Disruptive mindset, agile platform key to digital transformation, Workday VP says

TORONTO - Today's executives need both a disruption-embracing mindset and a versatile software platform that allows them to harness the latest customer, workplace, and industry data if they want their companies - and

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How a GTA-based call centre used Workday to scale from 1200 employees to 2000

TORONTO - The call centre business may have a low bar of entry, but that ease of participation also has a negative impact on its profit margins - and makes expansion all the

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The (poor) state of digital transformation in Canada

If 2016 was the year businesses became aware of digital transformation, 2017 is the year that these businesses begin to equip themselves for that disruption. In its second annual digital transformation report conducted

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian executives’ digital IQ lower than international counterparts: PwC

Canadian executives lag behind their foreign counterparts when it comes to digital transformation, according to a recent "Digital IQ" test by international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). According to the company's latest Digital IQ

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Vancouver airport launches self-serve kiosks to meet new border clearance program

The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Primary Inspection Kiosk program will be expanding in Vancouver this spring. Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has announced that it will be increasing the number of self-serve border

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto hospitals first in Canada to implement complete wireless network

As demand for connectivity expands across all industries, two Toronto hospitals have made infrastructure changes in preparation for future technologies and the rising number of mobile devices. Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, which operate two

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Lowe’s Canada exploring virtual reality for home improvement

Home renos could be the next industry to be infiltrated by virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) technology. Home improvement giant Lowe’s Canada, through its Innovation Lab, has announced Holoroom How To,

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Luxury car maker Infiniti launches IoT and smart city incubator in Toronto

Move over, Ford Canada - another automotive manufacturer is wading into the tech industry's territory. The Canadian arm of Japanese luxury vehicle manufacturer Infiniti announced today the launch of Infiniti Lab, an accelerator

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Xerox CEO’s digital strategy to target SMBs

NEW YORK – Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson made his case for digital transformation during the Rochester, N.Y.-based company's biggest announcement in 110 years. Jacobson was named CEO during the summer of 2016 before the

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CinemaTech: Black Mirror offers multiple portrayals of how technology could destroy society

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. I have generalized anxiety disorder. At least once a day I'll finish having a conversation with someone

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Coalition supports conference and awards program to drive digital transformation

A coalition of Canada’s top IT firms and business organizations committed to a bright, digitally-driven future has come together to support a national conference and award program designed to empower Canadian companies to

Published on: March 30th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Volkswagen transformation to ditch gas tank, steering wheel by 2025

How close are we to sitting in the cockpit of a self-driving car? It might not be here today, but at Volkswagen’s floor space at the Canadian International Auto Show you can find

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How Xerox Canada helped Family Service Toronto streamline its 100-year-old record-keeping system

Since 1914 Family Service Toronto (FST) has been connecting families and individuals in distress to counselling, community development, advocacy, and public education programs - and used paper to keep track of its clients

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Accelerate your enterprise’s digital marketing efforts with Deloitte’s Digital Mix

LAS VEGAS - The digital arm of U.K.-based consulting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. wants to help accelerate its enterprise clients' digital marketing efforts. During last week's Adobe Summit the company launched Digital

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood