Articles By Brian Clendenin

Here’s why the Warner Music Group CTO thinks time to business value is the most important IT metric

Technology is driving change faster than most organizations can adapt. Many IT leaders struggle to add value to the business...

November 21st, 2014 Brian Clendenin
IT, labor, jobs

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet...

July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin
Cloud computing

‘New IT’ vs ‘Old IT’: Cloud computing’s technology disruption with’s vice president for strategic research

The transition from “Old IT” to “New IT” is accelerating. And, the discussions about what this means to organizations can...

July 24th, 2014 Brian Clendenin
cloud computing, cloud nfrastructure, cloud services, IT

Cloud is a business strategy and a technology strategy: PayPal CTO

With over 143 million active customers and $125 billion in total payment volume, PayPal is one of the largest financial...

June 20th, 2014 Brian Clendenin
Digital Touch Tablet Computer

Harvard chief digital officer: Infuse ‘data-informed thinking’ into the culture

The importance of the chief digital officer will only increase over the coming years. Gartner predicts that some 25 per...

April 1st, 2014 Brian Clendenin
new york times

New York Times CIO: ‘spot trends’ to drive innovation

Data-driven innovation challenges organizations to build not only technical architectures that leverage technologies to gain previously impossible insights into their...

March 14th, 2014 Brian Clendenin
Cloud Safe

Data sovereignty in the cloud: A chief privacy officer perspective

One of the most talked about issues today is that of data privacy.  And, in the digital world, the privacy...

February 5th, 2014 Brian Clendenin
cloud computing

Cloud Factory conference: beyond the buzz word

I recently spoke with the CEO of the Canadian Cloud Council, Robert Hart, to get his perspective on The Cloud...

December 19th, 2013 Brian Clendenin
data, network, database

Executive discussions are changing to include the cloud

Cloud computing is a disruptive force.  Having worked with many of western Canada’s CIOs and senior executives over the past...

November 21st, 2013 Brian Clendenin