The Blockchain has the potential to be a big disruptor changing many industries that rely on intermediaries such as real estate, insurance, financial, healthcare and more. Blockchain uses cryptography which involves encryption techniques throughout the transaction process. Join us on June 1st to learn more!
By: Li-Ling Chang, Guest Contributor It’s not everyday that you get to introduce a speaker with a video reel. But it happened on day two of the CIO Peer Forum 2017.. The video clip started rolling and it was “The Disruptors”. Bruce Croxon, former Dragon, Entrepreneur and co-host of the Disruptors, walked on the stage after the … Read more
By: Jalen Chin, Guest Contributor, CIO Peer Forum 2017 Volunteer With the rise of technology and the ease at which data can be collected, there comes many opportunities to analyze information through Big Data. However, with the prevalence of such data, there comes the risk of the security and privacy of individual’s collected data being infringed … Read more
By Jalen Chin, Guest Contritbutor As the world becomes increasingly technology oriented, information continues to become digitized. However, with the increased use of technology, such as mobile devices, there will be more entry points at which confidential data can be compromised. Julie Cullivan proposes that we need to find a way to balance the risks … Read more
By: Li-Ling Chang, Guest Contributor and CIO Peer Forum 2017 volunteer The annual CIO Peer Forum in Edmonton had a strong attendance and captivating speakers offering much anticipated talks on creating and leading digital businesses. The 2-day conference kicked off with keynote speaker Ian Cox, Research Director with Gartner’s CIO research team. Gartner is the world’s leading … Read more
By Alex Piasta, Guest Contriubutor At the 2017 CIOCAN conference held in Edmonton, Alberta, Jay Vijayan formerly of Tesla Motors explained his innovative professional experiences. By developing breakthrough technology for one of the most innovative companies of the century, his positive impact has helped transform the entire automotive industry. His lessons learned during this … Read more
The growing expectations of CIOs that we have talked about for the past few years have now been validated by a comprehensive KPMG study (Harvy Nash / KPMG CIO Study 2016). The survey of 3,706 CIOs from around the world has been conducted for the past 18 years enabling KPMG to stay on top of … Read more
By 2020 there has to be bottomline business results to the investments made going digital. That was the assessment of Nim Nadarajah, CIO Critical Matrix, at the conclusion of one of the powerful sessions held as part of the CIO Peer Forum held in in Edmonton April 26-27. Built around the theme Creating Digital Leaders, … Read more