Meet TradeRev’s Mark Endras, a CEO disrupting his own industry

TORONTO - Mark Endras, the cofounder and CEO of TradeRev, a Toronto startup which has developed an automated used-car bidding platform for the automotive sector, knows a thing or two about the industry

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Four fresh innovation tips Canadian retailers can steal from the food industry

We all have to eat. Our constant craving drove Canada’s grocery and restaurant sectors to combined sales of $217 billion last year. Like every other industry on this planet, food retailing is being disrupted by

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Christine Wong

Digital Transformation program attracts new champions

Two of the most prominent companies helping Canadian firms prepare for digital futures have signed on as sponsors of ITWC’s Digital Transformation Conference and Awards initiative. CA and Cisco have agreed to be

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Stop talking about change and lead: ITWC CIO Jim Love

Just because someone owns an expensive wrench doesn’t mean you should let them try and fix your washing machine. It’s no different in business. A company can employ any number of talented technologists,

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Steve Proctor

How to collaborate human-to-human with purpose: Working out loud in the digital age

Working out loud is about sharing what you are working on in a way that brings other people to understand how they can contribute to the work that is being done. When you

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Ayelet Baron

How Information Builders is leading York Regional Police into the 21st century

This might come as a shock to fans of Flash Point or CSI, but few police departments in real life can search a database of potential suspects whenever a crime is committed -

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada must seize the moment to lead in tech innovation, Google Canada head says

TORONTO - Canada is in the best position it's ever been to become a world leader in technological innovation, but if its corporate, government, and educational leaders fail to seize the moment they

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sun Life’s chief digital technology officer readies for Silicon Valley-inspired HQ launch

When you hear that a 150-year-old insurance company is going to open up a new office, you probably wouldn't expect it to be inspired by Silicon Valley startups, but Alice Thomas, chief digital

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

PayPal Canada head sees “opportunity” for us to become an ecommerce leader

TORONTO - Considering he graduated from the University of Guelph and serves as PayPal Canada's general manager, you could be forgiven for thinking that Paul Parisi has an ulterior motive when he says

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto manages to crack top 10 digitally innovative cities list

In Canada’s quest to become internationally known as a digitally innovative country, its largest city Toronto placed 8th in the annual list of best digital innovative cities index produced by the Australian-firm 2thinknow.

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ottawa firm aims to bring mobile-first tech to first responders

On an average fall day, Ottawa Professional Firefighter's Association Captain Vic Dillabaugh found himself racing towards the University of Ottawa alongside 10 other members of a hazardous materials team, responding to an ammonia

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Mississauga builds up smart city credentials with new automated traffic system

MISSISSAUGA, ON - The Greater Toronto Area's largest suburb - or its traffic department, at least - is moving ahead in the digital transformation game. While its larger, more well-known neighbour organizes a

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Innovation culture key to Wealthsimple’s disruption of financial services industry, CEO says

"Innovation" is a favourite buzzword in the halls of both financial services and technology firms, but it's following in the latter's footsteps that's helped Toronto-based online investment management service Wealthsimple Inc. succeed in

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

West coast skin care company leverages cloud to support U.S. expansion

Expanding into new markets is a challenge in and of itself, but when it’s a complex business and your financial management software can’t keep up, it’s time to make some changes. Vancouver-based Skoah

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Gary Hilson