Shared Services Canada reaches out to ICT sector for help developing IT transformation mandate

It’s been a slow process – nearly five years to be exact – but the federal government has formally embarked on starting the consultation process on its IT transformation agenda to revamp internal IT services infrastructure. According to Canada’s national ICT business association, it’s a process that’s well overdue.

On Tuesday, Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote announced that Shared Services Canada (SSC) is launching a consultation to seek feedback from Canadians, federal public servants, client departments, and industry on its IT Transformation Plan. Canadians can provide their feedback before Oct. 31 of this year, by visiting

A summary of the feedback received will be released before the end of 2016.

‘The plan will drive the overall modernization of IT in government, and will help Shared Services Canada ensure the successful delivery of online federal services to Canadians,’ Foote said in a statement.

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