A Peer2Peer Conversation among Canadian IT Executives

Canadian IT organizations have navigated the immediate challenges of COVID 19 and are now turning their resources toward future business opportunities. This dynamic session will highlight IT leaders who are re-committing to core IT leadership disciplines to position their companies for success. IDC brings together a panel of executive IT leaders from a range of Canadian organizations and research analysts to share their insights and recommendations. The discussion will focus specifically on “Business is resuming – how are IT leaders responding?”


Live-streamed direct to desk, home or sofa, our new roundtable session will address the following issues:
• Managing the cadence and sequencing of digital opportunities
• Using the IT budgeting process to clarify strategy, direction, and reprioritization
• Security as an ongoing challenge and an opportunity for differentiation
• How post-COVID insights are enabling and driving operational changes

Our Expert Panel
• Leo de Sousa – Deputy CIO, City of Vancouver
• Linda Cowan – CIO, British Columbia Securities Commission
• Philippe Johnston – CIO, Transport Canada
• Roy Hart – CIO, British Columbia Institute of Technology
• Moderator: Alizabeth Calder – Adjunct Research Analyst, IDC CIO Executive Programs, and CIO since 1997 at Home Equity Bank, CML Healthcare, Alliance Data Systems (AirMiles) and IBM Global Services Canada
• Moderator: Joseph Pucciarelli – Group Vice President and IT Executive Advisor, IDC’s CIO Executive Programs

As we collectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, technology is taking on an unprecedented level of strategic importance. Join industry leading peers as they share their successes and forward-looking insights. This is a continuation of a discussion we have hosted globally with great success. Join us for a conversation with Canadian-based practitioners in today’s challenging and accelerated environment.


Jul 22 2020


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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