – but if they want to disrupt their industries, they’ll need to get the C-suite involved. In a

Published on: April 7th, 2014 Candice So

Free online networking service helps Canadian businesses get more out of Office

#image# We know that change affects different people differently. And we understand that working together in the face of constant change is better than in working separately. Small business owners in particular can

Published on: January 19th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Compliance is actually good for business, Canadian experts say

Compliance can help companies improve how they do business and prevent costly litigation, says a Canadian expert."Compliance needs to become part of the corporate mindset," according to James McKeen, professor of IT strategy

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Move to license Facebook platform favours small biz say Canadian marketing experts

The plan by Facebook to license its architectural platform to other social networking sites will boost the ability of SMBs to compete in the global market, according to Canadian online marketing specialists.The company

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

What SMBs want for Christmas

This Christmas, kids may be wishing for the latest Hannah Montana Doll or LEGO Creator Monster Dino, but SMBs have a slightly different wish list. It's not so much about the coolest gadgets,

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Six steps to a smooth RFID rollout

Many benefits delivered by radio frequency identification (RFID) systems to large enterprises are also available to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). However because of their different structure, SMBs need to carefully determine whether

Published on: December 6th, 2007 Nestor Arellano