CIO Association Appoints First Executive Director

After an extensive and comprehensive search, the CIO Association of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Blyth, CAE as part-time Executive Director, effective July 1, 2015. Tracy Blyth has over 20 years of experience in the association sector, having earned her Certified Association Executive certification in 2006. Prior to joining CIOCAN, Tracy …

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Security Risks – VAN Oct 2014

The topic for the regular Vancouver Chapter luncheon event in October 2014 was Security Risks.  Speakers Glen Bruce and Geoff Glave shared their perspectives on  the changing threat landscape, along with IT strategies and leading information security practices to ensure you have appropriate mitigation measures in place. Glen Bruce’s Presentation Geoff Glave’s Presentation    

The Internet of Things – Webinar

In May 2015 a national webinar, hosted by Mary Anne Ballantyne, explored the hot topic The ‘Internet of Things’. The speaker for the event was Nigel Wallis, IDC Canada’s Director of Research Director for Vertical Markets. Association members Dave Codack, Shari Wallace, and Joe Schuldhaus provided input from their experience.  

Driving Business Innovation Through Business Analytics – Kevin Brennan

In this presentation from the 2014 CIO Peer Forum, Brian Brennan made the case for Business Analytics being the driving force behind business innovation.  His prescription is to transform business analysis practice from a culture of order-takers and requirements managers to a driver of organizational change and business value.

Digital Leadership – Abbie Lundberg

In her keynote address at the 2015 CIO Peer Forum, Abbie Lundberg shared highlights from recent research conducted at both MIT CISR and HBR Analytic Services that explored the nature of digital leadership from the board to the c-suite and into the lines of business.  The confluence of mobile, cloud and analytics are transforming business …

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Leading in a Transparent World – Steve Cadigan

Clearly it is true that tech advancements have significant impact on enterprise productivity and profitability.  However, the implications of the massive cultural and leadership shifts inherent in changing business environment are often overlooked. In this presentation from the 2015 CIO Peer Forum, Steve Cadigan shares insight into leadership and talent management gained through his experiences in Silicon …

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