Canadian business intelligence solution adds infographics

To say the business intelligence software market is crowded would be an understatement. Giants like IBM Cognos, SAP BusinessObjects, SAS, Microsoft are there, as well as significant players Tibco, Information Builders, MicroStrategy… All

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Industry Minister unveils Canada’s digital economy strategy in Waterloo

Industry Minister James Moore unveiled a long-awaited national digital economy strategy at Waterloo-based OpenText Corp this morning in an announcement that was live-streamed online. The plan, dubbed Digital Canada 150, will include 39

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

The role of governance in intelligent communities

Greater Montreal was named one of the world’s top 21 intelligent communities in 2013, but it did not make it to the Top 7 list announced by the Intelligent Community Forum in early

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 Lydia Cappelli

Federal budget puts $3M towards Open Data Institute

With $3 million in funding and the blessing of the federal government, a mix of public, private, and academic organizations will be creating an Open Data Institute in Waterloo, Ont. During Tuesday’s budget

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Candice So

New contest gets students to harness data

Communitech's Database program and Students Offering Support, a charity for students, are launching a new competition for university students to rise to a challenge by leveraging big data - with a grand prize

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

How the City of Toronto tackles cybersecurity

In some ways, running a city is like running a business. There are costs and pressures, and there's also a pressing need to understand the way cybersecurity and cybercrime are changing. And for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

Cybersecurity video highlights from Technicity

Canadian cyber-security experts from both the public and private sector descended upon Toronto today to take part in Technicity, an event co-hosted by IT World Canada and the City of Toronto. In between

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

DataAppeal creates everyman tool for 3D geo-spatial data visualizations

Nadia Amoroso never imagined that she’d be working in a tech startup. What she did know was that she would be some day be working with data - and analyzing what it means

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Candice So

Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding

A Montreal-based non-profit organization launched a crowdfunding campaign today to help make municipal politics as appealing and accessible as a Grey Cup bet between two mayors. When the Toronto Argonauts faced the Calgary

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding

A Montreal-based non-profit organization launched a crowdfunding campaign today to help make municipal politics as appealing and accessible as a Grey Cup bet between two mayors. When the Toronto Argonauts faced the Calgary

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Edmonton’s app competition took open data to the people

NEW YORK CITY -- Releasing the data is only the first step. Making it accessible to citizens is the key to making a government's open data initiative a successAt a recent event held

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Sweeping study looks at open data and Canadian municipalities

A new study will soon put the open data practices of Canadian municipalities under the microscope.The study, to be officially launched on Oct. 21 at the i–Canada Summitin Montreal, will be the first

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Ontario privacy complaints hit new record in 2011, commissioner reports

A record number of complaints and freedom of information requests were made to the office of Ontario's privacy commissioner last year, according to the commissioner's annual report released today.The 277 privacy complaints closed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ottawa, Surrey win IBM Smarter Cities grants for 2012

Ottawa and Surrey, B.C. are the two Canadian cities that will receive part of $50 million in grants from IBM Corp. this year.That money will be shared with 31 other cities around the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson