SurveyMonkey CEO talks new Ottawa office and company’s year of growth

Online survey and cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company SurveyMonkey has officially opened its new office space in Ottawa, and its helping ring in a new era for the company as it moves into the

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

SurveyMonkey debuts 4 new and redesigned services for enterprise, retail, education markets

Forget big data - online survey software developer SurveyMonkey wants to be known as the number-one provider of "people-powered data," and on Monday unveiled four new and redesigned services using the concept as

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Reach affluent consumers who actually want to answer your surveys with Centiment

In the Internet age, marketers have become used to conducting online surveys that pay respondents for their opinions. But would the consumers who answer these surveys actually purchase the products or services they're

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hackers are getting personal information more easily than before: Symantec

In the mobile app world, when hackers want access to personal information, they need simply ask. This is one of several key findings Symantec Corp. released today as part of the company’s “Mobile

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Why small businesses should expand into overseas markets

Small business owners seem to be more optimistic about their futures than they have been in a few years – and they feel they might even be poised for growth, a new survey

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Candice So

Apps, text messages among top banking priorities for Millennials

To get Millennials to sign up with a bank, it takes more than low interest fees and longer branch hours to convince them to come - banks also need to be savvy about

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Candice So

Video marketing usage on the rise, survey finds

Video marketing has been around for some time now, and businesses are taking notice. Most of them are now using video marketing in some form or another, and the ones who haven’t are

Published on: July 9th, 2014 Candice So

Keep it in your pants – your phone, that is

There are few things more annoying than the glow of smartphone devices in a darkened theatre, obscuring the screen above and making it impossible to just enjoy a movie. Or how about the

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Data visualizations go from flat to 3D

Grey peaks jutting upwards among sawtoothed, sharp little points - at first glance, this rendering looks like it's a model depicting stalagmites on a cave floor. But this isn't a sculpture of a

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Candice So

Want better content marketing? Just ask

At a time when marketers everywhere are talking about gathering data on consumer behaviour, it seems almost counter-intuitive to do something as simple as just asking consumers what they want. Don't marketers already

Published on: December 5th, 2013 Candice So

SMBs would rather tidy desks than back up data, AVG study finds

If there was a list of deadly sins in data management, here's something that would probably be on it. According to a new study from anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies, about 37 per

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Six in 10 Canadians would surrender online privacy to “foil terrorist plots,” survey finds

Only a small sliver of Canadians are concerned with keeping their data private, especially in the name of safety and anti-terrorism efforts, according to a survey released yesterday by the Canadian Internet Registration

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Candice So

Dell measures 400+ variables to gauge brand – what do you do?

It's been a full decade since Frederick Reichheld revealed "the one number you need to grow" to the business world in an article published in the December edition of Harvard Business Review. The

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Startup news round-up: June 8, 2012

The unsteady economy appears to be putting a strain on local small business owners’ confidence, according to a recent poll by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The CFIB today reported its

Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff