Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Lazaridis Institute launches 15-city tour to help Canadian startups scale

It's a common refrain in Canada's tech industry that we excel at producing startups, but falter at scaling them. The...

May 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

CATA’s winning women of 2018 on the value of mentorship

When Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) founder, president, and CEO Suzanne Simpson accepted the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)'s Sara...

May 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
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Hashtag Trending – IBM doesn’t want to see GDPR in the U.S.; Facebook suspends 200 apps for ‘data misuse’; Trump tweets support for ZTE

One of America’s largest tech companies is telling U.S. lawmakers it doesn’t want to see the European Union’s General Data...

May 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
From left: moderator and District of West Vancouver CIO Kristin Wilkes; City of Yorkton CIO Kelly Caban; Strathcona County IT services director Russ Avery; City of Calgary CIO Heather Reed-Fenske; and MISA Prairies president and City of Red Deer IT services manager Dan Newton discuss their craft during the CIO panel at this year's MISA Prairies conference on May 8, 2018.

How to be a better leader and other CIO insights from the 2018 MISA Prairies conference

Pictured above -- From left: moderator and District of West Vancouver CIO Kristin Wilkes; City of Yorkton CIO Kelly Caban;...

May 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

MISA Prairies uses 2018 conference to literally rebrand itself

RED DEER, Alta. - The Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Prairies chapter has come a long way from its humble...

May 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Lethbridge prepared its Smart Cities Challenge application

RED DEER, Alta. - Public feedback played a central role in Lethbridge’s application for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge, the...

May 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Mississauga uses mobile technology to engage workers and citizens alike

Calling the City of Mississauga a mobile technology-ready municipality is an understatement. For the past two years, 90 per cent...

May 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Salesforce announces $100 million USD investment fund for Canadian startups

TORONTO – Salesforce.com Inc. thinks Canada has the potential to become a world leader in the tech industry, and is...

May 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Solving problems, not machine learning, should be tech industry’s focus, former U.S. CTO says

A day after the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)’s 2018 Discovery conference kicked off with a robot and her creator...

May 2nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood