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Information Security Manager, Saskatoon or Regina, Saskatchewan

Exchange Support Escalation Engineer, Winnipeg, Manitoba

IT Process Controls Systems Specialist, Joffre, Alberta

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CIPS Nova Scotia Feb. 25 Event: 'Communications Clients & Clarity'
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How do you ask the $60 million dollar question? Have you ever had to work on a project in an ambiguous situation? Do you want to save time and resources? Would you like to prevent some unnecessary stress for all concerned? Can we ask questions without sounding or feeling weak? Highly successful consultants and analysts need to communicate well and ask the right questions. Having fun is important in any team and that is what we'll do here.
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CIPS Saskatoon Feb. 26 Luncheon: "The Times They Are a-Changin'"
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Projects and System Implementations are only successful if they are embraced and used to improve current business processes. Technology is only valuable if it drives benefits to the organization and in order for that to happen, people have to be READY, WILLING, and ABLE to adopt the change.
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CIPS Women in Technology Event (Edmonton, Feb. 21)
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The objectives of this one-day conference are to:
  • inform the girls about the variety of fun and creative careers that exist in IT;
  • encourage the girls to keep their future options open by taking math and science courses throughout High School; and
  • interest the young women in considering a future in Information Technology.

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    Share why computing is important for Canada on CanCompEd Day
    IT World Canada
    To celebrate Canadian Computing Education (CanCompEd) Day, we have undertaken a crowd-sourced video project. Inspired by code.org's videos, especially their 'Hour of Code' kickoff video that featured Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen, we're inviting Canadians (wherever they may be) to submit short video segments (not more than about 30 seconds) talking about the importance of computing and computer science education in Canada.
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    11 project management tips for setting and managing expectations
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    Keeping projects on track — especially in the face of constant change requests and additions — is a project manager's greatest challenge. And when project managers don't properly set expectations from the start — with senior management, the client or their team — and don't have a strategy in place for dealing with scope creep or last-minute requests or changes, deadlines can suffer.

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    CIPS response re: Bill C-13
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    CIPS, Canada's association of IT professionals applauds the Government of Canada's support of bullying awareness and cyber safety initiatives. While not opposed to the sections of Bill C-13 that address cyberbullying, we believe cyberbullying is a social issue, best addressed through education and by setting good examples.

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    What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
    Bennet Jones
    Starting on July 1, 2014, Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) imposes substantial liability and regulatory obligations on those who send commercial electronic messages. Here are some important things you need to know about this new legislation.

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    CanadianCIO Census: Participate today
    CIPS via IT World Canada
    Participate today in CanadianCIO's annual survey benchmarking the technology challenges facing IT departments and CIOs. Completion should take approximately 10 minutes. Qualified responses receive a complimentary copy of the full report and a $10 Tim Horton's card.
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    CIPS INTERVIEWS: Reda Alhajj, global top scientist shares deep insights and special tips
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    Reda Alhajj received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering in 1988 from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. After he completed his BSc with distinction from METU, he was offered a full scholarship to join the graduate program in Computer Engineering and Information Sciences at Bilkent University in Ankara, where he received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 1990 and 1993, respectively.
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    Become a CIPS Member by Feb. 28th and save up to $85!
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    Networking — Make valuable career connections
    Certification — Get Certified as an I.T. Professional
    Growth — Volunteer and attend educational CIPS events
    Exposure — Have your articles, blogs, and papers shared
    Contribution — Support the IT community and profession
    Savings — Member Benefits and Discounts

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    CIPS response re: Bill C-13: An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act
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    CIPS, Canada's association of IT professionals applauds the Government of Canada's support of bullying awareness and cyber safety initiatives. While not opposed to the sections of Bill C-13 that address cyberbullying, we believe cyberbullying is a social issue, best addressed through education and by setting good examples.
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    Expert: Canada should follow U.S. cybersecurity framework
    IT World Canada
    Canadian enterprises and governments should adopt a just-released American government framework for tightening IT security of critical infrastructure, says a security consultant. "I don't think we should re-invent the wheel," Kevvie Fowler, a partner in the forensic advisory services at KMPG Canada, said of the guidelines released recently by the federal National Information Technology Laboratory (NIST).
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    Big Data World Canada 2014
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    Big Data World Canada, now in its second year, will take place in Toronto this March alongside Loyalty World and Total Payments Canada. This new format will multiply the number of B2C businesses in attendance — from retail, travel, healthcare, telecom, entertainment, finance, and more — and create more opportunities for event sponsors and exhibitors to meet key decision makers and close business.
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    Loyalty World Canada 2014
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    Loyalty World Canada unites leading B2C brands across all industries to discuss best practices for building cohesive, all-encompassing customer loyalty strategies for a Canadian audience. This year's event is part of Canada's Customer Festival, and will be held alongside Big Data World Canada and Total Payments Canada. Together, these three events offer the most comprehensive customer service experience. Don't miss it!
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