Finalists for ITAC awards released

A telehealth service for Canada's north, a cloud archiving system and tablet-based consumer survey solution for retailers are among the 19 finalists that qualified for this year's ITAC Ingenious Awards. The Information Technology Association of

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nominations still open for CIO award

Nominations for the first CIO of the Year award have been extended to Sept. 6. A partnership between the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and CanadianCIO magazine, the award will recognize an outstanding

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nominations for CIO of the year award now open

Nominations are now open for the Information Technology Association of Canada/CanadianCIO magazine chief information officer of the year award. The inaugural award will be presented Nov. 12 in Toronto as part of ITAC's Ingenious Awards

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nominations open for ITAC awards

The country's biggest IT group is again looking to honour Canadian-based organizations that have been innovative in the use of technology in the last two years. The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC),

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IT industry cautiously optimistic on Ontario budget

Officials at two of the country’s IT lobbying groups have latched on to one part of Ontario’s new budget as potentially benefiting the industry. John Reid, president of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Federal government to put $305 million more into rural broadband

There’s still no national digital strategy, but the federal government is promising to put another $305 million over five years to extend and enhance broadband internet service for Canadians in rural and Northern communities.

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

July 2013 in review: Women still having trouble making IT boards

Complaints that women have been unable to rise in the ranks of IT organizations have been around since I began writing about IT in the late 1990s. Things are a better – for

Published on: December 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Sidebar: Top 10 ITC boards

As part of her gender diversity report for ITAC, author Karen Wensley looked at the composition of the boards of directors of the 10 biggest Canadian-based publicly-traded information and communications technology companies. Here's what

Published on: July 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Canadian ICT boards still dominated by men: Report

  The boards of the country’s largest information and communications technology companies are still dominated by men despite the efforts of one of the industry’s major trade groups. In a report issued Tuesday,

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon