Nov 4, 2015

Laurier Brantford holds first fall convocation

Laurier Brantford held its first-ever fall convocation in the campus’s 16-year history on Tuesday. Eighty-three master’s, honour’s and bachelor’s degrees were conferred at the ceremony held at the Sanderson Centre. The graduates included the first cohort of 17 graduates from the business technology management program introduced at Laurier Brantford four years ago.

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March 24, 2015

Engineering to the TopEngineering to the Top

Trina Alexson, regional Vice President of Cisco Systems Canada Inc. was one of four senior female engineers who gathered at the Ericsson Visitors Centre in Kanata outside of Ottawa to share employment tips and tricks with women hardwiring their careers in technology.

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Why ICT Should Be Your Second CareerWhy ICT Should Be Your Second Career

With a skills gap influencing the ICT industry, its broad-ranging jobs are an exciting opportunity, especially for women, to start a new career.

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July 22, 2014

Help build a prioritized list of National Occupational Standards     (NOS) for BTM occupations

ITAC Talent’s NOS project was featured in Canadian IT Manager’s Blog to encourage HR and tech professionals to participate in a national survey to identify specific BTM occupations along with their respective and skill sets. Read the full article.


June 3, 2014

Professor Anne Chartier appointed to ITAC Talent’s BTM Advisory CouncilProfessor Anne Chartier appointed to ITAC Talent’s BTM Advisory Council

Ms. Anne Chartier, Laval University’s Associate Professor and Director of the Department of organizational information systems (SIO) has been appointed National Academic Director of Quebec and Francophone regions to ITAC Talent’s Advisory Committee of the training program in Management of Business Technology (GTA) – Business Technology Management (BTM). Read the full article.


May 22, 2014Professor Blaize Horner Reich appointed to ITAC Talent’s BTM Advisory Council

Professor Blaize Horner Reich appointed to ITAC Talent’s BTM Advisory Council

Dr. Blaize Horner Reich, Professor of Technology and Innovation at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, has been appointed to the Canadian Business Technology Management (BTM) Advisory Council. Read the full article.


Skilled Trades vs. Liberal Arts What creates the best workforceMay 5, 2014

Skilled Trades vs. Liberal Arts: What creates the best workforce?

ITAC Talent’s Special Advisor David Ticoll was invited to the CBC Radio Show ‘The Current’ with Anna Maria Tremonti to discuss how the BTM initiative is expanding the pool of qualified workers for today’s economy. Listen to the podcast.


August 1, 2013

More Gender Diversity needed in Canadian IT Boardrooms ReportMore Gender Diversity needed in Canadian IT Boardrooms: Report

Women are beginning to crack Europe’s boardroom glass ceilings thanks to government quotas, while their advance in the United States has nearly stalled, a new study found. Read the full study