Successful CIOs know that they must be proactive, preparing for whatever is coming next, rather than just reacting to what is happening at present.
The topic of Big Data is hot, yet mysterious. Greg Peter showed that only 5%-10% of fortune 500 companies actually have an implementation plan in place (whether for production, or PoC).
I’m honored to be serving for a fourth year as president of the CIO Association of Canada. I think what gratifies me most is how the character of this community of IT professionals has evolved, and is still developing for the better.
Countdown to the live newscast to release the Digital Adoption Roadmap has begun.
The CIO Association of Canada is undertaking two initiatives to help fuel Digital Adoption, which in turn contributes to the successful commercialization of innovation, (one of the themes of this year’s CIO Peer Forum). First, we are hosting a live Toronto Chapter event June 5 at the Microsoft Offices in Mississauga on the SR & ED Program, featuring senior CRA directors Lucie Bergevin and Helen Marquis, and Senior VP of Tax, Finance and Advocacy at CATAlliance, Russ Roberts.
I urge you to familiarize yourself with an excellent (short!) paper summarizing the latest research and recommendations from ICTC on technology, innovation and financial enablers with respect to the Canadian economy.
The last 18 months of headlines are not just a rough patch for organizations regarding cyber-crime. They are a sign of escalating threats and new tactics deployed by cyber-criminals. Need proof? Cyber security as a risk issue moved to the top 3 risk factors faced by businesses on the Lloyds of London Risk Index for 2013. That’s quite a jump from it’s 12th place standing only 2 years ago.
By Steve Heck posted At a recent CIO Association Toronto Chapter meeting we were fortunate to have Lib Gibson, Adjunct Professor in the Strategic Management area, Scott Campbell, a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada and a former CIO for the Ontario Government, and our own Dave Codack talk about the CIO … Read more
At a recent CIO Association Toronto Chapter meeting we were fortunate to have Lib Gibson, Adjunct Professor in the Strategic Management area, Scott Campbell, a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada and a former CIO for the Ontario Government, and our own Dave Codack talk about the CIO and IT from the perspective the Board of Directors.