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Canadian CIO Association (CIOCAN) – New chapter chairs

The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) brings together chief information officers (CIOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs) from organizations across Canada. It has...

Trio of experts explores the complex world of ransomware

A critical and timely question was asked early this week at IT World Canada’s MapleSEC conference, during a panel that revolved around ransomware and...

CISOs must be proactive in their cyber strategies, MapleSEC conference told

Fight back against adversaries with a smart cybersecurity platform, conference told. Read how

How boards should talk to CISOs — and CISOs should talk to boards

Boards think cybersecurity is 'a dark mysterious art.' Blame infosec pros, says Google Cloud's CISO

Infosec leaders deferring transformation, consolidating tools as fears of recession increase

An executive at consulting firm Wipro says CISOs and other security practitioners at its customers 'are really struggling' in the current economy.

Soft skills are vital for women to succeed, says cybersecurity panel

Time management and being able to drive change were among the skills women speakers said have been vaulable in their careers

Infosec pros focus on preventing attacks but miss important alerts, conference told

IT security teams need to think like hackers to outwit them, said a Cisco Systems official. Read why

New Gartner survey reveals gaps in government tech purchase process

According to a recent survey from Gartner Inc., the public sector has the longest buying cycle for technology purchases, at 22 months on average. Gartner...

CIO Census

The Way Forward: Building the Digital Enterprise

The global crisis that began in early 2020 has forced organizations to change. After an extended period spent in “get through today” mode, CIOs are now working to adapt to nearly nonstop change, and forge a path into a hyperdigital future.

This year’s CanadianCIO Census Report provides insights and data about the Canadian CIO and the organizations they serve.

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Government CIO: Leadership is about patience and strong relationships

Mohammad Qureshi has had a varied and interesting career that has led to his current position as Government of Ontario CIO and...

Leadership Coaches Weigh in on the New World of Work

The world of work was already changing before the pandemic, but COVID accelerated trends ranging from staff burnout and mental health issues to...

Words from a World Changer – an interview with Jim Balsillie

Filming just wrapped on a new feature-length production about Canada’s iconic Blackberry device, but there’s no need to wait until the movie’s release...

The CIO of the Year Awards

The CIO of the Year Awards recognize Canadian technology leaders who have demonstrated business and technological vision, entrepreneurship, a capacity to drive enterprise transformation and a demonstrated ability to drive value in the marketplace.

The winners will be honoured on MAY 26, 2022.

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2022 CanadianCIO Fireside Chat

If you’re a business executive in need of community and peer-to-peer learning experiences, you’d do well to check out this 15-minute video. In it, ITWC CIO Jim Love, Anatoli Olkhovets, Group VP, Peer Insights Gartner and Mayank Mehta, Group VP, Peer Insights Gartner, will discuss the value of community for executives who, for any number of reasons, may lack a sense of being “in the loop” and connected with their peers.

President to President Videos

ITWC’s Fawn Annan interviews leading Canadian tech executives on leadership