Blockchain Research Institute gains support from three levels of government and private sector

Blockchain technology is being touted as the next big thing, and Canada will play a central role in its development. The...

June 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Digital Transformation Awards

Regulating Uber led City of Toronto to create new $6 million revenue stream

What began as a discussion about how to regulate Uber led to the City of Toronto implementing a new, digital...

May 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

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What is a ‘chief resilience officer,’ and why are so many Canadian cities hiring one?

Cities across the world are looking to become more resilient from disruptions, both physical and virtual, and Canada is no...

January 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Bloor Street bike lane tracking project seeing positive early results

A City of Toronto partnership project that tracks bike lane traffic with Internet of Things (IoT) technology could help decide...

December 14th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

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Tales of digital transformation cost-cutting from Technicity

Both public and private organizations may face some costs and challenges in putting the customer experience at the centre of...

December 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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Technicity: Honing in on business opportunities with open data

When it comes to open data, the concept is about far more than simple transparency. City, provincial, and federal governments...

November 29th, 2016 Lindsey Peacock

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Autonomous vehicles: Will the cars of the future hit the streets in our lifetime?

While driverless vehicles were once a sci-fi vision of the future, you’ve likely heard plenty of buzz about this high-tech...

November 25th, 2016 Lindsey Peacock

Sapphire Now 16: SAP hones in on the cloud, mobile and digital transformation

Orlando -- In town for enterprise solutions provider SAP’s 28th annual Sapphire Now conference, Fazal Husain likes what he hears so...

May 19th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Thoughts on CIO Peer Forum 2016: practical takeaways, eye-opening insights and at times, just plain riveting

"Results always win.” That was the answer City of Toronto CIO Rob Meikle gave to a pointed question of “how...

April 22nd, 2016 Jim Love