Askari is your information asset company

Need improved IM? Looking for an integrated enterprise way to handle your organization’s information assets? Are you part of a regulated industry, a government department, or an NGO? With Askari, your information assets receive our full attention. We design and focus solutions that complement your unique business needs. Ultimately, your business will operate more efficiently, effectively, and sustainably from a more strategic use of your information.

Awareness, an Evolution beyond Darwin: Accessibility and Everyday Life

Guest Blog Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Me (Jon) (Left) coming out of the blocks.It was not that long ago, when everyday tasks that many Canadians take for granted such as reading your own mail, reading a menu, or getting off the bus at the correct stop were not so "everyday" for people living with visual impairments. Fortunately, as our world has evolved over the years, so has awareness, which means significant improvements in accessibility as related to the half a million Canadians who live with vision loss.

The Role of Teachers and Mentors: Ottawa Network For Education

José de Leon Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Steve Ditko, the famously reclusive artist of the original Spider-Man comic books, recently was asked by an 8-year-old-boy if there was a teacher who made him think about drawing comics. Ditko, who also has a legend for candor, replied, "A teacher comes after one thinks or would like to draw comic book stories."

And I think it's true: we ultimately make our own decisions about what we want out of life. Then, if we are fortunate, someone is there for us, encouraging and assisting us in attaining our goals. If we’re really lucky they remain a consistent presence in our lives, helping navigate the pitfalls and peaks that come with pursuing those goals.

Open Data means Opening the Doors on Knowledge: An Interview with Dominique Morin

Dominique Morin Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Dominique, you recently attended the 3rd International Open Data Conference here in Ottawa. Why? What did you want to get out of it?

Dominique Morin: Attending the conference was all about learning and reconnecting with friends and colleagues working in the field of open data: I wanted to move away from my screen and be part of the human to human discussion on open data. I’ve worked directly and indirectly in the field for some time, and with Public Works’ recent focus on providing greater access to procurement-related data, and its recent adoption of the Open Contracting Data Standard, I thought the timing was perfect.

Marketing - More than Swag

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Listen to Alicia Puritt, Marketing Lead at Askari Solutions Inc., explain the process involved in determining appropriate swag for suitability and greater brand recognition. Making use of independent research, focus groups, and style trials, Alicia outlines how she determined a roller ball ink pen should be part of the Askari corporate branding effort.

Askari is an IM Thought Leader

Friday, February 20, 2015

Bruce Levis, co-founder/partner of Askari Solutions Inc. outlines how each of the three partners at Askari are thought leaders in their spheres. Bruce himself is an expert in contracting and sales. Edan Puritt is a thought leader on all things records and document management and is highly respected when it comes to large, enterprise-style project management. The third partner, Gregory Natran, is a thought leader on matters related to service transformation, currently a significant trend in federal government projects.