In the midst of today’s global economic turmoil, Canadian CIOs face enormous challenges in meeting the expectations of their CEOs and corporate stakeholders. Participants shared successful tactics and innovative ideas for fulfilling the CIO’s mandate in the midst of continuing tight budgets and economic uncertainty, including strategies for improving vendor relationships, negotiating better deals, and creating more synergy with vendors.
Here is the summary report from the session:
Video: Dan Brodie, VP of IT at BuildDirect, discusses the value of peer roundtables and the subject of vendor management.
Video: John Tolkamp, IT Director at Ainsworth Engineered talks about changes in business and IT that affect how the two interact.