managed security services

How B2B Companies Outsource Managed Security Services

As security staff gets increasingly overwhelmed preparing for compliance audits and managing security incidents, B2B companies have started to ask about outsourcing managed security services. A recent report from analyst firm IDC found that Canadian organizations will become more reliant on third-party SaaS and managed security services by 2019. And Canadian chief information security officers (CISOs) will […]

monetizing data

Monetizing Data: Turning Data into Profit-Driven Strategies and Solutions

The explosion of information is accelerating. This can be seen in our everyday use of emails, online searches, text messages, blog posts, and postings on Facebook and YouTube. The amount of data being created and captured is staggering. It is flooding corporate walls and is only getting worse  as the next big explosion is already […]

web true.0

Web True.0: Why the Internet and Digital Ethnography Hold the Key to Answering the Questions That Traditional Research Can’t

In 1961 Henri Matisse’s masterpiece, “Le Bateau,” was hung in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Since Matisse died in 1954, he was not available to see this particular piece displayed in one of the world’s most reputed and respected art institutions. Which is unfortunate when you consider that the curator of the […]

unified communications

Why UCaaS Supports the Modern B2B Employee Better than Traditional Business Phone Systems

Today’s workforce is forever changed by technology, which is reflected in a new way of communicating. People spend their days in multitasking mode, whether at home, work or anywhere in between, and are in constant contact via mobile devices and the countless applications that accompany them. B2B employees, especially millennials who are rapidly entering the […]

cloud operations

10 Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Moving Operations to the Cloud

The vast majority of enterprise CIOs will say they will be transitioning legacy IT operations to cloud environments within the next few years. When asked why they’re making the move, what their cloud architecture will look like once implemented, or how those environments will be managed internally, and the answers grow decidedly more complex. Featuring […]

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Marketers Should Embrace, Not Fear, Artificial Intelligence

The world of marketing is awash with conversations on emerging technologies, apps, and innovations that will disrupt the way we do things. In 2017 one specific topic dominates the conversation: artificial intelligence. So what is the role of artificial intelligence in technology, society, and our future. Mark Schaefer, marketing consultant and best-selling author, sums up […]

blockchain

The Blockchain: Google Docs of the Global Economy

If you’re new to the blockchain concept, you’re not alone. It sounds more complex than it really is. However, the impact that the blockchain will have on digitally transforming the global economy will be dramatic. From banks to fintech, e-commerce to self-service, the blockchain is redefining (and disrupting) the way we transmit value to each […]

tech stack

Building a Better Tech Stack: A Panel Discussion at #RevSummit17

Who better to ask about building the optimal technology stack for your B2B enterprise than executives who’ve done it themselves? One of the more popular sessions at day 2 of Revenue Summit 2017 featured Edison Partners CMO Kelly Ford moderating a panel discussion on building tech stacks, starring McKesson head of digital marketing and technologies […]

cloud-based unified communications

Questions B2B Companies Should Ask Before Moving to Cloud-Based Unified Communications

According to Gartner, there has been a 6.6% decline in premises-based revenue over the last five years. Rather than simply replacing aging premise-based phone systems with newer ones, B2B businesses have been steadily adopting unified communications (UC) and the migration to the cloud.  These businesses are looking for mobility, flexibility and more efficient ways to […]

dxagents

DXagents Consortium Targets Digital Transformation in Canada

Alliance of 9 organizations kicks off DXagents program; aims to help Canadian businesses become more globally competitive by embracing digital technology TORONTO, Feb. 23 – Today marks the launch of DXagents, a first-of-its-kind national digital transformation accelerator comprised of business leaders and technologists from leading private, public and not-for-profit organizations in Canada. The year-long partnership between Deloitte, SAP, Amazon Web Services, Intel, SUSE, CIO […]