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Parks Canada CIO maps out the agency’s long-term data management strategy

By this time of year, going to one of Canada’s countless parks is an exercise in admiring the beauty leaves...

October 29th, 2015 Shane Schick

Why it’s high time CIOs turn Lenovo’s ‘Users Happen’ campaign on its head

I for one, am willing to defend Chad. He's just one of the many hapless characters in "Users Happen," a...

October 26th, 2015 Shane Schick

The expectations set by ‘Back to the Future’ that CIOs are still trying to meet

When people complain, as many will today, that they haven't yet gotten to ride around on hoverboards like Marty McFly,...

October 21st, 2015 Shane Schick

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