Busting the myths of the future of work: How not to lead in the 21st century

I am often invited to share interactive keynotes on the future of work and too often I am asked to highlight the best practices of companies like Google and Facebook. I rarely comply

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

How people are changing the future of work in the 21st century

The best way to understand the future of work is to go talk to people outside our comfort zone and become an adventurer pursuing possibilities. If we continue to have the same conversations

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Living out loud in the 21st century: why we are never alone

I was recently invited to be a mentor at a speed mentoring event in the Silicon Valley. I was curious to experience this 7-minute random sharing. I wondered how it would work and I

Published on: August 11th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Tangerine gives employees mobility ‘Nudge’ towards community volunteerism

Jacqueline Emes, community investment manager for Tangerine Bank, spent the day of May 29 volunteering to help a Girl Guide camp prepare for the influx of hundreds of girls - but she wasn't

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Are you building a connected network for 21st century work?

While many of us continue to go to a physical office every day, the business world is changing quickly. And while some leaders are behaving like an ostrich (burying their heads in the sand),

Published on: June 18th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Google+ with Guy Kawasaki: Why Google+ is like a 14-year-old

We sat down with former Apple evangelist, author, and speaker Guy Kawasaki yesterday at Avaya Evolutions in Toronto and focused our interview on Google+. In his role as an advisor for Google-owned Motorola

Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Dandy on a race to build crowdsourced app in 60 days

A startup has kicked off an ambitious project to build a mobile app in just 60 days – one that was chosen not by its own developers, but through a community. Working out

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Candice So

The Working Group CEO to speak on community building as business plan

For Dominic Bortolussi, CEO of The Working Group, community building is built on getting people together to drink wine. When the entrepreneur started his Web development and design firm in Toronto 11 years

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Take our State of the SMB 2013 Survey for a chance to win

What aspects of IT security stress you out the most? What are the most important factors you consider when approaching cloud computer? What's the biggest challenge you face with technology at your small

Published on: June 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

ITBusiness.ca Community Bloggers program

ITBusiness.ca is an award-winning, online-only publication that covers Canada's technology scene for small to medium-sized businesses. Whether its an entrepreneur with a disruptive new Internet business or a small enterprise looking for information

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto named one of world’s most intelligent communities

Toronto has been named on a list of the world's most innovative hot spots for information and communications technology by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). The annual practice of naming a "Smart 21"

Published on: January 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Zoo poo and crowdfunding power biogas plant plan

When life gives you poo, make a biogas plant. Daniel Bida, the founder of Zooshare Biogas Co-operative Inc., has probably heard that joke or something like it about a million times. It’s just

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Strong startup community ‘gives before it gets’

We asked Nathan Monk, to provide a guest post about MaRS Lean Startup Day hosted earlier this week. Nathan is a go-to-market mentor with MaRS' Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment (ICE) practice. What

Published on: December 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Rdigitalife: Gaming, gamers and community

Leigh Alexander, video games journalist extraordinaire, talks about community in the world of gaming... It's a massive community, she says, and as more and more of the population identifies as "gamers", it's only

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Karim Kanji