Shared Services Canada

Email Transformation Initiative

The Government of Canada currently has over 100 separate email systems.

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Goal: Moving 43 partner organizations

Data Centre Consolidation Initiative

The Government of Canada is consolidating and modernizing its data centres.

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Goal: Move more than 300 Government of Canada data centres to fewer than 20

Telecommunications Transformation Initiative

Telecommunications includes the transmission of data and voice within and across the Government of Canada.

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Goal: Move the Government of Canada to single infrastructure

Workplace Technology Devices

The Government of Canada is implementing an enterprise approach to the procurement of workplace technology devices and related software,

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Goal: Standardize, consolidate Workplace Technology Devices for GC

Headlines

  • News Release
    Harper Government to achieve important savings through IT infrastructure transformation

    Ottawa, Ontario, October 9, 2013 – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada, today delivered a keynote address at Canada’s Government Technology Event (GTEC) 2013, outlining how Shared Services Canada is delivering the Government’s vision of a leaner, more efficient government and better value for taxpayers. The Minister focused on three key areas where the government will focus its efforts through SSC: savings, security and better service through private sector engagement.

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    Harper Government Making Progress on Streamlining Email

    Ottawa, Ontario, June 25, 2013 – The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Minister for Status of Women, and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada (SSC), today announced that Bell Canada, in partnership with CGI Information Systems And Management Consultants Inc., has been selected through a competitive process to deliver the Government of Canada’s new email systems, a major milestone in streamlining the Government’s IT infrastructure.

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    Minister Ambrose hosts consultations with Alberta’s Tech Industry – Buying Smarter; Better Value for Canadians

    Calgary, Alberta, January 21, 2013 – The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada (SSC), today addressed members of the Alberta Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector on the transformation of the Government of Canada’s IT infrastructure.

Features

  • SSC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15 Tabled in Parliament

    Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP) for fiscal year 2014-15 was tabled in the House of Commons on March 6, 2014. This report outlines SSC priorities for its third full year of operation in support of modernizing the Government of Canada’s information technology (IT) infrastructure services.

    For more information please view the SSC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15 Tabled in Parliament
  • Industry Engagement Day – September 24, 2013

    As part of an ongoing dialogue, Shared Services Canada (SSC) is engaging industry on two telecommunications initiatives, Converged Communications Services and Contact Centre Infrastructure Services, which are part of the Telecommunications Transformation Program. These initiatives will help eliminate duplication and streamline operations, deliver a consistent service, enhance security, and enhance program delivery to Canadian citizens and businesses.

    For more information, see Telecommunications/Industry Engagement
  • Shared Services Canada's Integrated Business Plan for 2013–2014

    Shared Services Canada (SSC) has released its Integrated Business Plan (IBP) 2013–2014. The IBP is an important document that outlines the Department’s priorities and planned activities and that describes how SSC will deliver on its commitments.

    Take a look at the feature article and learn more about the Integrated Business Plan for 2013–2014.
  • Departmental Audit and Evaluation Committee

    Shared Services Canada (SSC) has established a Departmental Audit and Evaluation Committee as required by the Financial Administration Act and related government policies for internal audit and evaluation.