A Focus on ICT

Policy

ICTC Policy Overview:

Trade

Digital technologies have not only offered drastic changes to the technology sector itself, but they are positively disrupting all sectors of the economy. They have changed the way we work and the nature of work itself, the reach of communication along with the way we interact, and ultimately, they have changed the way we live. As a result, these shifts have left our institutions, regulatory bodies and even international agreements in a race against time as they struggle to keep pace.

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ICTC Policy Overview:

Introduction: Navigating the Digital Economy

In an environment of abundant and divergent policy advice of what should or should not be adopted as part of a robust digital innovation economy, having a clear understanding of the opportunities and unintended consequences will be vital in making timely and informed decisions.
Digital transformation continues to radically change the face of business in Canada and around the world. Spurred by strong business to business and business to consumers appetite, digital disruption is being felt in the banking, media, transportation, manufacturing, health, retail, and many other sectors. This reshaping of traditional markets is also challenging every aspect of incumbent firms in an increasingly global and competitive landscape

ICTC Digital Economy Pulse:

Unlocking the Innovation Code

Keep your finger on the pulse of what Canada is doing to advance the digital economy agenda. ICTC will share key thought leadership, initiatives, events and developments in Canada’s quest to be an innovative, productive and competitive nation.

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The Case for International Investment as a Means of Advancing Technology Ecosystem Development, Accelerating Scale Up and Promoting Sustainable Innovation.

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The Talent Imperative in a Global Context policy brief sheds light on the changing face of the digital labour market in Canada and highlights the importance of enabling a strong talent supply to enable businesses to compete and grow in scale and scope. Canada’s Innovation Agenda will need to address the technology talent gap to better leverage the impending hyper-connected and smart economy enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT).

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The Internet of Things (sometimes called the Internet of Everything) is part of the Fourth
Industrial Revolution: a technological shift that is happening faster than previous industrial
revolutions and will impact how we live, work and interact. The Internet Age brought communications into our homes and our hands through mobile technology.