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A CIO’s character isn’t created by crisis – it is revealed

Sunday evening. The phone rings. Caller: "There's a problem, Steve. An alarm went off for the Data Centre. A breaker...

December 2nd, 2014 Stephen Abraham

Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

IT still plagues too many businesses as an enigma. Here’s how you can solve that.

Over the course of my career as an IT professional, I have come across more frustrated business users and executives...

November 20th, 2014 Fariba Anderson

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What you’ll be doing in three years

I have good news and bad news for senior IT administrators: I know what you're going to be doing in...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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CIO Innovation Summit in pictures

The Marriott Rosseau Muskoka Resort in Southern Ontario's cottage country was the location for IT World Canada's CIO Innovation Summit,...

October 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

October 6th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

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A ‘must read’ for CIOs

When I was younger, my answer for finding anything I wanted to know was to buy a book. Now, of...

October 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Another bank backs Canadian women in IT group

An association aimed at encouraging Canadian women to have careers in IT has gained another big enterprise backer. The Royal...

September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Find a strategy for your IT strategy

It's hard enough for a CIO to develop a current IT strategy for an organization, particularly if the entity has...

September 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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How to extend your stay as CIO

Most C-level executives have ambition -- otherwise they wouldn't be at the top. But it sometimes seems that after struggling so...

August 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon