CIOs in Canada may be overlooking a way to finance innovation

Until “innovation” becomes a standard line item in a CIO’s budget, the best recourse for Canadian IT leaders may be a federal tax incentive that could help them cover the costs of potentially

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Shane Schick

FollowFriday: Aspire to these amazing Canadian CIO Twitter bios

There are lots of ways to describe yourself on social media. You can give your job title. You can say who you work for. You can joke around a little bit. Or you

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Shane Schick

The enterprise mobility due diligence IT execs need to do

Due diligence oversight, from inception, is crucial once an organization decides to investigate a mobility program that enables workers to access both corporate and personal data. The evolving trend, over the last few

Published on: July 7th, 2014 lou milrad

These are cartoons only a CIO could appreciate

There aren't usually a lot of laughs involved in resetting a password, ordering a laptop or provisioning a cloud computing environment, but perhaps that's because Rube Goldberg never focused on those kinds of

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Shane Schick

Watch three CIOs explain to a recruiter how they strive for success

In less than five minutes, chief information officers with some of the most high-profile organizations in Canada recently explained to recruiting firm Hays how they got their current job, and more importantly, how

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: Canadian Telecom Summit edition

It's best known as a place where regulatory issues are debated among incumbents and challengers, but this year's Canadian Telecom Summit reflected how smartphones and other mobile technologies have made communication service providers

Published on: June 20th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: Go West to find great Canadian CIOs on social media

One of the ongoing challenges of running a national publication like CanadianCIO is that we can be accused of having a Toronto-centric approach. One of the great benefits of services like Twitter, meanwhile,

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Shane Schick

All the best tweets from the Vancouver #EvantaCIO event

The topics ranged from "Creating a culture of ownership" to "Accelerating IT transformation," but for for at least IT leader attending Evanta's CIO Executive Summit in Vancouver last week, an indirect theme might

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Shane Schick

Accenture: CEOs, not just CIOs, need to tackle digital agenda

CIOs alone will not be able to address the apparent overconfidence in the Canadian economy and the use of digital technologies, a senior executive from consulting firm Accenture told a recent gathering of

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Shane Schick