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Canada’s ‘silver’ in world competitiveness needs to turn into gold

Canada scores best in the IMD rankings for its knowledge, but is losing ground due to worse performance in other areas such as technology.

Canada 3.0 speaker suggests re-branding Canada

Government, academia and industry gear up for a two-day forum on how Canada can be a leader in the digital economy. Keynote speaker Tony Chapman says Canada has the potential for becoming the go-to nation for innovation.

Sweden pushes for creation of a single EU patent system

The creation of the so-called Community Patent has eluded policy makers for over 30 years but a Swedish diplomat said progress is possible

US export controls a self-destructive strategy

A National Research Council panel has published a report calling on the Obama administration to change the rules restricting export of encryption technology. Many of these technologies are already available, so the current policy only harms American companies trying to sell technology overseas

5 steps to a stronger, better Canadian IT sector

We don't even rank in the top five tech-savvy nations, but many IT managers may not realize why they should care. Analysts and local entrepreneurs make their case. Plus: Choose a prime minister who will jeep the industry thriving

Greene out, Maritz in at VMware

The founder and CEO of the wildly successful virtualization firm is gone, replaced by a Microsoft vet and cloud computing pioneer, and causing a huge drop in share prices

Competitive salaries key to IT staff retention: Robert Half

A recent survey of Canadian CIOs reveals compensation as number one employee loyalty tool. Try benchmarking salaries

CIPA announces 06 award finalists

A surge of innovation is transforming Canadian business and society as organizations achieve leadership in their sectors by applying IT in groundbreaking new ways, according to an industry association.

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