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Canadian Government Executive Radio

Summary: This is Canadian Government Executive Radio, the official podcast of Canada's oldest and most respected news resource for the public sectors federally, provincially, and municipally.


 Using Data and AI to Predict Disease Outbreaks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:13

AI is seen as one of the first lines of defence in a pandemic. Given the current situation with COVID-19, hospitals and healthcare facilities are using AI to help screen and triage patients and identify those most likely to develop severe symptoms. The use of data and analytics is also helpful to track and contain diseases. In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Dr. Steve Bennett, Director, Global Government Practice for SAS...

 Business Continuity and Employee Safety During a Crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:59

In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Ed Rodriguez, VP for Citrix Canada about some of the best practices for business continuity during disruptive times. Ed also outlines what tools and policies businesses need to implement now and shares what Citrix is doing for their own employees so other companies can follow suit.

 Operationalizing analytics within public sector | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:30

Analytics plays an important role in both the private and public sectors and is a crucial part of digital transformation. In this episode of CGE Radio, we will look at one aspect of this, operationalizing analytics within public sector with Kevin Deveau, VP and Managing Director of FICO Canada.

 Technology In The Workplace | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:16

In this episode of CGE Radio, we take a look at one solution that can help increase productivity in the work environment. Ed Rodriguez, Vice President of Sales & General Manager of Citrix Canada joins J. Richard Jones to talk about Citrix Workspace.

 Update on digital strategies for public sector | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:53

Digital is speeding up the process of citizen engagement and making it easier for citizens to be served. In this episode of CGE Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Robert (Bob) Osborn, Chief Technology Officer for Service Now (Federal) about the challenges and opportunities for the Government of Canada, how to solve digital issues and to make citizens engagement more efficient.

 Supporting IT modernization in government | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:18

Today on the show, we will build the case for cloud in creating the next generation of IT infrastructure for government, while helping secure public data with new technologies and at the same time mitigating risks. J. Richard Jones talks with Rejean Bourgault, Public Sector Country Leader for Amazon Web Services Canada (AWS) about this interesting topic...

 AI prosperity in Canada | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:57

In the show today, J. Richard Jones talks with Shelby Austin, National AI Leader for Deloitte Canada on Deloitte’s reports on AI, AI prosperity and how do we achieve it, the root issues government must address for AI, and what role can the private sector play in helping to achieve AI prosperity in Canada.

 The Future of Innovation in Cybersecurity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:05

In the show today, J. Richard Jones talks with Rick Howard, Chief Security Officer of Palo Alto Networks. Rick is responsible for building a Threat Intelligence Team, supporting the product line and acting as a thought leader and company evangelist in the cybersecurity community space.

 A glimpse into the future of mobility | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:57

There has been a lot of discussions around the future of mobility. Will this improve the quality of life, what policies should governments put in place, will there be a loss of jobs due to the automation? These are all questions that we will delve into, in this episode of CGE Radio with Richard Threlfall, Partner, Global Head of Infrastructure at KPMG International. 

 Human Services Integration and Service Delivery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:17

In this episode of CGE Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Jason Ducharme, Partner of MNP and leader of the Public Sector Practice in Ontario. Jason works with senior executives, CEOs and boards within the public sector to clarify strategy, improve organizational effectiveness and lead large-scale organizational change...

 Key cloud challenges in public sector | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:02

Data is a crucial part of an organization's success, whether it be public or in the private sector. But data comes with challenges because of its size and growth. The amount of data in the world doubles almost every two years. Due to this exponential growth and also where we store our data, like the cloud, makes managing it more difficult.

 ISC's innovative approach to service delivery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:15

From Executive Government to Crown Corporation to Public Traded Company. Today in the show, we talk with Jeff Stusek, President and Chief Executive Officer of Information Services Corporation (ISC). Mr. Stusek leads the company’s overall strategic direction in the provision of registry and information management services. His focus on people, business excellence and creating value for stakeholders has driven ISC’s evolution...

 Not Your Average CPA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:46

In the show today, we have a very special guest who is joining us from Ottawa. He is Claude Rochette, Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence. Claude has extensive experience serving in many different roles including Assistant Deputy Minister (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer of National Defence, Vice-President, Comptrollership Branch and Chief Financial Officer, Canada Border Services Agency...

 Implementing projects with less capacity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:38

What is transformation going to look like? That is the question on the minds of many who are going through digital transformation. But it's not the what that is the challenge, it's the capacity to implement the what. In the show today, J. Richard Jones talks with Craig Szelestowski, President and Founder of Lean Agility Inc. Craig is a Lean government and transformation specialist with close to two decades of experience implementing dramatic turnarounds in Canadian government...

 AI for business decision-making and change management | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:13

In the show today, J. Richard Jones talks with Dean McKeown, Associate Director, Global Master of Management Analytics at Smith School of Business, Queen's University. Dean is responsible for creating and managing a variety of entrepreneurial initiatives at Queen's University, including new academic programs, marketing and IT. He is currently studying the application of artificial intelligence systems for business decision-making and change management during digital transformations...


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