Marc Andreessen CIOs

How CIOs could harness Marc Andreessen’s optimism

You don't have to have helped create the first Internet browser (Mosaic) and one of the IT industry's earliest successes...

October 20th, 2014 Shane Schick

#GartnerSym

#FollowFriday: Why #GartnerSym was the CIO hashtag of the week

There are all kinds of vendor events, but Gartner Inc.'s annual Symposium/ITExpo has absolutely become one of the most essential...

October 10th, 2014 Shane Schick

CIO innovation workshop

I made a room full of CIOs do this exercise (and they loved it!)

"Thirty minutes should be enough time for anyone to innovate," I said. The CIOs around me laughed, but maybe only...

October 7th, 2014 Shane Schick

big data analytics Canada CIOs

How 35 Canadian CIOs are sizing up big data and analytics issues

I had to rent a car to attend the invite-only CIO Innovation Summit that's taking place this week in Muskoka,...

September 29th, 2014 Shane Schick

GTEC 2014

#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...

September 12th, 2014 Shane Schick

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#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....

September 5th, 2014 Shane Schick

CIO social media resources

#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...

August 15th, 2014 Shane Schick

electricity system cyber-security threats

An energy sector CIO explains what’s needed to stop security threats early

For most CIOs, “uptime” is all about whether servers or other IT infrastructure is running properly, but Doug Thomas is...

August 11th, 2014 Shane Schick

storage as a service Canada

How CIOs are sizing up their storage-as-a-service options

Not all of the biggest issues around big data storage revolve around technology. Questions about sovereignty, compliance and security practices...

July 23rd, 2014 christine wong