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Offer Valuable Input for ourCIO's Speaker Series

ourCIO is excited by the prospect of facilitating a series of educational seminars covering the fundamentals of IT for the non-technical manager. Your input will be valuable in this process. Please take a moment to complete this quick survey.

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5 Ways IT Is Driving New Revenue

"IT has gone above and beyond throughout the pandemic to accelerate digital initiatives and keep organizations humming. But coming off a difficult financial year, businesses are leaning even more heavily on IT, tasking IT leaders with the need to create new revenue-generating initiatives." Article published by CIO.com

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A CIO Is Thinking and Planning Ahead for your Business

While businesses and staff were uncertain of the impact COVID-19 would have on their operations, CIO's were already preparing. This article about preparing for COVID-19 was published mid-February 2020, 1 month ahead of when everything changed forever. It demonstrates how strong IT Leaders are thinking ahead, planning ahead, managing risk, and taking the best interests of the company into consideration. Who's this person in your organization?

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ourCIO is Evolving

People evolve. Technologies evolve. Companies evolve. ourCIO is evolving. We are pleased to introduce our new look.

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What's Progressing Faster, 2021 or your Technology Plan?

As soon as you finish one budgeting cycle it feels like it's year end and then it’s time to start all over again. It’s too easy to look at your technology spend simply as a cost center when ideally, you should be able to consider it a business enabler. Paul provides some insights on how to craft a better IT plan.

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Deloitte: CEOs asking more of CIOs in 2021

CIODive.com's @TorresLuzardo is reporting on Deloitte's Tech Trends report that CEO's are asking more of CIO's in 2021.

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What. A. [1st] Year.

How exciting it is for our business to be turning 1 today! It’s frankly kind of neat, because, you see, you nurture and cherish a new business just like a new child. You see it start to get on its feet, get its first customer, DELIGHT ITS FIRST CUSTOMER and eventually pay its parents their first allowance (okay, so that’s backwards).

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A Clear Shift in 2020 IT Priorities Across the Prairies

2020 has presented its share of challenges to organizations and IT departments. Running with status-quo no longer makes sense. What was set out to be accomplished this year and going forward may no longer be relevant – or at least it shouldn’t be. This article explains the recent shift in priorities for CIO's.

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