Ontario investing $75 million in advanced research computing and big data strategy

The Ontario government is telling scientific researchers that its got their back, and they're proving it with a $75 million...

February 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Ontario names former intelligence officer to be its first security advisor

As a sign it is taking cyber security more seriously Ontario has hired a former Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)...

December 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

eHealth wisdom from an unlikely source: a late 80’s action movie.

There are some significant eHealth insights from the late, great actor Patrick Swayze. No, they are not related to parenting...

November 2nd, 2016 Aaron Blair

DDoS Attack Brick Wall

Ontario literacy test abandoned due to DDoS attack

There's no shortage of conspiracy theories when it comes to guessing who's behind cyber attacks. So when it was announced...

October 27th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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New online literacy test system for Ontario students crashes

The province of Ontario's IT wizards got a failing grade Thursday after a new online system for standardized tests crashed forcing...

October 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Huawei Canada HQ

Huawei Canada partners with Ontario government for ICT job growth

Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei Canada announced today a partnership with the Ontario government to secure "hundreds of...

March 8th, 2016 ITWorldCanada.com staff

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

Technology innovation is key to the future of Ontario’s business economy: Duguid

The recent $134-billion budget tabled by the Ontario government underscores the province's ongoing commitment to technology innovation, according to one provincial minister....

March 4th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

Ontario government, IBM smacked for bungled software project

IBM Corp. and Ontario's Ministry of Community and Social Services have been stung by the province's auditor general for the bungled...

December 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

SIDEBAR: Ontario effort among the worst a project manager has ever seen

The Ontario's troubled SAMS information management system is "absolutely among the worst" examples of poor project management one expert says...

December 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon