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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 …

mHealth: It’s all about the ‘P,’ not the ‘M.’

mHealth: It’s all about the ‘P,’ not the ‘M.’

By Eric Gombrich ITAC Health Membership & Program Development Committee One of the hottest topics in healthcare for the past several years has been ‘mHealth,’ or ‘mobile technology in healthcare.’ Given the proliferation of ‘mobile devices’ in our daily lives, …

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.  …

New Takeover Recommendations Give Business More Room to Manoeuvre

New Takeover Recommendations Give Business More Room to Manoeuvre

Facing a hostile takeover is not an uncommon experience for Canadian technology executives. In fact, ITAC has argues that the attractiveness of Canadian firms as acquisition targets combined with Canada’s regulatory regime regarding takeovers has contributed to the high number …

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 …

Ingenious Awards Showcase The Best Of What We Do

Ingenious Awards Showcase The Best Of What We Do

By Karna Gupta, President & CEO, ITAC Once again, ITAC is celebrating the very best in the innovative use of information and communications technology (ICT) through our Ingenious Awards program. The third edition of the program is well underway, and …