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CIO Strategy Council launches AI Ethics Assurance Program in collaboration with KPMG in Canada

OTTAWA, November 12, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council today announced the launch of a made-in-Canada Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics Assurance Program in collaboration with KPMG in Canada.   Based on CAN/CIOSC 101:2019, the new Program provides independent assurance reporting under Canadian Standards for Assurance Engagements (CSAE 3000). This will help organizations obtain independent assurance on whether

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CIO Strategy Council Publishes Publicly Available Specification for Scalable Remote Access Infrastructure

OTTAWA, November 10, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce the publication of CIOSC/PAS 100-4:2020, Data Governance – Part 4: Specification for Scalable Remote Access Infrastructure.   As organizations continue to react to unprecedented and unplanned shifts in their workforce to support work-from-home mandates, this specification aims to help organizations mitigate security risks and scalability demands associated with enterprise technologies used

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Webcast: “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”: Chapter #3 with Marc Brouillard

In our continuous effort to improve Canada’s global competitiveness, the CIO Strategy Council is pleased to be partnering up with Deloitte Canada and co-host our new monthly webcast series called “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”.    On Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST, join us for an interview with Marc Brouillard, A/CIO of the Government of Canada. The interview

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CIO Strategy Council Spearheads the Development of a National Standard for Health Data and Information Governance

TORONTO, October 28, 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world, bringing economies to a standstill and stretching healthcare systems, it also presented us with many opportunities to strengthen Canada’s digital ecosystem. Notably for our Canadian health care system. Challenges that Canadian health information organizations faced in the wake of the pandemic to access safe and trusted, accurate, quality and timely health data have been debilitating. The country has

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CIO Strategy Council and Data Collaboration Alliance Sign Partnership to Advance Data Governance Standards for The Canadian ICT Ecosystem

TORONTO, October 28, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council (CIOSC) and the Data Collaboration Alliance (DCA) today announced a partnership to advance new research and standards for data ownership ownership and governance in Canada. Increasing focus on Data Ownership In jurisdictions throughout the World, there’s a growing awareness that data generated by private citizens, businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations has significant value, but has also raised

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