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Ottawa’s $100M procurement program ‘great,’ but only a first step – analyst

A new program that will see the federal government spend $100 million to procure technology from Canadian startups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is an excellent boost for Canada's technology sector, but

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech CEO on the employee experience and why it’s never too late to digitally transform

TORONTO - A big trend in digital transformation is on the customer experience side of things, but according to the CEO of Avanade, businesses and organizations have to remember the employee experience as

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Expect your business to be digitally transformed within two years, CIO Census concludes

Executives who haven't yet embraced digital transformation have fewer than two years to get onboard, according to the latest CIO Census. ITBusiness.ca parent company ITWC's annual report, which this year surveyed 164 CIOs

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

City of Toronto’s Tracey Cook thinks the future of licensing lies with blockchain

Tracey Cook believes the digital transformation of municipal licensing is long overdue. And the City of Toronto's executive director of municipal licensing and standards told ITBusiness.ca during parent company ITWC's Technicity conference that

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto’s transportation manager on the city’s 2 digitally-driven traffic reduction pilot projects

It may be hard for residents to believe, but the City of Toronto has one of the most advanced traffic systems that was available on the market. Back in 1992, anyway. That's when

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Big data delivers results today’s businesses need to succeed

“One of the chief challenges of running any company is not doing the job right, it's knowing what job to do, it's knowing what to focus on, and being data-driven as a company

Published on: December 15th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

We want to honour your Digital Transformation prowess

Nominations for the second annual Digital Transformation Awards produced by IT World Canada (ITWC) are now open. The Digital Transformation Awards is a national program designed to recognize the best examples of business or

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Ontario’s digital officer modernizing government one service at a time

Ontario’ first chief digital officer has been on the job since April and has spent the first several months slowly chipping away at the government’s old legacy services. Hillary Hartley has been tasked

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

ITWC co-launches AI Directory to help businesses plug into one of Canada’s leading tech sectors

A new directory launched this month will help pave the way for businesses across Canada to participate more easily in one of the country's fastest-growing industries. Developed by ITBusiness.ca parent company ITWC, industry

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Artificial intelligence doing wonders behind the scenes for Toronto fire

Artificial intelligence played a critical role during one of the biggest fire responses of Matthew Pegg’s career. Nearly 50 per cent of Toronto Fire Services’ (TFS) on-duty staff were committed to fighting the

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Alex Coop

City of Brampton’s innovation lead on building a ‘world renowned’ tech ecosystem

The city of Brampton is dedicated to making innovation and technology central to its economy – and has the municipal government department to prove it. Since August 2017, the city’s innovation and tech

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Newest ADP service gives SMBs access to enterprise-level HR expertise

It's no secret that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't the budgets of their enterprise counterparts to spend on human resources expertise, so software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider ADP Canada wants to help them out.

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

IBM cloud, AI help Vancouver biotech detect deadly diseases in the air

A Vancouver startup that detects deadly pathogens in the air before they strike humans is getting a shot in the arm from IBM Corp.'s cloud and machine learning technologies. The OneTest platform from

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Christine Wong

Inside Carproof’s product lab

A company known for supplying Canadians with automotive information is getting into the product development game. Last week London, On.-based Carproof Corp. officially announced the launch of its new Product Lab, located at

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Halton Region is the burgeoning tech market you’ve never heard of

Sandwiched between the powerhouse high-tech areas of Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a region that, despite being often overlooked, offers a wide variety of untapped innovation. Halton Region is home to more than half

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs