Ontario data centre shutdown will save $20 million, province says

The doors are slamming shut and when the two-year process is complete, only two provincial data centres will remain out...

May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks


Enterprise insights from experts, part 2

This is the second of three recent interviews I had with experts who shared their deep insights into the enterprise. All...

March 6th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki


Smaller smart city projects seen in 2014

Concerns around funding are keeping many municipalities around the world from fully implementing their smart city projects, according to analyst...

February 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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User dissatisfaction prompts Saskatchewan web site revamp

The government of Saskatchewan is making no bones about. The western province’s Web site is the worst in the region...

December 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Digital communications forces Canada Post to stamp out home mail

Email, social media and video conferencing are prompting Canada Post to end door-to-door mail delivery service in urban areas. Facing mounting deficits...

December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Peterborough cuts GIS app development cost with Esri

Co-ordinating and announcing upcoming municipal infrastructure work and other services is always been a challenge. For instance, in repaving a stretch...

December 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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MP Web sites lack opportunities for involvement: Study

Canadian politicians get good marks in taking advantage of the Internet in broadcasting their message to the people. However, they...

December 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Obamacare web site off sickbed

HealthCare.gov, the United States’ glitch-plagued insurance-shopping Web, has recovered right on time to meet the December 1 deadline set by...

December 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano


CRTC rolls out municipal access agreement model

For carriers and cities alike, the process of coordinating telecom projects within municipal jurisdiction can be a daunting task. Consider...

November 21st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano