Ingenious Award Winners: Collect, Match and Deliver – Technology facilitates charity

This is the final story in the series of blogs about the 2016 Ingenious Award Winners: Not-for-Profit Sector Winner: Furniture Bank Since 1998, Furniture Bank has been distributing donated furniture to families and individuals in need across the Greater Toronto Area. Women and children fleeing from abuse represent one-third of Furniture Bank’s clients, while refugees represent … Read more

TOR Innovation to Efficiency

Executive Summary by volunteers Anastasia Tzirtziganis and Mitchell R. Fong Shlomo Bibas, VP Global Operation & Chief Information Officer, hosted Toronto Chapter members and colleagues at the Apotex facility in Etobicoke. With 25% of the prescribed pharmaceutical marketplace, Apotex fills 88 million prescriptions per year in Canada. On top of that, 75% of their production … Read more

Ingenious Award Winners: IT Facilitates Health Care Delivery

This is the fifth in a series of 6 blogs about the 2016 Ingenious Award Winners: Small/Medium Public Sector Winner: First Nations Integrated Health Solution In 2007 InterRAI became the provincial standard for Albertans seeking placement in a provincial supportive living or long-term care facility. Delays with some aspects of implementation of this standard meant … Read more

Ingenious Award Winners: Unlocking the Power of Marketing Automation

This is the fourth in a series of 6 blogs about the 2016 Ingenious Award Winners: Small/Medium Private/ICT Sector Winner: Thirdshelf Started by three co-founders in mid-2015, Thirdshelf is a loyalty marketing solution made for small, independent retailers. Its customer tracking capabilities, paired with artificial intelligences (AI) automates many aspects of customer relationship building. “It’s … Read more

CAL The Best of Gartner 2016, Nov 17, 2016

In our technology leadership roles, we are all challenged with monitoring emerging technologies, ensuring reliability and relevance for the information resources we maintain and use, setting strategic direction, and pursuing priorities that will bring value to our organizations – all while ensuring that the information assets of our organizations and their customers are kept safe … Read more