Most Successful People

ITWC content golden at Canadian Online Publish Awards

IT World Canada’s team enjoyed an exciting night at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) Nov. 15, winning three gold awards and two silvers in the B2B category. Produced by Masthead magazine, the COPAs is in its ninth year of celebrating the online publishing industry in Canada. ITWC has ...

Lumo Interactive goes global with a SaaS platform for the event space

In 2011 it became clear to Lumo Interactive that simply providing custom interactive displays for tradeshows and events wasn’t enough to maintain a sustainable business, so it began providing a software-as-a-service platform to help agencies and small businesses create their own displays. Now in ...

OntarioMD connecting family doctors with specialists for an easier healthcare journey

It’s no secret that finding a doctor in Ontario can be a painstakingly long process, but finding a specialist is often even worse. But as digital innovations continue to disrupt every facet of life, the healthcare industry is seeing major improvement because of technology. Take the provincial eCo ...

Sensibill wins Ingenious Spark Award for helping banking app users track their spending habits

A Toronto-based FinTech firm has been named the first-ever recipient of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)’s Ingenious Spark award for helping banks across North America – and beyond – fill a critical gap in their mobile services. Co-founded by a former lawyer all too fam ...

SOTI’s mobile-first solution wins Ingenious Award

The terms disruption, re-invention, innovation and customer experience get used often in the IT sector nowadays, but for Mississauga, Ont.-based SOTI Inc. these buzzwords have a much deeper meaning. The 2017 Ingenious Award winner in the Medium Business category looks to include all those factors w ...

eCTAS improves patient care in Ontario with ‘Ingenious’ solution

The winner of the Information Technology Association of Canada’s Ingenious Award in the Large Public Business category for 2017 brings new efficiencies to primary health care. The electronic Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (eCTAS) solution from Canada Care Ontario is making emergency room triage ...

PCL Constructors reach new heights with real-time analytics solution in the cloud

When one of PCL Constructors Inc. superintendents wrongly insisted that his project was running on schedule, his boss didn’t have to argue the point with him – they just pointed to the facts made clear by the data on their new real-time analytics dashboard. “It’s not to penalize the poor gu ...

President Trump selects Jerome Powell as new Fed chair replacing Janet Yellen

In what may well turn out to be a controversial decision President Trump has broken with precedent and decided not to reappoint Janet Yellen to a second term as Fed chair despite praising her for her excellent work as chair. Yellen is a high powered Keynesian economist with a very strong academic b ...

Why is AI (Finally) Happening Now?

Editors Note: This is Part Two of a special feature is brought to you courtesy Industrial Alliance Securities and analyst Blair Abernethy. It will run in multiple parts over the next two weeks in Cantech Letter. For part one and to read disclaimers click here. Why is AI (Finally) Happening Now? AI ...

Jim Leech on Pensions and Infrastructure Bank

On Monday, Jim Leech, Ontario Teachers' former President and CEO and now Chancellor of Queen's University who was appointed Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on the Canada Infrastructure Bank, gave a speech at the Canada 150 Business Conference at the Rotman School of Business:Thank you John f ...