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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 23rd, 2012 Howard Solomon

Software that finds you a car-pooling buddy

While green data centre initiatives often get the spotlight, some technologies can actually help companies reduce their environmental footprint outside of the data centre. One such application comes from Ottawa-based RideShark, which is

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: May 28th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Need to make a case for Green IT? Find a

It shouldn’t be difficult to make a business case for implementing green IT initiatives, speakers at ITAC’s Executive Forum on Green ICT said Monday. The bigger challenge is in sustaining that momentum, they

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 28th, 2010 Kathleen Sibley

Feds legacy IT threatens service delivery, hiring

The Auditor General of Canada’s 2010 Spring Report says the federal government is failing to modernize aging IT systems. One expert warns this has serious implications on hiring and service delivery.  While the report’s

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 21st, 2010 Kathleen Lau