Digital Transformation

After an increasing number of Canadians and businesses moved online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, three-quarters of the population feels it’s important to have a secure and privacy-enhancing digital ID to safely make transactions online.  Moreover, a survey from Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has revealed that the majority of Canadians believe it […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week All you need to know about the new […]

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When you look at a digital sign today, don’t be surprised if it is looking back. An increasing number of digital signs are being loaded with sensors and analytics programs so retailers can glean useful data like mapping out the shopping patterns of customers, said Johanny Payero, Senior Manager of OEM of Marketing and Program […]

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The concept of a fourth industrial revolution was first introduced a decade ago as “Industry 4.0” by scientists developing a high-tech strategy for the German government. This concept has since gone global, and most would agree we are entering a new era featuring many exciting advances in areas like AI, nanotech and robotics. But making […]

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In a world that has hit the digital fast track, the industrial sector is looking to connected and autonomous machines to help them perform better, produce more, and reduce costs. Earlier assumptions about job loss and disruption seem to have flown out the window as decision-makers in this sector see the many and varied benefits […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week Ransomware remained the standout threat in America as […]

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Although Montreal-based Crewdle is still in its infancy as a company, it can already lay two big claims: it’s the greenest video-conferencing service in the world, and the first and only video-conferencing platform built in Canada. What’s equally impressive is that launching it during a global economic shutdown didn’t deter co-founder and CEO Vincent Lamanna. […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week Canada gets new high-value payment system Payments Canada […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week Global logistics platform firm announces expansion in Canada […]

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Although legacy systems may be essential pieces of infrastructure, their maintenance comes at a cost. They are generally complex and by design do not always interact easily with other other technologies. This leaves companies with a multilayered “patchwork” architecture. Businesses are slowly but certainly moving through the pandemic. But a tipping point has appeared. The […]

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Feature Image: Team Canada’s softball team at Tokyo. Source: Sue Ogrocki/AP With hard work, determination, and help from SAS, Team Canada’s Olympic women’s softball team made it to the podium at the Tokyo Games. Canada’s women’s softball team partnered with SAS to use data and analytics to analyze players’ tactics, a collaboration that resulted in […]

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A roundup of the latest reports analyzing hybrid cloud and cybersecurity challenges, plus a new IaaS player enters the Canadian market.

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It’s finally time to go paperless. The pandemic has forced organizations to change the way they work. Tedious paper and in-person processes are out. Digitization and e-signatures are a must. Now, the ability to do business remotely is a necessity, said David Gaudio, Senior Content Writer at OneSpan. “The anywhere economy is here to stay,” […]

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Sam Selim is glad to have the PayIt saga in the rearview mirror, but the chief executive officer for Toronto tech firm SQL PowerGroup is casting serious doubt on PayIt’s ability to follow through on its proposal to modernize Toronto City Hall’s online payment systems.

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With files from Alex Coop   As the province overhauls its data infrastructure, Ontario is putting the call out to public organizations and businesses to help it create a new provincial data authority. Ontario is putting extra focus on ensuring that information collected is “private, secure, anonymous and cannot identify people individually,” according to Finance […]

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IT leaders say the challenges of the job keep growing. They’re faced with more demands to provide service anywhere and on any device.  Plus, everyone wants it delivered faster. It’s not easy to deal with all of the competing interests, said a CIO from the finance sector at a CanadianCIO virtual roundtable. One way to […]

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I define responsible leadership combined with innovation operationalization as taking principles into useful practice and thus requiring prioritization for businesses. The challenge is learning from good examples to emulate.
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