TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) recognized six Canadian organizations at the 2015 Ingenious Awards for excellence in their use of information and communication technology (ICT) in projects, products or services that have demonstrated the power to significantly change businesses and lives across the whole spectrum of the Canadian economy.
The Ingenious Awards recognized ICT excellence in six categories: not-for-profit organizations, small/medium public and private organizations and large organizations in the public and private sectors.
The accomplishments of the 2015 winners provided a glimpse into the power of ICT to solve health care problems, help move ideas from campus to commerce, keep our roads safer and moving efficiently with smart technology, connect students in northern communities to educational advantages of students in southern Canada to the use technology to improve top athletic performance.
The 2015 Ingenious Award Winners:
Not-For-Private: Cybera - Rapid Access Cloud
Small/Medium Public: Aqsarniit Middle School - Connected North
Small/Medium Private: Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) - puts safer, smarter and greener driving in gear
Small/Medium Private (ICT): Kinduct Technologies: Kinduct Performance Athlete Asset Management System
Large Public: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long -Term Care - Panorama - Immunization Module
Large Private: Parsons - Roadwork Scheduling System (RSS)
"The annual celebration of excellence of innovation celebrates the use of technology by organizations in all walks of Canadian life to solve problems, improve performance, introduce new services and grow businesses," said ITAC President and CEO Karna Gupta." Each nomination tells stories about measurable improvement, growth and transformation."
Launched in 2011, the Ingenious Awards program invites nominations from across Canada's ICT industry, as well as from organizations in the six categories that have realized significant results through the innovative use of ICT.
The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is the voice of the Canadian information and communications technologies (ICT) industry championing the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally. A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada's innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors. A member-driven not-for-profit, ITAC has served as the authoritative national voice of the $150 billion ICT industry for 60 years.
SOURCE Information Technology Association of Canada
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