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» Innovation: David Ticoll’s new Web 2.0 initiative
» Member Profile: Macadamian's Frédéric Boulanger
» Practice Exchange: Xerox Canada's Edge, by Martine Normand
» Events Calendar
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Things to Learn!
ITAC Board member David Ticoll is launching “1000 Things to Learn,” a new Web 2.0 initiative to tackle the issue of enrolments in ICT, science, math and engineering. He is in the process of identifying industry, government and education system partners to participate as co-sponsors in this important initiative.
||Interview with Frédéric Boulanger
Frédéric Boulanger, President of Macadamian Software Engineering, ITAC representative on ICTC (Information and Communications Technology Council) and member of the ITAC Global Competitiveness Committee, says one of the biggest challenges our industry is facing is that fewer and fewer people are enrolling in science and technology programs in University.
||Xerox Canada's Labour Market Edge
By Martine Normand, Vice-president Human Resources, Xerox Canada
An organization's ability to attract and retain the best talent in today's tight labour market is critical to its success, contends Martine Normand. Xerox Canada's culture of diversity, she says, continues to foster an environment of understanding and inclusion that has led to a great work environment. It includes an above-average contingent of women and other frequently overlooked segments of the labour pool.
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