Articles By Shane Schick

Ontario puts open data sets to an online vote: Here are three that CIOs should support

The federal government held a hackathon to drive interest in its open data program, but the province of Ontario will take an even more radical step with an ongoing, online voting process to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 15th, 2014 Shane Schick

How the CIO-CMO discussion should evolve

Scott Brinker is not willing to cut down an important discussion to a mere 140 characters. A few weeks ago, when Brinker was promoted as a guest on CXOTalk, a war of words

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 14th, 2014 Shane Schick

VMware’s CEO has a hilarious Steve Jobs story that explains the BYOD nightmare

It was without a doubt a big moment for Pat Gelsinger: in the mid-2000s, while he still a senior executive with Intel, his firm won had won the business to put its chips

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 9th, 2014 Shane Schick

CIOs should apply this illustrator’s old but brilliant blog post on reshaping work environments

The history of technology started out with giant, room-sized computers and is currently moving towards sensor networks that most users never see. Yet most CIOs are still somewhere in between these extremes, trying

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 8th, 2014 Shane Schick

Spot yourself in this incredibly comprehensive list of CIO (and user) personas

Most discussions around technology adoption, including debates about the consumerization of IT, tend to divide ranks between older generations who are IT-averse and Millennials who can’t get enough of their smartphones. In a

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Shane Schick

One of these four corporate culture types are a death trap for CIOs

Most of the numbers are what you might expect: less than 45 per cent of CIOs have a seat at the CEO’s table. Between 70 and 80 per cent of their time is

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 27th, 2014 Shane Schick

Treasury Board has 15 apps that prove its open data strategy is working

No matter who wins the $25,000 prize, Canada’s federal CIO believes the recent Canadian Open Data Experience competition reflects a shift in how the public sector collects, manages and shares information for the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 25th, 2014 Shane Schick

The CIO-CMO Dialogue: Is ‘IT’s new boss’ overhyped?

You knew it was coming: the CMO may not only end up outspending the CIO, but some believe they should be the IT department’s new boss, too. In a recent story on CMSWire,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 21st, 2014 Shane Schick

The CIO scandal that could redefine the profession

The way IT is perceived in the enterprise from now on may come down to whether you see Beth Jacob as a victim, a failure, or both. When the CIO of Target stepped

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 19th, 2014 Shane Schick

The IT leader as security spokesman

He was like a shadow guest at our recent Technicity conference — mentioned by nearly everyone, cited as a source of great concern and potential danger to all manner of organizations across Toronto and

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 26th, 2014 Shane Schick