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ParticipAction launches a data-driven mobile app

The non-profit is using data to serve personalized recommendations to help users reach their fitness goals.

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IBM brings Watson to the masses

The company addresses a major hurdle to AI adoption by letting its platform run on any cloud platform.

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Warby Parker adds AR to its app

The new function gives customers the ability to try on frames from the online-first eyewear retailer.

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KPMG names new digital and technology head

Armughan Ahmad brings global experience to help the firm expand its digital transformation services.

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Are Canadian companies putting off data security?

A survey shows that despite AI investment going up, companies may not be prepared for the security responsibilities it brings.

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The executive guide to artificial intelligence

From freeing data to starting small, Rubikloud’s CEO Kerry Liu on the best approaches to deploying AI.

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The Boundless School creates a chatbot with attitude

As a part of a recruitment campaign, the bot aims to screen would-be teachers for their ability to handle snarky teeens.

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Cannvas to add AR to its kiosks

Partnering with NexTech, the cannabis tech company looks to add more features to its in-retail education platform.

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Salesforce debuts personalized shopping tools

The company aims to provide services more associated with ecommerce across different retail channels.

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TD rolls out its AI chatbot

Dubbed Clari, the tool helps customers discover insights about their spending through a conversational platform.

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Borealis AI adds to its leadership team

Kathryn Hume will find new uses for the lab’s research within RBC and work to “increase its brand profile.”

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MOY 2019: Jill Schoolenberg’s slam dunk

The GoDaddy VP transforms sports figurines and cozy pajamas into a long-term strategy for the Canadian market.

Accenture Opens Canada Innovation Hub in Toronto to Help Clients Reimagine Their Businesses for the Digital Economy

Inside Accenture’s first Canadian innovation hub

How the new “co-innovation” space will work with the consultancy’s other offerings to bridge the adoption gap.

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What does the new year hold for smart technology?

Deloitte’s annual TMT report delves into the forces shaping smart speakers and AI in the year ahead.

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Strategy Tech’s most read stories of 2018

From smart homes to helping meet adoption hurdles, here’s what our readers were most interested in this year.