A Blueprint For Successful Cloud Deployment: Waterfront Toronto

What can the cloud do for you? IT in Canada is holding a free webinar series that will answer exactly that question. The first in the series will be held on February 19 and will feature Waterfront Toronto, an organization that oversees a revitalization project funded by the governments of Canada and Ontario, and the...

Blueprint 2020: The canary in the coal mine

In Renewal On February 18, 2014 0 568 0

December was the six month check-in for Blueprint 2020, the current vision-setting exercise for the Canadian public service. The Blueprint 2020 National Secretariat released their interim report, What We Heard, and the initiative was a common topic for CGE, op-eds and public speakers....

Summit Speaker Profile: Craig Killough

In CGE Blog On February 18, 2014 0 637 0

Canadian Government Executive is pleased to have Craig Killough, vice president of Organization Markets with the Project Management Institute (PMI), speaking at our CGE Leadership Summit on February 25 at the Ottawa Convention Centre. Killough’s talk is titled The Leader’s Role in Strategy Execution and, given that he has more than 40 years of business...

Understanding Open Data: Don’t get left behind

In CGE Blog On February 18, 2014 0 669 0

It is hard to believe that ninety percent of the world’s data was created in the last two years. I first became interested in Open Data when my colleagues Sean Kibbee and Ryan Androsoff launched their OC Bus Tracker in Ottawa (which has since expanded to Toronto, Vancouver, Boston, Washington and Winnipeg) using real-time GPS open data. I then...