Social networking potential remains untapped inside businesses

Although companies have been urged to adopt "Web 2.0" and social technologies for years now, the truth is that relatively few have done so internally in any serious way -- and use inside

Published on: December 20th, 2011 Robert Scheier

iPhone now more popular than BlackBerry in workplace, study finds

Apple's iPhone has overtaken RIM's BlackBerry devices as the top smartphone in the workplace, according to a new study from enterprise mobility services company iPass.iPass's latest Mobile Workforce report, which is released every

Published on: November 18th, 2011 Brad Reed

Radian6 helps chart Salesforce.com’s social course

David Alston is listening, and he can hear you talking on the Web's social networks.The chief marketing officer at Radian6, the Fredericton, N.B.-based social media monitoring firm purchased in March by Salesforce.com for

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google to extend 24/7 phone support for more users

Google has always been known for fast and easy-to-use Web services loved by consumers. Google has never been known for the kind of dedicated support enterprise IT shops demand from technology vendors.Yet Google

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Unexpected risks result from broader SSL adoption

As more applications turn to SSL to help keep users secure, they may also be inadvertently hampering the ability of enterprises to ensure malicious code and exploits are not slithering through network traffic

Published on: May 12th, 2011 George V. Hulme

The ITBusiness.ca story we’re still waiting to tell

By Shane Schick Enough with the nostalgia already. Yes, we are celebrating 10 years of ITBusiness.ca this week, and yes, I am incredibly proud of the stories we’ve told in that time, but

Published on: April 28th, 2011 IDG News Service

Small firms’ IT less complex, less risky than larger firms: study

Canadian small businesses are more satisfied with their IT departments, but less likely to adopt new technologies than their larger counterparts, according to a global study on IT governance conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Companies

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Trusteer brings secure browsing to mobile

Israeli company Trusteer is taking its Rapport secure browsing technology into mobile security for the first time, announcing a smartphone and tablet protection system for businesses, Secure Web Access. Designed to pair software

Published on: February 11th, 2011 John E. Dunn

Mobile BI — a bonanza for many businesses

Even before his company had finished developing its first mobile business intelligence application, Manoj Prasad was deep into planning the next one. "We could immediately see [mobile] would be big for us," says

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Michael Fitzgerald

Businesses make a beeline for iPads, iPhones

Business finally seems to be waking up to a new Apple-defined world order. While they may be hanging onto their PCs (you need something to sync mobile devices with) they're placing sizeable corporate

Published on: July 9th, 2010 Jonny Evans

How to succeed when deploying social media for the workplace

Mention a phrase with the word "social" in it, and many CIOs will cringe. It elicits visions of data breaches, privacy nightmares and unproductive Gen Y staffers. But whether you like it or

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Ban, control or condone? Dealing with consumer devices in the workplace

Ten years ago, most people used more advanced technology when they went to work than they did at home. Today, that has been turned on its head. Many employees have newer technology at

Published on: April 1st, 2010 Bart Perkins

Microsoft moments — good, bad and ugly

The year is 1975. Gerald Ford is in the White House, South Vietnam falls, Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila" world championship boxing match, the late-night comedy show NBC's

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Preston Gralla

IT understaffing exposes firms to vicious online attacks

The recent gutting of IT departments during the recent recession may be putting numerous businesses at risk as cyber criminals step up their online attacks.More than 75 per cent of small and medium

Published on: February 25th, 2010 Nestor Arellano