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Announcing our Canadian partnership with Schneider Electric

The first day of spring seems like the perfect time to formally announce a Canadian partnership which will create new opportunities for sustainable development and innovation. Today, together with Schneider Electric, we announced a Canadian partnership that will create new … Continue reading

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The Future of Smart+Connected Work Spaces

Recently I was able to participate in Toronto’s Real Estate Forum. This year’s conference examined key issues, trends, challenges, risks and opportunities in today’s real estate industry, especially as it pertains to the future of Smart+Connected Workspaces in Canada. I … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything’s Potential for Cities

There’s certainly been no shortage of exciting events happening here in Toronto recently. This year we were lucky enough to host the annual Meeting of the Minds annual leadership summit, a conference on sustainability, innovation and urban planning which brings … Continue reading

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Why we need free Wi-Fi in our cities

The National Post occasionally publishes an “everything you need to know about a complicated issue” feature, and last month I read about free public Wi-Fi but I couldn’t help thinking that there’s nothing complicated about it. The article examines Councillor … Continue reading

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From Old to New: The Internet of Everything Transforms Utilities, Telecom and Transportation

If you are like me, I often think of the past and where my journey has taken me. I believe that historical events shape decisions and directions that in turn, drive new opportunities and possibilities. In my experience, history has … Continue reading

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Partners, unlock the value of the Internet of Everything

Now that we’ve explained how we can connect Canadians to the Internet of Everything, it’s time for partners to start taking action. The Internet of Everything represents a potential $14.4 trillion economy over the next decade; $400 billion in Canada … Continue reading

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To modernize Canada’s public infrastructure – every bridge needs a switch

Public infrastructure is a key driver of a nation’s success, particularly for a prosperous economy like Canada. Infrastructure plays an essential role in supporting global economic competitiveness (trade corridors), safety and security (borders), public health (water, housing), environmental protection (clean … Continue reading

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George Brown College Green Building Centre at intersection of ICT and Construction

Earlier this year I wrote a blog about the launch of a brand new Building Automation program at George Brown College in Toronto. The message was simple: if the construction and real estate industry is changing how it designs, builds, … Continue reading

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Innovating Transportation and Mobility with ICT Networks

Last Tuesday (Sept. 18th), I was invited to speak with CBC Radio 1 Here and Now host Laura Di Battista about the importance of the Information Highway as an essential infrastructure for every community and every country. Canada has a … Continue reading

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The Future of Canada’s Infrastructure

Last week was important for “infrastructure” in Canada. From September 10-12, Regina hosted the second-ever National Infrastructure Summit. Hundreds of delegates from the public and private sector came together to not only discuss the state of Canada’s infrastructure, but also … Continue reading

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