Canadian CIO Census 2015

There’s only one good way to understand the CIO role in Canada

The best IT leaders know their numbers. But there are some numbers only outsiders can provide. Here's a simple stat...

February 9th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Beware of the IT death spiral

Bad things happen when an IT department can no longer meet expectations. My heart was pounding as I entered the...

February 6th, 2015 Stephen Abraham

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The single most important question CIOs need to answer

I have a theory. OK, I have many theories but today’s theory has to do with a medical mystery. I...

January 30th, 2015 Kevin Pashuk

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CIO leadership fundamentals: Strategy comes first

In an attempt to provide more direct insights into the world of the CIO from a layman’s perspective, here is...

January 29th, 2015 Gary Davenport

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I’m the CIO, not the AV technician

The boardroom becomes quiet as the executive management meeting begins. My colleague, the CFO, begins to deliver a presentation on...

January 22nd, 2015 Stephen Abraham

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10 Things I wish I knew before I became a CIO

I've been a CIO for over a decade now, and have made virtually every mistake in the book. If I...

January 14th, 2015 Stephen Abraham

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European and Canadian CIOs – challenges and opportunities in the new year

On behalf of the CIO Association of Canada, I had the pleasure of attending the annual EuroCIO conference in Brussels...

January 12th, 2015 Gary Davenport

New year IT strategy

A CIO’s 7 new year’s resolutions

A new year brings new challenges and exciting opportunities. I can't wait to begin. But, before I rush headlong into...

January 5th, 2015 Stephen Abraham

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CIO: The flaw in your IT strategy

Our offsite IT Strategy session was very successful. We nailed it. We looked at our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats....

December 11th, 2014 Stephen Abraham