Project Prospects: Winning at the RFP game

This is a 5-minute read about the frustrations and inefficiencies of the usual procurement process. In previous posts, I have...

March 27th, 2019 Robin Hornby

Government of Canada unveils move to public cloud

The time has finally come for the Canadian federal government to move to the cloud. In an announcement on Feb....

February 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ottawa’s $100M procurement program ‘great,’ but only a first step – analyst

A new program that will see the federal government spend $100 million to procure technology from Canadian startups and small...

December 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian government teams up with Telus to modernize internal telecom services

The government of Canada is looking to update its internal telecommunications systems and reduce the costs of supporting legacy infrastructure....

October 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Are SR&ED tax changes another punch in the teeth for Canada’s tech sector?

Canadian governments are fond of making grand pronouncements that "technology innovation and the jobs it brings are key to future...

August 29th, 2017 Jim Love

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

New Ontario vendor qualifications could displace smaller IT shops

By Lynda Leonard Proposed changes to the Ontario Government’s Vendor of Record (VOR) qualifications for Task-based I&IT Services could eliminate...

July 5th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

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Canadian procurement process needs a 21st century facelift, tech sector says

The Canadian tech sector wants the federal government to move towards an outcome-based procurement strategy that focuses on supporting scale-ups...

April 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Moneris POS payment mobile payment

Toronto POS firm to process online, onsite payments for government

Toronto-based Moneris Solutions, has won a contract to process all online and onsite payment transactions for the federal government. It’s...

March 19th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano