How the CIO-CMO discussion should evolve

Scott Brinker is not willing to cut down an important discussion to a mere 140 characters. A few weeks ago, when Brinker was promoted as a guest on CXOTalk, a war of words

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 14th, 2014 Shane Schick

VMware’s CEO has a hilarious Steve Jobs story that explains the BYOD nightmare

It was without a doubt a big moment for Pat Gelsinger: in the mid-2000s, while he still a senior executive with Intel, his firm won had won the business to put its chips

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 9th, 2014 Shane Schick

CIOs should apply this illustrator’s old but brilliant blog post on reshaping work environments

The history of technology started out with giant, room-sized computers and is currently moving towards sensor networks that most users never see. Yet most CIOs are still somewhere in between these extremes, trying

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 8th, 2014 Shane Schick

Spot yourself in this incredibly comprehensive list of CIO (and user) personas

Most discussions around technology adoption, including debates about the consumerization of IT, tend to divide ranks between older generations who are IT-averse and Millennials who can’t get enough of their smartphones. In a

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Shane Schick

One of these four corporate culture types are a death trap for CIOs

Most of the numbers are what you might expect: less than 45 per cent of CIOs have a seat at the CEO’s table. Between 70 and 80 per cent of their time is

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 27th, 2014 Shane Schick

The CIO-CMO Dialogue: Is ‘IT’s new boss’ overhyped?

You knew it was coming: the CMO may not only end up outspending the CIO, but some believe they should be the IT department’s new boss, too. In a recent story on CMSWire,

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The top 3 priorities of Canadian CIOs, CEOs

Canadian companies increased their tech spending this year with the hopes of improving IT security and cutting overhead costs, according to a survey by non-profit tech organization Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). To

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 27th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

WCIT 2012: Leadership in action

Somewhere in Orlando, most Canadian CIOs I follow on Twitter were listening to Seth Godin, the popular marketing guru, who was the lunchtime keynote speaker at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012. They were not here

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Shane Schick

CIO Summit program evolves into ‘Leaders Beyond’

What began as a conference for Canadian CIOs and evolved into a highly respected training and development program for IT executives is rebranding with an expanded focus to other business leadership roles on

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Shane Schick