Ontario’s first Chief Digital Officer on tackling provincial problems through a digital lens

It’s a commonly-held belief that governments move at a glacial pace when it comes to making decisions and adopting new technology, but the province of Ontario is hoping to change that with its

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario announces first Chief Digital Officer

The Ontario government is bolstering its digital profile with its latest hire. The province announced on Mar. 27 that it has appointed Hillary Hartley as Ontario’s first Chief Digital Office (CDO), in an

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Could you be Ontario’s first Chief Digital Officer? Province taking applications

Ontario is going global with its next open position. Like a multinational tech giant, the province is casting the widest net possible in its search for the right person to serve as Ontario's

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech firms the least likely to appoint a Chief Digital Officer, PwC study finds

Only six per cent of the world’s top 1,500 companies have appointed a CDO (Chief Digital Officer), according to a new study conducted by Strategy&, a strategic research firm with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), with

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Dell’s vision for a future-ready enterprise

Take today’s workloads and try to fit them into a digital-first environment. Not as easy as it sounds. The reality of today is activities such as crafting emails or Tweets, developing digital content,

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

This is the fleeting era of the Chief Digital Officer, says Deloitte

If you're working at a Canadian business, chances are that you don't work with a chief digital officer (CDO) today. But it's more likely you'll be working with one in the next five

Published on: June 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Create Chief Digital Officer role to break CIO-CMO stalemate: Constellation Research

Digital is the number one disrupting factor facing business today, argues Constellation Research analyst Peter Kim in a new report. Technology is moving so quickly that it's transcending just about every other factor

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Harvard chief digital officer: Infuse ‘data-informed thinking’ into the culture

The importance of the chief digital officer will only increase over the coming years. Gartner predicts that some 25 per cent of businesses will have a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) by 2015.  Having

Published on: April 1st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Digital leadership – the coming of the chief digital officer

In a recent presentation entitled “Taming the Digital Dragon” Gartner fellow and vice president Ken McGee revealed that although IT budgets would appear to remain flat again for the 13th year in a

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Jim Love

Three major themes to remember from Gartner Symposium 2013

I'm back home! It's been over 48 hours since I even saw a Gartner analyst, let alone hear them give a prediction or presentation. Often when I go to these types of conferences,

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie