The telecoms boom and subsequent bust in Canada impacted many Malaysian Canadians, and made others more self-aware of their role in both labour markets, influencing their cultural identities and social outlook. Sara Nabila Harris recounts her story of what it is to be Malaysian Canadian in these times.
North America’s retail sector is fraught with bankruptcies and store closings, picking up a steady growth in e-commerce. Canada’s retail landscape is healthy and thriving, and will only succeed with more innovation, disruption and customer-centricity.
Jobs might be scarce, job matches might not feel right, and even after attending numerous job fairs you might feel disappointed, whether as a job seeker or employer. Here is career catalyst Luki Danukarjanto’s blueprint for what job fairs in the future will bring.
The steady rise of podcasting has shown similar adoption patterns across North America. This article details features and evaluation metrics that differentiate podcasting from other media, urging brands and advertisers to invest in growing their share of voice in podcasting.
There are many caveats to consider in adopting a CRM system from both user experience and business objectives standpoints, in this age of data abundance and AI solutions. Vivian Chak writes her perspective and advice for all those seeking to maximize their ROI and reputation.
By Digital Health Canada Attendance at the second annual Driving the Future of Digital Health conference was more than twice as high as the previous year’s, with over 200 Ontario digital health professionals converging at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto to connect with and learn from speakers, panelists, exhibitors, and one another. Digital Health Canada’s … Continue reading Driving the Future of Digital Health 2018
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By Arundati Dandapani, December 2016, MRIA Innovation Blog Winner, December 2014 Big data is how retail behemoth Amazon disrupted book publishing. Did publishers need to become the contact point for retail and aggregate data in order to keep their margins […]