Articles By Buckley Smith

COVID-19: Provincial health hotlines and telehealth options

Accessing healthcare during a pandemic is not business as usual. Intensive care units and other critical healthcare infrastructure are dedicated...

March 25th, 2020 Buckley Smith

A quick guide for businesses navigating Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has not been an easy time for Canadian businesses as the first major wave of layoffs occurred...

March 23rd, 2020 Buckley Smith

Github acquires npm to aid JavaScript developers

The Microsoft-owned Github this week announced that is has acquired npm, a company with a large registry of JavaScript packages....

March 20th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Microsoft closes all retail locations due to COVID-19 concerns

Microsoft has temporarily closed its retail locations globally due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. David Porter, vice-president of...

March 17th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Maple launches free online screening and consultation solution in response to COVID-19

While health officials do their best to contain COVID-19, virtual healthcare solutions provider Maple is doing what it can to...

March 16th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Fixing ‘unmanageable’ Phoenix system will take roughly a year, says SAP

It's unclear how tests for the federal government's new HR and pay solution will be carried out, but one thing...

March 13th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Solo effort from government won’t deliver a national digital ID system, says CEO of SecureKey

As our lives become more digitized, a national digital ID system becomes all the more important; a sentiment shared by...

March 9th, 2020 Buckley Smith

A running list of cancelled or postponed tech events due to COVID-19

As health officials work to keep the COVID-19 outbreak under control, numerous events all around the world have been cancelled,...

March 9th, 2020 Buckley Smith

SAP selected by government to test a replacement for Phoenix pay system

The Government of Canada continues its journey towards replacing the controversial Phoenix pay system, and today announced it has selected...

March 6th, 2020 Buckley Smith

BlackBerry releases updates to SecuSUITE for Government and AtHoc Crisis Communication

Today, BlackBerry announced updates to its SecuSUITE for Government and AtHoc Crisis Communication solutions. Related: https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/blackberry-secusuite-for-government-now-meets-u-s-standard-for-voice-encryption/394989 “We have a long...

March 4th, 2020 Buckley Smith