XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Dr. Mary Donohue on trust and currency in the social media age

Dr. Mary Donohue is CEO of the Donohue Mentoring System, which pairs CEOs with students. She is also a professor at Ryerson University and Dalhousie University. According to Donohue, trust has become a

Published on: November 19th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Komodo OpenLab develops inclusive technologies

Our third episode of our Heath-focused series is a conversation between Karim Kanji and Komodo OpenLab co-founder Mauricio Meza.  Komodo OpenLab develops inclusive technologies that facilitate the daily lives of people with disabilities.

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Hadi Salah on innovation in health care

With our HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 13th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: It’s the technology, stupid

Peter Carrescia is a venture capitalist with Omers Ventures, a firm specializing in the technology industry. Peter talks about the relationship between technology and the economy, and the "three T's" that make up

Published on: November 9th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Ryerson DMZ’s Val Fox on collaborative ecosystems

Val Fox is the director of the Digital Media Zone, a startup incubator at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto. Val talks to Rdigitalife host Ramona Pringle about the collaborative nature of the current

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Kanika Gupta on social change and technology

Kanika Gupta is Head Catalyst at her startup, SoJo, exploring social change, technology, and online education. If someone's got an idea, Sojo helps them find a starting point. Here, she tells us that

Published on: October 29th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Jeff Howe on Crowdsourcing

Jeff Howe is a journalist and a professor at Northeastern University. Howe coined the term crowdsourcing, authoring a book by that title. Here, he talks about how crowdsourcing on the Internet created a new

Published on: October 25th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Jesse Hirsh on the rise of new digital currencies

Jesse Hirsh is the Co-Founder of The Academy of the Impossible and President of Metaviews.ca. In talking about the rise of new digital currencies, Hirsh explains what Bitcoin is, and how it could

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Social capital with Paige Arnof-Fenn

Paige Arnof-Fenn is the CEO of Mavens and Moguls. A marketing expert and self proclaimed "startup junkie", she was involved in Zipcar from the ground up, seeing it become an internationally recognizable brand.

Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Social currency – creating new value in digital age

Currency used to mean green dollars and cents, but in the networked age, that term is evolving. Social currency, peer to peer market places, digital economies - when everyone is connected online, new

Published on: October 9th, 2012 Karim Kanji

The tablet office: are businesses ready for Windows 8?

Tablets and smartphones have made it possible for businesses to operate beyond the office life that exists between the hours of 9am and 5pm. So far, Apple has dominated the mobile market, especially

Published on: October 5th, 2012 Markus Latzel

XConnect: Why personal branding is important

Alicia Taggio is a Social Media Specialist with Flight Centre here in Toronto. She has been described by a former co-worker as having “the rare knowledge of how to run social media successfully

Published on: September 26th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Google says goodbye to IE8

Google had some bad news for Internet Explorer 8 users last week;  After IE10 launches in November, Google will cut compatibility of its Google Apps with IE8. IE 9, and soon IE10, are not

Published on: September 24th, 2012 Markus Latzel