2018 ITAC Ingenious Awards and CanadianCIO of the Year Finalists Announced

MISSISSAUGA, ON (August 22, 2018) – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to announce the jury-selected finalists for the 2018 ITAC Ingenious Awards and the CanadianCIO of the Year Award. The awards programs were created as a way to recognize Canadian talent and initiatives designed to improve performance, introduce new services, solve programs and grow businesses. The ITAC Ingenious … Read more

Digital Lean Strategies

By Dean Doige This is part 1 in a series of blogs on Lean Principles and their alignment with Digital Transformation. I was given the opportunity to speak at the CAMSS Alberta conference recently held in Calgary. When contemplating what topic to speak on, I thought the interrelated concepts of digital and Lean IT would … Read more

CIO Coach Reflections

By: Gary Davenport It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it is living the life of a CIO. What advice do you give to a new CIO? Being a CIO can be a wonderful career experience. However, it is not for the faint of heart nor the weak in spirit. … Read more

RISE! Coach John Herdman at #CIOPeerForum

By: Mitchell Fong Ask the right questions at the right time, right place and to the right people. John’s journey started with a team that finished dead last at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup and that team carried trauma of that loss with them. Nine months later in the London Olympics 2012, Canada’s got … Read more

The 4 Zone Model: A way to maximize the business value of IT, Peter Moore at #CIOPeerForum

By: Dineyar Buhariwala In the new digital world, business innovation is the new competitive imperative. Not all innovations are disruptive, even if they are revolutionary.  Disruptive innovations tend to be produced by outsiders and entrepreneurs, rather than existing market-leading companies. The business environment of market leaders does not allow them to pursue disruptive innovations when they first … Read more