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Digital Nova Scotia announces winners of 4th annual Digital Diversity Awards

Digital Nova Scotia celebrated diversity in tech with its 4th annual Digital Diversity Awards earlier this week. The Digital Diversity Awards, which were hosted in...

Hashtag Trending – Joyce Murray is Minister of Digital Government; ‘Delete Facebook’ says WhatsApp cofounder; automation will take more women’s jobs

Canada has a new minister of digital government, again. You won’t believe who’s telling you to delete Facebook now. And just when you think...

Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher awarded ‘Woman of the Year’

Ottawa-based Women in Communications and Technology announced the winners of its Leadership Excellence Awards on Thursday, naming Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher the Woman...

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...

SAP, Salesforce among Canada’s top employers when it comes to inclusion

The latest list from Great Place to Work focusing on inclusion is full of tech companies. SAP Canada, Salesforce and Wave are just a few...

Dell EMC’s Deanna Thomson talks diversity, equality in tech for International Women’s Day

The technology industry is a notoriously male-dominated field, which makes it an interesting case study for International Women’s Day. ITBusiness.ca got a chance to...

Tech firms can leverage their industry to build diverse sales teams, PointClickCare VP Joan Leroux says

In an industry frequently - and accurately - criticized for its lack of gender diversity, Mississauga, Ont.-based senior care cloud platform developer PointClickCare is...

Inclusion pays off, Deloitte says

In case you needed another reason to push for diversity at your workplace, a new report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. concludes that inclusive...

Don’t let ‘diversity’ be an empty buzzword, Toronto mayor’s strategic initiatives director says

TORONTO - Before becoming Toronto Mayor John Tory's director of strategic initiatives, Siri Agrell served as an urban affairs reporter with the Globe and...

Diversity is Canada’s strength, Elevate Toronto cofounder says

TORONTO - Like the vast majority of attendees at Elevate Toronto, Achievers Corp. founder Razor Suleman was born the child of foreigners. Before giving the...

Diverse teams need influence to surpass homogenous ones, Uber’s strategy head says

LAS VEGAS, NV. - First Frances Frei told the audience the economy was in their hands. Then she started talking about toilets. The Harvard professor...

Canadian startups are noticing U.S. headlines about sexism in tech – but will they take action?

What was cast aside as a joke at Startup Festival one year ago should have been a signal that tech startup culture had some problems in Canada.

Google engineer that wrote sexist memo is fired: Bloomberg

After writing a sexist memo on Friday, a Google engineer has been fired.

Uber admits it has work to do in public diversity report

Uber Technologies Inc., the addictively convenient yet scandal-ridden Silicon Valley-based ride-hailing giant, has taken a long, clear look at its diversity numbers and knows...

Canada’s tech industry needs more women, ITAC says

Canada has an ICT skills shortage problem, and more women joining the industry is the answer, according to a report released today by the...

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Unconscious bias – we’re all guilty in varying degrees

As the principal partner of Solutia SDO, Jackie Clark has had a direct role in managing the people behind the technology that’s transformed businesses...

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