Calgary tops Toronto, Vancouver in new study of ICT clusters

Calgary bests Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal in a new study ranking the top 12 ICT (information and communications technology) clusters in North America.Calgarycomes in fifth spot in the report released today by theToronto

Published on: March 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Vancouver tech firms with best money-making potential listed

A Vancouver-based technology startup accelerator is celebrating the success of some of its past and current business tenants this week for being named to B.C.’s “Ready to Rocket List.”The list, compiled annually to

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

What can Canada learn from Sweden’s business culture?

Canada's “insular” tech startup firms can learn one key thing from Swedish firms: openness, says the Ambassador of Sweden to Canada.Sweden's small size and geographic positioning on the fringe of Europe foster an

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Mobile developers: Enter our contest to win a Windows Phone 7

Complete this mobile industry survey and enter to win a Windows Phone 7 device. The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC) is calling upon content producers and ICT companies with mobile offerings to complete

Published on: December 9th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Wave Accounting and Wattpad win people’s choice awards at CIX

Toronto-based Wave Accounting won the people's choice award as most innovative ICT company at the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) today, and Wattpad took the digital media category prize.Twenty companies in the digital media

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Technicity: technology as an engine of economic growth

Participants from established and entrepreneurial technology companies, government, and other stakeholders shared ideas and perspectives and jointly explored strategies to further grow Toronto's technology sector and propel the GTA forward as a global

Published on: November 28th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Infographic: Who wins the most Canadian government ICT funding?

Canada has many government programs designed to pump funding into the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Published on: November 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Canadians prove wise on creating healthy tech startup atmosphere

Canadians think the government is doing a decent job of offering technology startups support, but almost nobody thinks this nation is a world leader when it comes to giving entrepreneurs a hand. And

Published on: November 18th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Infographic: How does Toronto stack up as an ICT hub?

What world-class cities come to mind when you think of the information and communications technology (ICT) hubs around the world? New York, San Francisco, and... Toronto? If Toronto's largest city doesn't come to

Published on: November 17th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Minister of Industry announces $80M tech adoption program for SMBs

Small businesses remain skeptical of a government pilot project launched yesterday designed to infuse $80 million into the small and medium sized business (SMB) sector to help companies adopt information and communication technologies.In

Published on: November 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Infographic: How does Canada’s ICT sector stack up globally?

Investment in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector is often cited as an important way to create conditions for economic growth in developed nations. So how is Canada doing compared to other

Published on: November 9th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Seneca ramps up efforts to interest youth in IT

Natalie's eyebrows knitted in concentration as she and her friend intently watch the terminal while typing a piece of computer code. Moments later the teens' faces beamed with pride as the screen shows

Published on: November 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Will Ford’s Waterfront revamp endanger $1 B in tech projects?

By Nestor E. Arellano  Monorails, malls and Ferris wheels are getting all the press these days as numerous Torontonians choke on their mayor’s call for a revamp of the Toronto Waterfront project.  The

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Outsource IT or fall behind, Australian telco says

Telstra chief technology officer, Hugh Bradlow, has called on businesses to outsource their core ICT functions to specialized companies, including Cloud operators, in order to get with the 21st century."The way that we

Published on: April 18th, 2011 James Hutchinson