Cisco survey: Accelerated digitization of Canadian SMBs could add $70B to country’s GDP by 2024

According to a new study, Canadian small businesses' continued push into the digital realm could do wonders for Canada's economy. The increased digitization within Canadian small businesses can add CA$70 billion to the

Published on: October 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

AI Master Corporal helps keep the Ontario Regiment Museum safe

When the Ontario Regiment Museum shut down due to the pandemic, Jeremy Blowers knew he needed extra precautions to keep his future visitors safe. Located in Oshawa, the Ontario Regiment Museum holds many

Published on: September 8th, 2020 Tom Li

Canadian business travellers view mobile check-ins as most important feature for future travel

More than half of Canadian business travellers say they have positive feelings about travelling again once COVID restrictions are lifted, provided there is effective tech in place to help them travel for business

Published on: August 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

North’s Focals to shut down a month after its acquisition by Google

A month after getting acquired by Google, North Focals announced today that it's "winding down" its smart glasses product and the Focals app. North also noted in the announcement that after July 31,

Published on: July 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada is cramming years worth of modernization into months, but experts say the country’s scale-up problem lingers

While the pandemic led to thousands of businesses in Canada experiencing the fast track to digital transformation, industry leaders remain concerned about Canada's ongoing inability to generate unicorns and lead the world's digital

Published on: July 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Consumers have never been more suspicious, but it’s also a great time for marketers to experiment, experts say

Discourse on social media is changing for everyday users and advertisers alike, and social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok continue to face scrutiny. The Facebook boycott and the trending #StopHateForProfit stems from

Published on: July 22nd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Avant Analytics report reveals 86% increase in UCaaS sales during COVID-19

A report from research firm Avant Analytics says global Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) sales during March increased by 86 per cent from February 2020, and 149 per cent over November 2018

Published on: July 20th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

New cyber insurance provider for SMBs moves into Canada

Small and medium-sized Canadian businesses have a new choice for cyber insurance after a U.S. based company called Coalition decided to offer its service north of the border. Supported by re-insurer Swiss Re,

Published on: July 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Digital media seeing some upward momentum, but recovery remains slow

Digital media is seeing the strongest recovery month-over-month in Canada as lockdown measures across the country start to lift, according to the Standard Media Index, which analyzes data related to advertising pricing and

Published on: July 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada launches digitally-connected business registration access

Canada today launched the Multi-jurisdictional Registry Access Service (MRAS), a service the connects 14 business registries across Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Businesses are legally required to register with their province to

Published on: June 30th, 2020 Tom Li

Ontario curriculum change ‘a win for us’ says Canada Learning Code program manager

Canada Learning Code's education programs manager says Ontario's updated elementary school curriculum is addressing serious gaps in tech education and digital literacy. “One of the things that we strive towards at Canada Learning

Published on: June 30th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Zoom appoints former Salesforce security executive as its CISO

Jason Lee will join Zoom Video Communications as the chief information security officer, effective June 29, 2020, the company announced on Wednesday. Lee has been a part of the information security ecosystem for

Published on: June 26th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How COVID-19 accelerated a hospital’s telemedicine plans

Many organizations have digital transformation plans. For those that were ready, the COVID-19 crisis enabled them to accelerate those plans. A good example is North Carolina’s WakeMed Health and Hospitals, a four-campus not-for-profit institution

Published on: June 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Shopify becomes Walmart’s first commerce platform partner

Shopify yesterday announced a new partnership with Walmart, allowing Shopify merchants in the U.S. to sell their products on the retailer’s platform.  Approved merchants will be able to connect their Shopify store to

Published on: June 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal