The latest thinking and news in the world of Chief Information Officers from the CIO Strategy Council.

Forging a new path to access highly qualified artificial intelligence and big data professionals

TORONTO – Today, the CIO Strategy Council struck a new technical committee to develop standards for the qualification of artificial intelligence and big data personnel following its Standards Policy Committee’s most recent meeting on June 5th, 2019. “Our rapidly shifting, global economy – one that is increasingly leveraging big data and artificial intelligence- requires skills...

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A Partnership to Improve Machine Learning and AI Opportunities for Canadians

TORONTO – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) to collaborate on the development and implementation of a work-integrated learning (WIL) pilot program for Canada’s ICT sector. This partnership will combine the Council’s wealth of ICT knowledge with the BHER’s breadth of experience and leadership...

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We’re hiring! Vice President Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships

The CIO Strategy Council recognizes the challenging market conditions and stress disruptive technologies and game changers like the future of work are putting on our governments, businesses and citizens, as well as the need to respond with leadership. That’s why this is such an exciting and critical role in Canada’s future. This high-visibility, high-accountability role...

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Addressing the High Demand for Talent in AI

With more companies than ever integrating machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) into their businesses, the need for qualified professionals is growing faster than ever. However, recent polls indicate that the current skills gap in AI means organizations may have a tough time finding an experienced specialist to join their team. Ernst & Young confirmed...

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CIO Strategy Council, IEEE, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation announce strategic partnership to tackle technology governance

OTTAWA –The CIO Strategy Council (CIOSC), IEEE and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on addressing governance challenges posed by emerging technologies for societies and decision makers in Canada and abroad. Through this collaboration, the expertise of members will create a forward thinking, innovative strategy to shape...

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CIO Strategy Council Launches Central Collab to Set Canadian-Inspired and Globally-Recognized Standards

How are disruptive technologies impacting data ethics and artificial intelligence? Have your say by joining ‘Central Collab’, a new online forum launched by the CIO Strategy Council. Central Collab addresses the need for transparency for industry experts and thought leaders from across Canada to contribute to shaping Canadian-inspired and globally-recognized standards for the ethical use...

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