Chat with Maarten Hillenaar, renowned ICT Executive, past CIO Central Dutch Government

I have an exclusive interview with Maarten Hillenaar. Martinus (Maarten) Wilhelmus Ignatius Hillenaar, former CIO Central Dutch Government; Director, Central Government IT Policy Department Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations From 2009 until 2014 M.W.I. (Maarten) Hillenaar was CIO of the Central Government at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. In this…


Chat with Hendrik Deckers, Managing Director and Founder of CIONET (4400 executives), World-Renowned Top-ranking Executive and ICT Authority

Hendrik Deckers is the Managing Director and founder of CIONET, the biggest community of IT executives in Europe. In this role he is responsible, together with his team, for expanding CIONET into new markets and for the development of new and existing services. Bringing together over 4400 CIOs, CTO's and IT directors from wide ranging…


Retooling IT staff for the new business technology reality – managers and CIOs need to get it right

David O’Leary shared this article with me today from his past roles as chair national council of IT Deans, CEO, CIO, VP, educator, writer IDG-IT World Canada, board member, … A fundamental change is rapidly impacting all businesses that use technology. IT Managers, CIOs, and senior business leaders of those companies who want to capture…


CIPS free ethics exam key to cyberthreats

Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats with over 90 percent of networks comprised and this happening in minutes when first exposed. Read more: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/increasing-ethics-training-is-the-answer-to-cyberthreats/95133#ixzz36W4Ir6vB


Chat with Ambassador Thomas Pickering Founding Co-Chair of IEA — International Relations, Government, Innovation, Business, Investment, and Policy Top Authority

Enterprises, executives and ICT professionals must think global and work globally to survive and succeed. The biggest impediment is the serious lack of understanding and respect of foreign markets, customs and culture. The non-profit International Economic Alliance or IEA, initiated via the work of Harvard and US Presidents bridges the gaps. Tom Pickering is a…


Chat–new foundational EA Paper, EA Career Path, EABOK, FEAPO–Brian Cameron Founding President FEAPO,Nick Malik Principle Microsoft EA

*Link to the new EA Perspectives paper is below and the original draft from FEAPO at the very end  Brian Cameron is Executive Director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Cameron is also the Program Director for the new Master of…


Andy Chen, President and CEO Catronic, Past CTO and Vice President Ontario Power Generation

Andy Chen, P. Eng. President & CEO, Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc. Andy Chen is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past five years, Andy has been assisting leading global…


Chat: Charlene Walrad, VP of Standards Activities, Board of Governors IEEE-CS

Charlene (Chuck) Walrad Position statement: I very much appreciate the honor of being nominated as First Vice President of the Computer Society. As a long-time participant in a very wide range of CS boards and committees, one of the most rewarding aspects of being a volunteer has been the opportunity to work with volunteers in…