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The latest news about The IT Media Group. What's happening in our world: new clients, new relationships and new initiatives.

Calgary CIO roundtable uncovers strategies to future-proof IT

On March 4, 2014, a group of senior IT executives gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary to participate in an interactive roundtable to share strategies for “Roundtable: Future-proofing the IT organization”. This is one of the latest CIO Master Series roundtables produced by The IT Media Group (ITMG), one of Canada’s leading producers of events for IT executives.

Sponsored by IBM Global Services Canada, this private event attracted top IT executives from a variety of organizations. Key industry segments were represented at the table, including energy, manufacturing, retail and technology.


Toronto CIO roundtable explores ways to enhance business value

Over a dozen senior IT executives gathered in Toronto on March 5 to discuss ways and means of Putting Business Value Creation on Steroids”, the latest CIO Master Series roundtable, produced by The IT Media Group (ITMG), one of Canada’s leading producers of events for IT executives.

The private event, sponsored by IBM Global Services Canada, attracted top IT executives from a variety of public and private organizations. Various industry segments were represented at the table, including financial services, automotive, healthcare, transportation, retail, building and real estate.

“The conversation was excellent. Participants drilled into some very interesting issues, such as fostering innovation in their organizations and creating the right conditions for IT to help drive business value,” said John Pickett, the event moderator and ITMG’s Principal and VP, Executive Programs.


Packed house for IT security roundtable

Not a chair was empty at The IT Media Group’s latest CIO Master Series roundtable, “Securing Information in an Unsecure World”, held December 6 in Toronto. In fact a little last minute reshuffling had to be done to add another seat to the table, as all 20 CIOs and CISOs expected for the event showed up for the peer discussion.

“It’s normal for there to be at least two or three last minute cancellations for these types of events, so we were quite surprised and delighted that every confirmed attendee was able to take their seat at the table,” said roundtable moderator John Pickett, VP Executive Programs for The IT Media Group. “It shows what an interest there is in events that consistently bring together true IT executive peers, and it also shows the interest that organizations of all types are taking in security issues.”


CIO roundtables explore future directions for enterprise IT

Many of Canada’s leading IT executives will be gathering in Toronto and Calgary this March to discuss new and evolving models for IT delivery, collaboration and innovation.

These events are part of The IT Media Group’s CIO Master Series Roundtables, one of the most successful event programs for IT executives in Canada, bringing together scores of CIOs from across the country for thoughtful and penetrating private discussions around the top issues facing enterprise IT.

The sponsor for both CIO Master Series Roundtables is IBM Canada Ltd.


Two IT executive roundtables take deep dive into security

Senior IT executives and CISOs in the Toronto area will have the opportunity to drill deeply into various important aspects of security during two private Master Series roundtables scheduled by The IT Media Group (ITMG), a Canadian leader in producing events for senior IT management.

The breakfast events, slated for Dec. 6, 2013 and May 8, 2014, are both sponsored by Symantec.

At the December 6 roundtable “Securing Information in an Unsecure World”, IT executives from key private and public sector organizations will share ideas, personal insights and best practices around:


ITMG expands relationship with Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems logoThe IT Media Group (ITMG) has expanded its partnership with Hitachi Data Systems Corp., assuming responsibility for public relations and executive communications in Canada.

One of the world’s leading providers of information technologies, services and solutions to mid- and large-sized organizations, HDS helps companies drive down IT costs and increase agility. The firm’s recent global “Maximize IT” announcement outlines important enhancements to three key storage infrastructure offerings, enabling customers to maximize their IT investments through significantly improved performance.


Liu takes Hot Mommas Project global case writing award

Nasheen Liu, VP of Marketing & Vendor Relations for The IT Media Group, recently won a major category award in the 2012-2013 Global Case Study Competition, conducted by The Hot Mommas® Project (HMP), an award-winning social venture that pairs the world’s largest digital case study library of female role models with cutting-edge teaching tools.

“I am thrilled to be given this award. It’s an honour to be in the company of such amazing and inspiring women,” said Liu. “It’s especially gratifying to be part of a venture that is making an important positive impact on women and girls around the world.”


The IT Media Group Welcomes ARTEX Environmental Corporation

Artex Environmental executives

ARTEX Environmental Corp., Toronto, has selected The IT Media Group (ITMG) as their marketing vendor of choice. ITMG will be providing marketing strategy consulting and content development services to the senior executive team at ARTEX.

Founded in 2005, ARTEX is a privately owned and managed Canadian corporation that provides end-of-life E-waste solutions and services to Fortune 1000 organizations.


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