More businesses to harness predictive analytics

Businesses are planning on investing more and more in predictive analytics in the next few years, using their data as a crystal ball for the future, according to a new survey measuring U.S.

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry sale to FairFax cancelled, CEO canned

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. will wave goodbye to its CEO Thorsten Heins and sell $1 billion of convertible debentures instead of selling the company to FairFax Financial as proposed in a previous deal announced

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

American CMOs recognized for innovation in marketing

Earlier this month, New York-based association The CMO Club announced the first ever winners in its new CMO Awards that include categories for leadership, officers, rising star, programmatic marketing, president's circle, and marketing

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How you can use big data to answer the big questions

Big data might be a flashy industry watchword, but marketers can make use of it in practical ways – that is, if they pay attention to the “signals of demand.” At least, that’s

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Candice So

SAP jumps on iOS 7 bandwagon with support for new business features

When the iPhone 5S and 5C models hit store shelves Sept. 20, they will be the first two smartphones to debut Apple's iOS 7 operating system, the most radical makeover of the mobile

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Mining the social networks for business intelligence

Business software vendor SAP AG wants to help you drive business value from your social networks. The company has launched the SAP Social Contact Intelligence analytic application, powered by its SAP HANA platform.

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SAP gives on premise customers path to the cloud

SAP Inc. is now giving its customers a boost to the cloud, extending their on-premise solutions to cloud applications. Customers now have the option of moving some of their installed on-premise solutions to

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

New Canadian director sees SAP as sales firm, not IT organization

Meet the new managing director of SAP Canada Bob Elliott. We did a live Google Hangouts on Air interview with Elliott and fielded questions from social media for him. You can watch the

Published on: July 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cloud computing not widely adopted by SMEs: study

A new survey conducted by Oxford Economics of the U.K. found that small and mid-size enterprises are more interested in business intelligence, mobility and social business than cloud computing. This finding was a

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Software founder drives ‘Ferrari’ of human resources solutions

Michael Nicula is the Founder & CEO “HCM Soft”, a SAP HR based software, the creator of Wi-Py.com, an online payment application similar to Paypal, only free of charge, the founder and leader

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Marylka Empey

Live Webcast: SAP Sapphire Now day 2

Join ITBusiness.ca in Orlando for day two of Sapphire as he live tweets the keynote. Watch the video feed below and join in the conversation in the Twitter widget further down the page.

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SAP targets sports entertainment vertical, San Francisco 49ers a customer

SAP AG announced a new software solutions package for a new business vertical today, alongside oil & gas and healthcare, with a unique small business customer to show it off at its Orlando-based

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The “secret sauce” for a better mobile retail experience

When it comes to retail, even when its mobile retail, it’s still all about location, location, location. Business software vendor SAP AG released its annual mobility survey this week, aimed at addressing top

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Startups jump on board SAP’s big data platform

Software firm SAP is quickly growing its startup following of its big data platform HANA, signing 20 new firms to run production applications on it.Not only will 20 firms be using SAP’s in-memory

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson