Canada IT & Security Leaders vForum On-Demand Sessions

This virtual event took place from November 2 - 5, 2020

Driving Digital 2025: The Leadership, Practices, and Technology that will Drive Smarter, Faster, and Innovative Organizations

Presented by: Isaac Sacolick, CEO, StarCIO

Today, leaders driving transformation programs are investing in customer experience, automation, agile practices, devops, and analytics to ensure competitiveness as industries transform. These are the table stakes for IT leaders, and they must drive smarter, faster, and innovative transformation programs to drive growth and profitability. Success will require IT leaders to empower their organizations with self-service technologies, succeed with change management programs, and enable differentiating capabilities with a combination of artificial intelligence and IoT. Hear from Isaac Sacolick, author of Driving Digital, contributing editor at CIO and InfoWorld, and President of StarCIO on how IT leaders must steer their transformation programs to succeed in digital’s post-COVID wave.

APSA & SIG Nature Culture

Presented by: Claude Sam-Foh, Former CISO, Financial Services Commission of Ontario

We are faced today with complex and unique challenges that undermine our capacity to think as we struggle to excel and grow in our workplace.  The world of IT brings great advancements along with new issues.  Trouble tends to travel in teams and hits us when we least expect it.  In this talk, we will explore a key mindset and discuss a new perspective to see things from multiple dimensions.

Sandwiches or SYSAdmin? Building a compelling business case for innovation when there is never enough money

Presented by: Helen Knight, Principal & CIO, Helen Knight Consulting

  • How to build a team without traditional resources
  • How to build a case for transformation when funds are low  
  • How to rise above the day to day to design and deliver meaningful change

Thriving, Not Surviving in a the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Presented by: Philippe Johnston, National President, CIO Association of Canada

Get Your Head into the Cloud

Presented by: Jennifer Pearson, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Business Systems, MDA

A strong Cloud strategy can offer benefits including scalability, increased security and cost savings – but what are the hidden considerations? If cloud(s) are on your horizon, this interactive session will give you the opportunity to test assumptions & uncover what may be lurking behind the veil.

Top 10 Items on a CIOs List: Pain Points of 2020 & Planning for 2021

Presented by: Rob Strickland, CEO, M37 Ventures