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We MUST Celebrate Our ICT Successes

We MUST Celebrate Our ICT Successes

When Warren Roy took to the stage at the recent ITAC Ingenious Awards the audience was bewitched. Industry veterans and start-up CEO’s alike were transfixed by the profoundly gracious way the youthful founder and CEO of Global Relay detailed his …

Three Simple Steps To Build a Patent Strategy

Three Simple Steps To Build a Patent Strategy

By  Andrew Currier, P.Eng., BSEE, LLB Canadians demonstrate excellence at many things. There are the obvious clichés like maple syrup, hockey, politeness and modesty.  However, our excellence at politeness hides some of our other impressive strengths, like innovation and technology.  …

Doing Business with Dubai

Doing Business with Dubai

As part of its International Business Development Program for Canadian ICT companies, ITAC will be leading a mission of 10 companies to Dubai to attend the GITEX Conference in Dubai in October. In preparation for this, ITAC along with partners …

2014 Ingenious Awards Nominations Are Open

2014 Ingenious Awards Nominations Are Open

Nominations for the 2014 Ingenious Awards are now being accepted. Entering its third year, the program honours excellence in the innovative use of information and communications technology (ICT) to achieve greater productivity efficiency or other enterprise goals. Awards are given …

The Foundation for Digital Nation Building

The Foundation for Digital Nation Building

By Karna Gupta, President & CEO, ITAC As we continue to await the federal government’s strategy for Canada’s digital economy, it is worthwhile reviewing some cornerstone facts about our ICT sector. Today, the importance of ICT to Canada’s prosperity is …

Pressing For Gender Diversity

Pressing For Gender Diversity

By Karna Gupta, President & CEO, ITAC In our continuing drive to encourage companies in the ICT sector to attract and retain more talented women, ITAC recently hosted the ‘Women in Leadership Diversity’ event at Microsoft in Mississauga with more …