CIOCAN Members on Women in Technology

Dianne Lapierre, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Raymond James Ltd was asked to comment on the under-representation of Women in Technology. Dianne spoke to the changing face of careers in information technology.  The focus is moving away from pure technical skills and becoming increasingly about understanding and managing relationships across the organization. Clearly, … Read more

CIOCAN Members on Innovation

David Booth, former CIO for the City of Edmonton (Alberta’s second-largest city, Canada’s fifth-largest) describes how Edmonton has reinvented itself with forward-thinking policies and technologies that support seamless collaboration. David led the team through many changes over the last few years including a vision that articulates how voice, video, and data come together encouraging collaboration … Read more

CIOCAN: Announcing 28% growth

TORONTO, CANADA – 23rd November 2017  – The CIO Association is proud to announce a 28% growth rate over the last 16 months, and the acquisition of its 400th member this week. Humza Teherany, President of the CIO Association said “Even though we have passed four hundred members we’re still growing. We attribute this to … Read more

Is Blockchain Ready for the Enterprise?

On November 7, 2017, internationally recognized thought leader in digital currencies and blockchain technologies Manie Eagar spoke to Vancouver Chapter members.  Association members can view the slide deck from this presentation in the Members Only area of the website.  You must be logged in to access this resource.

CIOCAN at the Ingenious Awards Gala

        The Ingenious Awards Gala was held at the Toronto Four Seasons on Thursday, November 9, 2017.  CIO Association of Canada Past-President Gary Davenport, who coordinated the judging panel of CIOCAN volunteers, spoke to the crowd.         Gary Davenport with member of the 2017 judging panel Richard May     … Read more

Calgary Airport Authority – October 16, 2017

The Calgary Airport Authority – preparing for the technology needs of the 21st century. CIOCAL Session October 16, 2017 Bob Sartor, President and CEO since January 2017, and Mike Maxwell, Vice President and CIO since March 2016, both with the Calgary Airport Authority (YYC), gave an excellent and very informative presentation on the mandate and … Read more