How to be Remote Work Ready – Amid COVID-19


Amid COVID-19: How to be Remote Work Ready The World Health Organization (WHO) recently classified COVID-19 as a pandemic on March 11. This means that every industry will be impacted and it is crucial that organizations take calm steps to ensure the health and safety of workers and their families and communities. As workplaces prepare …

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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 from home. Are you prepared? Can our infrastructure even handle this load? Have you been asked to participate on the Risk Mitigation Committee? Let’s use this …

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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 as they described data as the new oil, or currency, of the business landscape, but admitted they may be falling short when it came to …

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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 a long time by IT standards and has proven to be successful for many companies. As companies have evolved and progressed through the pioneering stage …

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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 entitled “The Talent Dividend – Shifting Gears in a Changing Economy”  (version francais) expands on ICTC’s National Digital Talent Strategy and traces a new era …

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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 Kahn, use examples like Tesla, Blockchain, and Netflix to illustrate the digital transformation journey.  Read this document, and you will begin to appreciate the importance …

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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 insights on IoT: All Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are constantly searching for opportunities to improve their organizations’ efficiency and effectiveness. This pursuit means being able to …

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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 discovery, data security and privacy.  She also serves as an expert advisor to Standards Council of Canada, Canada’s member body in the International Organization for …

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