Round13 co-founder and former Dragon's Den investor Bruce Croxon has five predictions for Canadian business this year, most of them tech-related - including warnings for investors in cryptocurrency and legalized marijuana (which, he notes, will rely on tech for distribution).

Published: January 26th, 2018


Fjord predicts the blending of the digital and physical, blockchains and collaboration with AI

Navigating through rapid technological advancements in 2018 will require individuals and organizations to create experiences that blend the physical and digital world, develop greater transparency through blockchains and collaborate with AI, according to

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Alex Coop

IBM predicts superhero vision, nano-sized health devices in next five years

IBM is taking steps to make the world a better place. The company has unveiled its annual ‘Five in Five’ list today, which lays out some of the most important and groundbreaking scientific

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Expect more technological integration and consumer power in 2017, Fjord predicts

Next year will see widespread application of living services and a shift towards more evolved, human-centric businesses, according to a new report by Accenture subsidiary Fjord. According to the consulting firm's design and

Published on: December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Deloitte gives itself an ‘A’ for 2015 predictions

Like its peers IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, London-founded, New York City-based consultation firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. produced a report early last year outlining its predictions for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector

Published on: January 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IDC predicts smartphone slump, softer ICT growth for Canada in 2016

Sluggish oil prices will take a bigger bite out of Canada’s 2016 tech sector growth than previously expected, IDC predicted Thursday. The sector will likely grow by 2.4 per cent next year, said

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Christine Wong

How 21st century leaders are preparing for 2016

Everything around us is changing faster than we could ever imagine. While many business leaders are embracing the change, there are those who are still trying to manage it. It cannot be managed

Published on: December 1st, 2015 Ayelet Baron


7 predictions for the 21st century organization in 2015

There is a lot of hype about the future of work, but many of the changes we will see in 2015 and in future years are already taking shape. What we will experience

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Network intrusions: A 2015 prediction from Howard Solomon, former editor at ITWorldCanada.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALIvWJbsnE4 In the year 2015, the ability of IT to detect network intrusions won't improve. There will be more stunning attacks, so your job in the short run is defense. Train staff on

Published on: December 15th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

2015 Predictions by Brian Jackson, Editor of ITBusiness.ca

In the year 2015... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-ZuUm8WoWE Apple Pay will stay out of Canada. Banks will continue to push their own mobile apps as a method of digital payment rather than make a deal with

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

2015 predictions: Windows 10 will be released, for a price

The state of Windows 10 as it currently stands is a technical preview that is somewhat amorphous as Microsoft Corp. issues new updates and fixes to the current build. The difference is that

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Deloitte’s mobility predictions from its TMT 2014 report

Wearable technology is on the rise while voice calls are on the decline and device sales are hitting a plateau, Deloitte LLP predicts for 2014. The professional services firm upheld its annual tradition

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 predictions for digital video advertising in 2014

When YouTube launched in 2005, it presented a slew of new possibilities for how individuals consumed their video content. Now, almost a decade later, the digital videos found on YouTube and elsewhere are

Published on: January 4th, 2014 Candice So

5 social media predictions from HootSuite

If you're not on social media, you're missing out - at least, that's what Ryan Holmes, CEO of Vancouver's HootSuite Media Inc., is predicting for next year. HootSuite, which raised about $165 million

Published on: December 12th, 2013 Candice So