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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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ICTC Releases New Report: Big Data and the Intelligence Economy

The result of an 8-month consultation among industry and academic experts (in which CIOCAN was represented), the recommendations in the Big Data and the Intelligence Economy report are intended to …

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2015 CanadianCIO of the Year Confirmed as Speaker for the 2016 CIO Peer Forum

At the recent Ingenious Awards Gala Dinner, Eugene Roman, CTO at Canadian Tire Corporation was named ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year for the private sector. He has since agreed to …

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Edmonton Chapter Cheer

Edmonton chapter members responded to new President Shaun Guthrie’s invitation to gather on December 2nd to celebrate the holidays and share some Christmas Cheer at Sorrentino’s Bistro Bar.  It was a …

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CIO Association Names New National Vice-President

On behalf of the National Board of the CIO Association of Canada, Gary Davenport announced this week that Humza Teherany, Chief Innovation Officer at Compass Group, has been appointed as …

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Presidents Named for Edmonton and Ottawa Chapters

Shaun Guthrie takes on Edmonton Chapter Presidency Cindy Cripps-Prawak moves into President role in Ottawa Chapter The Board of the CIO Association of Canada is pleased to announce that Shaun …

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CIOCAN Supports Euro CIO

Dear EuroCIO friends and colleagues – On behalf of the CIO Association of Canada, I wish to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences for those impacted by the terrible acts …

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Vancouver Board Planning Meeting

Members of the Vancouver Board gathered at the offices of Mountain Equipment Coop to plan the chapter’s program.

Internet of Things

The Toronto Chapter hosted an event in September 2015 on the Internet of Things featuring  Shawn Sanderson, VP IoT Telus as the speaker. The following are notes from the session: …

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Innovation Research Event October 15

The Edmonton Chapter October luncheon event focused on the challenges and opportunities of ‘open innovation’ and the application of public research to address the needs of industry. The speaker, Geoff Gregson, …

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CIOCAN-SFU Leadership Development Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the CIOCAN-SFU Leadership Development Program. Our recent grad from Toronto found the experience very rewarding, and as the program literature says, this is indeed …

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Vancouver Chapter Member named CIOCAN Lifetime Member

For outstanding contribution and service to the CIO Association of Canada, and its predecessor, the CIO Association of BC (CIOABC), Jim Williams has been named the second-only CIOCAN Lifetime Member. …

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The CIO and The Board of Directors

By Steve Heck posted At a recent CIO Association Toronto Chapter meeting we were fortunate to have Lib Gibson, Adjunct Professor in the Strategic Management area, Scott Campbell, a member …

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