Holding AI accountable: public leaders organize to ensure algorithms influencing government are ethical

In the 2002 movie Minority Report, three "Precogs" that have the God-given ability to see into the future are used to...

May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Government of Canada eyes blockchain with ‘cautious optimism,’ looks to growing ecosystem for guidance

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies have been identified by startups, entrepreneurs and investors as revolutionary, with the added potential...

May 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Q&A with Alex Benay, CIO, Government of Canada

If we can put a man on the moon, why can't the government help me renew my passport with Alexa?...

May 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Lion's Gate Bridge, Vancouver

West coast, best coast? Public sector CIOs in B.C. are investing in the next-generation tech that will transform user experience

During the CIO Peer Forum in Vancouver, CanadianCIO had the opportunity to catch up with some west coast CIOs in...

May 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

From left: moderator and District of West Vancouver CIO Kristin Wilkes; City of Yorkton CIO Kelly Caban; Strathcona County IT services director Russ Avery; City of Calgary CIO Heather Reed-Fenske; and MISA Prairies president and City of Red Deer IT services manager Dan Newton discuss their craft during the CIO panel at this year's MISA Prairies conference on May 8, 2018.

How to be a better leader and other CIO insights from the 2018 MISA Prairies conference

Pictured above -- From left: moderator and District of West Vancouver CIO Kristin Wilkes; City of Yorkton CIO Kelly Caban;...

May 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Medchart team 2017

Former Canada Health Infoway CTO joins startup that aims to finally take health records digital

Remember that episode of Seinfeld where Elaine confronts her doctor about her medical chart that labels her as "difficult?" In...

May 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

How the City of Lethbridge prepared its Smart Cities Challenge application

RED DEER, Alta. - Public feedback played a central role in Lethbridge’s application for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge, the...

May 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Mississauga uses mobile technology to engage workers and citizens alike

Calling the City of Mississauga a mobile technology-ready municipality is an understatement. For the past two years, 90 per cent...

May 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Downtown Mississauga

Under the hood with City of Mississauga CIO Shawn Slack

In developing a technology approach that will help the City of Mississauga serve its diverse set of citizens across 23...

May 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson