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CTS 2015: Still using communications tech from the bell-bottom era? You’re stifling Canada’s innovation, says Rogers’ Kawale

TORONTO  -Last year, while still president of Cisco Canada, “I spoke here about the opportunity to drive innovation through collaboration and improved productivity,” said Nitin Kawale, now president of Rogers Enterprise Business division, to delegates at the first day of the Canadian Telecom Summit.“In one year, not much has changed.”He pointed to a Conference Board of Canada study that showed Canada ranking 13th in a list of 16 peer countries when it comes to innovation. Clearly, that’s lousy.When it comes to the consumer side of the information, communications and technology revolution, Canadians are in step with the rest of the...