By Backbone Staff | October 15, 2013 10:15 AM | Categories: Tech events
Canadian Digital Media Network is looking for 10 Canadian companies. With Brazil recently surpassing China as the seventh largest domestic IT industry in the world, and host to the upcoming World Cup & 2016 Summer Olympics, the opportunity for Canadian companies to connect with the Brazil market couldn't be greater.
By Backbone Staff | September 12, 2013 1:45 AM | Categories: Tech events
Gamification—the use of game-design elements for applications in retail, education, healthcare and other applications—isn’t all just fun and play.
By Backbone Staff | September 6, 2013 4:30 AM | Categories: Tech events
Speakers at the Canadian Wireless Trade Show taking place in Toronto, Ontario on September 25-26 will be covering a wide range of topics relevant to the wireless industry. Their live seminars are free if you register as an attendee for the Canadian Wireless Trade Show.
By University Waterloo | September 3, 2013 8:32 AM | Categories: Tech events
Whether it’s a learning module or a user engaging with a system, the authoritarian process of trying to shape and influence the user’s path with a definitive goal has its limits, says Stephen P. Anderson
, keynote speaker at Gamification 2013
The C100 in conjunction with the Canadian Consulate of San Francisco and Palo Alto invite 20 Canadian startups twice a year to Silicon Valley for 48 hours. Applications are now open!
The 4th Annual GROW conference
in Vancouver gets going today with an interesting and diverse line-up of speakers including Tobias Lütke of Shopify, Danae Ringelmann of IndieGoGo and Oleg Gutsol of 500px.
A company that makes a fast, non-invasive and painless test for breast cancer risk management took home top honours as the grand-prize winner of RIC Centre
’s Innovator Idol 2013, which the organization calls a hybrid of Dragon’s Den
and American Idol
Canadians are ingenious. We have built our nation through the innovative adoption of various waves of technology from the canoe right through to Twitter. Enterprises and public organizations have been particularly adept at using technology to achieve business outcomes or enhance the operations of society.
By Backbone Staff | June 27, 2013 11:45 AM | Categories: Tech events
ITAC's Ingenious Awards Program in 2013 will celebrate the achievements of Canadian organizations that have demonstrated excellence and innovation in their use of information and communications technology (ICT).
While attending Dell’s Enterprise Forum in San Jose this week, it was immediately obvious that Dell is serious about repositioning itself as an enterprise IT vendor. Dell greeters throughout the event sported bright green T-shirts with clever sayings such as “Fibre keeps my network moving,” “Wearer carries no cache,” “I’m with the bandwidth” and -- my personal favourite -- “I’m too hot to swap.”
By Backbone Staff | May 30, 2013 5:15 AM | Categories: Tech events
World-class speakers descended on downtown Toronto to join business and tech leaders from across the country and around the world at the CDMN Canada 3.0 2013
Suneet Singh Tuli explains the origin of Datawind's products; a vision for equality in education. After the first product presentation to the Indian government in 2003, the format of the product evolved substantially: from television add-on to tablet bundled with free Internet access! Videoed at CDMN Canada 3.0 in May 2013.
The Canada 3.0 conference wrapped up last week in Toronto with the announcement of the four winners of its inaugural CDMN Moonshot awards. The winners are:
By Backbone Staff | May 9, 2013 5:00 AM | Categories: Tech events
World-class keynotes, breakout sessions and workshops and mentoring opportunities are all good reasons for startups and mid-sized companies to attend CDMN Canada 3.0 2013
. And there will be a chance to connect with exciting ventures such as Side by Side, Girls in Tech and Startup Drinks.
By Glen Farrelly | April 2, 2013 1:15 PM | Categories: Tech events
Yesterday was the second and final day of the Digital Media Summit
conference in Toronto. I recapped my highlights from the first day of the conference on Webslinger
and the Twitter feed has useful highlights
By Glen Farrelly | March 21, 2013 5:45 AM | Categories: Tech events
I haven’t been to an industry conference in a long while, so it was refreshing to move from (generally stuffy) academic conferences to hear about the invigorating realm of digital media in the real world at today's Digital Media Summit
How can an established well-proven process be a liability to business productivity? Mateen Greenway deals with this perplexing question and others that business innovators face in today's technology climate.