Microsoft Lync to become Skype for Business

Microsoft Corp. plans to release the next version of its Lync software in the first half of next year, but will be rebranding it as Skype for Business, according to a blog post

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Shedding light on virtual work in the 21st century

The pace of change continues to increase and with change comes new opportunities to align our organizations to 21st century realities. In the 20th century organization, managers needed to physically see their employees

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Xerox releases Digital Alternatives to reduce office printing

If there's one thing you never thought you'd hear from Xerox Inc., it's that the company wants you to make less paper copies of something. Yet that is exactly what the company known

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Employees want some say in their collaboration tools: survey

It’s getting undeniably easier for employees to work from home these days. But as nice as it is to skip the daily commute, they're happier to work remotely when they have the right

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

Resistance is futile, businesses must blend digital humanists and machinists to avoid disruption: Gartner

Day two of the 2014 Gartner Symposium was all about the disruption and change that we are seeing as the digital revolution unfolds. Gartner’s looked at the pace and impact of digital change.

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Jim Love

Salesforce1 Community Cloud invites customers, partners to intranet space

Salesforce.com took the next step with its social intranet product yesterday, rebranding its Company Communities product as Salesforce1 Community Cloud and adding the ability to collaborate with your customers or partners using the

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Secrets to CIO-CMO collaboration with Rogers VP of business marketing

Visitors to ITBusiness.ca will be no stranger to the topic of CIO-CMO collaboration and it seems to be a subject to which every executive has their own approach. But the more I've covered

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Citrix GoToMeeting Free users getting screen sharing and custom URLs

Citrix Systems Inc. a video conferencing and virtualization services provider, is launching some new updates to the free version of its GoToMeeting platform, a favourite tool among consumers and small businesses. Starting Aug.

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Candice So

OpenText updates its legal document management software

OpenText Corp. has launched its latest version of a document management solution for the legal industry, aiming to help lawyers and legal departments keep their sensitive documents secure, even while they’re on the

Published on: August 20th, 2014 Candice So

How executives can work together: Andrew Dillane, CIO of Randstad

Andrew Dillane has been at Randstad Canada Group for more than a decade and has had his chance at wearing several leadership hats before finding the best fit in the role of CIO.

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Igloo helping businesses with employee to-do lists

Igloo, a Toronto-based company, is now launching an update to its platform – and this latest iteration includes new features for businesses aiming to check off all the boxes and streamline their task

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

Former Cisco engineers launching alternative video conferencing for SMBs

Zoom is launching a new collaboration and online meeting product called Zoom Presence, allowing users to start video conferencing from almost any device. Essentially, its creators consider it a better product than Cisco

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

Hangout with Kayak.com’s CTO Giorgos Zacharia

Kayak.com is the ultimate travel comparison site - users can find the cheapest flight between two points, compare hotel rates, find car rentals, and even buy complete packages for their getaways. It's all

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

The most important marketing strategy you need for the 21st century

I recently was a keynote speaker on Preparing for the Future and the organizers asked me to be challenging and provocative with my messages. When I walked into the room, it was me who

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Ayelet Baron