Interview: Hendrik Deckers of CIONET

In a previous article, CIOs must understand foreign markets, I discussed the serious challenges CIOs face when working globally. This is critical since international success is a requirement today. To provide added insight

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

CIOs must understand foreign markets

I advise and speak at economic forums, the biannual World Computer Congress and World CIO Forums and consistently hear that paying attention to foreign markets is a priority for IT executives and CEOs.

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats

Over 90 per cent of networks are compromised and this can happen in less than 20 minutes when exposed to the Internet. Mobile is the focal point of this trend. With embedded computing,

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Interview: Andrew Ng, chairman and co-founder of Coursera

There is an impending digital tsunami -- or D-Quake -- that can drive enterprises to destruction if they don't continually update their business model canvas for competitive advantage. They should be dynamically adopting

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

How ethics applies to change management

Consider what you would do if you were the IT analyst assigned to decide the technology for the next update to your system. CIPS Code of ethics applies every time you make a

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Donna Lindskog

Questions not included in the CIPS Ethics exam

To earn the professional designation of Information Systems Professional, or I.S.P., CIPS now requires applicants to pass an ethics exam.  I was on the committee that helped create that exam and I think

Published on: April 24th, 2014 Donna Lindskog

Canadian Imagine Cup finalists announced

The Canadian finalists in Microsoft's annual Imagine Cup contest have been announced,  with two teams coming from Alberta and one from Quebec. The annual contest provides students opportunities to demonstrate real world applications of their IT talent

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Enterprise tips from three experts

Recently I interviewed three experts who shared their deep insights into the enterprise -- David Chesebrough, Robert Damashek and Elizabeth Southerlan. All are noted enterprise specialists in strategy, enterprise architecture, and transformation and operations

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

A last look at CES 2014: Mobile apps winners and show highlights

It was an amazing week at CES with over 150,000 delegates, 5,000 press, 3,200 plus exhibitors spread over more than 2 million square feet. One standout was the Mobile Apps Showdown and particularly

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki