Cloud-based ERP levels the playing field for retailers

It makes a lot of sense that Oracle wants to buy NetSuite given its cloud-centric strategy, as the smaller company considers itself...

November 3rd, 2016 Gary Hilson

Thinking like a customer: Your cognitive future in the retail industry

Thinking like a customer: Your cognitive future in the retail industry

Over the past decade, emergence of technology-enabled “smarter consumers” has upended traditional retail business models. Many retailers have tried to...

May 12th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

The IoT-enabled, Telus Fleet Tracker solution

Report: Only half of Canadian businesses are getting hooked on IoT, but those that do see an ROI

Businesses that dip a toe into the water of the Internet of Things (IoT) are likely to take a second...

May 4th, 2016 Gary Hilson


Cybercriminals are a motivated, patient lot: how the end-to-end data theft cycle keeps on rolling

While the media is resplendent with articles covering security breaches due to hacks, malware and ransomware, rarely does it cover...

April 27th, 2016 Gary Hilson

FEATURE predictions, crystal ball THINKSTOCK

Did 2015 unfold as Forrester Research predicted?

It’s common practice for research firms to make predictions as a way to kick off the year. Last January, Forrester...

January 28th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Adobe Marketing Cloud

Adobe unveils new enhancements for Marketing Cloud

As an increasing number of consumers demand a more digital-friendly shopping environment, Adobe is updating its cloud offerings in a...

January 21st, 2016 ITWorldCanada.com staff

Dandy Lab in London, England worked with Cisco to implement a number of IoT technologies to encourage shoppers to interact with products and displays.

Retailers turn to enterprise tech and IoT to enhance in-store shopping experience

Brick and mortar retail is not dead despite the growth of e-commerce – even Amazon has a physical store now...

January 21st, 2016 Gary Hilson


Canadian retailers brace IT for Black Friday’s ‘surge event’

Black Friday may have started as an American tradition, but now it is has established itself as a shopper’s holiday...

November 27th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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Canadian Tire’s Eugene Roman on positive design, retail innovation and why ‘IT’ is obsolete

This might seem a bit awkward at first: Eugene Roman has won a CanadianCIO of the Year Award, even though...

November 18th, 2015 Shane Schick