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AVP & CTO update Dec 4, 2017

I spent some time with planning IT Governance and meeting with the IT Governance Chairs, I met with University Advancement about the Brighter World branding activities, I toured the Gerald Hatch Centre with Ishwar Puri, Dean of Engineering, and I learned about security breaches, legal action, cyber insurance, cybersecurity governance, proactive preparedness at the CAUBO Cyber Security workshops. […]

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AVP & CTO update: Nov 27, 2017

I spent time at the Financial Forum and have a few take-a-ways to discuss, I had my first McMaster Accessibility Council (MAC) meeting and had a chance to learn about some of the initiatives around accessibility that are taking place around campus, I met with several team members, I toured the Museum of Art, and I visited the offices of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) at the McMaster Innovation Park (MIP). […]

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AVP & CTO update: Nov 20, 2017

McMaster Experts demo, I spent a number of days in Ottawa – mainly for the CANARIE Summit and heard the keynote about EpiBone, presentations on Quantum computing and the complications of cybersecurity, the value of 5G and the impact it will have on mobile experiences and current technologies and applications. I met our Government relations person in Ottawa, and an initiative I have been working with for CUCCIO (Canadian University Council for CIOs) for a professional development program for future Higher Ed IT Leaders, launched. […]

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