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7 steps to becoming an IT manager
IT World Canada
Are you ready to take it to the next level? You've been working in IT for several years now, and have mastered almost all the aspects of your job. You have been given increasingly responsible roles and you've received outstanding performance reviews. You are an excellent developer, an effective business analyst, a skilled network technician or a superior QA analyst. Now you want to take the next step on the ladder to become a manager.
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CIPS and ITAC March 16 Vancouver Dinner Meeting: Business Technology Management
CIPS
You are invited to the March ITAC/CIPS Business Technology Management (BTM) meeting. Join us to learn about the ITAC Talent BTM initiative and actively participate in consultations that will help to shape the BTM sector.
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3-D printers are a new means of production, but that might not be a good thing
IT World Canada
As with all new technology, 3-D printers can have both positive and negative implications. In the case of these printers, they are a new means of production. For employees who work in the production and manufacturing of the products that can easily be made with 3-D printers, it is clear that the introduction of these machines to homes or offices would have a negative impact on jobs.
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CIPS ON Toronto March 26 Event: 'What you need to Know about Owning your Intellectual Property'
CIPS
Date: Thu, 03/26/2015
Event Location: (Toronto) Scotia Plaza 40 King St. West Suite 5800 Toronto, ON M5H 3Y2 Canada

Speakers:

-Lisa Abe-Oldenburg, B.Comm., JD, Associate Counsel, Miller Thomson LLP
-Catherine Dennis Brooks, B.A., LL.B,, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP
-Dr. Karen Durell, BAH, LL.B., LL.M., Ph.D., Registered Patent and Trade-mark Agent, Associate, Miller Thomson LLP

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CIPS ON London March 26 Event: 'An Introduction to Data Governance and what you need to know'
CIPS
Data governance (DG) refers to the overall management of the availability, usability, integrity, and security of the data employed in an enterprise. Glendalynn will be presenting an introduction to the emerging field of Data Governance. Many aspects of Data Governance have been around for decades, so what is driving the need to redirect these efforts under one umbrella?
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Need for more collaboration between IT pros and CIOs on new technologies
ITWire
It has been suggested that stronger collaboration between IT professionals and CIOs is needed to realize the full business impact of new technology, with a recent survey of IT professionals revealing one in four CIOs are either a barrier to or uninvolved in the process of adopting new technologies.

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December CIPS Volunteer of the Month: Vincent Chiew, I.S.P., ITCP
CIPS
I am grateful that Dr. Michael R. Williams, Hon. FCIPS, had introduced me to CIPS Alberta (AB), which is the only legally recognized self-governing body to manage the I.S.P. designation under the Alberta government Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act (POARA).

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CIPS Webcast: 'What it means to be a Professional in Information Technology'
CIPS
Recorded on Feb. 5, 2015 in Toronto for CIPS' IT Professionalism Week. Click READ MORE to view the video!

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Featured Whitepaper: Smarter Process for Dummies E-book
CIPS
Download this book and discover how the Smarter Process approach helps you create a more customer-centric organization.

Learn how four major technologies — mobile, cloud computing, Big Data, and social collaboration — are disrupting business and how you can work through the challenges to work smarter.

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Featured I.T. Jobs
CIPS
IT Support Analyst, Calgary, Alberta

Enterprise Application Architect, Victoria, British Columbia

Manager, Application and Data Services, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Chief Information Officer, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Senior Data Architect, Calgary, Alberta

Senior IT Architects, Ontario

Information Technology Manager, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Server Analyst II, Fort McMurray, Alberta

Programmer Analyst, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Senior Manager, Operations, Guelph, Ontario

Instructor, Department of Applied Computer Science, Winnipeg, Manitoba


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

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CIPS ICE Conference (April 16) and Dinner Meeting (April 15)
CIPS
CIPS Alberta is holding the ICE Conference in Edmonton — April 16, 2015. The Conference is a series of KEYNOTE presentations The ICE Cap of the Conference is a discussion on leveraging the waves of maturity of disruptive trends.
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The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites: Preferred corporate rates for CIPS members
CIPS
These rates are based on single or double occupancy and are subject to applicable taxes. All rates are valid for individual travel only, subject to availability. Group rates may be negotiated separately through me at the time of booking.
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CIPS AB Calgary May 28 Business Intelligence SIG Meeting: 'Accessing Exploration and Production Data Worldwide through one Platform and Interface'
CIPS
In business since 1959, IHS is a leading source of information and expert analysis in pivotal areas, providing critical insight and shaping today's global businesses. IHS provides comprehensive content, software and decision support with key capabilities and solutions focused on business information in the areas of: Energy & Power; Design & Supply Chain; Country & Industry Forecasts; Defense Risk & Security; Commodities Pricing & Cost; and, Environmental Health & Safety and Sustainability.
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CIPS INTERVIEWS: Roy Taylor, VP AMD, International Top-Ranking Serial Entrepreneur and Executive
CIPS

Roy Taylor is Corporate Vice President for Alliances. In this role, Taylor is responsible for AMD alliances working with such companies as Microsoft, Google, UL, Electronic Arts and with consortiums including Khronos and others.

A 25-year industry veteran, Taylor has had a multi-faceted career as a technology evangelist, content strategist and entrepreneur in both start-ups and established companies.

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New re-certification requirements and PD log reminder (I.S.P. & ITCP holders)
CIPS
Attention CIPS Certified members. To maintain your I.S.P. and/or ITCP certification(s) you must comply with the new re-certification policies that were introduced in April of 2013.
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