Alex Benay: 5 core tenets to digital transformation at the Government of Canada

A new type of leader in government, Alex Benay talks about the leading-edge transformation projects at governments around the world and how Canada is pursuing its own modernization effort. In his presentation, Benay details

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Mobility is more important to the City of Toronto’s operations than you might think

As the City of Toronto embarks on a digital transformation journey which has included hiring a chief transformation officer, collaborating with one of Google's sister companies on a smart neighbourhood, and aggressive bids

Published on: April 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Digital transformation now part of CIO’s day-to-day

No matter the organization, digital transformation has a bigger impact on the day-to-day work of Canadian CIOs than previously thought, according to the 2017 CanadianCIO Census. Digital transformation is without question on the

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

The Business Leadership Podcast: Jim Love, CIO at IT World Canada

My guest on this episode is Jim Love. Jim is CIO and Chief Content Officer at IT World Canada. Over the past 4 years, working with his partner Fawn Annan, President of IT

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Trump’s executive order mandates digital transformation at federal level

Digital transformation has become such a compelling trend that even Donald Trump is jumping on the bandwagon. The U.S. President, who hasn't been shy about signing a series of executive orders since taking

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Aldo CIO crafts a ‘customer-first’ digital transformation at the shoe retailer

It’s gotta be the shoes. That’s the motto of another shoe company. For Montreal-based shoe and accessory retailer Aldo Group, CIO Lance Martel has a different motto - it’s gotta be the customer.

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Marketers are a business’ best asset to bring customers closer: Gartner

In a recent Gartner Inc. survey of 330 CMOs and Marketing VPs, 73 per cent claim an ownership or share position in the profits and losses (P&L) of a business because of marketing's

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Fawn Annan

Share with your IT vendor! The daily mindset of great salespeople

Having been in technology sales for many years, I am often asked, by new and seasoned sales professionals alike, about how to create strong and lasting client relationships. While many are hoping for

Published on: June 29th, 2015 Brian Clendenin

CISOs don’t get the respect they need, consultant says

Jeff Bardin doesn’t sound like an angry man, perhaps because he has a cold. But on the line three days ago from California, the U.S. security consultant sounds terribly resigned at how chief

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Here’s why the Warner Music Group CTO thinks time to business value is the most important IT metric

Technology is driving change faster than most organizations can adapt. Many IT leaders struggle to add value to the business and must evolve their thinking or risk being disintermediated. It is not enough

Published on: November 21st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Gartner Symposium concludes by making clear that CIO challenges are daunting

The uphill battle of the CIO in building themselves into leadership positions involves overcoming not only the general dislike of technology in popular culture, but the view that technology-based rules in the work

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Jim Love

#ITBCMO: An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat

Updated at 3:05 p.m. EST on Sept. 25: We just had a great Twitter chat on the role of today's CMO, with participants sparking a great conversation and sharing a lot of insights.

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Candice So

What might California’s BYOD decision mean for you?

Chris Thierry is the founder and president of ETeleSolv. Based in Montreal, ETeleSolv is a provider of technology expense management software, as well as expertise in telecom management, e-procurement, e-commerce, and supply chain

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Chris Thierry

Secrets to CIO-CMO collaboration with Rogers VP of business marketing

Visitors to ITBusiness.ca will be no stranger to the topic of CIO-CMO collaboration and it seems to be a subject to which every executive has their own approach. But the more I've covered

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson