IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company, backed by over a century of business and systems innovation. IBMers are dedicated to world-changing progress and building new ways to outthink challenges in a world where cognitive intelligence is infused into the systems and processes that help improve business and society. IBM Canada is headquartered in Markham, Ontario, and has nationwide responsibilities for sales, marketing and service. Canada is also home to IBM’s largest microelectronics packaging and test facility in Bromont, Quebec and the largest software development organization in the country, with sites in Markham, London and Ottawa, Ontario; Edmonton, Alberta; and Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company’s mission is to provide enterprise customers with a world-class software platform and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
One of North America’s premier marketing and analytical services companies, Environics Analytics helps customers turn data and analytics into insight, strategy and results. Established in 2003, EA offers the full range of analytical services—from data supplier to strategic consultancy—and provides authoritative reports, software and modelling approaches to solve business challenges. Its team of 120 marketers, modellers and geographers help organizations identify their business problems, develop data-driven solutions and achieve success along every phase of their analytics journey. EA is a member of the Environics group, a unique alliance of companies dedicated to providing intelligent research, analytics and communications.
SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 75,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
When it comes to analytics, it’s not just how advanced the technology is that matters; it’s how far it can advance your organization. SAS offers advanced analytics infused with cutting-edge, innovative algorithms that can help you solve even your most intractable problems. Gain new insights. Make the best decisions possible. And unearth opportunities you would otherwise miss.
Indellient, a Top Canadian ICT and Profit500 company, empowers businesses to meet and exceed their critical business and technology objectives. As part of our data and analytics services, we help you derive actionable insights from multiple, large data sets with advanced data and analysis methodologies, innovative storytelling visualization techniques, and technology partners who maximize value.
Whether it’s determining strategic actions, improving business performance, enhancing customer experience, measuring marketing effectiveness or simply finding better ways to reach your goals, we have the tools and expertise to get you there.
Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) at the York University offers a15-day program -Masters Certificate in Analytics Leadership that is the first of its kind, developed with the business leader in mind. Organizations and leaders have access to vast amounts of data, but rarely know how to leverage it for better results. This tailored program provides an introduction to the concepts of Big Data and Predictive Analytics delivered within a Leadership framework. Designed for professionals who want to learn how to interpret, analyze, communicate and present data with confidence.
The program consists of three modules, each of which can be taken stand alone or when combined, award the Masters Certificate.
To find more information, please contact 1-800-667-9380
or visit www.seec.schulich.yorku.ca
The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) is a Canadian not-for-profit association representing all aspects of the market intelligence and survey research industry, including social research, competitive intelligence, data mining, insight, and knowledge management. Members include over 1,800 practitioners, small to large research houses, and the many buyers of research services, such as financial institutions, major retailers, insurance companies and manufacturers. The industry accounts for almost three quarters of a billion dollars in market research activities annually.
The MRIA was founded on November 21, 2004, after the membership of the three Canadian associations representing the industry voted overwhelmingly in favour of merging. The newly-created body, which began operations on January 1, 2005, presents a unified voice for the industry; pulling together all of the products and services formerly offered to the public and the respective members of the now dissolved Canadian Association of Market Research Organizations (CAMRO), the Canadian Survey Research Council (CSRC) and the Professional Marketing Research Society (PMRS).
The Information Resource Management Association of Canada is a non-profit, vendor independent association of information management and business professionals.
Our primary objective is to provide a forum for members to exchange information, experiences and promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information and data as a key enterprise asset.
Purpose of the Association
1. To supply to our members current information in the field of information management.
2. To encourage and promote a professional attitude among members in their pursuit of the discipline of information management and in their relations to others similarly engaged.
3. To facilitate a community environment for members to develop and enrich their professional network.
4. To foster a greater understanding of the vital business role of information management and the enterprise value of well managed information assets among executives, the public, and the members of the Association.
5. To promote information management education.
6. To maintain close liaison with the vendors and developers of information management software, equipment and services and to co-operate with all organizations affected directly or indirectly by the Association.
As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally. A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors. A member-driven not-for-profit, ITAC has served as the authoritative national voice of the $150 billion ICT industry for 60 years.
CIO Dive provides news and original analysis on the latest happenings in IT. Our mission is to provide busy CIOs with a bird’s-eye-view of the industry in 60 seconds. With a mobile-optimized daily email newsletter, website, and app, CIO Dive keeps you informed on the go. You’ll get coverage of topics such as IT strategy, infrastructure, software, security, big data, and more.
‘D’ of Things is a blog devoted to all things data and its value: big and small. From analytics to the internet of things, the blog provides comments, opinion and content all around the data management industry, occasionally rants on other related topics.
Martech World is a blog aiming to simplify marketing technologies for new age digital marketers. Marketing has become a technology-powered discipline, and therefore marketing organizations must infuse data analytics and automation into their DNA. Martech World helps marketers choose the best technology available for Content Strategy, Web Experience Management, Usability/Design, Mobile Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media, Targeting & Optimization, Content Marketing, Marketing Automation, Analytics & Data and much, much more!