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First off, congratulations to the new IT leader at one of the most important agencies in the Canadian public sector. I’ve never met Mark, but before Foreign Affairs he worked for the Consulate General of Canada:

You don’t often see CIOs promoting their own events but if you happen to be in San Francisco soon, this looks interesting. I’ve interviewed Kim before and she’s full of great insights:

CIO thinkpiece du jour: I saw this tweeted everywhere recently.

This comment came from part of a fascinating Twitter conversation by the CIO of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and several others.

And finally the IT leadership joke of the week: