By: Olga Volkoff Worried by all the bad news you are hearing these days? No need – Tanmay Bakshi, the closing keynote speaker at the CIO Peer Forum last week, gave us all some very good reasons to be much more optimistic. In case you don’t already know, Tanmay is the 14-year old from Ontario … Read more
By: Mitchell Fong Ask the right questions at the right time, right place and to the right people. John’s journey started with a team that finished dead last at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup and that team carried trauma of that loss with them. Nine months later in the London Olympics 2012, Canada’s got … Read more
By: Dineyar Buhariwala In the new digital world, business innovation is the new competitive imperative. Not all innovations are disruptive, even if they are revolutionary. Disruptive innovations tend to be produced by outsiders and entrepreneurs, rather than existing market-leading companies. The business environment of market leaders does not allow them to pursue disruptive innovations when they first … Read more
Migrate To The Cloud Or Fold -An Ultimatum? Using Due Diligence As Your Compass To Navigate Out Of The Pickle By: Chris Otudero Technology, like law, has become a mandatory partner for any business. Using the power of technology to scale a business is a core process and imperative to the growth of the business. … Read more
By: Neil Muir Under the overarching theme of ‘What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There’, the 2018 CIO Peer Forum in Vancouver kicked off with a keynote by Nicole Verkindt. Nicole is a dynamic speaker, the founder of OMX (Offset Market Exchange) and the newest Dragon on CBC’s Next Gen Den. Engaging, yet down to … Read more
By Brian Jackson, Editorial Director, IT World Canada VANCOUVER – If you’re leading a change management initiative at your organization, you might feel like you just need to escape – and that’s exactly what Gartner research vice-president Elise Olding advocates, but not in the way you’d expect. “If you want your organization to change, you and … Read more
Jean-Paul is the Chief Information Officer at Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. His areas of expertise include provide high-quality environmental assessments that contribute to sustainable development in Canada. His digital-enabled team will work lockstep with his business partners to drive innovation and solve complex business problems by designing and delivering human-centered, agile-based, digital solutions.