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Nigel Fortlage Amongst Top 20 Social CIOs

CXOTalk announced the top 20 influential CIOs on Social Media. Amongst them is CIOCAN Manitoba Chapter Chair and only Canadian: Nigel Fortlage. “As the Chief Information Officer role become increasingly …

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Alex Buhler presents at Conference Board of Canada

Alex Buhler recently presented at the Conference Board of Canada’s Council of Chief Information Officers. The theme of the event was: What’s Relevant Today, Tomorrow, and in the Future for …

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The Top 4 Ways “Go Live” Failures Indirectly Costs Your Business

MNP’s Technology Consulting team will be speaking on ways to safeguard your business from the direct and indirect costs of a Go Live failure at the upcoming CIO Peer Forum, …

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Digital Business: Seize the Opportunity

Enterprises hire Chief Digital Officer’s (CDOs) to lead a digital transformation, but “digital” has various definitions. It could refer to customer engagement through digital channels, or it could mean creating …

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CEO CIO Alignment Program

A webinar held on March 2 introduced the CEO CIO Alignment Program.  If you missed the webinar, you can watch a recording of the session here.    You will be …

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LinkedIn and the CIO

JD Gershbein, CEO of Owlish Communications, is considered one of the world’s top thought leaders on LinkedIn strategy, and a pioneer in the design and delivery of LinkedIn education. JD’s Workshop, Connect …

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CEO CIO Alignment

  Fact: 67% of CEOs and CIOs are misaligned on how IT should be enabling the business. Fact: Improving the IT-business alignment in your organization can make IT operate more …

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EXECUTIVE STRATEGIES TO MITIGAGE MOBILE SECURITY THREATS, Kurt Roemer, Citrix

Organizations with a comprehensive mobility strategy are better positioned to gain competitive advantage and drive growth. Armed with the right technology, you can capitalize on the opportunity mobility presents while …

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DOES “POLITICS” NEED TO BE A DIRTY WORD? Dr. Rick Brandon, Brandon Partners

Most executives, including CIOs, have an aversion to the concept of “organizational politics”–– as if it’s a dirty word: “She’s so political…he got ahead due to politics…decisions around here are …

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Digital Business – The Canadian Tire Digital Innovation Journey. Eugene Roman, CTO Canadian Tire Corporation

When I joined Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) in 2012 as Chief Technology Officer, the top priority was to address the tech infrastructure and to help turn CTC into a world-class …

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CIO Peer Forum 2016: CAREER SHIFTS SHOWCASE

PLENARY SESSION: CAREER SHIFTS SHOWCASE   Fariba Anderson, CEO, AcuteNet Inc. Dean Doige, President, LightHorse Innovation Corporation, a division of Clark Builders Humza Teherany, Chief Innovation Officer, Compass Group Canada …

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CIO Association of Canada in the News

The Vancouver Chapter of CIOCAN will host the kick-off event of the ‘BC Aware’ campaign on Monday, January 25.  Currently there are more than 100 people registered for the event …

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Catherine Boivie Reports: iHeartLocal wins big!!

At last week’s Consumer Electronics Show’s Mobile App Showdown event, iHeartLocal, an app that’s about building relationships with the small businesses that “we frequent and refer to our friends and …

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Catherine Boivie’s “Unusual Products” Report from the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where there are over 3,500 exhibitors and over 170,000 attendees! The show is big — it brings in $210M to Las …

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Canadian App up for CES recognition – You can help!

Catherine Boivie sends greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where there are over 3500 exhibitors and over 170,000 attendees!! One of the top 10 finalists for the‪ …

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