Monthly Archives: August 2012

Where’s my Wi-Fi?

By Jac Vanderbaan, Chief Operating Officer, Festival Hydro Inc. It wasn’t that long ago that when I checked into a hotel on a work trip or family vacation, my only connectivity expectation was a phone in the room.  I expected to pay an … Continue reading…

Innovation and Employment: This year’s ICF theme

It’s official, Stratford will be making submissions for the Intelligent Community Awards for 2013. After placing back-to-back-to-back among the Smart21 and Top Seven Intelligent Communities for both 2011 and 2012, the City is taking another run at those designations and … Continue reading…

The Smart Home Cometh. Yup.

A thought piece on the SmartPlanet site reflects on how the development of the smart home is best viewed as an evolution of convenience, not a disruptive revolution. We know it. In fact, we’re on it. Stratford is working with … Continue reading…

Charting a New Course to Evolve Canada’s Digital Action Plan

By Dr. Kevin Tuer, Managing Director, Canadian Digital Media Network “Home is a tall strong tree, and we the leaves free to travel with the wind, yet always knowing that our roots will remain, firmly planted.” – Unknown The Canadian … Continue reading…

Stratford: The face of change

By Ysni Semsedini, Chief Operating Officer, Rhyzome Networks As someone who is new to the area, I didn’t really know much about Stratford’s past. Sure, I had been here in the ninth grade to see a production of Hamlet, and … Continue reading…