New categories, new opportunities for Canadian CIOs at 2020 CIO of the Year Awards

Alex Coop @itsjustalexcoop Published: February 18th, 2020 There are several reasons why Canadian technology leaders should consider throwing their name in the hat for this year’s  CIO of the Year Awards. In addition to an easier submission process, applicants have two new categories to choose from: the Not-for-Profit and Next Generation Leader awards. The Not-For-Profit award … Read more

CanadianCIO of the Year, public sector – Johanne Duhaime

Information below provided by IT World Canada and written by Catherine Morin When Johanne Duhaime was appointed vice-president of information and communication technology for Hydro-Quebec in 2016, Hydro-Quebec’s management had a hard time getting a comprehensive overview of its IT department. Several divisions of the company managed their activities and projects in silos, which resulted … Read more

New Leader for CIOCAN Calgary Chapter

At the recent meeting of the Calgary Chapter Board, long-time board member Thomas Schmidt was elected President, effective immediately. Thomas said “I am very pleased and proud to take on the President role from John (Vince).  His leadership, diligence, and hard work have positioned the chapter to continue on its journey of excellence and represent … Read more

New KPIs Instigated by and to Drive Behavior Change for Digital Operations

Authored by: Bill Keyworth, Vice President of Research, IDC Track Speaker, April 10, 2018, CIO Peer Forum Digital technologies and the new business models they fuel have significantly impacted most enterprises. Executives are called upon to leverage digital transformation (DX) to change and disrupt their business, customers, markets, and competitors. This shift is driving tremendous changes … Read more

A look at what technologies are NOT good at

David Lyle, Pacific Data Integrators will be speaking at the CIO Peer Forum on Disruptive Next-Gen Analytics: What’s next?   Over the past decade, powerful Big Data storage and retrieval technologies have emerged that give us added power to harvest the information cornucopia surrounding us. But as our world becomes more complex, the variety of these tools … Read more