Articles By Robert Brennan Hart

Year Zero I A Reimagination of the Future with Sophia Fairweather, One of Canada’s Brightest Young Digital Luminaries

“The future and eternity are two entirely different things.” – Douglas Coupland As Millennials contemplate being the first generation since...

March 22nd, 2020 Robert Brennan Hart

Inflection Point I An interview with AltaML’s managing director about AI’s role in shaping Calgary’s digital future

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” – George Bernard Shaw...

February 21st, 2020 Robert Brennan Hart

Combating e-waste and the growing digital divide | An interview with the founder of Electronic Recycling Association

“Well, the future for me is already a thing of the past.” – Bob Dylan Ones and zeros. Where do...

February 10th, 2020 Robert Brennan Hart

The CIOs of University of Alberta and Calgary Drop In-Centre examine Alberta’s great digital transition

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” - Julius Caesar,...

December 1st, 2019 Robert Brennan Hart

Three digital leaders examine the future of urban innovation

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height...

October 25th, 2019 Robert Brennan Hart

Helen Wetherley-Knight, CIO of Calgary Drop-In Centre’s Philosophy of Women in IT

Helen Wetherley Knight’s grandmother was a mathematician in Australia in the 1940s. When she got married, she could only find...

June 4th, 2019 Robert Brennan Hart

What exactly is digital transformation anyways?

Co-Written by Edward Wilson-Smythe and David Kincaid Digital innovation is now a ubiquitous part of corporate strategy. From simplistic approaches...

February 20th, 2019 Robert Brennan Hart

American History in Binary Code – An Interview with Vasu Jakkal, CMO of FireEye

Recent history is replete with positive and negative examples of what can happen to a democratic society when the advancement...

December 7th, 2018 Robert Brennan Hart

Technology as a catalyst for economic equality – Interview with Helen Wetherley Knight, CIO at The Calgary Drop-In Centre

By Robert Brennan Hart and Kevin Shepheard As Millennials contemplate being the first generation since the industrial revolution to have...

September 28th, 2018 Robert Brennan Hart
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Vancouver CTO on Canada’s first municipal digital strategy

In 2013, digital specialist Jessie Adcock, now the CTO of the City of Vancouver, was tasked with landing the planes...

August 13th, 2018 Robert Brennan Hart