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

Negotiating Successful IT Deals

Matthew Peters, National Innovation Leader and Partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP sets the stage for his presentation at the CIO Peer Forum in April 2018.  Here are some of his thoughts on managing and negotiating successful IT deals: When entering a new business relationship, there is a tendency to pull out a contract that has … Read more

CIOCAN Members on Strategy

This blog is based on an interview with Shari Wallace, CIO for the City of Burnaby. Recognizing the level of public scrutiny public sector organizations receive, and the traditionally risk-averse approach of governments, IT leaders face the question of how the public sector can effectively innovate to provide better service to citizens more efficiently. The … Read more