Shared Services Canada’s response to Apache vulnerability proves its worth, says exec

Shared Services Canada, the government agency that merged most federal data centres and networking to save money and make IT...

June 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Shared Services Canada reports on consultation exercise

Shared Services Canada (SSC) is on the right track when it comes to its mandate of streamlining technology across the...

June 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Shared Services Canada says 2017 budget is ‘win-win’

Shared Services Canada will have more flexibility in acquiring products and services and sharing responsibility, it said at a government...

May 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Trump’s latest executive order asks for government digital transformation

Digital transformation has become such a compelling trend that even Donald Trump is jumping on the bandwagon. The U.S. President,...

May 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

RCMP again complains about Shared Services Canada’s performance

The failure of vital routers supporting core network and IT functions last month  that blinded the RCMP prompted the head...

February 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Gloves IT teams fight back

HPE complaint raises concerns over federal procurement process

A spat between Hewlett-Packard Canada and Shared Services Canada (SSC) is bringing the accountability of the federal government department into sharp focus....

December 25th, 2016 Danny Bradbury

Canada.ca project not progressing as planned, overbudget: CBC

The Canadian federal government’s attempt to simplify its 1,500 department and agency websites into a single site, Canada.ca, is not...

December 13th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian government in IT matters

Shared Services Canada defends progress in merging IT systems, vows to do better

When Shared Services Canada was created by the former Conservative government in 2011 to consolidate data centres and applications and...

October 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Université Laval becomes an IT services broker to offer a community cloud

The concept of an IT department charging lines of business for the services they consume has been around a while,...

May 24th, 2016 Gary Hilson