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Ingenious Awards: See you at the Gala

Turning ideas into products and services is easier said than done, but for the nominees competing for Information Technology Association of Canada’s 2016 Ingenious Awards, the struggle to innovate, collaborate and focus on excellence could pay off.

Global Relay, 2014 SME winner

Kinduct Performance, SME Private ICT Winner

Leveraging digital technologies ranging from cloud computing to the Internet of Things, this year’s finalists are transforming products, processes and business models, and are reshaping the way Canadians work, shop, access healthcare, and even do their do their banking.

Ingenious Awards celebrate the use of technology to improve the performance of large and small businesses, large and small government operations and not-for- profit organizations.
Last year fifty seven nominations were scrutinized by judges from the CIO Association of Canada who looked for clear demonstrations of measurable achievement and innovation related to the use of information and communications technology to address opportunities and challenges.

Nominations came from across Canada. The winners will be announced at the Ingenious Awards Gala Dinner on November 8 in Toronto, a glittering affairs that brings together the top leadership of Canada’s ICT community for a night of celebration. Information and gala ticket registration 


St. Mary’s General Hospital – 2014 Large Public Winner

Last year ITAC joined with CanadianCIO   (published by IT World Canada) to create a new award recognizing overall excellence among Canada’s community of Chief Information Officers. ITAC is pleased to announce The ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Award will be presented in an expanded format this year, with two awards: one for the private sector and one for a public sector CIO.  In both cases the awards recognize CIOs who have demonstrated business and technological vision, entrepreneurship, a capacity to drive enterprise transformation and a measurable operational strength that delivers shareholder or stakeholder value.



Dianne Buckner

The gala promises to be an exciting, fast-paced evening with CBC’s Dianne Buckner returning as host. The evening provides an opportunity to celebrate the diversity and growth of our industry. Purchase your tickets today.

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CanadianCIO of the Year winner Corinne Charette with Lloyd Bryant, HP


Alberta’s Web-Based Organ and Tissue Donation Registry was a 2014 winner