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

Ontario announces first Chief Digital Officer

The Ontario government is bolstering its digital profile with its latest hire. The province announced on Mar. 27 that it has appointed Hillary Hartley as Ontario’s first Chief Digital Office (CDO), in an

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Greenhouse produce company using digital transformation to reduce costs and increase production

One doesn't often associate farming with digital transformation, but that isn't the case with Nature Fresh Farms Inc., one of Canada's largest independent greenhouse produce growers. Nature Fresh isn't new to using smart

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Trucking sector investment group staying ahead of the competition through digital transformation

Staying ahead of competitors is always a top priority for any business in any field, and it has been the driving force behind the Tandet Group’s digital transformation. The Oakville, Ont.-based diversified investment

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada’s banks leading in digital transformation by embracing rivals: PwC

Canada’s banks are becoming digital transformation leaders by collaborating with their fintech counterparts, according to a new report by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Financially speaking, what the organization calls “the big six” (Bank

Published on: March 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Former financial journalist says stock brokers are next for FinTech disruption

A Montreal-based former business journalist has raised $50,000 in crowdfunding, including $14,000 from BMO SmartFolio, to add an online course to his stock-investing mobile app launching this summer. Hardbacon, which is developing a mobile

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

5 incredible content marketing secrets from Diply’s CTO (you won’t believe #3!)

When we demanded that Diply's chief technology officer, Gurminder Kandola, cough up his employer's secret recipe for generating 1 billion monthly views and maintaining an Alexa top-20 ranking for North America, he spilled the

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson