Forget Facebook, face-to-face networking still best for business: survey

Businesses today might have more social networking tools than ever to help find new customers, but they still prefer face-to-face networking, a new survey shows.Seventy-seven per cent of Canadian business managers said the

Published on: March 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Video Rewind: Restaurant boosts awareness with Groupon

After an initial group buying craze in Canada, things have cooled off for the industry a bit, but many businesses are still using the services to attract new customers.Many businesses running successful daily

Published on: January 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

When selling yourself as faster and cheaper is no longer enough: Part 2

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In Part 1, we introduced Host Analytics, an enterprise software vendor that delivers a suite of corporate performance management (CPM) tools through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. We discussed

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Francis Moran

DataWind low-cost tablets could sell more than 6 million this year

DataWind Inc. is targeting sales of about 6 million units of its low-cost tablet in India this year, but it has to arrange additional manufacturing capacity and strengthen its support network to meet

Published on: January 6th, 2012 John Ribeiro

Are you making the most of your communications people?

By Caroline Kealey In my experience, decision making executives in a variety of sectors often fail to recognize the value their communications people bring to their organization. Often, this arises because the communicators

Published on: April 20th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Ex-employee wirelessly disables customer cars, causes others to honk endlessly

More than 100 car owners in and around Austin, Texas recently discovered that their cars wouldn't start. Or that their horns wouldn't stop honking -- all night long. Or that their vehicle leases

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Ian Paul

Six sure-fire strategies to boost your sales real quick

In today's struggling economy, maintaining strong sales growth can pose a big challenge. It's OK to sulk for a little while, but you'll soon have to take action. One of the most efficient

Published on: February 9th, 2009 James Wong

Dell reorganizes business sales units

Instead of three business units focused on the Far East, the Americas and Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Dell will have a large enterprise unit, a public unit and a small and

Published on: January 2nd, 2009 Grant Gross

Apple customers outraged at missing FireWire port in new MacBooks

Apple Inc. customers are unhappy that the company dropped FireWire from its newest notebooks and are venting their frustrations on the company's support forum in several hundred messages.Within minutes of Apple CEO Steve

Published on: October 20th, 2008 Gregg Keizer