3 ways healthcare IT can support a COVID-19 comeback

While the healthcare industry is no stranger to cutting-edge technologies and digital transformation, many of its key players – such as doctors and caregivers – have a reputation for being change-resistant. For good reason: They are literally in charge of our health and wellbeing. Being risk-averse is in their job description. But, after the innovations […]

5 Strategies for CIOs in the New World of Work

While some IT organizations were better prepared than others, none would have predicted just how vital remote working would be to the business in 2020. Seven in 10 IT leaders are now saying remote working requirements are having a permanent impact on budgets, staffing and policies. Nearly 40% of CEOs say “improving the remote work […]

How CIOs Are Evolving for Remote Work

  An Interview with Softchoice’s SVP of IT, Jeff Reis When Canada’s most valuable public company Shopify announced it was going “digital by default,” it was a clear sign that the brick-and-mortar office era was forever changed. “We cannot go back to the way things were. This isn’t a choice. This is the future,” tweeted […]

Innovation Report: CIOs Need to Look Outside Their Industries in 2020

Each year, Softchoice hosts the Innovation Executive Forum, meeting with hundreds of CIOs and senior IT leaders at exclusive events across North America. We capture the best insights in an annual report to share what our IEF members have on their minds and what they’ve learned. Before we get into this year’s report, we wanted […]

A CIO Perspective on Business Continuity in Unpredictable Times

The unanticipated changes forced by the global health crisis haven’t been easy for any organization. As an initial response to the situation, many IT leaders and executives had to shift their workforce to all-remote work, whether they were ready or not. Now, many are looking ahead to new challenges as their organizations work to stabilize […]

Digital Transformation Trends: 10 Highlights from Atlanta, Denver, and Toronto

In 2019, Softchoice’s Innovation Executive Forum (IEF) toured North American cities once again and learned first-hand how IT leaders are driving transformation and delivering outcomes in their organizations. In this new Digital Transformation Trends report, we bring you the Top 10 highlights from our roundtable discussions in Atlanta, Denver, and Toronto. These insights were shared by groups […]

Predicting security’s big impact on digital transformation in 2020

If the last 12 months have taught us anything about digital transformation leaders, it’s this: cybersecurity is a central concern. And it’s going to get harder before it gets easier. As we toured North America with the Innovation Executive Forum, cybersecurity came up in multiple contexts, across multiple industries, across a whole gamut of departments, […]

Digital Transformation Trends 2019-2020

Softchoice’s Innovation Executive Forum (IEF) is touring North American cities once again – learning first-hand how IT leaders are driving transformation and delivering outcomes in their organizations. In this third post of the Digital Transformation Trends series, we bring you the key insights from our events in Boston, Halifax, and Washington.

Digital Transformation Trends 2019-2020: Costs of The Cloud, The Future of Workplaces, and AI

Softchoice’s Innovation Executive Forum (IEF) is touring North American cities once again – learning first-hand how IT leaders are driving transformation and delivering outcomes in their organizations. In this second post of the Digital Transformation Trends series, we bring you the key insights from our events in Houston, Los Angeles, and New York City.

Why you need to rethink your office space – again – for digital transformation

When the leadership of Telenor, a Norwegian telecommunications company, wanted to improve collaboration between sales and the rest of the company, they went for an unconventional solution: Coffee.