David Booth wishes he could explain why fields like engineering and I.T. haven’t drawn the women in the way that we think they ought to. Women are intelligent, capable and ambitious. A McKinsey survey report states that 79 percent of entry-level women and 83 percent of middle-management women desire to move to the next level … Read more
David Booth, former CIO for the City of Edmonton (Alberta’s second-largest city, Canada’s fifth-largest) describes how Edmonton has reinvented itself with forward-thinking policies and technologies that support seamless collaboration. David led the team through many changes over the last few years including a vision that articulates how voice, video, and data come together encouraging collaboration … Read more
By: Li-Ling Chang, Guest Contributor and CIO Peer Forum 2017 volunteer The annual CIO Peer Forum in Edmonton had a strong attendance and captivating speakers offering much anticipated talks on creating and leading digital businesses. The 2-day conference kicked off with keynote speaker Ian Cox, Research Director with Gartner’s CIO research team. Gartner is the world’s leading … Read more
THANK YOU!!! The evening of February 28th, the Edmonton Chapter was pleased to host John Davis, retired U.S. Army Major General and VP and Chief Security Officer of Palo Alto Networks. Nearly 50 participants had the opportunity to hear CSO Davis’s information security journey, spanning the high-stakes worlds of the US military environment to private … Read more
David Oh, CIO, VP Innovation & Technology Services at AGLC and David Booth, Chief Information Officer at City of Edmonton, led a stimulating round table conversation on digital business transformation, machine learning and AI. Attendees shared their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities available from the disruption of traditional business contexts. Digital leaders who are … Read more
CIOCAN members and senior IT executives who are able to be in Edmonton on Tuesday, February 28 will want to be at that Westin Edmonton Hotel to hear John Davis, retired U.S. Army Major General and VP and Chief Security Officer of Palo Alto Networks explain the paradigm shift required for cybersecurity success: from threat detection to … Read more
Sheila FitzPatrick, Chief Privacy Officer for NetApp, led an enlightening discussion at the Edmonton Chapter Breakfast Roundtable Discussion on Governance of Privacy and Data in the Cloud on April 28. This different format of event was well received, and will be offered again. Watch this space for news about upcoming events.
About 70 people gathered at the Shaw Centre recently to hear presentations from TELUS Communications’ CTO Ibrahim Gedeon and Jay Steele, Regional Manager of the IoT Solutions Sales Team. Participants in the event expressed appreciation for the opportunity to gather, and noted that there is appetite for even more information on this topic. The Board would … Read more