Mobile computing risks keeping IT admins’ hands full

Managing mobile computing and putting a lid on mobility risks are keeping IT admins' hands full, according to a recent survey released by security software company Symantec Canada.In a survey that included 875

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Mobile developers: Enter our contest to win a Windows Phone 7

Complete this mobile industry survey and enter to win a Windows Phone 7 device. The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC) is calling upon content producers and ICT companies with mobile offerings to complete

Published on: December 9th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

HR managers are buying into the cloud

Headhunters are heading for the cloud. Over half of human resource managers polledin a new global survey are using orplan to adopt software as a service (SaaS) this year, according to astudy by

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

State of the SMB: Contemplating the cloud, keeping the lights on

Roughly half of small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada face flat IT budgets this year, according to a survey that ITBusiness conducted in January, while another 23 per cent will have even less

Published on: April 18th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Cloud, analytics, CRM hot ticket items for Canadian SMBs: IBM

As companies regain spending confidence, cloud computing technology, customer relations management (CRM) products and analytics tools are fast becoming hot ticket items for Canadian businesses, according to a recent survey released by IBM.The

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Social media in, cloud computing out for Canadian retailers

A majority of Canadian retailers are embracing social media technologies, but giving cloud computing the cold shoulder, according to a recent survey looking into the tech buying patterns of local sellers. All of

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

25 per cent of CIOs sacked for poor performance

Perhaps we can't retire the old saw that "CIO" stands for "career is over" just yet. Nearly one in four CIOs gets let go for poor performance, according to a new survey by

Published on: April 20th, 2009 Kim Nash

Palm Pre faces tough competition from BlackBerry, iPhone

Palm Pre faces tough competition from BlackBerry, iPhoneOnly four per cent of all cell phone users say they will consider a Palm purchase in the next 90 days. But the anticipated launch of

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Four free services to create an incredible Web site

Sometimes I like to reminisce about the good old days of amateur Web site development – back when Notepad was your best choice for an HTML editor, frames were all the rage for

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Ontario city clicks with e-Democracy

Frank Scarpitti is the only mayor in Canada to be elected, in part, by votes cast over the Web, so perhaps it's no surprise he wanted to find more ways to engage citizens

Published on: November 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Meagre rise in Canadian IT salaries despite “talent shortage” reports

Related article: Hot skills that get you ahead of the game in Canada's IT jobs market Despite persistent reports of an IT talent shortage, salaries in the technology sector, in 2008, posted only

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

A million reasons why Canadian firms should be worried about security

Canadian companies and government organizations collectively lose $1.25 million annually, on average, to IT security breaches, and nearly a quarter of firms here are dissatisfied with their own security policies, a recent survey

Published on: August 11th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Video: SMB Owners consider brand important, but unsure how to create it

A strong brand isn't restricted to the domain of behemoth mega-chains, small business owners can create a strong brand too.An Ipsos-Reid survey comissioned by Hewlett-Packard Canada shows SMB owners are fairly savvy when

Published on: March 24th, 2008 Brian Jackson

As malware multiplies worried executives scramble for new ways to cope

More than ever before, the threat of malware continued to hang over the heads of enterprise executives in 2007. Further proliferation is also a frightening possibility for 2008, according to some industry participants.Malware

Published on: March 4th, 2008 Jared Heng