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Walmart Canada’s CIO offers an alternative to the ROI-only focus in retail IT

With the rise of online shopping, mobile payments, the advent of wearables and the Internet of Things, it must be...

April 28th, 2015 Shane Schick

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The West Edmonton Mall’s CIO discusses the way forward for retail experiences

In most shopping malls, walking up to the store directory map remains a pretty analog experience. Even if the map...

February 10th, 2015 Shane Schick

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New payment card security standard won’t stop data breaches: Expert

In eight weeks the long-awaited Payment Card Industry data security standard 3.0 takes effect. But already security experts are warning...

November 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Canadian Tire money goes digital for analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS -- As loyalty programs go, the iconic Canadian Tire money is hard to beat. Good as cash at any...

October 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Peering into the future of IT

Peering into the future of IT

ORLANDO – Worldwide IT spending is projected to surpass US$2.9 trillion in 2015 – a 3.9 per cent increase from...

October 20th, 2014 Jim Love

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Are most Canadian companies willing to “roll the dice” on data breaches?

We roll our eyes when news reports reveal another data breach, but maybe we shouldn’t be surprised: A privacy lawyer...

September 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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No short-cuts to IT security, Canadian retailers warned

Retailers around the world are reeling from an avalanche of data thefts this year, leaving many paralyzed about what to...

September 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Finalists for ITAC awards released

A telehealth service for Canada's north, a cloud archiving system and tablet-based consumer survey solution for retailers are among the 19...

September 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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When meeting the IT security standard isn’t enough

There's a price to be paid for organizations that aren't on the leading edge of security -- they usually get...

September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon