Dear CIO, communicate the business value of IT

“What is the value of an exercise machine?” – Probably one of my favourite opening questions by Gartner analyst Richard Hunter, vice-president and Gartner Fellow, just prior to sharing with the audience his

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Brian Clendenin

Vine – does Twitter’s new iPhone app hold any business value?

Many businesses have taken to the 140-character message broadcasting of Twitter for a litany of business purposes. Whether it's providing customer service, marketing a product or service, or diving deep into engagement and

Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook most lucrative social site for sharing Canadian events

Canadian event organizers get more bang for their buck by sharing their events on social media than people in most other countries, a new study shows. According to new data collected by Eventbrite,

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Acer Aspire V notebooks available in Canada at end of June

Acer announced today its new Aspire V series of notebooks will be on sale in Canada near the end of June, packing Intel's Ivy Bridge processors into a slimmer body.The laptops are 30

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

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After its so-called “iPod tax” was panned by the current Conservative government in their election campaign earlier this year, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) has targeted microSD memory cards for a levy.Canadian

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

How cybercrooks could cash in on your Facebook data

The gargantuan amount of high-quality user data on Facebook is causing everyone--from marketers to hackers--to salivate like dogs gazing at a steak. They all want a piece of you. Thanks to Facebook's Open

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

10 ways to keep your job in a volatile workplace

Despite talk of an economic recovery on the horizon, countless lost jobs won't be replaced and IT organizations are still weighing layoffs as a way to cut operations budgets. Recent survey data from

Published on: September 9th, 2009 Denise Dubie