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

DigITal Magazine Snapshot – Interview with Nizar Ladak, President and CEO at Compute Ontario

Nizar Ladak is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in Federal and Provincial Government agencies and non-profit organizations. As President and CEO of Compute Ontario, Mr. Ladak brings together scientific, technical, and policy-making communities using big data on advanced research computers (supercomputers). In 2019, Mr. Ladak was selected as one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants by the Royal...

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DigITal Magazine Snapshot – Interview with Senator Colin Deacon, Senate of Canada

The Honourable Colin Deacon’s entrepreneurial background provides a unique perspective in Canada’s Upper Chamber. This Nova Scotian has spent much of his career turning ideas into products and services sold globally. In 2009, he founded BlueLight Analytics, a company in the restorative dentistry field. The company has successfully commercialized new technologies into dozens of countries...

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The CIO Strategy Council Announces Partnership with the Privacy and Access Council of Canada to Strengthen Proficiency of Privacy, Access and Data Protection Professionals

TORONTO, July 8th, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council (CIOSC) and the Privacy and Access Council of Canada (PACC) announced today a new partnership to help advance privacy protections, access to information, and data governance research, standards and professional certification in Canada. “Our rapidly shifting, global economy – one that is increasingly leveraging big data and artificial intelligence...

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Notice of Intent: Development of a Publicly Available Specification for Scalable Remote Access Infrastructure

TORONTO, July 8, 2020 – Following the recent approval by the CIO Strategy Council’s Standards Policy Committee, this notice of intent is to inform stakeholders of the development of a Publicly Available Specification (PAS) for scalable remote access infrastructure.    A Publicly Available Specification (PAS) is developed to respond to an urgent market need, representing the consensus of subject matter experts. The PAS will be published for immediate use...

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Webcast: Evolving CIO Role in a Post COVID19 Enterprise

PRESENTED BY CIO STRATEGY COUNCIL & DELOITTE CANADA  In times where global collaboration is needed more than ever, the CIO Strategy Council is pleased to join forces with Deloitte Canada in hosting a series of public webinars to share the latest information and insights for CIOs to better respond to the changing business environments of their operations and technologies...

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Read the latest from CIO Strategy Council Executive Director, Keith Jansa and Council Co-Founder, Alex Benay, on Canada’s need for a post-pandemic digital, data strategy, featured in The Hills Times

“For Canada to compete in this new digital environment, our country needs to take seriously the consequences of COVID-19 on information technology, intellectual property, personal privacy, and international internet transactions. …To bridge that gap, the CIO Strategy Council had begun work on a modern national blueprint based on four thematic pillars, which support the twin...

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The CIO Strategy Council and the Canadian Regulatory Technology Association Partner to Advance the Canadian RegTech Ecosystem

TORONTO, June 25, 2020  – The CIO Strategy Council (CIOSC) and the Canadian Regulatory Technology Association (CRTA) today announced a new partnership to advance regulatory efficiency and promote digital governance research, proof-of-concepts, and standards in the Canadian RegTech ecosystem.  “Now, more than ever, it is clear that a more dynamic compliance and risk management approach is needed, and no doubt technology will play a central role. But for innovation to truly thrive,...

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WEBCAST: Tech Strategy driving the Post COVID-19 Enterprise 

PRESENTED BY CIO STRATEGY COUNCIL & DELOITTE CANADA In times where global collaboration is needed more than ever, the CIO Strategy Council is pleased to join forces with Deloitte Canada in hosting a series of public webinars to share the latest information and insights for CIOs to better respond to the changing business environments of their operations and technologies...

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