Articles By Shane Schick

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Where the DevOps dialogue should lead in enterprise IT

There’s something magical about credit cards -- and I don’t just mean the illusion of buying something without paying real...

June 30th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Meet a former CIO who now has ‘innovation’ in his job title

An IT executive with a diverse background at organizations such as Rexall and Cogeco, Faramarz Farahani has spent the last...

June 29th, 2015 Shane Schick
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One quick way to stimulate CIO-board engagement in Canada

A few months ago, I was at an event where someone made a comment that, due to the increased impact of...

June 24th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Dun & Bradstreet’s COO invokes Houdini to teach CIOs about risk

He starts off by quoting David Copperfield, but it's another famous conjuror who winds up being the rather gruesome inspiration...

June 14th, 2015 Shane Schick
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The intelligent way to think about the role of CIOs in smart cities

Earlier this week I hosted a roundtable discussion at the Intelligent Community Forum with CIOs to discuss the evolution of...

June 11th, 2015 Shane Schick
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What CIOs should have noticed at Apple’s WWDC 2015

I'd like to imagine an IT leader who, in the spirit of true innovation, skips the usual conferences on data...

June 9th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Shia LeBeouf’s motivational speech, reimagined as a CIO-coach dialogue

He’s probably not going to be brought in for Gartner’s next symposium, and he may not be all that well-versed...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick
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Microsoft plans two Canadian data centres to address CIOs’ cloud concerns

He’s the mayor of Toronto, not an IT professional, but John Tory has no problem articulating why he sees potential...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick
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The FCC’s CIO uses a D.H. Lawrence poem to explain our digital future

A quarter of an hour is not a long time to describe the scale of the Internet’s growth and its...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick