With social media, numbers don’t matter; people do

People use social media to connect with friends, family and people of similar interests while social media experts focus on racking up numbers. Firms are coming to grips with the fact that the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2014 Max Spindle

Ten Steps to building a Social Business from IBM

According to IBM, social business is transforming the way enterprises work to better capitalize on our most valuable resource: people. Recently Big Blue outlined a ten step plan to build a social business.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 CDN Staff

Hurray for social media: The Oscars go mobile

Canadian movie fans watching the Oscars this weekend will have their smartphones close at hand. A survey of more than 500 Canadians by IDC Canada found that smartphones are changing how people watch

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Social media trends driving results for SMBs

Investments of time and resources in social media marketing are pay investments for small businesses, according to a new infographic. Released by Score, a nonprofit association in the U.S. that works to support

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 CDN Staff

Analyst says IBM’s social consulting shouldn’t worry channel

ORLANDO – IBM has announced that it is building a global consulting practice that offers business strategy, design and data expertise. The new IBM Interactive Experience offers a suite of services that bring

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Four trends that will keep you up at night

1st Trend - Cloud 2.0 - Vendor Challenges Enterprise customers are starting to invest in various types of VoIP, UC and storage cloud solutions, but customers and vendors are struggling with: Too many technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2014 Roberta Fox

Bankable leadership: Engineer ownership and leave the dictatorship to Napoleon

The following is the fourth excerpt from New York Times best-selling author and executive coach Dr. Tasha Eurich’s new book Bankable Leadership.   Engineering ownership is the second approach to treating your people like adults. When

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2014 Tasha Eurich

BlackBerry looks to continue BBM momentum with BBM Channels

While turmoil may swirl in the upper ranks at Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry, the vendor’s BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) team has managed to snag some momentum, and it hopes to keep that momentum

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

NetSuite enhances social offering with new acquisition

Just this week, NetSuite Inc. acquired Kitchener, Ont.-based human capital management (HCM) software vendor TribeHR. But unlike most deals where the technology and the talent would leave the area, NetSuite plans to expand its footprint in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto


Xerox is building a sarcasm detector? That’s a great idea

If there’s one thing citizens of the modern age know, it’s hard to detect tone in an e-mail. If my boss really mad at me, or am I reading too much into this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The NSA and social media

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) isn’t doing much more than any red-blooded, we’re-in-this for-the-money cloud service or social media organization is doing. They’re scrounging through all the information that just happens to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2013 Max Spindle


What does Facebook success mean to social business?

Facebook Inc. had a good week by Wall Street standards with a surge of about 28 per cent. Facebook's stock price is still behind its initial public offering, but that should not be a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto