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The Next Generation C3 Centre Design

The Next Generation C3 Centre Design

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The proliferation of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) information is radically changing the landscape of the military and intelligence community. Countries are now following a strategy of information superiority to defend against a broad range of threats, whether they be asymmetrical, nuclear or mass armies. A herculean effort has been directed at collecting data through satellites, unmanned vehicles and...

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Cybersecurity in aviation should be a piece of cake

Cybersecurity in aviation should be a piece of cake

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By: Valarie Findlay No industry is immune to cyber breaches, but few evoke visions of catastrophic loss and devastation than an aviation cyber attack. Despite being the safest mode of transport, the aviation industry’s potential for large-scale loss makes it a high-value target for malicious actors. Aviation’s inextricably connected systems and processes present numerous contact points for cyber threats,...

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EP 69: The wind beneath their wings, an interview with Marc Bouvrette, Gap Wireless

EP 69: The wind beneath their wings, an interview with Marc Bouvrette, Gap Wireless

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In this show, Marcello Sukhdeo talks with Marc Bouvrette, president of Gap Wireless about Unmanned Aerial Vehicle solutions (UAVs). Hear about UAV trends, solutions, applications, training, regulations, and what to expect beyond 2020. Questions include: What trends are you seeing in the marketplace for Enterprise-grade drones and other UAV solutions? What differentiates drones suited for the enterprise versus consumer-level...

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Government of Canada issues a ‘Call for Proposals’ to enhance Defence and Security

Government of Canada issues a ‘Call for Proposals’ to enhance Defence and Security

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The Government of Canada has issued a call for proposals to aid in the development of science and technology (S&T) tools. This would assist in the growth of knowledge and advice to better respond to Canada’s defence, public safety, and security challenges. This program, which is federally-funded, is a partnership between the National Defence Science and Technology and Public...

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Announcing C4ISR & Beyond 2018

Announcing C4ISR & Beyond 2018

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Vanguard is pleased to announce its 4th annual C4ISR and Beyond event, which will take place at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa on January 30, 2018. This event will continue to focus on bringing stakeholders from industry, military, and government together, for robust discussions around lessons learned and to share in the latest technological advancements and its impact within...

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Innovation and superclusters

Innovation and superclusters

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I recently read a great book called “How to Fly a Horse”, written by the inventor of the “Internet of Things”, Kevin Ashton. Opening with an anecdote about the Wright brothers trying to figure out how to essentially “fly a horse”, it debunks our common beliefs about creativity and innovation. When reviewing some of the world’s greatest innovative breakthroughs,...

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Game Changer: Jim Quick, President and CEO of AIAC

Game Changer: Jim Quick, President and CEO of AIAC

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In June 2011, Jim Quick moved into his current position as the President and CEO of Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), after spending a few years in the chemical industry. Making that transition to the aerospace industry, Jim quickly realized that “every day is different with new opportunities and challenges.” But not only that, “each day you get...

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Using electronic signatures to improve service in government

Using electronic signatures to improve service in government

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Canadian government agencies and departments are modernizing the way they do business with staff, suppliers, and citizens. Going digital – eliminating paper-based processes – is an important strategy towards improving costs, accountability, security, efficiency, and productivity. For this reason, government employees and military personnel have been using electronic signatures to sign forms, task orders, requisitions and other documents for...

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: The next big thing to watch out for in tech

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: The next big thing to watch out for in tech

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It feels like every year some new wave in technology goes into vogue. When we started OMX, it was all about niche marketplaces – usually the “eBay of something obscure and specific”. When I was on CBC’s Next Gen Dragon’s Den, it felt like every startup that pitched was the “Uber of something” such as food delivery, at home...

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Game Changer: Garry Warren, VP – Industrial Development at J.D. Irving Ltd

Game Changer: Garry Warren, VP – Industrial Development at J.D. Irving Ltd

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Garry Warren joined the Construction & Equipment Division at J.D. Irving Limited a year ago and since then he has been instrumental in “leveraging the Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) program into developing other opportunities for Atlantic Canadian institutions and industries.” He has also spent a portion of that time championing the recently launched Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence...

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