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Canada Can Be a Leader in IoT

Canada Can Be a Leader in IoT

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) believes the time is right for a national dialogue on the Internet of Things (IoT). In a new whitepaper, developed from an appearance before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, …

21 Finalists Vying for 2015 Ingenious Awards

21 Finalists Vying for 2015 Ingenious Awards

Turning ideas into products and services is easier said than done, but for 21 finalists competing for Information Technology Association of Canada’s 2015 Ingenious Awards, the struggle to innovate, collaborate and focus on excellence has paid off. Leveraging digital technologies …

ITAC Report Recommends Cloud First Strategy

ITAC Report Recommends Cloud First Strategy

The federal government should establish a “cloud first” policy that requires departments to consider cloud-based services before purchasing new or replacing existing ICT services. That’s one of several recommendations in a newly released whitepaper created by the Information Technology Association …

John Messina Emerges as Federal Government’s new CIO

John Messina Emerges as Federal Government's new CIO

The Information Technology Association of Canada is pleased to welcome John Messina as the federal government’s new CIO. Messina, until recently the CIO at Revenue Canada, will begin his new job with treasury Board on August 24. He replaces Corinne Charette, …

ITAC Mission to India October 26-30:  Limited spots left

ITAC Mission to India October 26-30:  Limited spots left

  The Indian market offers great opportunities and interesting challenges for Canadian ICT companies seeking to grow.  Once again,  in keeping with our mission to encourage emerging technology companies to develop strong international business development strategies, ITAC will  lead a mission …

New Symantec Report Documents Black Vine Threat

New Symantec Report Documents Black Vine Threat

In early 2014, the second largest healthcare provider in the US, Anthem, was a victim of an attack that exposed 80 million patient records. The breach, which came to light in February 2015, is believed to be the work of …

ITAC Talent Launches Website to Aid Canada’s Tech Future

ITAC Talent Launches Website to Aid Canada’s Tech Future

ITAC Talent is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. ITAC Talent, a division of ITAC, works with business leaders, the public sector, and educators to motivate young people to select today’s in-demand tech–related careers, and improve the …

Take advantage of the Internet to “Go Global”

Take advantage of the Internet to "Go Global"

The Government of Canada is committed to providing Canadian businesses, especially small and medium sized enterprises, with the tools and the support to allow them to realize their full export potential. ITAC members are invited to join International Trade Minister …

Changes to Integrity Framework Announced

Changes to Integrity Framework Announced

Proposed changes to the federal government Integrity Framework announced July 3, 2015 are an important step to restoring the competitive trade landscape in Canadian ICT sector. ITAC has worked co-operatively with the federal government to clarify and streamline the guidelines …