Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

By: Yvon Audette , National Leader, IT Advisory, KPMG in Canada Digital innovations are ubiquitous, are disrupting traditional business models and are fundamentally transforming our societies. With the mass adoption of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablets and wearables, citizens are continually connected to the world around them. Many of these innovations are the result of agile, tech-savvy … Read more

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 … Read more

The Security Impacts of Digital Transformation  

By Julie Cullivan, FireEye CIO and EVP Business Operations  The digital transformation means different things to different people—how you define it depends on how you perceive it.   For consumers, digital transformation means increased connectivity. From smart phones to connected homes, people are demanding more and different ways to interact with their surroundings.   For … Read more

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 … Read more

How Can Incumbents Respond to Disruption?

Part 2: Embrace an Innovation-focused Culture When it comes to disruption and the introduction of disruptive practices in a particular market, we should keep in mind what renowned Canadian communication and media theorist Marshal McLuhan said in 1964 about the heavy reliance of newspapers on classified ads and stock-market quotes. McLuhan said that “should an … Read more

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, … Read more

DX: Where do you start?

Getting Lost is Easy! Part 2 Digital Transformation – Mobile, Cloud, them Things, and that really Big Data We’ve all heard that the Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics are essential to future success of organizations. Almost every day, like me, I am sure you’re bombarded with a new event on the topic. Having spent … Read more

DX: How will it Impact your Organization?

Tesla – Driving Digital Transformation & Disrupting the Ecosystem Part 1 As organizations explore digital transformation (DX) and determine business value considering the buzz around Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, it is essential to remember that DX is more than just a technology overhaul, DX is a journey that can transform business models, processes, … Read more