81% of CMOs confident about reaching this year’s goals, survey says

The realm of marketing is looking like a hopeful place, with chief marketing officers (CMOs) from around the world saying they’re confident they can reach their business goals this year, according to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2014 Candice So

How to present to the company Board in a way that matters

Having been a CIO for more than 20 years and on Boards for the past 10, I have seen both sides and experienced many hits and misses in my interactions with boards. There

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

My 90-year-old father is attending the conference he founded 52 years ago

My Dad is turning 90 this year. Other than his short-term memory, all is well with him. But when he decided to travel to Innsbruck, Austria to attend the International Symposium on Functional Equations

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

How companies can boost their digital innovation

It’s impossible to talk about any company in tech and avoid mentioning the word “digital.” But how does that concept play out for companies who may have made the jump to digital, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Canadian IT hiring expectations steady for the rest of the year

IT hiring for the rest of the year will likely be as steady as it was at the beginning of 2014, a new survey of Canadian CIOs suggests. According to Robert Half Technology,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Innovating government: Silicon Valley’s CIO on open data and community building

Jonathan Reichental designed, developed and sold his first software program, an ABCs learning tool, at the early age of 11. The tech maven’s early foray into the world of software innovation launched a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

3 tips for applying for SRED, from the Canada Revenue Agency

It’s hard out there for businesses seeking to try new technologies – while the rewards can be huge, there’s always the risk of failure. But businesses press on anyway, researching ways to improve

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 Candice So

Rise of CMO tech spending could lead to ‘shadow IT’ threat

With CMOs controlling more IT spending for organizations, so-called "shadow IT" is becoming a problem. The issue is that CMOs are implementing solutions without IT involvement and possibly exposing the organization. Putting the organization at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Keean Persaud

How Tangerine used IBM’s tools to build its mobile banking app

For Charaka Kithulegoda, just having a business with a mobile strategy isn’t enough. He’s found in his role at Canadian bank Tangerine, an agile plan for mobile is everything. As CIO of Tangerine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Candice So

CIO-CMO collaboration key to company modernization: roundtable

We've all heard of the concept of work-life balance and come to terms with the fact that technology has resulted in the blurring of the lines between time spent in the office and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CMOs should aim to be ‘digital pacesetters’: IBM

Today's chief marketing officer (CMO) is enjoying more influence with their boss and working more collaboratively with their CIO colleagues, but still have their work cut out for them when it comes to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How CIO-CMO collaboration works at Audi

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - At the Adobe Summit for digital marketing, a closer collaborative relationship between the CIO and CMO was the topic of the day. Adobe announced a partnership with SAP,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe partners with SAP to arrange CIO-CMO ‘shotgun wedding’

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - Adobe Inc. and Walldorf, Germany-based SAP AG announced a new reseller partnership on Tuesday that Adobe described as a bridge between the CIO and the CMO. At the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson