The blockchain future Don Tapscott wants for his grandchildren #CIOPeerForum


By: Brian Jackson, Editorial Director, IT World Canada.   In the 12 hours before taking the stage to deliver his keynote speech at the CIO Peer Forum in Toronto, author and Blockchain Research Institute co-founder Don Tapscott learned of two new grand-children brought into the world. And they weren’t twins. Tapscott’s son Alex (the other co-founder …

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DX/Blockchain Certification

The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) identifies needs in the marketplace for ongoing education of its members to better serve the firms they represent.  Part of its mandate is to foster and make professional development opportunities available to its member’s as Canadian businesses move towards wider adoption of digital transformation. RedMobile Consulting, is a Global …

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Is Blockchain Ready for the Enterprise deck


On November 7, 2017, internationally recognized thought leader in digital currencies and blockchain technologies Manie Eagar spoke to Vancouver Chapter members.   Members can download the slides from the presentation by clicking the icon below.   

Innovation in Canadian Banking (video)


Innovation is everywhere. And everyone has an opinion about what it is, what it isn’t, and what it means for you and your company. What isn’t quite as everywhere is the chance to go to the front lines and listen to the innovation story of an innovation leader in the Canadian financial sector. Dave and …

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Blockchain 101

The Blockchain has the potential to be a big disruptor changing many industries that rely on intermediaries such as real estate, insurance, financial, healthcare and more. Blockchain uses cryptography which involves encryption techniques throughout the transaction process. Join us on June 1st to learn more!

DX: Disruptive Change – Caught with your Pants Down Again?


Let’s be honest, we've all been caught off-guard in our lives when disruptive change happens. Each time, like many of us, after the fact you likely kick yourself for not being better prepared – "I should have done this or that to avoid the negative impact or benefit from the reward."  I've been there myself and I …

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How can Incumbents Respond to Disruption?


Part 1: Start by Accepting that Disruption will Happen! It is well-known that incumbents in any industry seldom feel the impact of an early-stage disruption on their core business for many years or even decades. This is even truer for those industries that are heavily regulated, as regulation creates a barrier to new entrants. Hence, …

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