Articles By Shane Schick

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#FF: Canadian higher ed CIOs take to Tumblr to share ideas

This organization has been around for a long time, but until recently I never knew this particular site existed. It's...

October 24th, 2014 Shane Schick
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Teknion’s CIO: The Internet of Things opportunities I see

The core principle of Teknion, a furniture company based in North York, Ont., is boiled down to three words: "design...

October 23rd, 2014 Shane Schick
Canadian cities mobility strategy

Canadian city CIOs discuss the way they’re moving to ‘mobile first’

In some organizations it’s the employees who are clamoring for the increased use of mobile technology. In others, it’s senior...

October 21st, 2014 Shane Schick
Marc Andreessen CIOs

How CIOs could harness Marc Andreessen’s optimism

You don't have to have helped create the first Internet browser (Mosaic) and one of the IT industry's earliest successes...

October 20th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FF: Can you guess the Ontario CIO in this case study?

Like the gossip columns of yesteryear, Twitter is a great place to run what we used to call "blind items":...

October 17th, 2014 Shane Schick
Salesforce Dreamforce 2014 CIOs Canada

What CIOs should be running instead of an IT department

If can rebrand its core products and services as “the customer success platform,” there should be no reason why...

October 14th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: Why #GartnerSym was the CIO hashtag of the week

There are all kinds of vendor events, but Gartner Inc.'s annual Symposium/ITExpo has absolutely become one of the most essential...

October 10th, 2014 Shane Schick
CIO innovation workshop

I made a room full of CIOs do this exercise (and they loved it!)

"Thirty minutes should be enough time for anyone to innovate," I said. The CIOs around me laughed, but maybe only...

October 7th, 2014 Shane Schick
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#FollowFriday: The best links, tweets and picks for CIOs on Twitter

It was great to connect with a large group of IT leaders earlier this week at a resort in Muskoka...

October 3rd, 2014 Shane Schick
TD Bank Apple Pay

A TD Bank CIO discusses mobile opportunities, Apple Pay and more

Jeff Martin has a challenge for all those people who assume everyone now does most of their banking on a...

October 1st, 2014 Shane Schick