Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Big Data Concept canada

Canadian government buying into big data with new forward-thinking vision

Canada has unveiled plans to become a leader in the big data revolution. The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Open procurement process hopes to improve open by default pilot portal, speed up innovation

It’s no secret that the procurement system in Canada needs upgrades, and the federal government is testing out a new...

July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Former Google Canada exec will keep Pelmorex ahead of digital disruptions

Sam Sebastian announced his departure from Google Canada just this week, and he’s already planning his first few steps as...

July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

AWS to host cloud-based academic video platform for Canadian universities

Today’s students expect high quality digital services throughout their academic journeys, and a new partnership will provide that. Education technology...

July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Bell, GridPoint launch IoT energy management solution for businesses

Canadian businesses now have a new way of monitoring their energy usage. US-based smart buildings technology company GridPoint has teamed...

July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Adobe is killing the Flash

Wait, not that Flash. Adobe Systems has announced that it is finally putting an end to Flash Player, its multimedia...

July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Traditional cyber attacks are seeing a resurgence: Cisco

Cyber attacks have rapidly evolved and increased in magnitude over the last few years, and they are showing no signs...

July 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

University of Alberta and IBM using AI to diagnose schizophrenia

While Elon Musk believes artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest risk we face as a civilization, the technology is already...

July 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New CRTC chairman’s experience described as both an asset and a conflict

Ian Scott was confirmed as the new Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) chairman earlier this week, and so far, reaction...

July 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Graphic designers could be replaced by AI-powered platforms

Technological innovations are increasingly making traditional jobs obsolete, and it looks like the already tech-savvy industry of graphic design could...

July 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs