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Ryerson and ESG UQAM tie for first in 2nd annual National BTM Student Case Competition
Published: April 17, 2018
TORONTO, ON (April 17, 2018) – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) Business Technology Management Forum, and IT World Canada are pleased to announce Ryerson University and the Université du Québec à Montréal École des sciences de la gestion [School of Management (ESG UQAM)] as joint winners of the second National BTM Student Case Competition. Concordia University placed third.
The Competition challenged post-secondary student teams enrolled in Business Technology (BTM) programs to apply their IT and business training to a real-world situation they might face as BTM professionals. Participants were responsible for submitting a case study analyzing recommendations for the Calgary Drop-in Centre and Rehabilitation Centre (DI) legacy Donor and Volunteer Information System. Student submissions were reviewed for innovativeness, creativity and relevance, including measurable business outcomes.
Ryerson Wins First National BTM (Business Technology Management) Student Case Competition
Published: April 03, 2017
TORONTO, ON – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and IT World Canada are pleased to announce Ryerson University is the winner of the first National BTM Student Case Competition.
The competition asked participating post-secondary student teams from Business Technology Management (BTM) programs across the country to perform a case study analyzing recommendations for smarter web analytics product offerings for a high-end, invite-only digital branding firm. The competition challenged students to apply their IT and business training to a real world situation they might face as BTM professionals.
BTM Student Competition: Phase 2 Open For Submissions
Published: February 21st, 2017
Round two of the National Business Technology Management (BTM) Student Competition is now open for submissions. After a successful first half of the competition featuring a blog competition (won by team Ryerson) and Twitter chat on the topic of autonomous vehicles, the next phase will have participating teams submit a report and video on a given case study question by Feb. 28, 2017.
The topic of discussion? Ultrabrand’s Journey to a Smarter Web Analytics Product Offering.
Canada’s top business technology management students to compete in competition hosted by ITAC, ITWC
The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to partner with IT World Canada to host the first National Business Technology Management (BTM) Student Competition between Schools represented by teams of two to five of their top senior year BTM students. With Canada experiencing a giant ICT skills shortage, needing 182,000 people to fill these IT positions by 2019, programs like the BTM (Business Technology Management) are critical to Canada’s future.