Temporary remote work becomes a permanent option for Deloitte’s U.K. employees

All of Deloitte’s U.K. offices reopened as of May 17, 2021, but its chief executive Richard Houston recently announced the company is giving all of its U.K. staff the choice of when, where

Published on: June 24th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Hashtag Trending, June 4, 2021- Twitter Blue launches in Canada; Self-driving trucks make progress; Survey says workers will quit without hybrid work model

Twitter launches a new subscription service, self-driving trucks are slowly hitting the roads, and employees are considering quitting their jobs if employers aren’t flexible about remote work. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s

Published on: June 4th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 3, 2021 – Return to the office? No thanks says survey; Microsoft’s next gen of Windows; Ransomware attack hits meat producer

More than 85 per cent of tech workers don’t want to return to the office full time, Microsoft plans to reveal the next generation of its operating system later this month, and a

Published on: June 3rd, 2021 Alex Coop

Sage study says increase of employee burnout will hurt 2021 revenues

Forty-two per cent of Canadian business leaders believe dampened employee morale and potential increase of burnout amid the pandemic will negatively impact their revenues for the remainder of 2021, according to a new

Published on: May 5th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Embracing change to remain relevant

As a global IT distributor with a client base that includes companies like Apple, Cisco, Microsoft and Samsung, Ingram Micro Canada has a reputation for improving the productivity of business partners. According to

Published on: January 13th, 2021 Suzanne Robicheau

Humanizing the consumer experience

There’s no going back. That was the clear message that emerged when five corporate brand leaders came together at Strategic Marketing USA, a recent Reuters event that brought together more than 5,000 virtual

Published on: November 30th, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Marketing Tips from SurveyMonkey

As Chief Marketing Officer for SurveyMonkey, Leela Srinivasan had big plans for 2020. It goes without saying that this isn’t the year she expected. “There was no playbook for a global pandemic, not

Published on: November 28th, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Collision from Home 2020 at a glance

 

Published on: July 2nd, 2020 Lynn Greiner

IBM launches Watson Works to help businesses return to the office safely

IBM today launched Watson Works, a curated set of products and services to help businesses return to the office. The solution embeds Watson's artificial intelligence (AI) models and applications to help organizations prioritize

Published on: June 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Technology issues remain a major barrier to productivity for more than 33% of remote working Canadians

One in three employees are feeling less productive in their current work from home environment, most of them citing not having the proper set up, tools, and technology to enable them to be

Published on: June 18th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Trial by Zoom: Ready or not, court proceedings are going virtual

Written by Baneet Braich   For litigator Kamleh Nicola, some new priorities are appearing on her agenda. The lawyer who often spends her time practicing intellectual property law in the Federal Court now

Published on: June 18th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Remote work exposes inequalities among Canadians, according to Stats Canada

Written by Catherin Morin   With the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting pivot to remote work, the ability to work from home or not has exposed social inequalities, according to a new study

Published on: June 12th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Why you’ll never see continuity planning in the same way again

What improved productivity the most when employees in one government agency began working from home during the pandemic? It was ergonomic chairs and dual screens said the agency’s CIO at a recent ITWC

Published on: June 4th, 2020 Jim Love

Managing Staff Working from Home – Phase 2, The Basics Are Covered, so What’s Next?

So you are over the first phase of managing the Work From Home (WFH) initiative for your employees. This was done in crisis mode with little preparation just to meet the short term

Published on: May 7th, 2020 Catherine Aczel Boivie