For a number of years now, IT has been confronted with what is known as the consumerization of IT. We used to have complete control: “you can’t have that”; “you [...]
Balancing IT Activities In IT, we all know that a certain amount of resources must be assigned for upgrades, updates, patches and scheduled maintenance. In general, this is known as [...]
Many of the large IT research organizations and others have been telling us for some time the importance of IT alignment with the business and its objectives. Many attempts at [...]
As a senior IT Manager in a prominent Canadian municipality, I wrote and reviewed numerous RFPs and responses. Let’s just say that some are better than others. Some responses are [...]
Board governance is frequently discussed and deliberated usually from many different perspectives. Do you see it from the stage looking down or from the seats looking up?
The "Governance as Leadership" concept reframes the way Boards work with a goal to raising Board success and awareness to a higher standard. By thinking about Board work under three components: Fiduciary, Strategic and Generative, Boards can address their roles and achieve better results in new ways.
Industry Canada announced that on October 17, 2011 the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act) came into force. Organizations currently in the process of incorporating may have to submit new forms, and organizations incorporated under the previous legislation will have three years to transition to the Not-For-Profit Act. Boards and their members should review current by-laws and see what changes will be needed to be made in the transition period. As it relates to directors, the Act will a more standard objective in carrying out their duties and responsibilities.