About Us

Our Experience


With a combined 50 years of business and information technology expertise, we decided to semi-retire to our little piece of paradise in the town ofFernie in the East Kootenays of the Canadian Rockies   Now, we share our passion  and expertise by  helping others - individuals, entrepreneurs, small and medium sized businesses.   Dave focuses on IT hardware, software, engineering and design; Heather on entrepreneurs and small business consulting - getting your business from ideation to strategy to effective and profitable day-to-day operations.

Our Approach


Our service includes a free  consultation to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, with a schedule  and high level roadmap.  We like to get to know you, and you us so we can do our best work with a full understanding of your needs, wants, goals & objectives.  We also offer a suite of quality products and know-how that will help you get there quickly and smoothly. 

Why BasicallyIT?


Business mentors are key—that’s why when it comes to client selection, we want to give you the time and guidance you deserve.  Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner, help developing a document or researching an idea or maybe you need a special skillset or tool, call us today. Together we’ll create and refine your plan for success. Everyone needs a little help sometimes.  We had help along the way to achieving our life goals. 

About Us



Here is a sample of our projects & accomplishments:

  • For a large Toronto law firm, implemented a local area network, core office and accounting software and specialty software for legal research, document creation, corporate customer records management.
  • For a quasi judicial government agency recommended and implemented a decisions/precedents database
  • for an Ontario government Ministry conducted an organizational and operational review of the structure, roles and responsibilities, recommending a new structure and developing new position descriptions.
  • For a national freight railroad, developed and implemented:
  • New organizational design
  • Leadership
  • job descriptions
  • training and education programs for project managers, business analysts and technologists
  • five year strategic plan linked to the overall company strategy
  • Developed a Communications Strategy and rolling twelve month calendar
  • For a Global Financial Services Company:
  • Imlemented a single Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Implemented Strategic vendor  management and saved over 100M GBP in cost from previously unexamined expenditures
  • See my Linked In Profile for more:
  •  https://www.linkedin.com/in/heather-campbell-0ba27226/ 


Put our experience to work for you!

  • 25+ years executive experience across multiple industries:
  • Senior Consultant, KPMG Peat Marwick, Information Technology
  • CIBC Operations & TechnologyVarious Director-level portfolios,  (Architecture & Consulting Services, Network Engineering, Project Eexecution/Resource Centre)
  • Vice-President - BMO Financial Group, Nesbitt Burns e-Development
  • Vice-President, Rogers Communications Inc., Planning, Performance & Governance
  • Barclays PLC, COO, Global Retail & Commercial Banking IT Division
  • e-Health Ontario, Program Executive, Infrastructure Transformation
  • Canadian Pacific Railway, CIO and Vice-President, Information Technology
  • 25+ years progressive software and application development expertise

Let's Talk about you for awhile!


Who are you and what are you working on?  What are your hopes, dreams, goals?  Maybe we can help you get started or be better.  Lets talk.  Give me a call on 416-697-7033 or email me on heather@basicallyit.com.

I'm worried about the senior and aging population in our community.  And I'd like to help with some basics like:

  • personal finance management and budgeting
  • Savings planning
  • health and wellness 
  • navigating government programs
  • Applying for and  getting the benefits you are entitled to
  • understanding social media and avoiding fraudsters