DX: How will it Impact your Organization?

Tesla – Driving Digital Transformation & Disrupting the Ecosystem Part 1 As organizations explore digital transformation (DX) and determine business value considering the buzz around Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, it is essential to remember that DX is more than just a technology overhaul, DX is a journey that can transform business models, processes, … Read more

Announcing DX Agents

New consortium including SAP, AWS, and Deloitte targets digital transformation acceleration in Canada Alliance of 11 organizations kicks off DXagents program; aims to help Canadian businesses become more globally competitive by embracing digital technology   TORONTO, 23 February, 2017 Today marks the launch of DXagents, a first-of-its-kind national digital transformation accelerator comprised of business leaders … Read more

Digital Business Transformation Event

David Oh, CIO, VP Innovation & Technology Services at AGLC and David Booth, Chief Information Officer at City of Edmonton, led a stimulating round table conversation on digital business transformation, machine learning and AI. Attendees shared their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities available from the disruption of traditional business contexts. Digital leaders who are … Read more

2017 IDC Predictions

2017 IDC Predictions The Toronto Chapter held their first event of the New Year, welcoming International Data Corporation (IDC) and association members to the University Club, in downtown Toronto. The presentation of the predictions opened the floor to an interactive session for group feedback and discussion throughout the evening. Presenters and contributors for the presentation … Read more

Can we Spread the Good Word?

CIOCAN is seeking individuals with knowledge, experience and expertise in digital marketing to work on the National Marketing Committee alongside the National Marketing Director.  We are specifically looking for volunteers with expertise in any of the following areas: Social media (Twitter, LinkedIn) Blogging Website (such as menu structure, page layouts, – any restructuring that needs … Read more

Digital Transformation Awards

The CIO Association of Canada is partnering with IT World Canada and IDC on a new national awards program highlighting excellence in digital transformation.  The Digital Transformation Awards are designed to recognize the best examples of business or organizational digital transformation in the country. It is open to all Canadian businesses and government institutions. It’s hard … Read more

TECHAPALOOZA 2017 – Almost Here!

Just a reminder to all Manitoba Chapter CIO Association members to get your tickets to TECHAPALOOZA 2017 soon.  The fundraising event is on Friday, February 24th at 6PM at the Hotel Fort Garry and features five all-star bands comprised of IT Professionals from across Winnipeg and Manitoba.  This is the social event of the year … Read more

CIOCAL Event Summary – Breakfast with Bob Schulz

"How do you even begin to develop appropriate, plausible scenarios for the impacts, opportunities and implications of emerging digital technologies on you and your organization?  This is a challenging issue facing many of our members.  Where do I start?  What's a helpful and practical way to think about these things?  And, then, … what do … Read more