Articles By Shane Schick

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Canadian Tire’s Eugene Roman on positive design, retail innovation and why ‘IT’ is obsolete

This might seem a bit awkward at first: Eugene Roman has won a CanadianCIO of the Year Award, even though...

November 18th, 2015 Shane Schick
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UHN’s CIO explains how ConnectingGTA will help treat patients as ‘partners in care’

Lydia Lee has noticed a pattern in the last 10 years of her career. There are projects nobody wants to...

November 17th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Mining industry CIOs want to dig deeper into IT/OT integration challenges

Innovation is challenging in any industry, but for CIOs in the mining sector the way forward is clear: if they...

November 12th, 2015 Shane Schick
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The CIO’s role in closing Canada’s big data talent gap

Even as they try to figure out how much unstructured information they’ll need to sift through to solve future problems,...

November 11th, 2015 Shane Schick
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It’s amazing how much a day in the life of SAP’s CIO looks like an SAP commercial

For some time now, I've been a bit skeptical of vendors who try to turn their CIOs into "authentic" spokesperson...

November 6th, 2015 Shane Schick
TD Bank CIO Jeff Henderson

TD Bank’s CIO discusses his approach to transforming the customer experience

When Jeff Henderson started in 1994 as manager of derivative systems for TD Securities, the Internet’s role in banking was...

November 4th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Why Muskoka is a great place for CIOs to talk about the future of work

We don't often make room for spouses at ITWC events, but our annual CIO Innovation Summit is an exception. In...

November 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick
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What the statistics in SIM’s 2016 IT Trends Study fail to tell you about CIOs

Agility and credibility don't seem like attributes that should compete with velocity, but they represent two of the new entrants on...

October 30th, 2015 Shane Schick
Parks Canada GIS Esri

Parks Canada CIO maps out the agency’s long-term data management strategy

By this time of year, going to one of Canada’s countless parks is an exercise in admiring the beauty leaves...

October 29th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Why it’s high time CIOs turn Lenovo’s ‘Users Happen’ campaign on its head

I for one, am willing to defend Chad. He's just one of the many hapless characters in "Users Happen," a...

October 26th, 2015 Shane Schick