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

UnMarketing’s Scott Stratten: QR codes bad, social listening good

We recently caught up with the founder of UnMarketing and author of QR Codes Kill Kittens Scott Stratten at The Art of Marketing conference in Toronto. Hailing from Oakville, Ont. Stratten is now recognized as

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Apple adds security, productivity features to iOS for the enterprise

Apple Inc. made its big unveil of iOS 8 on Monday during its Worldwide Developers Conference, showing off a slew of new features with its newest iteration of its mobile operating system. While

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Can chief data officers become the heroes of big data?

  While bigger businesses in specific industries have employed Chief Data Officers (CDOs) for awhile, they remain relatively rare birds. Not surprisingly the rise of CDOs and the use of the term “big

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Chris Thierry

Rise of CMO tech spending could lead to ‘shadow IT’ threat

With CMOs controlling more IT spending for organizations, so-called "shadow IT" is becoming a problem. The issue is that CMOs are implementing solutions without IT involvement and possibly exposing the organization. Putting the organization at

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Keean Persaud

The future of work: How to be a 21st century leader at the edges

Every few years the business community latches on to some new "innovative" way of working that promises to reinvent corporate America. Everyone is buzzing about innovation and design thinking these days and what's

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

CMOs should aim to be ‘digital pacesetters’: IBM

Today's chief marketing officer (CMO) is enjoying more influence with their boss and working more collaboratively with their CIO colleagues, but still have their work cut out for them when it comes to

Published on: April 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Touring MakeWorks, a co-working space for 3D printing and hardware

Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home

Published on: March 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

How CIO-CMO collaboration works at Audi

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - At the Adobe Summit for digital marketing, a closer collaborative relationship between the CIO and CMO was the topic of the day. Adobe announced a partnership with SAP,

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe partners with SAP to arrange CIO-CMO ‘shotgun wedding’

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - Adobe Inc. and Walldorf, Germany-based SAP AG announced a new reseller partnership on Tuesday that Adobe described as a bridge between the CIO and the CMO. At the

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson