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

ITAC extends awards submissions deadline

The Information Technology Association of Canada has given a two-week extension of its deadline to make a submission to this year’s Ingenious Awards for an organization’s best use of technology. The deadline is

Published on: July 9th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Xerox Canada exec is new ITAC chair

  The new chairman of the IT industry’s biggest lobby group here celebrated his new position by looking after a problem well beside his 19th century farmhouse outside Toronto.Jim Muzyka, whose day job

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Up close with ITAC

Jennifer Evans is in this odd position: She’s the spokesperson for the country’s biggest IT industry trade association who used to be a luddite.“I was a technophobe,” admits the new chairman of the

Published on: July 23rd, 2012 Howard Solomon