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CIPS I.T. Professionalism Week
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I.T. Professionalism Week
is a yearly celebration held by CIPS across Canada. CIPS hopes to increase awareness about the importance of professionalism in the I.T. industry today. This week is also a time to celebrate CIPS and our professionalism resources.
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CIPS AB Calgary Feb. 3 Lunch: Project Model Canvas
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A visual and collaborative tool for planning and communicating based on the Business Model Canvas. Your planning sessions will never be the same after this presentation.
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CIPS SK Saskatoon & Regina Feb. 4 Event: Professionalism and Ethics in Technology
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A visual and collaborative tool for planning and communicating based on the Business Model Canvas. Your planning sessions will never be the same after this presentation.
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5 ways to counter insider threats
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A lot of attention is being paid to hackers who have broken into high-profile companies in the past 12 months, but CSOs shouldn't forget that insiders are a big threat. What to do about them is the other source of worry of chief security officers. Having managers well-trained by HR on ways to avoid creating disgruntled employees is one tactic, but sometimes a staffer can't be mollified.
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CIPS BC Victoria Feb. 4 Luncheon with Tom Keenan, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP
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CIPS BC – Victoria

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Union Club of BC, Begbie Room

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15 Vince Lombardi quotes to inspire IT pros
The Enterprisers Project
To help get fired up for the Super Bowl, I looked up some of Lombardi's quotes on leadership, discipline, teamwork, and more to help inspire and motivate IT pros.

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December CIPS Volunteer of the Month: Vincent Chiew, I.S.P., ITCP
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My first introduction to computers was at my junior high school computer club where I got to play computer games over lunch and after school hours. Those were happy times, where computer time means fun and no work, and there were no worries about malware and hackers.

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Should businesses respond to terrorism threat levels?
IT World Canada
After the shootings on Parliament Hill businesses may consider if they have a role protecting information in our country. When the terrorism threat level is higher, perhaps there are databases that need to be locked down?

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Experts: Tech trends, oil price slump could boost cloud adoption
IT World Canada
Technology expenditure cuts brought about by declining oil prices, coupled with a few tech trends highlighted in the recently conclude Consumer Electronics Shows could bring about a rise in overall cloud adoption. For example in Canada, many companies, particularly those located in the energy patch, are expected to dial down on new project spending. However, at least one IT industry analyst believes this could bring about a renewed focus on cloud computing.
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CIPS AB Edmonton Feb. 5 Dinner: Identity Credit Card Fraud
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Payment Processing: The Risks Business Owners need to know

This presentation is specifically tailored to those who might overlook the problem of security of sensitive business, customer and client information and need to understand it.

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CIPS BC Vancouver Feb. 5 Luncheon with Tom Keenan, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP
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CIPS BC — Vancouver Luncheon Event
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Douglas College, Aboriginal Gathering Place (4650)
700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster
EXPO Skytrain Line, New Westminster Station

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CIPS NL Feb. 5 Luncheon: 'Privacy & the Internet of Things'
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is colossal, and growing. According to a January 2014 research report from Raymond James & Associates, today 80 "things" — including consumer electronics, machine tools, industrial equipment, cars, and appliances — connect to the Internet for the first time every second. By 2020 this will expand to 250 new devices every second.
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CIPS INTERVIEWS: David Cheng, Top-Ranking Pioneering Chairman, Software Developer, and World Innovation Technology Leader and Entrepreneur
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David Cheng can be described as a chronic entrepreneur and an angel investor passionate about helping technology startups.

He is currently the CEO of Zaka, a mobile and social CRM for SME.

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Featured I.T. Jobs
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Supervisor, Operations Applications, Leduc, Alberta

Director, Information Technology, Leduc, Alberta

Senior Systems Administrator LINUX, Victoria, British Columbia

IT Network Administrator, The Pas, Manitoba

SAP FICO Lead, Richmond, British Columbia

Director, Technology Services, Toronto, Ontario

BRM Technical DBA, Calgary, Alberta

Senior Systems Analyst, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Senior Oracle BRM (Billing and Revenue Management) Developer, Calgary, Alberta

Manager, Application Services, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Information Systems Project Office Coordinator, Calgary, Alberta

Business Systems Consultant, Regina, Canada


See more Job Postings and Upload your Resume at: http://jobs.cips.ca

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Featured Whitepaper: Lifting collaboration to new heights: Leveraging the cloud to make collaboration more flexible, agile, and cost-effective
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This white paper addresses the advantages of cloud collaboration, key considerations for selecting a cloud partner, and how this solution can free organizations from being tethered to legacy systems and obsolete collaboration features. Register to download and learn more today.
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The following organizations have demonstrated their commitment to professionalism, ethics, and high standards for the I.T. profession through their support of CIPS. CIPS thanks all its partners for their contribution.

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