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
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.
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
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
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
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
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