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  Check out what’s happening in tech at RBC and beyond.  
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Accelerating RBC's Mobile Journey with Split with Friends

The new RBC Mobile Split with Friends is generating widespread curiosity from clients as well as positive feedback.
Emily Mercier

How Canada’s biggest bank is approaching the competitive talent market  

Investing in technology, innovation and digital transformation is a top priority for RBC. 
Collision is BACK! We can’t wait to meet you.

Creating stronger connections in the workplace makes RBC a better place for women in technology to thrive

Women in Digital aims to create better engagement for the women working in digital roles at RBC. 
Collision is BACK! We can’t wait to meet you.

Collision is BACK! We can’t wait to meet you

After two years of hosting one of the world’s biggest tech conferences virtually, Collision is back in Toronto, and we couldn’t be more excited. From June 20 – 23, more than 33,000 attendees from over 140 countries are expected to come together at the Enercare Centre. 
RBC powers initiative to help create better cyber policies as part of Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst

RBC powers initiative to help create better cyber policies as part of Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst

With the uncertainty and disruption of the past two years, many teenagers across Canada missed out on opportunities to compete in sports, dance, music, debates and more.
CanHack 2022: Teaching Students Cyber Security Skills Through Friendly Competition

CanHack 2022: Teaching Students Cyber Security Skills Through Friendly Competition

With the uncertainty and disruption of the past two years, many teenagers across Canada missed out on opportunities to compete in sports, dance, music, debates and more.
CanHack 2022: Teaching Students Cyber Security Skills Through Friendly Competition

Banking On The Future: RBC’s Borealis And Digital Teams Collaborate To Help Canadians Better Manage Their Finances

Artificial intelligence is changing nearly every sector of society, powering new types of products and services that are now common in daily life.
Calgary Joins RBC's Global Innovation Ecosystem

Calgary Joins RBC's Global Innovation Ecosystem

Data revolution will bring profound changes to the banking world. The Bank’s vision to be a global leader of AI insights are falling in line for the Calgary Innovation.
Meet Megha Sharma: A Rising Star in Tech

Building a Top Tech Team through D&I 

RBC was front and centre at last weeks’ BFUTR Summit, hosted by the Black Professionals in Tech Network. 
Meet Megha Sharma: A Rising Star in Tech

Meet Megha Sharma: A Rising Star in Tech

Growing up, Megha Sharma was told by a teacher that Computer Engineering was a "boys program". Having just received the Global Association of Women in Payments Rising Star Award for 2021, Sharma is happy to have ignored the advice.
OMNI

Moving from Chaos to Confidence, One Incident at a Time 

As any developer will tell you, no matter how robust and resilient the technology, incidents are an unfortunate reality. Router crashes, service disruptions, or even an unexpected influx of users on a system - like many businesses saw with COVID-19 - can cause an application to shut down. 
Tech TO

RBC and TechTO Present: Full Steam Ahead: Exploring the Future of Work in Tech

RBC is teaming up with TechTO to bring you an event that is sure to get your gears turning.
Amplify

Summer Program Fuels Tech Innovation   

Technology is changing at lightning speed, with leaders building and preparing for capabilities that don’t yet exist. Focusing on the next generation, and building transferrable skills to lead organizations into the future, is critical. 
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RBC’s Melissa Carvalho has been honoured as one of Canada’s 2021 Top 20 Women in Cyber Security by IT World Canada. 


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Five-Minute Focus on Digital Acceleration and Technology Innovation with RBC's Bruce Ross

Bruce Ross, Group Head of Technology & Operations at RBC discusses how digital acceleration and technology innovation are changing client behavior and redefining industry boundaries.
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Culture is the secret ingredient to successful AI companies

AI has the potential to help people thrive and lead better lives, and for that reason, more and more companies are leveraging the technology.
Diversity-Works-Here

Calling All Women Developers – Applications for RBC Battlesnake Developer Fellowship Now Open 

Are you a woman in tech who wants to network, gain new skills, and put them to the test in a fun and friendly environment? The RBC Battlesnake Developer Fellowship might be for you.  
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New Report - Preparing Indigenous Youth for the Digital Future 

The success of Indigenous youth will be key to Canada’s success – and to the ongoing process of reconciliation into the 2030s. 
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RBC launches Calgary Innovation Hub with plans to expand technology roles in high-demand areas

RBC has announced plans to create 300 technology roles at a new Calgary Innovation Hub scheduled to launch this September. 
Our-Stories

Empowering Indigenous people through tech 

In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is a chance to appreciate the strength of our First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, but also an opportunity to recognize the challenges that many of these communities continue to face.
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Highlights from Women in Tech X

After the unprecedented events of 2020, technology and innovation will be at the forefront of the world’s recovery. It will continue to allow for resiliency and flexibility, providing platforms for hybrid workplaces and supporting our economic future.
Our-Stories

What Women (in tech) Want

For decades, and across the globe, women have faced unique and detrimental challenges in the workplace. Whether it is equal representation, gender pay equity, or carrying the bulk of the family and household responsibilities, the struggles are real.
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ML vs. RL and what does it mean IRL?

What is the difference between Machine Learning and Reinforcement Learning? Kathryn Hume, Interim Lead, Borealis AI and Professor Matthew E. Taylor, Associate Professor, Computing Science at the University of Alberta and Fellow-in-Residence, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, recently published an article in the Harvard Business Review that addresses this important question.
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Our Top 5 Takeaways from the Olympics of Tech

While we had all hoped for an in-person Collision for 2021, the virtual format didn’t stop 38,000 people from tuning into the world’s largest tech conference.
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Virtual fatigue? We get it. But 2021’s Collision is more important than ever.

While the tech community had hoped for a bustling, live Collision in 2021, the thought of 40,000 people – from startups to large enterprises – connecting IRL feels like a distant memory.
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RBC Women in Cyber Security: The Imperative of Diversity in the Industry

The cyber security industry faces a talent shortage and a lack of diversity. Three female cyber security professionals at RBC discuss the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce, how to attract more women, and why a rebranding of the industry is needed to fill the gaps.
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Women in Tech: the Future of Canadian Technology

In honour of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, RBC and TechTO recently hosted an afternoon of conversation on the 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge.
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How Canada Can Win the 5G Race

5G has been touted as the most transformative technology since wireless services were introduced in 1985.
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Online Coding Camp Gives Kids Valuable Skills and Parents Time to Work

Since 2015, RBC’s Building Digital Literacy (BDL) team has run a successful Teach Youth To Code (TTYC) program, facilitating camps to more than 200 schools in Canada.
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RBC Future Launch: Taking Learning Virtual During Covid-19

As our communities, workplaces and the global RBC family adapt to the exceptional circumstances presented by COVID-19, technology has enabled RBC Future Launch to do doing the same.