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Ottawa to pump $443 million into second phase of Pan-Canadian AI Strategy

The federal government announced today the investment of $443 million in the second phase of the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy. Speaking at Collision 2022, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, said artificial intelligence (AI) is a” key part of Ottawa’s plan to make our economy stronger than ever. The second phase of the

Enterprises want to modernize applications – they’re just not sure how

The great push to modernize enterprise applications is now underway, but many organizations still aren’t clear what modernization means — or what role cloud should play in the process.  According to a survey of 600 enterprises in the U.S., U.K. and Asia-Pacific, more than half plan to modernize their custom applications within the next 12 […]

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IdentityNORTH Summit: Fortier says pandemic has spurred need for digital credential initiative

Despite the many challenges that exist in creating digital identification processes, the pandemic has proven that when we need to, we can quickly move to develop and deploy digital services and infrastructure to better serve Canadians, Treasury Board president Mona Fortier said today. In her opening keynote at IdentityNORTH’s 2022 Annual Summit, she said, “Essential […]

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Consultation begins for mmWave to be used for 5G

The government of Canada is asking Canadians for their opinions on a policy and licensing framework for a class of high-frequency wireless signals called millimetre wave (mmWave), a foundational component in achieving the full potential of 5G cellular services. The framework is required before the sale of licenses for that wireless spectrum. Canada released mmWave […]

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Coffee Briefing June 7, 2022 – Xero looks for tech talent across Canada; Square to bring Tap to Pay on iPhone to Square Sellers; Canadians are reliant on digital tech for travelling; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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Investments in digital technology are a waste without employees who can make it useful, experts say

A recent study revealed that one in four Canadian technology leaders think their use of digital tools and tech is having little to no effect in driving true business value. The study from KPMG noted that it’s not enough for companies to just publish a new website and then forget about it. According to the […]

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Coffee Briefing May 31, 2022 – Inmarsat to help Canadian government connect communities, scientists, and military; University of Waterloo to offer support to Ukrainian students; and more

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CIO of the Year: Private Sector – Rex Lee

This year, we had a tie for winner of our 2022 CIO of the Year in the Private Sector, and Rex Lee, CIO for Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) is one of these well-deserving winners. Rex led the team responsible for decomposing and rebuilding the Canadian Tire Retail ecommerce platform so that it could go from […]

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CIO of the Year: Private Sector – Rex Lee

This year, we had a tie for winner of our 2022 CIO of the Year in the Private Sector, and Rex Lee, CIO for Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) is one of these well-deserving winners. Rex led the team responsible for decomposing and rebuilding the Canadian Tire Retail ecommerce platform so that it could go from […]

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Coffee Briefing May 24, 2022 – Register now for ITWC Digital Tranformation Conference; Converge to acquire Technology Integration Group; Apple’s privacy ad campaign; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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Ten hybrid workplace trends you may not be prepared for

Ready or not, the hybrid workplace has finally arrived. That means employers are just starting to discover the gaps in their ability to accommodate workers, wherever they may be. “The digital transformation that happened over the past two years is just mind-blowing,” said Rafi Wanounou, an information security professional with Fortinet, at a recent ITWC […]

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eBay to support FedEx on its in-platform label printing service

Online retail platform eBay has partnered with FedEx to allow Canadian sellers to print and manage FedEx shipping labels through its in-platform eBay Labels service, and ship at preferential rates to both domestic and international destinations. Through the service, merchants can generate FedEx shipping labels directly within the platform, skipping the need to create accounts […]

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Red Hat announces 2022 Innovation Award winners

Red Hat announced the winner of the 2022 Innovator of the Year award during its Red Hat Summit this week. For the 16th year, the Red Hat Innovation Awards recognize the technological achievements of Red Hat customers globally who demonstrated creative problem-solving to make a positive impact on the business world and on society. Innovator […]

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SAP highlights four focus areas at Sapphire conference

Enterprise application software giant SAP chose four areas to focus on during its hybrid Sapphire customer and partner conference this week: supply chain, sustainability, business process transformation, and accelerating innovation. Chief executive officer and member of the executive board of SAP SE Christian Klein noted that the company turns 50 this year, and said that […]

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Coffee Briefing May 10, 2022 – Zerto 9.5 announced; Vector Scholarship in AI winners announced; She’s Next Grant recipients announced; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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