Tag Archives: procurement

Thinking inside the box: The City’s approach to innovation

When Edward Keenan points out that the City of Toronto hinders innovation, he doesn’t go halfway far enough in his critique. This is unusual, because Keenan often writes what I think, sometimes before I think it, and always more intelligently than in my overwrought postings. His general point is that the City inhibits innovation in…
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What was 2013 about?

What did Socrates say about blogging; “The unblogged life is not worth living,” or, “The unexamined blog is not worth blogging?” I think the latter. Blogs can be revelatory. But revelatory of what? So, I asked myself what the NetGain blog was about in 2013.  As a prime contributor, this is a way asking what I’m about.…
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CETA’s Minimum Thresholds Problematic for Toronto

Today, PM Harper, Old Testament God-style, let us know that the Canada-EU trade agreement was complete.  No real public consultation, and still no details, yet this bolt of lightning from the Twitterverse: “The #CETA trade negotiations are the most transparent and collaborative that Canada has ever conducted. http://ow.ly/pWzgc #cdnpoli“ A few weeks ago, we downloaded summary…
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