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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...

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...

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...

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

Intel says Swan's departure is unrelated to the company's financial performance.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Scaling up in rural Canada: BC tech firm’s success a blueprint for growth outside of big tech’s shadow

One of North America’s largest Salesforce consulting and app development firms is betting big on rural Canada, a move its chief executive officer thinks...

New Canadian privacy regime are steps in the right direction, but experts are ‘baffled’ and ‘troubled’ by key missing pieces

Two privacy experts have mixed feelings about the proposed new federal privacy regime for the private sector. On the one hand, former Ontario privacy commissioner...

IBM Canada president says achieving healthy work-life balance in hybrid work environment ‘remains to be seen’

With files from Pragya Sehgal    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a sense of urgency around digital transformation, leading to previously stonewalled projects getting greenlit and...

CRTC mobile sales practice review reveals accessibility pains

Seniors, however, are very satisfied with their shopping experience.

The Terry Fox Run to go virtual this year with the help of Movespring app

Like all charities that rely on physical events to raise money, COVID-19 has presented challenges for the Terry Fox Run, too.  “This year, we decided...

Zoho CEO hints at further local support around the world, says company has always had a ‘rural flavour’

Zoho may not be a household name right now, but the software as a service company aims to change that. The privately held Austin, Texas-based...

Digital Transformation Week 2020 – Day 3 and 4 recap

Day 3 of Digital Transformation Week zeroed in on emerging technologies and security. The morning's keynote was delivered by Loren Padelford, vice-president and general manager...

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