IBM expands Salesforce, AI partnerships in Montreal, creating 100 jobs

IBM Corp. is expanding its Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in Montreal with plans to increase its work in artificial intelligence (AI) and grow its partnership with Salesforce. The company announced today that it plans

Published on: November 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Black Friday bargain hunters turn to social media for shopping

Social media is drawing a lot of attention this year for holiday shoppers, with a major increase in Canadian consumers using Instagram and other social media platforms to make purchasing decisions, according to a

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canada’s top technology employer’s based on Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2019

Mediacorp Canada Inc. released its annual report today of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2019, and a number of companies that made the list are technology developers, and vendors. So here at ITBusiness.ca

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Huawei accused of tech theft; Facebook’s Zuckerberg could be removed as chairman; Salesforce CEO calls out billionaires

First up trending on LinkedIn, California-based startup CNEX Labs, which is backed by Microsoft and Dell, has alleged Huawei for engaging in a plan to steal its semiconductor technology. The Chinese smartphone giant’s

Published on: October 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Women make up one third of Canadian entrepreneurs, but not in tech industry

Female entrepreneurs in Canada are increasing in number, tend to be younger than their male counterparts and are starting businesses at a faster rate than men, however gender equality among STEM industry business

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Dialog with Debow: serial entrepreneur on his new product ‘AM radio for the Internet’

Can Toronto-based serial entrepreneur Daniel Debow create the "Twitter of audio?" Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover dubbed Debow's latest project, Dialog, with that tagline following its public launch late last month. It's just one

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Apple partners with Salesforce and acquires Shazam

It was a busy day for Apple Inc. with the announcement of a new partnership and an acquistion; the California-based tech giant and Salesforce.com announced a partnership bringing together customer relationship management (CRM)

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Salesforce introduces Einstein Voice Assistant

Getting daily briefings from Alexa or Google Home is a convenient way to get morning news, but imagine if you could get personalized daily briefings about key metrics and priorities for your businesses.

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Salesforce adds new ‘low-code’ tools to Lightning Platform

These days users expect apps to be well designed and easy to use, that’s even true when it comes to businesses applications. In its attempts to make it easier for non-coders to create

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Salesforce adds new features to Sales Cloud platform

Leading up to its annual Dreamforce conference later this month, Salesforce announced Thursday new features for its Sales Cloud platform to help improve sales, billing and marketing. The customer relationship management (CRM) giant

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Staying relevant in the age of ecommerce: a Salesforce report

More than half of all consumers now prefer to shop online, and traditional retailers hoping to compete in a world of ever growing digital commerce will need to have a customer-first mindset, according

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Roots uses AI to redesign its website with a focus on user experience

It isn't easy for a business to stick around for 45 years and remain relevant in the digital age, even if your brand is as iconic as Roots Canada - but to avoid

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Thomson Reuters used Salesforce and SAP to transform its billing process

Digital transformation is hard, but when your customers make a point of telling you that it's not not easy to do business with you, something needs to be done. That was the challenge

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Salesforce appoints co-CEO

Salesforce.com Inc. has promoted its chief operating officer (COO) to co-CEO. On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based CRM giant announced that effective immediately Keith Block, who had served as Salesforce's vice chair, president, and

Published on: August 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood