Cloud Computing for Midsize Businesses: Delivering Innovation and Efficiency

It’s time for midsize businesses to think differently about infrastructure. Often working with limited resources to compete effectively with larger global players, midsize companies need a way to use IT to transform business

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 19th, 2013 IT World Canada

Aussies see innovation gap, too

For several years now, there's been a nagging chorus from business leaders in Canada: Innovation means better productivity, and, as a country, we're falling behind. Not to enjoy another country's issues too much, but

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Dave Webb

Time to act on innovation: Panel

There's been enough study on whether there's a productivity and innovation gap in Canada. It's time to act, according to a panel at the Conference Board of Canada's Business Innovation Summit in Toronto.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2013 Dave Webb

CIOs can be chief innovation officers, too

We've all noticed that CIOs are acquiring responsibilities outside of IT. Examples include David Johns of Owens Corning (CIO and chief supply chain officer), Sheleen Quish of Ameristar Casinos (CIO and SVP of

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 5th, 2012 peter high

Forrester: Innovation requires closer work with suppliers

Businesses need to form strategic partnerships and work closely with suppliers in order to be more innovative, according to Forrester. The analyst believes that this change should be led by the sourcing and

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 28th, 2011 anh nguyen

3 ways to get a bigger bang for IT’s buck

Getting maximum results from innovative IT investments is an art. Business users may need incentives to take advantage of new capabilities that wait to be exploited.Fortunately, there are proven management practices that, if

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: May 24th, 2011 rick swanborg

How to restart innovation

Reinvest in R&DBrent Hoag, VP and CIO, DiverseyWe've created an IT innovation team of four people, separate from the operations group, whose sole mission is innovation. They work closely with our IT customer

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 21st, 2010 CIO Executive Council

Innovation means risk, CIOs warned: ‘Get over it’

Chief information officers should be leading the charge to adopt innovative social media if their organizations aren’t leveraging the technology, a Canadian IT professor has told an audience of CIOs.In frank and sometimes

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 8th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Are you choking innovation?

The recent CIO Exchange highlighted the transition of "1,000,000 acts of innovation" from an idea formed in a few CIO roundtables into a program for action. The CIOs involved realized that IT, which

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 2nd, 2010 george gorsline