Articles By Shane Schick

City of Burnaby Internet of Things

The City of Burnaby’s CIO offers an Internet of Things reality check

To say Shari Wallace was trash-talking the Internet of Things would not be entirely accurate, but she certainly demonstrated an...

May 22nd, 2015 Shane Schick
Treasury Board Open Data Exchange

Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets

The federal government is spending $3 million on an open data project designed to launch at least 15 new companies,...

May 21st, 2015 Shane Schick
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Feds promise high-speed Internet across rural Canada by its 150th anniversary

There will be a lot of celebrating when Canada reaches its jubilee in 2017, but according to Industry Canada, the...

May 20th, 2015 Shane Schick
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SickKids Hospital’s new CIO has some fascinating opportunities ahead of her

You don't meet a lot of CIOs with an "MD after their name, but in Sarah Muttitt's case, it may be...

May 20th, 2015 Shane Schick
Air Canada CIO cloud computing

Air Canada’s CIO shares takeaways from her journey to the cloud

This was a pretty good week for Air Canada. At its annual meeting this week it announced record profits, and...

May 15th, 2015 Shane Schick
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What the emergence of the ‘IT engaged’ exec means for CIO work styles

It could be the CMO, the head of sales or even the CEO, but the stakeholders IDC Canada is describing...

May 11th, 2015 Shane Schick
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5 role models to inspire your CanadianCIO of the Year nomination

Here's the sad truth: many of the people who are most deserving of professional recognition are far too busy doing...

May 7th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Walmart Canada’s CIO offers an alternative to the ROI-only focus in retail IT

With the rise of online shopping, mobile payments, the advent of wearables and the Internet of Things, it must be...

April 28th, 2015 Shane Schick
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The 18% gap between Canadian and U.S. CIO attitudes about wearables says a lot

Happy Apple Watch Day! No one's lining up outside Apple Stores, since they're not selling them there, and could be...

April 24th, 2015 Shane Schick
CIO application portfolio management Canada

Warning: This amazing rap song about CIOs could get stuck in your head all day

It's possible that Will Smith knew from the very beginning that he would rise from rap singer to TV sitcom...

April 22nd, 2015 Shane Schick