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

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 course, we look things up on the Internet. But books -- and increasingly

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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 Bank of Canada said today it has become a national sponsor of CanWIT (Canadian

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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 many diverse divisions. What about the next step? The solution, says futurist Thornton

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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 long to get there CIOs don't stay very long in one firm. This

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

CIOs should do more on business transformation, says Dell exec

Business process transformation is on the minds of Canadian CIOs but not enough of them are doing something about it, says the head of Dell Inc.'s software division . "Some (CIOs) have accepted

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Why CIOs need to learn to use the ‘F word’

I hate most business books. They lie. It’s not a sin of “commission.” I’m not sure they set about to consciously distort the facts. It’s more often a sin of “omission”. They leave

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Jim Love

What’s your organization’s digital IQ?

IT is consuming an increasing amount of an enterprise’s resources, from new applications to boosting network security. Yet, as every CIO knows, some organizations use information technology better than others. PricewaterhouseCooper thinks good

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How to handle an ethical dilemma

Ethical dilemmas often happen when two or more ethical issues urge contradictory actions. If you were working on software that managed an elevator or a car, how would you resolve any concerns about

Published on: June 30th, 2014 Donna Lindskog