Why a Toronto startup wants to reinvent online project management

After using a range of unintegrated offerings to run its own digital project management and development solutions business, Toronto’s Hardboot decided to write its own project management suite to help its staff manage

Published on: April 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cloud-based offerings make ERP more agile: Report

Consulting firm Eval-Source has updated its ERP Cloud and SaaS Buyer’s Guide due to the explosion of offerings in the market. Managing director Keean Persaud said the guide has been reformatted to accommodate

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Dave Webb

Pour some sugar on your cloud; in the name of CRM

SugarCRM used its annual SugarCon conference in New York City this week to launch a new private cloud offering – Sugar Private Cloud – and preview the next generation of its customer relationship

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Developers get to name their price for outsourced projects

Think of a Web developer's control over the Internet as the same sort of control a player has over their virtual landscape in Sim City. The world is literally in the palm of

Published on: April 8th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

The enterprise headache with Windows Live ID and SkyDrive

I’m confident that everyone reading this has received spam from a friend’s Hotmail account and then got the apologetic “sorry my account was hacked” email. Or worst, had it happen to them. If you

Published on: March 12th, 2013 Brian Bourne

Cloud regulatory environment in Canada improving: BSA

Canada is getting better when it comes to facilitating the proper legislative, policy and privacy framework to facilitate cloud computing, according to a study by the Business Software Alliance (BSA). In its second analysis of the

Published on: March 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Technology and your business

Welcome to my first blog post on the revitalized ITBusiness.ca Web site.  My intention is to use this blog as a place to share a blend of experiences and thoughts from time to time.

Published on: March 11th, 2013 Brian Bourne

IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards

Cloud computing customers need the ability to access pools of information from different sources. They must be able to access code and tools from a variety of vendors, ensuring that they use the

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Michelle Warren

Cometdocs like Dropbox with file conversion

It’s rare to find a PC user in the business world that hasn’t suffered the pain of weird document formats. Either because your work computer won’t give you admin rights to install the

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Beware rogue clouds, warns Symantec

Organizations are quickly turning to the cloud because of the speed, agility and flexibility the new IT infrastructure can bring their businesses, but in their rush they're experiencing escalating issues and costs related

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian entrepreneurs get free cloud resources from CANARIE

Canadian businesses are now able to access free cloud-computing resources, thanks to a program designed to reduce product development costs for entrepreneurs looking to develop and test new products before bringing them to

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Dell cloud tools connect users to remote data

Technology vendor Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) has announced two additions to its Dell Wyse PocketCloud app portfolio designed to help connect people with their professional and personal data wherever they are, be it

Published on: November 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

The tablet office: are businesses ready for Windows 8?

Tablets and smartphones have made it possible for businesses to operate beyond the office life that exists between the hours of 9am and 5pm. So far, Apple has dominated the mobile market, especially

Published on: October 5th, 2012 Markus Latzel

Google says goodbye to IE8

Google had some bad news for Internet Explorer 8 users last week;  After IE10 launches in November, Google will cut compatibility of its Google Apps with IE8. IE 9, and soon IE10, are not

Published on: September 24th, 2012 Markus Latzel