CALL FOR ENTRIES

ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, has officially launched the 2017 edition of its Ingenious Awards Program.  The program honours excellence in the innovative use of information and communications technology (ICT) to achieve greater productivity efficiency or other enterprise goals.

A new Ingenious Spark category has been added to recognize a Canadian company that showcases as early growth, unique innovation that is looking to change the world or disrupt an industry.

Organizations are invited to nominate eligible entities, as outlined below. Self-nominations are welcomed.

ITAC is proud to partner with the CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) on the Ingenious Awards Program to showcase the work that CIOs do to make their organizations more productive and competitive, and frequently more innovative.  The Ingenious Awards recognize the critical role that CIOs and other members of the ICT sector play in building a more innovative and competitive nation.

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WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE

All public, private and not-for-profit organizations operating within Canada.

All project nominated must take place in Canada to be eligible for this award.

CATEGORIES

Large Private Business

Large Public Organization (enterprise)

Medium Size Private Business

Small Size Private Organization

Small-to-Medium Size Public Sector / Not-for-Profit

New Ingenious Spark

RESOURCES:

Ingenious Nomination Form

CIO of the Year Nomination Form (English)
 

THE JUDGING PROCESS

All ingenious Awards nominations will undergo a rigorous two-tier evaluation.

A panel of executives from CIOCAN will oversee the process.

A second judging panel made up of five senior CIOs and CEOs, including a representative from CIOCAN, will select the final winners in each category.

FOR NOMINATION FORMS AND ADDITIONAL DETAILS  . . .

INGENIOUSAWARDS.CA
 

DEADLINES:

July 14, 2017: Deadline for nominations

August 2017: Winners notified

November 9, 2017:  Ingenious Awards Gala Dinner

 

JUDGES:

The CIO Association is putting together a team of judges for the Ingenious Awards, led by President, Gary Davenport.  Please contact Alison Toscano if you wish to participate.