Mining CIOs agree credibility is key to leading digital transformation

Martin Palacios used to be the CIO at Vancouver-based First Majestic Silver Corp., but lately he's been going by a new title after his recent promotion - chief transformation officer. Now responsible for

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

The three V’s of big data – and the security risks that come with it

We’ve been hearing the phrase “big data” being tossed around among companies, industries, and organizations for some time now – but what does it really mean? For Jerrard Gaertner, president of the Canadian

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Candice So

Nearly half of CMOs don’t feel they’re paid enough, survey says

Being a marketer isn't easy - not only do marketers have to create the right messages for the right audiences, targeting these audiences at the right time, but they also need to prove

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

3 tips for applying for SRED, from the Canada Revenue Agency

It’s hard out there for businesses seeking to try new technologies – while the rewards can be huge, there’s always the risk of failure. But businesses press on anyway, researching ways to improve

Published on: June 6th, 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

Financial services companies leaving BlackBerry behind, survey shows

Financial services organizations are expecting to leave the BlackBerry Ltd. brand in droves, leaving BB10 behind and migrating to other operating systems, according to a new survey from the Ponemon Institute LLC and

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

Half of Canadian businesses lacking in mobile apps, survey finds

For many businesses, having a mobile-first strategy seems like a “must” – and it follows logically that businesses would have some kind of mobile presence. However, in a new survey of more than

Published on: March 26th, 2014 Candice So

Oracle buys BlueKai, builds out data for its marketing platform

Oracle Corp. is buying data management platform BlueKai Inc. for an undisclosed sum, though Dan Primack of Fortune reports the amount could be around $400 million. Announcing its plans for acquiring BlueKai today,

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Candice So

Canada behind BRICS countries in trusting IT, EMC study finds

When it comes to data protection, China, the U.S., South Africa and Brazil are in the vanguard, with some of the most forward-thinking IT protections in place – and Canada is lingering behind,

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Candice So

CIOs and CMOs meet in the middle at ITBusiness.ca event

Why can’t IT and marketing just get along? They can, but it’s going to take a lot more than just awesome digital technology. That was the takeaway from a roundtable of Canadian marketing

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Christine Wong

Where CMOs and CIOs overlap

With data having more and more influence on how businesses make decisions, CMOs will gain more influence in the C-suite - with their role overlapping CIOs. According to an often-cited Gartner Inc. report

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Candice So

How to succeed when deploying social media for the workplace

Mention a phrase with the word "social" in it, and many CIOs will cringe. It elicits visions of data breaches, privacy nightmares and unproductive Gen Y staffers. But whether you like it or

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Taking care of business with Apple’s iPod Touch

At first blush, most CIOs probably didn't give a hoot about Apple's big iPod bash last week.Apple unveiled a new iPod lineup for the holiday season, including cheaper iPod Touch units and iPod

Published on: September 14th, 2009 Tom Kaneshige