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Eric Emin Wood

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Former IT World Canada associate editor turned consultant with public relations firm Porter Novelli. When not writing for the tech industry enjoys photography, movies, travelling, the Oxford comma, and will talk your ear off about animation if you give him an opening.

Procure some digital transformation tips from the September 2018 Municipal Interface

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