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Skincare line moves to cloud with help from solution provider

Spa and skincare brand Skoah created its products by drawing on feedback from actual skincare trainers and coaches. The company’s philosophy is unlike others in the skincare field. The Vancouver-based Skoah provides more

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CNN partners with IT vendor for new data app for U.S. election

The worldwide leader in 24-hour news Cable News Network (CNN) has enlisted CA Technologies to ensure all of its news services whether it’s on cable TV, satellite TV, radio, online or on a

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Toronto Raptors recruit IBM to build ‘digital war room’

During the grand opening of the BioSteel Centre, Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors guaranteed that an National Basketball Association (NBA) championship would come one day to the city.

Published on: February 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sobeys is rolling out online grocery shopping with delivery

Update: A Sobeys spokesperson said that the company has not announced a date for the service launch. After a long day at the office, the last thing anyone wants to do is fight

Published on: February 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

American Airlines’ decade-long haphazard approach to digitization actually helped mobility take off

What does it take to digitize an entire airline?  Time, apparently, and heaps upon heaps of devices. At the inaugural SOTI Sync conference in Toronto, Greg Perley, senior infrastructure team lead at American

Published on: November 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Hockey fans can now score Wi-Fi at home of Montreal Canadiens

At the Bell Centre in Montreal, the stands are packed. It's the Leafs versus the Canadiens. As the players come onto the field, the fans cheer, smartphones in hand, snapping away.  They're documenting their attendance

Published on: October 8th, 2015 Dave Yin

Concrete no barrier to connectivity for Buffalo Bills fans

The way Mark Liskey describes it, outfitting an entire stadium with Wi-Fi with a target capacity of 140,000 simultaneous connections isn't quite the same as hooking up an office. That's exactly what the senior

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Securing history: The story of the Vatican Library going digital

LAS VEGAS - Luciano Ammenti has a boss unlike any other. The CIO of the Vatican Library reports directly to Pope Francis. Ammenti described his relationship with Pope Francis as similar to any

Published on: September 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP’s latest solution provides real-time play analytics to WTA tennis pros

For diehard tennis fans, it may come as a surprise that those that love watching at home may actually know more about the game underway than the players and coaches. This is because unlike viewers,

Published on: August 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Infographic: Calgary Police sheds light on growing need for video storage

Ever wonder how and how much video surveillance data is stored by the police?  A recent infographic from the Calgary Police Service may shed light into the practice. The force, which is piloting the

Published on: August 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

IT provider deploys Roaring Penguin secure messaging with compliance

Netrepid, an IT services company that provides collocation, infrastructure, and application hosting services for a wide range of industries, is based in Harrisburg, Penn. The industries they serve, such as healthcare, finance, education,

Published on: August 6th, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Surrey, BC becomes first city to deploy IBM Watson

One of Canada's most intelligent cities just got a whole lot smarter. Surrey, BC says it has become the first city to deploy IBM Watson's natural language capabilities. The purpose is actually quite

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

Subaru deploys app to streamline inventory, enable BYOD

While many companies continue to wring their hands over BYOD, others are diving right in. Subaru Canada is among the latest companies to do so.  Over the course of about a year, the company,

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

Beck’s new app offers riders Uber-like experience at traditional taxi prices

To Kristine Hubbard, no one outside of the taxi industry understands the taxi business. Take, for example, the issue of high fare costs.  The operations manager at Beck Taxi said that, with many

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Scotiabank banking on data analytics

DALLAS - Imagine signing up for a bank loyalty travel card and finding out on your out of country vacation that you been locked out from using the card because you were travelling.

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Nestor Arellano