Articles By Shane Schick

Oracle CIO Mark Sunday

What’s it like to be Oracle’s CIO? You can’t tell by watching Oracle’s CIO

It's hard to imagine the kind of challenges someone like Mark Sunday would have in a given week, let alone...

March 25th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Why Canadian CFOs may be more ready to fund CIO innovation than ever before

That business case for a new IT project you were reluctant to make to the boss? Now may be the...

March 24th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Your enterprise wearables strategy starts here: A CIO resource roundup

When it unveiled its long-awaited Apple Watch earlier this week, Apple dubbed the event “Spring Forward,” but before they dive...

March 13th, 2015 Shane Schick
Yuval Noah Harari big data Canada

Why ignorance could (and maybe should) be the outcome of big data projects

You could sum up the goal of many big data projects -- whether it has been spelled out or not...

March 11th, 2015 Shane Schick
McKinsey CIOs

What one in five execs think will happen if their firm changes CIOs

IT leaders come and go, but when they go, there's considerable hope for the future, based on research result from consulting...

March 10th, 2015 Shane Schick
Hilary Clinton shadow IT

What CIOs should do about the Hillary Clintons in their lives

She didn’t have to be one of the most famous women in the world for CIOs to recognize her type....

March 5th, 2015 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