We produce and publish trusted research and impactful publications on the digital economy.

Inform your decision-making on emerging technology, the future of work, skill development, and training. Keep up-to-date on emerging technologies in your sector:

  • Define opportunities for emerging technologies
  • Understand labour supply gaps
  • Evaluate educational and professional programming
  • Identify new markets and foreign direct investment opportunities
Read Our Research Studies
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Policy Development

Evidence-based policy recommendations are critical to cultivating a thriving ecosystem.

We craft effective policy recommendations, grounded in research, to help shape your technology ecosystem. To inform your descion-making, we provide the following:

  • Secure fresh perspectives on modern-day policy challenges
  • Collect evidence-based policy recommendations from neutral third-parties
  • Supplement your existing organizational capacity with reliable policy services
Read Our Policy Briefs
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Data Analytics

Leverage our rigorous data analytics enhanced by powerful data visualizations.

Our data team is ready to source the behind-the-scenes data and its implications for your program or service. Our data visualizations allow you to tell a story to your network and community, to help you:

  • Track economic trends
  • Map unique regional attributes
  • Deliver labour market insights
  • Define job-specific skill needs
Explore Our Data Dashboards
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Community Engagement

We host regular community-focused events to supplement and strengthen our work.

If you are looking to engage in community leadership and cross-industry collaboration throughout the digital economy, we can organize forums, engagement sessions, and research-oriented workshops. Online and in-person facilitation is a core expertise:

  • Gather grassroots community feedback
  • Bring together private and public stakeholders
  • Inform future project deliverables with community buy-in
  • Explore ecosystem needs and opportunities
Explore Upcoming Events
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Web Tools

ICTC is creating new ways for you to engage with our research.

To further advance the digital economy, we are launching interactive community engagement tools to showcase key data and to communicate with stakeholders. An ICTC web tool could help you with the following:

  • Leverage skill mapping capabilities to recommend effective up-skilling
  • Showcase job markets that require specific skills
  • Display your city's unique economic opportunities to the world
  • Provide stakeholders interactive engagement opportunities
Try the ICTC Job Skills Mapping Tool
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We help clients understand and articulate the relevance, impact, and value of their policies or programs through evaluation.

Measure the impact of your organization’s work and communicate its value to stakeholders. With a focus on programs and policies that support a robust digital economy, we deliver: 

  • Detailed needs assessments 
  • Logic models and theories of change
  • Formative and summative evaluations
  • Value-add case studies
  • Evaluation methods and reporting briefs

Explore our Evaluation Work:

    Browse our Evaluation Work with Science North
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    Economic Impact Analysis

    We help clients better understand the impact and value of their investments through holistic economic impact analyses.

    Support your decision-making with personalized insights on the economic impact of your projects, programs, and policies. Leveraging our extensive expertise to translate economic evidence into actionable insights, we deliver:

    • Analysis of direct, indirect, and induced economic impacts of an investment, program, or policy—for today and the future
    • Thorough evaluation of the environmental factors, barriers, and opportunities that drive your desired outcomes
    • Scenario-based modelling and forecasting
    • Analysis of complementary programs or initiatives to support your business, industry, or community

    Explore our Economic Impact Analysis Work: 

      Explore our Economic Impact Analysis of the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP)
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      Competitive Market Analysis and Strategy

      We help clients plan for the long term with real-time competitive market analysis and bold but pragmatic strategies.

      Help your organization understand the competitive landscape, make informed investments, capitalize on opportunities, and build resiliency. Focusing on market analysis and strategic advisory services for the digital economy, we deliver:

      • Robust market research, clearly identifying market size, growth trends, key industry players, market entry/expansion opportunities and risks, competitors, and collaborators
      • Detailed ecosystem maps and analysis, including financial incentives and drawbacks; labour availability, supply, and cost; and support systems
      • Interviews with core stakeholders and analysis of key themes
      • Timely and granular TOWS analyses for your business and competitors
      • Clear, actionable, and measurable roadmaps for success
      • Detailed implementation plans with associated timelines, costs, and accountabilities
      • On-call advisory services and support

      Read our Market Analyses and Strategies:

      Browse our Strategic Plan for BC’s Creative Technology Sector
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      Looking for comprehensive insights on the digital economy?

      Connect with our multidisciplinary team. Collectively, we bring decades of experience in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, including academic expertise. 

      Work With Us

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