Welcome David Opalinsky

David Opalinsky is the Director, Application Services, EPCOR Utilities Inc. His career focuses around, Business Alignment/Relationship Mgmt, Planning & Program/Project Mgmt, Strategy and Innovation.

Welcome Kevin Englert

Currently IT Manager at Chandos Construction, Kevin is a proven IT leader with a strong knowledge and a well-balanced understanding of technology and the important role it plays with enabling business priorities.

CIOCAN Members on Women in Technology

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

CIOCAN Members on Innovation

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

Digital Business Transformation Event

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

Edmonton Chapter: Breakfast Roundtable

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.

Edmonton Area IT Executives Toured the IoT Paradigm

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