Winners and losers: Liberal government’s picks for $950 million in supercluster funding

Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) Navdeep Bains announced the winners of the $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative on Thursday morning. There were nine consortia of businesses, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

AI might be cutting edge, but the way it’s implemented shouldn’t be, execs say

Artificial intelligence (AI) might be the latest tool in the enterprise software toolbox, but at heart it's solving the same problems enterprises have always faced, and should be implemented in an equally timeless

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why Moneris CMO Jeff Guthrie believes AI won’t replace human salespeople

Jeff Guthrie knows technology is changing how sales are conducted - he just doesn't believe it can replace human salespeople entirely, or even more than a small fraction. As CMO of Canada's largest

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

IBM marks more than 100,000 patents in 25 years with cloud, cyber security enhancements

The inventors who serve as the backbone of International Business Machines Corp. passed a significant milestone this year, and a diverse array of fields including artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud, and cyber security

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Consumers expect smartphones to shoot VR within 5 years, don’t want AI taking over customer service

Even the world's most forward-thinking consumers are freaked out by the idea of human customer service being overtaken by machines, according to the latest Ericsson consumer trends report. Based on an online survey

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood


Tech CEO on the employee experience and why it’s never too late to digitally transform

TORONTO - A big trend in digital transformation is on the customer experience side of things, but according to the CEO of Avanade, businesses and organizations have to remember the employee experience as

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

First Canadian firm joins Nvidia partner program to build enterprise AI

Toronto is quickly becoming one of the most prominent artificial intelligence research hubs on the planet, and a Toronto-based company has become the first Canadian partner of Nvidia Corporation, a US-based technology company

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Focus on evolving business models in 2018, VMware execs tell partners

2018 is quickly approaching and companies are preparing for what seems like the inevitable digital transformation of their businesses. In the second part of our two-part Q&A, CDN spoke with VMware's vice president

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – The text message turns 25, Google’s AI creates an AI child, Ford is testing bionic exoskeletons

The text message celebrates a milestone birthday, Google’s AI built its own AI child, and Ford workers are testing superstrong exoskeletons.   Trending on Facebook is the 25th anniversary of the first text

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is AI the next Gold Rush?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) may still be considered a future trend, but if you believe any of the research group’s forecasts from Gartner or Forrester AI will be in almost every piece of software

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality could be repealed in the US, Google is tracking Android users

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to repeal net neutrality, Google is collecting location data from Android users behind the scenes, and RBC is opening an artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal.  

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo launches new AI initiatives, products to boost customer productivity

Digital transformation is crucial for companies wanting to grow in the modern business ecosystem, and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) can help with that. Lenovo has announced two new partnerships with postsecondary

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Demystifying AI for channel partners: New C4 Webinar

Not too long ago, “AI” was little more than a film title to most people. In terms of a description, you might have gotten the odd tech-savvy individual talking a bit about intelligent

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Glenn Weir