What Accenture means when it talks about ‘multi-speed IT’

Here’s a quick rendition of what Accenture’s “multi-speed IT” might sound like: “We need to make a mobile app for...

October 19th, 2015 Shane Schick

Canadian business execs rate legacy tech woes even worse than IT departments

Canadian business leaders may be sympathetic about the challenges IT departments have managing legacy software and systems, but they're not sure...

October 14th, 2015 Shane Schick

What IT leaders in Canadian banking could learn from Goldman Sachs’ CIO

He calls himself “the poster boy for diversity” -- he’s gay, Hispanic and has more tattoos than is probably typical...

October 13th, 2015 Shane Schick

PwC shows an alarmingly small window for CIOs to prove their digital mettle

It may not be a chief digital officer who usurps CIOs in digital transformation. Based on recent research from PricewaterhouseCoopers,...

October 7th, 2015 Shane Schick

CIOs describe the ‘perfect storms’ that drove them to cloud computing

The potential benefits of cloud computing have been debated in Canada and elsewhere for years now, but a panel of...

October 6th, 2015 Shane Schick

Jack Dorsey: Twitter CEO, Square CEO . . . and possible CIO role model?

If Jack Dorsey can find the time to innovate while running not one but two high-profile companies, it’s going become...

October 5th, 2015 Shane Schick

The following three innovation exercises were all tested by real Canadian CIOs

Like any other business leaders, CIOs may glaze over during keynote speeches and start looking down at their smartphones during...

September 28th, 2015 Shane Schick

6 key takeaways from CanadianCIO’s second annual CIO Innovation Summit

You would think that by the end of a full day of presentations, panel discussions and fireside chats, you could...

September 24th, 2015 Shane Schick

Is this ‘rule of 10’ a good way to justify the role of a CIO?

There are times when a Canadian company will lose (or quietly dismiss) its CIO for some reason, and I wait...

September 17th, 2015 Shane Schick