Newest ADP service gives SMBs access to enterprise-level HR expertise

It's no secret that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't the budgets of their enterprise counterparts to spend on human resources expertise, so software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider ADP Canada wants to help them out.

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – MacOS security bug; SaaS North; SnapChat’s new look

Your MacBook’s password protection has been compromised. Canada’s cloud software industry shows signs of maturity. And SnapChat unveils its biggest redesign ever. Trending on Facebook, a newly-discovered security flaw allows hackers to take

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canada’s SaaS ecosystem receives high marks from L-Spark report

L-Spark has taken the pulse of Canada's software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecosystem and concluded it's healthier than it's ever been. The Kanata, Ont.-based SaaS accelerator's new "State of SaaS 2017," report, released today to coincide

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto and Vancouver are larger players in the cloud and SaaS ecosystems than you might think

An extensive study of the world's top 25 cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup clusters places Toronto and Vancouver higher on the list than you might think. U.K.-based business software sales and review platform

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Ransomware for everyone?

We all know that Software as a Service (SaaS) makes managing software easier, but there's a dark side to every technology, and the dispiriting truth about SaaS is that it makes the deployment of

Published on: October 30th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Canadian accelerator wants to make Ottawa the SaaS capital of the world

Canadian accelerator for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, L-Spark, has an ambitious goal for Ottawa: to make the Canadian capital the SaaS capital of the world. To reach that goal, L-Spark announced seven new SaaS

Published on: October 27th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Stage is set for Canadian B2B firms to scale up, former Dragon Bruce Croxon says

Canada's tech ecosystem is experiencing something of a resurgence in 2017, with few sectors illustrating its recent success better than the business-to-business (B2B) software firms who received funding from former Dragon's Den investor

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Act-On relaunches its online training program

After revolutionizing marketing, SaaS provider Act-On Software Inc. wants to revolutionize career development training too. On Tuesday the Portland, Ore.-based developer announced Act-On University, a rebranded training program composed of more than 40

Published on: August 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

AcuteNet brings the tech industry’s spirit of collaboration to healthcare

Whether it's Salesforce and Microsoft or Facebook and Samsung, few sectors know the value of collaboration better than the tech industry - and now AcuteNet Inc. is bringing that spirit of collaboration to

Published on: July 24th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

OpenText unveils new human resources management tool

Human resources is getting a simplified new management software. Canadian enterprise information management company OpenText has launched its People Center, an HR application that will deliver human resource management capabilities, at its annual

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

At Igloo Software, SaaS now stands for “Solutions as a Service”

Igloo Software wants its clients to know they're getting more than just a program when signing up for one of its SaaS offerings. The Kitchener, Ont.-based business software developer announced Tuesday that moving

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Kinduct Technologies now playing in the big leagues

Kinduct Technologies is a digital enterprise that has learned to leverage its strengths, embrace change and adapt to solve real-world challenges. The Halifax-based software-as-a-service company, whose performance tracking and enhancement software are used by some of

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Glenn Weir

The Business Leadership Podcast: Mark Organ, founder and CEO at Influitive

My guest today is Mark Organ, the founder, and CEO of Influitive, helping companies mobilize their advocates to produce massive increases in referral leads, reference calls, social media participation and more. Mark first

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Here’s who’s investing in Canadian SaaS startups [infographic]

There is a general sense in the tech community that it's difficult to raise money in Canada, but as a new infographic from Ottawa-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) venture capital (VC) fund L-Spark illustrates, this

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood