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Workday focuses on machine learning to analyze business skills and trends

Las Vegas – Continuing to build on last year, software as a service (SaaS) vendor Workday Inc. has announced more machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions for its human capital management (HCM) system with a focus on predictive analytics and new ways to analyze important issues and ...

How to Build a $6 Billion Business Around Security, Privacy and Trust

When your business relies on data, you need customer relationships that are founded on trust. Without it, customers will always question why you need information, how you’re planning to use it, and whether they should restrict access or switch to another provider they trust more. At Georgian Part ...

Pythian to launch SaaS platform Tehama as a startup

An Ottawa-based firm is creating a new business unit dedicated to a remote workforce collaboration platform. ...

Take a pass on Descartes Systems, says Industrial Alliance

Ahead of Descartes Systems Group’s (TSX:DSG Quote, Chart, NASDAQ:DSGX) quarterly financial report, Industrial Alliance Securities analyst Blair Abernethy maintains his “Hold” rating for the logistics management company with an unchanged target price of $28.00. SaaS company Descartes Systems w ...

Espial’s transition to a SaaS model will pay off, Haywood says

It might take a little more pain, but Espial (TSX:ESP) is on the right track with its transition to a SaaS model, Haywood Securities analyst Pardeep Sangha says. On Tuesday, Espial reported its Q2, 2018 results. The company lost $484,468 on revenue of $7.0-million, a topline that was down 10.1 per ...

Salesforce.com stock has defensive characteristics, this portfolio manager says

Marc Benioff Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) may be too rich for some investors but as the indisputable market leader in CRM software and services, the company is deserving of its high valuation, says Cameron Hurst, chief investment officer at Equium Capital Management, who argues that in these late st ...

Pivot Technology is a top pick at Echelon Wealth Partners

Want to make some money in the third quarter of 2018? Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Ralph Garcea says you should be buying Pivot Technology Solutions (TSX:PTG). In a research update to clients Monday, Garcea maintained his “Buy” rating and one-year price target of $5.50 on PTG, implying a re ...

Reliq Health has a 41 per cent upside, says PI Financial

Patient monitoring software company Reliq Health Technologies (TSXV:RHT) received a coverage launch by PI Financial’s David Kwan on Tuesday, with the analyst giving RHT a “Buy” rating and a $2.60 target price, representing a potential 12-month return of 40.5 per cent at the time of publicatio ...

TrackX and Trakopolis are two Canadian IoT companies to watch, Haywood Securities says

As the market for connected technology continues to evolve, companies in the Internet of Things sector are seeing their growth opportunities multiply, including two emerging Canadian businesses that analyst Pardeep Sangha of Haywood Securities has added to his watchlist of tech companies: TrackX Ho ...

These four Canadian tech companies are punching their ticket with Microsoft Azure

Tech giant Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) latest quarterly earnings featured impressive gains by its Azure cloud platform, which prompts the question, which of Canada’s public companies are most likely to benefit from Azure’s success? Ralph Garcea of Echelon Wealth Partners recommends four: CGI G ...