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Mobility is more important to the City of Toronto’s operations than you might think

As the City of Toronto embarks on a digital transformation journey which has included hiring a chief transformation officer, collaborating with one of Google's sister companies on a smart neighbourhood, and aggressive bids

Published on: April 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

MaRS, Google announce Employment Pathways Program and launch of Google job search feature in Canada

TORONTO - Canada's job market is getting significant support from Google after a $1 million investment into MaRS and the launch of Google's job search feature, a tool that's been available in the U.S.

Published on: April 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

BDC announces $40 million in funding for cleantech companies

The first recipients of the federal government’s $700 million, five-year commitment to the cleantech industry have been announced. Totaling $40 million, the first four companies receiving support from the the Business Development Bank

Published on: April 24th, 2018 Alex Coop

Home Depot stores in Canada follow U.S. strategy, hire over 100 tech professionals

Home Depot is hiring 1,000 new hires to its technology teams this year, 100 of whom will be stationed at the Store Support office in Toronto. A spokesperson told ITbusiness.ca that the Canadian

Published on: April 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

How Toronto’s University Health Network digitized its patient discharge reports

As anyone who's spent time in a hospital can tell you, the rehabilitation period doesn't end when you're discharged. And as the administrators behind the University Health Network (UHN), which represents Toronto's Princess

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Voice technology helps Canadians compare clinical and cost-effectiveness of their medication

Alexa has become an expert on prescription drugs. Reformulary Group, a healthcare technology group, launched a first of its kind Alexa voice skill called DrugFinder, allowing Canadians to research their prescriptions and save

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Why TE Connectivity’s Sam Alesio thinks printed electronics have a future in component manufacturing

Tyco Electronics (TE) Connectivity might not be a household name, but the Switzerland-based company's products - connectors and sensors designed for harsh environments - are inescapable, used worldwide by the automotive, industrial, telecommunications,

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canada boasts growing ecosystems, especially in AI and manufacturing, according to report

Startup hubs such as Silicon Valley, London and New York are still the world’s top players, but several Canadian cities are punching above their weight class when it comes to AI, advanced manufacturing

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Digital Transformation Conference and Awards speaker roster adds Alex Benay, Tony Lacavera

Two more high profile speakers have been added the agenda of ITWC’s second annual Digital Transformation Conference and Awards slated for downtown Toronto on August 14. Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer for the

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Steve Proctor

South Ontario’s Guelph, London, and Barrie bringing private sector into municipal planning

The southern Ontario cities of Guelph, London, and Barrie want to make it easier for businesses to contribute to municipal planning. On Thursday, the municipalities announced the three-year Municipal Innovation Exchange (MIX) project,

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Thinking global, innovation keys to growing healthcare companies in Canada, CEOs explain at summit

Innovation and a focus on front-line workers are common themes among several Canadian healthcare companies. “The health industry is cash strapped,” said Fariba Anderson, CEO of AcuteNet during the Impact Health 2018 Summit

Published on: April 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Digital transformation, sustainability highlighted at HP’s Executive Forum keynote

HP Inc. was in the red in just about every category possible in 2016, but fast forward two years later and the company is solidly in the positives, posting high growth every quarter

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP disrupting manufacturing with 3D printing technology

HP Inc. may have sent a zero-G printer to the International Space Station, but its next move is staying a little closer to home. The company is now targeting the manufacturing sector, showcasing

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco Canada collaborating with the University of Waterloo to advance 5G technology

Cisco Canada is making a big investment in the future of wireless technology. The enterprise networking giant announced this week that it was providing $1 million over the next five years to the

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

University of Waterloo launches Artificial Intelligence Institute

Following in the footsteps of the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta, the University of Waterloo has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) research institute of its own. Officially opened on April

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood