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Canada’s first LGBTQ2S+ IT-focused celebration launches during Pride Week

For the first time in Canada, the IT accomplishments and talent in Canada’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) community will be showcased and celebrated during a special 100-minute conference produced by

Published on: April 14th, 2021 Steve Proctor

Citrix appoints former SAP exec as new GM of Americas

Today Citrix announced the appointment of Marcelo Giampietro, who will oversee all sales, marketing, services and operations in the Latin American and Canadian markets as the new general manager of Americas International. Giampietro joins

Published on: April 7th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Last day to nominate Canada’s channel innovators

Procrastinators will be thrilled to hear that today is the deadline – the absolute deadline – for nominating either themselves, or other innovators, for the 2021 Channel Innovation Awards. There are six award

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Steve Proctor

Removing friction on the journey to digital transformation – CMO Talks with Jason Rose

The impact of COVID-19 is clear in a recent Research and Markets report projecting the size of the global cloud computing market will grow from USD 371.4 billion in 2020 to USD 832.1

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Suzanne Robicheau

Breaking down men’s ‘easier path’ up the corporate ladder

Paul Harrietha says that early in their careers, when he and his wife were both in the consulting field and working their way up, they found that he accelerated very quickly, becoming a

Published on: March 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

ITWC launches fintech and blockchain recognition program and searches for Canada’s top women in cybersecurity

IT World Canada is providing multiple opportunities for women in the enterprise to be recognized for their efforts as technology and business leaders. Starting today, nominations are open for the inaugural Top Women in FinTech

Published on: March 8th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

New recognition for women in FinTech & Blockchain

ITWC, Canada’s premier source for technology news and content creation, is thrilled to announce the inaugural Top Women in FinTech & Blockchain recognition program. “There are many Canadian women making significant contributions to

Published on: March 5th, 2021 Steve Proctor

Samantha Liscio appointed as CITO at NIHR Clinical Research Network 

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) has appointed Samantha Liscio as its chief information and technology officer.  Having returned to the U.K. from Canada recently to assume her

Published on: February 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Technicity West: A full recap in case you missed it

The innovative chops on display in Western Canada deserves special attention. A struggling economy ravaged by uncertain oil prices since 2014 has forced Western provinces to bet big on emerging technology. Not only

Published on: February 11th, 2021 Alex Coop

Less than a quarter of Canadians trust big business, forcing corporations to prioritize where it matters

Canadians' priorities have changed, according to research from the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation (CCPC), shifting from economic and healthcare concerns to those around inequality, inequity, and the environment. Dr.

Published on: January 21st, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Intel CEO Bob Swan to step down next month, replaced by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

Intel says VMware's chief executive officer Pat Gelsinger is returning to Intel to replace Bob Swan, who will ride out his final days as the chip manufacturer's CEO until Feb. 15. Swan became

Published on: January 13th, 2021 Tom Li

Bains exits as Canadian innovation minister

Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry says he does not intend to run in the next federal election for family reasons. A cabinet reshuffle was called by Trudeau this morning, who

Published on: January 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Communitech Academy IP training programs launching this spring

In response to the provincial government's recent call to action, Kitchener, Ont.-based Communitech says it's launching a new program for C-suite executives in both the startup and enterprise scenes to help them develop

Published on: January 12th, 2021 Alex Coop

IBM appoints former Trump economic adviser Gary D. Cohn as vice-chairman

The former president of Goldman Sachs and former economic adviser to President Trump confirmed today that he's joining IBM as its new vice-chairman. "I am honored to be joining IBM as Vice Chairman.

Published on: January 5th, 2021 Alex Coop

A one-on-one with Sarah Cooper, GM of IoT analytics and applications, AWS

Amazon Web Services had lots to say at re:Invent this year. Product announcements were aplenty, and so were the partnerships touted on the keynote stage that AWS broadcasted to thousands of remote attendees.

Published on: December 22nd, 2020 Alex Coop