Canada’s innovation strategy must play to its strengths and embrace diversity

The federal government has done its diagnostic on the state of Canada’s economy and now it’s beginning the investments it believes will spark innovation going forward. That’s the message Minister of Finance Bill

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Wanted: Visionary IT leaders

The only constant is change, and that is the reality for most organizations and individuals. It used to be that change was an event, but now it’s part of our daily fabric. Change

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Marylka Empey

Vancouver firm raises $50 million to create ‘iTunes for home renovation’

Anyone that's had a home renovation that went on well beyond the projected completion date and ran over budget will find it easy to relate to the problem that motivated Jeff Booth to

Published on: December 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How AT&T is disrupting its own business with Salesforce Communities

When Sara Straley, a director of product development at AT&T, took on the task of leading a new emerging business markets (EBM) unit out of the telco's Dallas office, she probably never thought

Published on: November 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Head Honcho Hangouts with Brian Jackson

The world is changing - the business world included. Technology's impact on every line of business is undeniable and it's the forward-thinking executives that are adapting to that change that are finding success

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Resistance is futile, businesses must blend digital humanists and machinists to avoid disruption: Gartner

Day two of the 2014 Gartner Symposium was all about the disruption and change that we are seeing as the digital revolution unfolds. Gartner’s looked at the pace and impact of digital change.

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Jim Love

Create Chief Digital Officer role to break CIO-CMO stalemate: Constellation Research

Digital is the number one disrupting factor facing business today, argues Constellation Research analyst Peter Kim in a new report. Technology is moving so quickly that it's transcending just about every other factor

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIO-CMO collaboration key to company modernization: roundtable

We've all heard of the concept of work-life balance and come to terms with the fact that technology has resulted in the blurring of the lines between time spent in the office and

Published on: April 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Forrester to executives: Let’s get digital

It's time for business executives to wake up and smell the digital coffee, Forrester Research says in a new report to be released on Monday. While a group of 1,254 global executives surveyed

Published on: March 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gmail was down and everyone was losing it

Update 3 (Jan. 27, 2014 - 5:07pm ET): Google's press team responded to an email request for comment with a link to a blog post, written by Ben Traynor, its vice-president of engineering.

Published on: January 24th, 2014 Candice So

Speaker event: Fostering innovation’s connection to gardening

My apartment in downtown Toronto is in the midst of dense commercial buildings and I never imagined it'd be a suitable place to do any gardening. My only outdoor space is a small

Published on: July 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson