Emerging technology platforms and tools offer CIOs a great opportunity to become innovation leaders within their businesses. If they don’t seize this opportunity, someone else will. In fact this is the theme of the upcoming CIO Association’s marquee event: The Peer Forum 2016 (http://ciopeerforum.ciocan.ca).
The result of an 8-month consultation among industry and academic experts (in which CIOCAN was represented), the recommendations in the Big Data and the Intelligence Economy report are intended to inform business leaders, academics, and policy-makers how to prepare organizations for the opportunities and challenges that big data adoption will bring. One of the most … Read more
At the recent Ingenious Awards Gala Dinner, Eugene Roman, CTO at Canadian Tire Corporation was named ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year for the private sector. He has since agreed to be a keynote speaker at the CIO Association national conference that will be held at Toronto’s Allstream Centre April 20-21, 2016. Other announcements at the … Read more
Edmonton chapter members responded to new President Shaun Guthrie’s invitation to gather on December 2nd to celebrate the holidays and share some Christmas Cheer at Sorrentino’s Bistro Bar. It was a great opportunity to get to know one another and strengthen the network of senior IT executives in Edmonton.
On behalf of the National Board of the CIO Association of Canada, Gary Davenport announced this week that Humza Teherany, Chief Innovation Officer at Compass Group, has been appointed as the new National Vice-President for the Association. Davenport stated that “having worked with Humza at a previous company, I know him very well and he … Read more
At an awards ceremony which took place on Monday, November 16, two awards sponsored by CIO Association members were presented to students of the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management. Thanujan Sathasivam was the proud recipient of the Dave Codack Academic Achievement Award ($2000). This award is for a full-time student for demonstrating the … Read more
Shaun Guthrie takes on Edmonton Chapter Presidency Cindy Cripps-Prawak moves into President role in Ottawa Chapter The Board of the CIO Association of Canada is pleased to announce that Shaun Guthrie, Director of Information Technology at Go Auto, has assumed the position of President of the Edmonton Chapter, and Cindy Cripps-Prawak, ED, Innovation, Architecture and … Read more
At the Toronto Chapter event on October 20, Laura Williams facilitated a presentation and discussion on the value that Organizational Change Management practices can have on the success of project management. The slide deck from her presentation is provided as a reminder for event attendees and a resource for those who were unable to join us.