Former Microsoft CFO to lead Trump’s American Technology Council

Digital transformation has become such a compelling trend that even Donald Trump is jumping on the bandwagon. The U.S. President, who hasn't been shy about signing a series of executive orders since taking

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

CDN Top Newsmaker: Liberal MP Judy Foote

It’s no secret that Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote has had a tough year. She became the Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Bonavista-Burin-Trinity in Newfoundland and Labrador

Published on: April 7th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition features the 2016 Channel Elite Award winners

The October 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features the winners of the 14th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards. This year's awards had a born in the cloud company capture the coveted CDN Solution Provider of

Published on: October 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Shared Services Canada finally getting into action

It’s been a slow process — nearly five years to be exact — but the federal government has formally embarked on starting the consultation process on its IT transformation agenda to revamp internal

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Marc Dupaquier of IBM

Addition by subtraction was the name of the game for IBM in 2014. On one hand Big Blue divested itself of the x86 business to Lenovo; then made historic partnership with Apple and

Published on: January 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

Ottawa solution providers are bleeding red ink

ST. JOHN'S, N.F.L.D. – I’m at the TechSelect Canada conference on the Rock and 99 per cent of the time these are joyous occasions where solutions providers, vendors and Tech Data Canada come

Published on: May 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

No new Shared Services details in Budget 2013

Federal finance minister Jim Flaherty delivered the 2013 federal budget on behalf of the Government of Canada on Thursday, and if the channel was hoping for a substantive update on the progress of

Published on: March 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Shared services: Are the feds serious this time?

The annual GTEC conference on government and technology recently wrapped-up in Ottawa, as both public and private sector attendees sought more information on the federal government's move to a shared services model for

Published on: November 1st, 2011 Jeff Jedras

Shared Services boss looks for IT savings, big and small

This year's GTEC public sector technology conference was a heady experience for Liseanne Forand and her staff at Shared Services Canada (SSC), the organization announced Aug. 4 to take over swathes of the

Published on: October 24th, 2011 Grant Buckler