What exactly is AI?  

We used to think of artificial intelligence (AI) as the stuff of science fiction. And it was often evil, especially in the movies. Remember HAL, the mad sentient computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey? Or Proteus IV from Demon Seed, whose goal was to create a flesh body for itself by forcibly impregnating the wife […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS


IBM launches Innovation Space  

IBM Canada celebrated the official opening of its Innovation Space for entrepreneurs and startups this month. The goal of this initiative is to provide startups and entrepreneurs with the resources needed to scale up their development, specifically, cloud and cognitive technology from IBM as well as a considerable amount of in-house expertise. The Innovation Space […]

Organizational Intelligence  

This book is about the history of a business technology. Specifically, it traces the emergence and evolution of analytics software. More specifically, it is the story of the growth and success of one of the leading companies in the field – Information Builders (IB), as written by one of its co-founders and CEO, Gerald Cohen, […]

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Ziv Schierau, head of national accounts for Canada, OpenTable

Plugging in to customer experience  

It wasn’t that long ago that Google Maps became the go to plug-in for business websites. The fact you could “find us” with a mere click of a button revolutionized the customer experience. That initial offering seems like child’s play compared to the features that are available today. Those same maps not only provide locations […]