Entries by Madi

Enhancing Data Quality and Security in the Accounting Services Industry

TORONTO – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce a new partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), to explore the business opportunities and challenges presented by the proliferation of data in organizational decision making.   This partnership combines CPA Canada’s comprehensive expertise in accounting, audit, standard-setting and the use of data as…

Help Shape Canada’s Digital Future: Weigh-in on a Standard for Third-Party Access to Data and Privacy

OTTAWA – Data breaches are fast becoming an unfortunate commonplace in the news cycle, whether the root cause is a result of well-funded state-sponsored attacks, hackers, malware unknowingly being installed by an end-user, or the result of malicious intent by an insider to gather and share private information for profit. Organizations across the public and…

CIO Strategy Council Announces Partnership with Innovate Cities

  New Partnership Will Aim to Develop Standards for Urban Technologies     TORONTO, ON. The CIO Strategy Council is proud to announce it has joined forces with Innovate Cities, a not-for-profit organization that brings together Canadian thought leaders and innovators to tackle the development of new urban technologies. As part of this newly announced collaboration,…

CIO Strategy Council publishes National Standard of Canada for Automated Decision Systems

This new standard sets international benchmarks for the ethical design and use of automated decision systems   OTTAWA – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new National Standard of Canada that will help organizations design and implement responsible artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Over the course of a year, the Council…

CIO Strategy Council and the Information Technology Association of Canada Announce Strategic Partnership to Scale Responsible Technology and Business Growth in Canada

OTTAWA – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) to advance responsible technology and scale-up national business growth.   “Technological disruption, artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, complex robotics, innovation and the skills revolution are no longer simply buzzwords for the 21st century –…

A Partnership for Smart City Digital Public Infrastructure

OTTAWA – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Open City Network (OCN) to advance Canada’s digital public infrastructure. “The evolving technology landscape has transformed the way in which data can be accessed, used and monetized in our cities” said Keith Jansa, Executive Director of the CIO Strategy Council. “This raises questions…

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…