January CIOCAL Breakfast: “Mindset Matters: A Toolkit for Growth”


As CIO, how can you both lead and support the growth of your business? We were very fortunate to have Professor Simon Raby and Dawn Fiander-McCann from BIG Associates take us through a framework focusing on the essential ingredients for sustainable business growth. Using researched based tools we explored the promoters and inhibitors of business …

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November CIOCAL Breakfast: “How Do I get Shortlisted for a CIO Search”


At one point or another most of us have wondered what exactly is going on behind the curtain during an executive search process. “What does the recruitment process look like?”, “Why does it take so long?”, “How can I best partner with an executive search firm?”, “What do they look for when they scan a …

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IDC Predictions Toronto Chapter Event


CIOCAN members can access the slide deck from the IDC presentation made at the Toronto Chapter event held at the University Club on January 25, 2018.  You must be logged into the website to access this resource.

IDC Canada Presentation in Toronto Jan 25-18

CIO Association members can download the slide deck from the Toronto chapter IDC Predictions event held at the University Club on January 25, 2018 by clicking on the presentation icon download the slide deck by clicking on the presentation icon below.

IDC Top Executive Survey Results Available to CIOCAN Members


CIOCAN and IDC Canada were pleased to host a webinar on November 28, 2017 in which Tony Olvet and Rob Burbach presented results from IDC Canada’s annual Top Executive Survey.  Their analysis demonstrates how the C-suite in Canada is tackling key issues such as digital transformation, innovation, and the rapid emergence of new technologies.  Evaluations of the webinar rated …

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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 …

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CIOMAN Breaks Bread with MafiaBoy Hacker Michael Calce


  On November 8, in a relaxed and inviting setting, Michael Calce shared his story, beginning as a 15 year old hacker in his parent’s basement to now being one of the industry’s leading security experts.  He shared key insights with CIO Manitoba members including current and emerging industry trends, the security threat landscape, and  …

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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.

Is Blockchain Ready for the Enterprise deck


On November 7, 2017, internationally recognized thought leader in digital currencies and blockchain technologies Manie Eagar spoke to Vancouver Chapter members.   Members can download the slides from the presentation by clicking the icon below.   

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         …

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Winners of the 2017 Ingenious & CanadianCIO Awards Announced


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2017  TORONTO, ON – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is  proud to announce six winners of the 2017 Ingenious Awards and the two CanadianCIO of the Year award recipients honoured last night at the annual awards gala that recognizes excellence in the use of information and communications technology …

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Who is the Sophisticated Attacker?


At a conference a few weeks ago, I listened to the keynote speaker bemoan the fact that we are all going to be breached, I heard the words “Sophisticated Attacker” being tossed around with reckless abandon, so I decided to count the number of times I heard the term at every session and vendor discussion …

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