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Trend Micro Looks Deeper at the Deep Web

By Lawrence Cummer  |  Categories: Trends
CBS’s new TV show CSI: Cyber is busy scaring the bejeezus out of Internet-using grandparents everywhere, but how real a threat is the Deep Web—often called the “dark net” by that show’s fictional FBI agents—and just how deep does it go? » read more
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Backbone Launches ‘Ask the Expert’ Feature

By Backbone Staff  |  Categories: Business innovation Trends
Backbone has recently added a new website widget called Ask the Expert. This is a place for you to share queries with us on the topics of technology and innovation on different themes each month, such as hosted phone services, cloud computing, high speed Internet, security and outsourcing. » read more
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Three Questions to Ask for Your Organization’s Change Management Strategy

By Eric Kimberling  |  Categories: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
In our 2014 Clash of the Titans Report, we outline a quantifiable comparison of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics – the leading ERP vendors in the industry. While this report has helped numerous organizations evaluate and select among these leading ERP systems, it does not necessarily address the role of organizational change management and it’s effect on successful ERP implementations.
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Keeping it Real - RE/MAX's Mobile Marketing Strategy Has Curbside Appeal

By Glen Farrelly  |  Categories: Mobility Sales and marketing
I recently blogged about RE/MAX's recent mobile media when I saw one of their ads emphasizing that "No App Required". I was so impressed with how forward thinking this approach is that I contacted RE/MAX to find out more about their campaign and their motivations. 
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Is Voicemail Dead? Not If We Can Help It

By Matthew Leppanen  |  Categories: Trends
Business news outlets in the last few weeks were abuzz about the fact that megabank JPMorgan Chase & Co. was cutting voicemail service for most of its consumer bank employees in what was being dubbed as voicemail’s demise.

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I Lost My Mind When I Forgot My Mobile Device

By Glen Farrelly  |  Categories: Mobility Security
I was in a hurry yesterday to get out of the door and I forgot to grab my smartphone from its charger. I was on the TTC bus before I noticed its absence. Panic! I needed it! » read more

You’re on Your Own: How the Government Wants Canadians To Sacrifice Their Personal Security

By Michael Geist  |  Categories: Security Technology law
Another week, another revelation originating from the seemingly unlimited trove of Edward Snowden documents. Last week, the CBC reported that Canada was among several countries whose surveillance agencies actively exploited security vulnerabilities in a popular mobile web browser used by hundreds of millions of people.
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How to Satisfy Savvy, Connected Canadians

By Brad Fisher  |  Categories: Trends
Primus recently teamed up with Ryerson University’s start-up incubator DMZ on a comprehensive national online survey entitled Canadians & Their Connected Devices: How the Internet of Things is Changing our Lives.
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Edsby Adds Office 365 Integration

By Lawrence Cummer  |  Categories: eLearning Trends

Edsby,winner of Backbone’s 2013 Innovation Campaign, this week extended its software to integrate with Microsoft’s Office 365, making it easier for K-12 teachers, parents and students using Microsoft’s cloud-based solutions.

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Four IT Challenges You Don’t Want to Face Alone

By Eric Kimberling  |  Categories: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rapidly evolving technology trends and their associated organizational and operational impacts can be overwhelming. It is nearly impossible to constantly keep up to date with this ever-changing landscape–making the job of today’s CIO so difficult. Proving why leveraging outside expertise can be so beneficial. » read more

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