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Blogs by ITAC Board members, ITAC staff, and valued partners and members.

The Accidental Learner

The Accidental Learner

By John Breakey, CEO Fivel Ever notice how we’re interacting with more and more technology in our business and personal daily activity? In fact we touch about 10 tech tools in a typical workday. Some examples would include our smartphone, …

Adam Chowaniec – An Appreciation

Adam Chowaniec - An Appreciation

By Lynda Leonard Adam Chowaniec was a Director of ITAC from 2001 until his death last Friday. He served as ITAC’s Chair in 2003/2004 and even briefly served as our President and CEO. Adam played an immense role in the …

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 …