Tech CEO says consumerization of experiences coming to the workforce

TORONTO - As work becomes ever more mobile, how can businesses find the right balance between working remotely or in a physical space? As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000,

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Avanade CEO on how businesses can tackle the skills gap and accrue talent

TORONTO - Every business dipping its toe into the digital age is worrying about the skills gap. So what can they do to tackle that gap and accrue talent? As a senior leader  of

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

System integrator pushing AI to the masses

System integrator Avanade is embracing artificial intelligence (AI)  in 2017, and it believes that you should be too. In its Technology Vision 2017, Avanade took a look at an increasingly over-saturated mobile market and

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Will the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft announces channel-based Surface for enterprise initiative

Microsoft today announced a new effort to bring Windows 10 to more workplaces using its Surface tablets and through the channel. For the Surface Enterprise Initiative, the software giant has partnered with HP, Accenture and

Published on: September 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

Companies believe email and social media alone make a digital workplace: Survey

Think your company is a digital workplace? Think again. A new survey conducted by IT consulting firm Avanade shows that companies believe employee engagement impacts the bottom line, yet are unwilling to invest

Published on: August 11th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian business still looking for channel help on Windows Server 2003 migration

While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on the soon

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Selling to the Line of Business

It's not every day that you are told you no longer matter. For Ted Maulucci, this is exactly what happened when, at a CIO summit, a sponsoring vendor walked in the room. “We don’t care what you’ve

Published on: March 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Avanade lays IT foundations for condo developer

For anyone who has ever considered real estate in the Greater Toronto Area, there's one name that has likely popped up consistently. At this very moment, Tridel Corporation, possibly the biggest condo builder in

Published on: March 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

ScanSource settles dispute with former channel partner

More than a year and a half after POS distributor ScanSource Inc. sued former channel partner Avanade Inc., the latter has agreed to pay $15 million in damages in a settlement that was

Published on: November 10th, 2014 Dave Yin

Microsoft recruits partners to focus on verticals with Dynamics AX

ATLANTA - Microsoft's partners community got an encouraging signal they remain an integral part of the business model at this year's Convergence conference, as the Redmond-based software giant trumpeted the success of a

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

B2B buyers will pay more for better customer experience: report

A new survey by technology solutions and managed services provider Avanade on the changing sales process and buying patterns of business and IT decision-makers found that consumerization is changing how enterprise buyers make

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras