- Eric Wright, CEO, LexisNexis Canada
- Susan Bowen, CEO, Aptum
- Wayne Berger, CEO, IWG Plc
- Denis Gaudreault, Country Lead, Intel Canada and Latin America
- Andrew Wertkin, Chief Strategy Officer, BlueCat
- David Penny, Chief Technology Officer, BlueCat
- Erin Bury, CEO, Willful
- Alan Fong, Chief Technology Officer, DealerFX
- Gary Davenport, Past-President, CIO Association of Canada
- Jennifer Schaeffer, Vice President of IT and CIO, Athabasca University
- You’ve been promoted from within to the role of CIO.
- You’ve been hired externally to take on the role of CIO.
- Foundational understanding must be achieved before you start. Hit the ground running before day one by using company documents and initial discussions to pin down the company’s type and mode.
- Listen before you act (usually). In most situations, executives benefit from listening to peers and staff before taking action.
- Identify quick wins early and often. Fix problems as soon as you recognize them to set the tone for your tenure.
Impact and Result
- Collaborate to collect the details needed to identify the right mode for your organization and determine how it will influence your plan.
- Use Info-Tech’s diagnostic tools to align your vision with that of business executives and form a baseline for future reference.