Northern Commerce One of Five North American Agencies Shortlisted For Google Award

Northern Commerce, a Canadian leader in the digital industry, has been shortlisted for the North American Google Premier Partner Mobile Innovation Award. The award recognizes outstanding mobile innovation, which Northern achieved with its client Oxford Learning Centres. Google Premier Partner Awards celebrate innovation, excellence, and leadership in digital marketing across the world. Northern Commerce is one of three Canadian…

Digital Dackel Inc. and Dr. Simone Burel Partnership to Develop Gender Decoder

Digital Dackel Inc. (DD) and Linguistische Unternehmenskommunikation (LU) have entered into a partnership for a new project in sociolinguistic data mining. The project focuses on finding conspicuous words in corporate documents and aims to inform companies about potential challenges while at the same time proactively offering alternatives. Examples include male and female encoded words in…

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Esri Startup Antris Launches Lone-Worker Safety Solution

Antris, one of the first Canadian companies to join the Esri Startup Program, has launched AntrisPRO, a cloud application that helps organizations increase the safety of travelling, work-alone and at-risk employees. The application uses ArcGIS, Esri’s leading geographic information system (GIS) platform, to enable real-time mapping updates of employee locations. Antris allows workers to check…

Drone Commercialization: The Sky is the Limit

This guest blog post was written by Jaclyn Longo, an Analyst at Propel. Propel is located at Western University and is part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program. The centre provides co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, events and acts as an advocate for local youth-based (aged 18-29) startups in the community. For more information, visit propel.uwo.ca. Drone Commercialization: The…

When Jobs Get Done by Workers Nearby

This is a cross-posted blog written by Cyrus Nambakhsh. The original post can be found here. Learn more about Nearjobs here. It has been noted that 40% of American workforce populace will be outsourcing and freelancing by 2020. The most recent two decades have facilitated two phenomena that have changed radically. The two phenomena include the rise…