It’s time to showcase your Digital Transformation prowess

Nominations for the ITWC 2020 Digital Transformation Awards are now open. The national awards program is designed to recognize the best examples of business or organizational digital transformations in the country. It is

Published on: March 1st, 2020 Steve Proctor

Turn government paperwork into efficient workflows – here’s the proof

For input, reviews and approvals on anything, governments use massive amounts of paper. Proof is helping government clients to digitize these processes. That saves time and money. The resulting data offers insight into

Published on: February 20th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Federal court extends CRTC wholesale pricing suspension

The Federal court has extended the suspension of CRTC’s proposed retroactive internet wholesale pricing until it can confirm a hearing status. According to the order, the Federal Court agreed that the respondent (CRTC)

Published on: November 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new business venture, IT safeguards from Elections Canada, Uber’s new safety system

Facebook is hoping to replace your smartphone with smart glasses, Elections Canada beefs up IT security ahead of October 21st, and Uber is set to launch a new safety system for riders and

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hong Kong delegates make strong pitch to businesses at Collision, point to greener pastures overseas

Nestled within the sprawling Hong Kong metropolis is the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corp. (HKSTP); almost a city unto itself devoted to the development and advancement of technological innovation. The complex,

Published on: May 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – A brewing tech cold war, Facebook takes on fake accounts, Comcast eyes healthcare

Panasonic joins a growing list of companies turning their backs on Huawei, Facebook doubles down on deleting fake accounts, and Comcast is working on an in-home device that tracks health. First up from

Published on: May 24th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s new digital charter, cybercrime gang busted, Phoenix pay system an expensive fix

Trudeau cracks down on social media, an international cybercrime gang is taken down, and throwing out the troubled Phoenix pay system … eventually. First up from Twitter is Canada’s plans to launch a

Published on: May 17th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Procure some digital transformation tips from the September 2018 Municipal Interface

Municipal Interface is celebrating a milestone, and would love for you to join in. The September 2018 issue, released Thursday, marks the first anniversary of the municipal government IT journal's ITWC-led digital revival,

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – EU approves Apple/Shazam deal; alleged Sony hacker charged; Did IBM spy on New Yorkers?

The European Union has approved Apple’s bid to buy music identification service Shazam. An alleged participant in the 2014 Sony hack has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice. And a report

Published on: September 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook, Twitter try to limit U.S. regulation at hearing

Senior executives of Facebook and Twitter faced a Congressional committee Wednesday morning trying to limit the amount of regulation the U.S. government might impose on social media companies in the wake of increasing

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Toronto’s Digital Main Street program expanded across Ontario

The Ontario government is giving small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across the province a leg up in their digital transformation efforts. Last Friday the Ontario Business Improvement Area (BIA) Association announced that the

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Treasury Board to search for a new pay system to replace Phoenix

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government announced it will be moving away from the current Phoenix pay system and will be taking steps to develop a new pay system. An Aug. 23 press release from

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Facebook bans Cambridge Analytica (again); IBM patents coffee-delivery drone

Facebook bans another app by Cambridge Analytica for improperly sharing information. Australia has banned Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE from contributing equipment to its 5G network. And IBM has patented a novel way

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook, Twitter axe hundreds of accounts, allege groups in Iran, Russia manipulated content

Allegations that Facebook and Twitter are being manipulated by non-U.S. groups have now been extended against Iran after the two social media giants separately announced Tuesday night they have taken down hundreds of accounts,

Published on: August 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon