CIO Census a big hit with channel partners at 2016 CEAs

TORONTO - A packed room of top solution provider executives heard the new findings from the latest CIO Census from CDN sister publication Canadian CIO magazine. The presentation was given by ITWC CIO

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Channel Elite Awards is coming this Thursday

The 2016 Channel Elite Awards will be taking place this Thursday at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto. Make sure you plan on joining your peers in what will be

Published on: September 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Oracle outlines generational shift to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO - There’s a feeling of déjà vu permeating the keynotes at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld — the company continues to tout achievements in porting on-premise applications to the cloud, and frequently references Amazon Web

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Dell President says its time for Canada to scale up

TORONTO - While Brian Humphries, president of enterprise solutions sales and strategy for Dell Inc., was in Toronto for Power to Do More Summit 2016, he also met with BlackBerry’s CIO for dinner. If you’d been

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Cisco Canada shifting more resources to the channel

SAN DIEGO, CA. – Coming out of the Cisco Partner Summit (Version 1.0), Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman introduced a four-point plan that will provide more resources to channel partners in 2016. The

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Is it time to re-brand your MSP business?

With virtual CIO services becoming an increasingly popular option to managed service providers (MSP), many are taking an approach to re-brand themselves through this tool. With the rapid pace that technology continues to

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Cisco’s Canadian Innovation Centre to push the co-creation agenda

TORONTO – Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman told CDN there will be no limits placed on the number of partners, projects or special relationships at the newly opened Innovation Centre in downtown Toronto.

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Follow Friday: Canadian education CIOs to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing Chief Information Officers in the education space, be it university or K-12.  First up is is Paul Stokes, Chief Information Officer at the University of

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Follow Friday: CIOs in healthcare to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing CIOs in healthcare that could shed light into the IT needs of this sector.  First up is is Stephen Abraham, CIO of the Medical Council of

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Virtual CIOs will prove to be a flash in the pan

The vast majority of businesses - especially small businesses - want to establish real relationships with real people. That's what drives repeat business, not technology fads. Technologies, like art and fashion, come and

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Why CIOs should adopt the ‘BlackBerry Classic’ strategy

John Chen is not a CIO, but when he took over BlackBerry he faced a situation that many of his customers find themselves in all the time. Despite what some may think, there

Published on: December 17th, 2014 Shane Schick

What tops the list of concerns for CIO’s in 2015

Analytics, cyber security and more BYOD headaches will be top concerns of chief information officers in various organizations for 2015 and beyond according to experts. "By 2017, 80 per cent of the CIO's time will

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

The Pope’s CIO: Luciano Ammenti

LAS VEGAS – The CIO of the Vatican Library is developing a digital archiving strategy of Biblical proportions. Speaking at EMC World, Luciano Ammenti described the Vatican Library, or the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana,

Published on: December 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Marketing just turned IT upside down

Years ago, the CEO of a very successful client announced he was going to spend a week with the sales people and visit customers, prospects. After the third day, he returned to the

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Max Spindle