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Archived News

  • October. 16, 2014

    Tips from the top: CUCCIO sits 1-on-1 with the President of the University of Manitoba, David Barnard

    There are two truths that all higher ed CIOs in Canada and beyond live with every day. The demand for IT products and services is on the rise – alongside users’ aptitudes and expectations – and is showing no signs of slowing. CIOs should ... more
  • October. 16, 2014

    “I” for “Information”

    As we look ahead to the next decade of higher ed IT in Canada, the impact of evolving technologies on teaching and learning becomes increasingly complex. For insights into how the role of Provost – as the senior academic administrator on campus – ... more
  • October. 16, 2014

    5 CIO focus areas for the next 5 years

    At the Fall 2014 Member Meeting of CUCCIO (October 15 – 17 in Winnipeg), we’ll be exploring the future of higher ed IT in Canada. In lead-up to those discussions, we asked two member CIOs – Dwight Fischer, CIO at Dalhousie University and Tari... more
  • June. 23, 2014

    CANHEIT 2014 delivers content for all audiences

    Earlier this month, the 12th annual CANHEIT conference took place at UPEI in Charlottetown, bringing together more than 360 higher education IT professionals from across the country for five days of networking, presentations and seafood. Blair Vessey is the D... more
  • June. 23, 2014

    Maximizing the IT spend

    Universities across Canada invest in a multitude of information systems to manage their resources; support teaching, learning and research; and enable decision-making. The question is: how do you ensure these investments are as efficient as possible? For som... more
  • June. 23, 2014

    How do you stack up?

    Gathering data is one thing. Deriving value from it is another. That’s the goal of CUCCIO’s Benchmarking and Measurement program. Established in 2009, the program collects and reports on data related to IT investments and productivity within membe... more
  • March. 31, 2014

    Learning for its own sake: MOOCs at the University of Toronto

    Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) are becoming increasingly prevalent on campuses across the country and throughout the world. Issues around online learning are receiving unprecedented media attention, and universities of all sizes are beginning to explor... more
  • March. 31, 2014

    Is life better in the cloud? These three universities think so

    In the ever-evolving quest to “do more with less,” university IT departments are constantly on the hunt for ways to provide the highest levels of service possible, as cost-effectively as possible. As many universities are finding out, one way to do... more
  • April. 13, 2012

    Rebecca Graham new CIO at uGuelph

    Rebecca Graham is the University of Guelph’s new CIO and chief librarian, a position formerly held by Mike Ridley. Rebecca comes to Guelph from Harvard College Library (HCL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she was the associate librarian for preser... more
  • March. 29, 2012

    U of T adopts MS cloud

    U of T recently deployed Microsoft’s Live@edu cloud solution to better meet the e-communications needs of students, faculty and staff. Click here to see the article and video posted by IT in Canada. more
  • November. 24, 2011

    Research, discovery and learning on the move

    CUCCIO and CANARIE announce another milestone in the transition of the Canadian Access Federation, with the launch of a robust information portal on the CANARIE website more