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COVID-19 – Confidential CIO Connection

The CIO Association is the voice of the CIO. Right now many of us are being asked to be prepared to potentially support an unprecedented number of organizations employees working …

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Leading CIOs Tackle the Challenge of Data

When 30 of Canada’s leading CIOs connected at the 2018 annual CanadianCIO Summit, one of the key concerns was deriving the full value from disparate sources of data. The leaders spoke confidently …

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6 Challenges of Agile at Scale for ERP

Authored by John Belden, Project Execution Advisory Services Practice Leader, UpperEdge Speaker at the CIO Peer Forum 2018 in Vancouver on Contracting and Delivering Agile at Enterprise Scale Agile has been around for …

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The Talent Dividend – Shifting Gears in a Changing Economy

NEWS RELEASE January 31, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Ottawa. January 31, 2018 – Today the Information and Communications Technology Council’s (ICTC) released a pivotal report in partnership with Microsoft Canada. The report …

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DX Agents: The Collected Blog Series

Below is the content of a blog series published on the CIOCAN website.  The first entry is the original announcement of the DX Agents undertaking.  The next pieces, written by Dawood …

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CIOCAN Supporting documents re Extraordinary Meeting Dec 13, 2016

Click the image below to access the resolution and the revised Constitution and Bylaws to be considered at the CIOCAN General Meeting on December 13, 2016.  

CanadianCIO CIO Census Download Here

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Info-Tech Moneyball CIO Conference

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Research Paper: How Companies Achieve Balance Between Technology Enabled Innovation and Cyber-Security

Natasha Nelson is a recent graduate of the Sloan School of Business at MIT. During her studies, she invited CIO Association members to participate in the research she was conducting. …

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Learn How Your Industry Is Utilizing IoT From The Industry Leaders That Know It Best – Industry and Business

We are pleased to share an excerpt from an article published on Media Planet by Ignacio Paz of Rogers Communications, in which Gary Davenport, President CIO Association of Canada, shares his …

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CIO Digest #12

CIO Digest #12 January 20, 2016 Kelly Friedman, partner in DLA Piper (Canada) LLP’s Toronto office, is an experienced commercial litigator with unique expertise in electronic information issues, including electronic …

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CIO Digest – Sept 23, 2015

CIO Digest #10 September 23, 2015 The relationship between CIOs and the Board is an area of growing interest for our Association members.  The topic has been addressed at the …

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Strengthening Canada’s talent advantage in a global digital economy

OTTAWA, August 27 – The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) announced a partnership with Microsoft Canada to help develop a national digital talent strategy for Canada. “We are very …

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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 …

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CIOCAN National Vice President Dean Doige on Leadership

Q & A with CIOCAN National Vice President Dean Doige, CIO at Clark Builders on Leadership in Digital Transformation 4 June 2015 Q. Your recent report lays out critical elements …

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