Articles By Shane Schick


FollowFriday: A Tweetstorm that made sense of Microsoft’s cuts

It probably goes without saying that many of the great Canadians posting on Twitter are no longer based in Canada,...

July 18th, 2014 Shane Schick
CISO-CIO conflict

Conflicts between CISOs and CIOs have never looked so geeky

CIOs may increasingly be butting heads with CMOs, but there may be an even older and more important adversary: the...

July 16th, 2014 Shane Schick
SR&ED Canada CIOs

CIOs in Canada may be overlooking a way to finance innovation

Until “innovation” becomes a standard line item in a CIO’s budget, the best recourse for Canadian IT leaders may be...

July 15th, 2014 Shane Schick

FollowFriday: Aspire to these amazing Canadian CIO Twitter bios

There are lots of ways to describe yourself on social media. You can give your job title. You can say...

July 11th, 2014 Shane Schick
Women's College expansion technology

Women’s College Hospital expansion includes a healthy dose of IT benefits

When he looks outside his office window, Brendan Kwolek can see the next phase of Women’s College Hospital’s new facility...

July 10th, 2014 Shane Schick
MPAC private cloud CIO

MPAC’s CIO explains her move to a private cloud for property data

She smiles when she talks about the concept of a government organization that is both "efficient and effective," but Fariba...

July 9th, 2014 Shane Schick

#FollowFriday: The best post-CASL commentary on Twitter

"Please confirm your interest." "Let's stay in touch." "Opt-in to continue receiving valuable content." "FOR THE LOVE OF GOD PLEASE...

July 4th, 2014 Shane Schick
CIOs and complexity

These are cartoons only a CIO could appreciate

There aren't usually a lot of laughs involved in resetting a password, ordering a laptop or provisioning a cloud computing...

July 3rd, 2014 Shane Schick

Follow Friday: Three great quotes shared by Canadian CIOs

You can tell a lot about a Twitter user by what they choose as a "pinned tweet." When the social...

June 27th, 2014 Shane Schick
BRP Communities

BRP’s IT leader drives collaboration with Communities

Whether you’re riding a Ski-Doo or a Sea- Doo, at least part of the fun is being able to move...

June 25th, 2014 Shane Schick