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The unhealthy state of CIO influence in Canadian health care

While many CIOs are redefining their roles, those in healthcare face budgetary and regulatory issues that make it even tougher...

June 30th, 2015 christine wong

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Meet a former CIO who now has ‘innovation’ in his job title

An IT executive with a diverse background at organizations such as Rexall and Cogeco, Faramarz Farahani has spent the last...

June 29th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Dun & Bradstreet’s COO invokes Houdini to teach CIOs about risk

He starts off by quoting David Copperfield, but it's another famous conjuror who winds up being the rather gruesome inspiration...

June 14th, 2015 Shane Schick

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The intelligent way to think about the role of CIOs in smart cities

Earlier this week I hosted a roundtable discussion at the Intelligent Community Forum with CIOs to discuss the evolution of...

June 11th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Shia LeBeouf’s motivational speech, reimagined as a CIO-coach dialogue

He’s probably not going to be brought in for Gartner’s next symposium, and he may not be all that well-versed...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick

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Microsoft plans two Canadian data centres to address CIOs’ cloud concerns

He’s the mayor of Toronto, not an IT professional, but John Tory has no problem articulating why he sees potential...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick

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The FCC’s CIO uses a D.H. Lawrence poem to explain our digital future

A quarter of an hour is not a long time to describe the scale of the Internet’s growth and its...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick

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The man running Baidu’s AI lab reveals a team-building strategy CIOs should steal

There's a lot of time, money and talent being put into artificial intelligence, or systems that would act more like...

May 28th, 2015 Shane Schick