Articles By Shane Schick

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The 18% gap between Canadian and U.S. CIO attitudes about wearables says a lot

Happy Apple Watch Day! No one's lining up outside Apple Stores, since they're not selling them there, and could be...

April 24th, 2015 Shane Schick
CIO application portfolio management Canada

Warning: This amazing rap song about CIOs could get stuck in your head all day

It's possible that Will Smith knew from the very beginning that he would rise from rap singer to TV sitcom...

April 22nd, 2015 Shane Schick
full-stack employee CIO

Why the ‘full-stack employee’ will also need a full-stack CIO

The pancake metaphor is far from ideal. The last thing most CIOs should is simply plop technology on top of...

April 17th, 2015 Shane Schick
CIO Association of Canada Peer Forum 2015 CIOCAN

CIOCAN Peer Forum 2015: Possibly the most CIO-tweeted event in Canadian history

At first, I was disappointed that a variety of work projects prevented me from making it to the annual Peer...

April 16th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Mississauga’s CIO offers a guided tour of its future as a smart city

A few months ago at a technology industry gathering in the city of Miami, Wim Elfrink had a confession to...

April 10th, 2015 Shane Schick
CIO jobs Canada recruiters

CIO job ads would probably work better if they just added one extra paragraph

I understand that it makes sense on social media to re-broadcast the same content occasionally, but over the last week...

April 9th, 2015 Shane Schick
Meerkat Periscope CIOs

3 easy, enjoyable experiments CIOs could do with Meerkat or Periscope

Choosing between Meerkat and Periscope is probably not as big a priority for CIOs as, say, assessing the pros and...

April 7th, 2015 Shane Schick
A well-managed CIO career

VMware makes it pretty obvious which CIO career path is best

He stands near the window, hand poised over his smartphone, gazing out and presumably thinking up a grand vision for...

March 31st, 2015 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