Articles By Shane Schick

CIOs venture capitalists VCs startups

CIOs are not venture capitalists. In fact, there’s a much better analogy

Even if they never watch Dragon’s Den, most CIOs could probably see some similarities to what they and venture capitalists...

March 3rd, 2015 Shane Schick

L-3’s VP of security suggests setting up ‘counterintelligence’ programs to fend off attackers

An attempted cyber-attack against L-3 Communications that was thwarted with the assistance of the Canadian government is an example of how...

February 27th, 2015 Shane Schick
Jonathan Ive CIOs Canada

6 inspiring Jony Ive quotes that CIOs should commit to memory

In some respects, what little we know about Jonathan Ive reminds me of the kind of CIO that is now...

February 25th, 2015 Shane Schick
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The digital governance dilemma Canada’s public sector must confront

Not long ago, Sandford Borins went to a federal government Web site to see what level of digital interaction he...

February 24th, 2015 Shane Schick
St. Elizabeth Health Care Samsung tablets CIO

St. Elizabeth Health Care CIO makes the case for tablets in the enterprise

Roy French was not ready for the dogs. There were two of them, they were about 39 inches high and...

February 20th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Who’s an insider threat? This one-paragraph definition sums it up for CSOs

More than half the attendees at a cyber-security event produced by the Conference Board of Canada on Wednesday admitted they...

February 18th, 2015 Shane Schick

Canada’s grade on IT investment suggests innovation is a luxury CIOs put off

No one is willing to come out and call Canadian CIOs cheapskates, but recent research into IT spending patterns in...

February 13th, 2015 Shane Schick

The West Edmonton Mall’s CIO discusses the way forward for retail experiences

In most shopping malls, walking up to the store directory map remains a pretty analog experience. Even if the map...

February 10th, 2015 Shane Schick
Canadian CIO Census 2015

There’s only one good way to understand the CIO role in Canada

The best IT leaders know their numbers. But there are some numbers only outsiders can provide. Here's a simple stat...

February 9th, 2015 Shane Schick
WSJ CIO Network 2015

The top Twitter takeaways from the Wall Street Journal’s 2015 CIO event

Canadian IT leaders may have been left out of the Wall Street Journal's CIO conference earlier this week, but the conversation...

February 4th, 2015 Shane Schick