Articles By David Crane

IMD Competitiveness 2017 feature

Canada’s ‘silver’ in world competitiveness needs to turn into gold

Canada ranks 9th in the world in digital competitiveness. At least that’s the conclusion of the IMD World Competitiveness Centre...

June 1st, 2017 David Crane
smart city and wireless communication network, internet of things

Toronto smart city revolution requires partnerships

Toronto’s “smart city” ambitions are taking big steps forward in bringing tech companies into the loop. City officials, starting with...

May 16th, 2017 David Crane

Stratford takes the wheel for autonomous vehicle training

STRATFORD – We are in Mayor Don Mathieson’s office to talk about how this community of 32,000 people will play...

April 26th, 2017 David Crane

Budget 2017 – A big miss on innovation opportunity

Action speaks louder than words, but the problem with Budget 2017 is that it’s longer on words than action –...

March 24th, 2017 David Crane

Will Canada’s AI moment slip away?

The artificial intelligence revolution represents “the biggest opportunity since the advent of the Internet,” Jean-Francois Gagne proclaimed when he announced...

March 3rd, 2017 David Crane

In a troubled economy, an ICT strategy can be a positive force

Canada faces big challenges as the Trump administration pursues an America First policy, with renegotiation of NAFTA, radical changes in...

February 3rd, 2017 David Crane

Kick-starting the innovation agenda with Canada’s Smart City Challenge

The IT sector’s role in the Trudeau government’s planned innovation agenda is yet to be spelled out. But the promise...

January 10th, 2017 David Crane