Articles By Shruti Shekar

Treasury Board to search for a new pay system to replace Phoenix

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government announced it will be moving away from the current Phoenix pay system and will be taking steps to develop a new pay system. An Aug. 23 press release from

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Unboxing for Business: Ikea Eneby

This week we take a look at Ikea's latest venture into the tech space: its first connected speaker, the Ikea Eneby. The sleek and minimalist design is really beautiful, but it's a bit

Published on: August 22nd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Smart cities need ‘heightened awareness’ of privacy, Ontario assistant privacy commissioner says

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is a reality that cities across the world are waking up to, and the proliferation of smart city projects means that more municipalities than ever are moving forward

Published on: August 21st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Helping startups, women in tech connect with Silicon Valley

In a male-dominated industry, Joanne Fedeyko, CEO of Connection Silicon Valley (CSV), believes it’s really important for women “to be more bold” and go outside their comfort zones in the tech world so

Published on: August 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto finally shed more light on their vision for a smart city and

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Ontario to begin legal marijuana sales with online-only model

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Ontario government announced this afternoon that it will be rolling out online sales of marijuana when it becomes legal in October. Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Attorney General Caroline

Published on: August 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canadian companies to spend $16 billion in 2018 on digital transformation: IDC

Canadian companies are going to be spending more than $16 billion this year on digital transformation technologies and services, which is about 20 per cent higher than the year before, according to new

Published on: August 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar