Articles By Brian Jackson

BBM on Apple Watch

BlackBerry picks fight with Twilio, opens up BBM Enterprise to developers

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. is opening up its BBM Enterprise cloud services to developers with a subscription-based software development kit...

February 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

PayPal’s first Slack bot supports peer-to-peer money transfer

Online payments platform PayPal is launching its first Slack bot, allowing users to send money between PayPal accounts without leaving...

February 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Take back control

RCMP turns to AI to help rescue victims of child sexual exploitation

For the RCMP investigators working at the Canadian Police Centre for Missing and Exploited Children who face the grim task...

February 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson
World Quality Report - Feature

Digital transformation is disrupting quality assurance too: Capgemini

Digital transformation is creating challenges in quality assurance and testing operations for many CIOs as they find a tension between...

February 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - youth meeting

Cyber security is the new electoral reform as Trudeau gives new mandate

Canada's Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould has a new mandate to focus on defending against cyber security threats to...

February 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson
whiteboard writing, IT, risk assessment, security,

Most enterprises lack risk strategy, fear damage to reputation: Ponemon Institute

After seeing the names of other corporations dragged through the mud in headlines following a security breach, more than six...

February 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson
Xerox - Managed Print Services

Xerox brings Canadian exec back from U.S. to helm northern division

After serving a stint south of the border, Xerox Corp. veteran and channel chief John Corley will be coming home...

January 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Upskill AR wearables Skylight platfform

How GE spurred augmented reality pilots with an internal ‘Wearables Challenge’

General Electic Corp.'s Vice-President of Manufacturing Industries Paul Boris doesn't discriminate when it comes to using augmented reality (AR) headsets...

January 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Nymi Band in the workplace

Toronto firm’s authentication wearable sees first enterprise deployments

Toronto-based Nymi Inc. has closed a deal that will see its wearable devices deployed in an enterprise setting for the first...

January 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Documentum is now OpenText

OpenText completes Documentum acquisition to become largest ECM vendor

Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText Corp. has completed its acquisition of Dell EMC's enterprise content division, also purchasing the Documentum brand for...

January 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson