The government’s transformation journey with GCWorkplace
Nov12

The government’s transformation journey with GCWorkplace

In this episode of CGE Radio, the sister podcast to Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones explores the journey to digital success in government. He talks with Sonia Powell, Director General, Workplace Solutions, Real Property Branch, Public Services and Procurement Canada and Owen Taylor, National Public Sector Leader, PwC Canada. Hear about the government’s current transformation journey with GCWorkplace, the challenges,...

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Viasat’s secret of success in the defence industry
Jul30

Viasat’s secret of success in the defence industry

Defence companies around the world face the challenge of cutbacks in defence spending by governments coupled with drawn-out procurement processes. This hurdle has caused many companies to struggle in the defence field, forcing some out of this area, while others try to re-innovate to become more effective suppliers for militaries. A company that has adopted the latter approach is...

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Multi-Factor Authentication
Jun05

Multi-Factor Authentication

George Santayana famously wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” His words ring particularly true regarding cybersecurity issues such as passwords. Authentication systems that rely solely on a username and password provide an unacceptably poor level of security for most Internet applications. Passwords are easily intercepted, stolen through social engineering, and even guessed. Predictable...

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Game Changer: The IDEaS Team, Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security, National Defence
Apr30

Game Changer: The IDEaS Team, Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security, National Defence

IDEaS (Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security) is an access-to-innovation program conceived to augment the current defence R&D programs by a) increasing awareness of DND challenges in the innovation ecosystem to build capability, b) incentivizing innovators to steer their collective efforts toward the most difficult problems, and c) providing innovators the opportunity to demonstrate how their ideas might enhance defence...

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EP 87: Vanguard weekly round up: latest news and updates
Apr03

EP 87: Vanguard weekly round up: latest news and updates

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones joins the show as guest host. He discusses Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar, (TRAPS) a new program for reservists and Canada’s role in the Iraq mission. All this and more, in this episode of Vanguard Radio.  Thanks for...

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