Tag Archives : #VitaminY

Vitamin Y: Minds Meeting in Detroit

Context: Meeting of the Minds has become the premier leadership conference for sustainable cities. An initiative of Urban Age Institute which works to foster leadership and innovation in the areas of strategic urban planning, urban policy, public sector management, sustainable environmental planning and poverty reduction, the conference meets in different locations each year to highlight [...]


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Vitamin Y: BlackBerry Experience Toronto touchdown

Context: BlackBerry has mounted a six city global tour aimed at educating enterprise customers on the company’s vision and product strategy for the next decade. Several members of CEO John Chen’s new management team were on hand at a half day Toronto Experience event at the Allstream Centre last week to outline BlackBerry differentiation and [...]

Vitamin Y: Cloud storage, backup and recovery 4

Context: May’s gathering of the TechConnex cloud peer group was addressed by Dave Clark, business leader for Clear Cover Data Protection, and Matt Adams of virtual data centre provider ThinkOn. InsightaaS recognizes this as a huge growth area within the IT industry: according to survey data from Techaisle, cloud storage is the most widely used [...]

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Vitamin Y: Google Glass Hackathon

Context: The second ever Canadian Google Glass Hackathon was held at the MaRs Discovery District at the end of April. Intended to inspire the creation of Glass applications that could benefit Toronto and its residents, v2 of the now annual event was sponsored by BNOTIONS – a local mobile strategy, data and analytics innovation firm [...]

Vitamin Y: Microsoft Canada launches new speakers series 1

Context: Microsoft has launched a series of intimate events featuring high-calibre speakers from inside and outside the company to stimulate discussion of key industry issues, and to position Microsoft as a thought leader in those areas. For its first session, Accelerating Canada Forward, Microsoft invited four speakers who provided unique perspectives on driving growth through [...]