Articles By Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: NAV Canada’s CIO insight captured in one pic

I didn't attend the Argyle CIO Forum in Toronto this week, but saw a couple of positive mentions online. This tweet/pic from the Schulich School's IT director seemed to capture one of the

Published on: September 19th, 2014 Shane Schick

Surprise, CIOs! We’re using way more unauthorized cloud apps than you think

It’s almost like a throwdown, the kind of challenge that CIOs may be too proud to ignore: Let us look inside your network and show just how many employees are acting as if corporate about

Published on: September 18th, 2014 Shane Schick

CIOs should steal these Internet of Things ideas from IDC

Nigel Wallis probably didn’t mean to turn the tech startup Uber’s name into a verb. It just sort of happened. Speaking at a breakfast event last week that was co-hosted with ITAC, the

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: What will Canada’s top federal CIO say?

Next month public sector IT executives will be gathering as usual for the GTEC conference and exhibition in Ottawa, and this week it was confirmed that the chief information officer at Treasury Board

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Shane Schick

The CIO cheat sheet on iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch

If they locked themselves in a meeting or were in transit, IT executives can expect the same question from staff and colleagues for at least the rest of this week: “So what did

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: Meet DFATD’s new CIO

First off, congratulations to the new IT leader at one of the most important agencies in the Canadian public sector. I've never met Mark, but before Foreign Affairs he worked for the Consulate

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Shane Schick

What CIOs should say about the celebrity iCloud security leak

IT leaders are probably getting used to addressing security concerns about cloud computing by now, but they may be less prepared to discuss how naked images of Kate Upton and Rihanna wound up

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: The best CIO shares for the week of 8/18/2014

It already feels like summer is oh-so-close to being over, but as some of us try to squeeze in a few days off here and there, this recent post by a terrific CIO

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Shane Schick

A CIO’s short slide deck captures the best traits of IT leaders

He may work for a post-secondary school in the U.S., but David Hinson's ideas on IT leadership should find a welcome audience on this side of the border. Hinson is the CIO of

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: The top social links shared with CIOs this week

First off, some free consulting via Twitter. You expect third-pary experts to be blunt, but I liked the use of imagery here to make a more pronounced wake-up call: https://twitter.com/KristineKoed/status/500210182291726336 This research analyst's

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Shane Schick