The Quest for Canada's Smartest IT Department 2010 Begins

London, ON – January 25th, 2010 – Info-Tech Research Group has launched a nationwide contest to recognize and reward both Canada’s smartest and greenest mid-market IT departments.

”In the true spirit of community, we’re issuing a challenge to Canadian IT professionals to share their stories, best practices, tips and aha moments through our website and social networks so that departments across the country can get smarter,” says James Alexander, Senior Vice-President for Info-Tech Research Group and one of the campaigns resident ‘Smart People.’

During the four month campaign the research firm will comb the country searching for and interviewing Canadian IT departments with a smart story to tell.  The interviews can be viewed on YouTube and Facebook as well as

A short nomination form is available on the contest website to make entering yourself or a friend quick and easy.  Along with bragging rights, rewards include having your story featured along with your company logo in CIO Magazine and Computerworld Canada and a night of celebration as the country’s smartest and greenest come together at an awards gala in Toronto. 

In addition to awarding the best of the best, The Quest for Canada’s Smartest IT promises to engage and educate mid-market organizations on the smart use of technology, to drive value for themselves and the communities in which they live and work.  Podcasts, webinars, whitepapers and online discussion groups are all available on the contest website for those looking to improve their IT operations.

Get Involved

To nominate yourself or a friend for the Quest for Canada’s Smartest IT visit

Stay updated on webinars, events and contest milestones through twitter (@smartestITCan) and Facebook (

About Info-Tech Research Group

With a paid membership of over 21,000 worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group ( is a global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech has been addressing the needs of IT professionals for over 10 years, and is one of North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firms.

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