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CIPS Calgary March 14th Luncheon: 'Taming Big Data with Visual Analytics'
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Big Data can be overwhelming to manage and difficult to find business value that's buried there. In this presentation, Yogi Schulz will contrast marketing hype and dysfunctional project ideas with best practice recommendations for the following topics:

1. Identifying big data opportunities
2. Mitigating big data challenges
3. Selecting visual analytics software packages
4. Implementing systems based on a visual analytics software package
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CIPS London March 17 St. Paddy's Day Event: 'Green Computing and Protecting your network against Leprechauns'
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Green computing has been gaining traction for some time now — partly due to environmental concerns, partly because it offers the possibility of significant long term savings, particularly in the context of data centre operations. The state of the art has been constantly moving forward. Let's take a look and see where Green Computing has been and more importantly, where its likely to go in the next few years. Is this a viable option for YOUR organization?
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Update your New CIPS Member Profile
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CIPS officially launched our new membership system. New CIPS member login access was emailed to all members on Friday February 28th. If you have not yet received this email please check your Junk Mail folder for an email from membership@cips.ca with the Subject: "New Access to CIPS Membership Portal." This email will include a "beeid.org" link that will take you to the CIPS website to setup your login. As this link expires after 24 hours please click the link "Click here to have a new email sent to you."
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CIPS Ontario AGM
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In accordance with our By-Law 3.3, the CIPS Ontario 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held on March 20th 2014, 18:30 – 19:15 at Bennett Jones – 3400 One First Canadian Place, King Street (between York and Bay), in Toronto. Please plan to attend in-person and enjoy our pre-meeting snacks and post meeting presentation.
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CIPS Edmonton March 26th Dinner: 'Change, Complexity, and the IT Professional'
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It's an interesting time to be an IT professional working in any role. Interesting, challenging, and at times really uncomfortable. We know that we're experiencing (and in some cases expected to lead) change, but do we really understand the nature of different kinds of change and how to navigate them successfully?
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How high performance computing works in the Maritimes
IT World Canada
Universities across Canada rely on high performance computing (HPC) to support research activities. With the speed of developments in cloud computing and big data, the need for HPC in post-secondary research is greater than ever. Compute Canada, a collaboration among universities, makes HPC available to researchers.

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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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Update your New CIPS Member Profile
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CIPS recently launched our new membership system. New CIPS member login access was emailed to all members on Friday February 28th. If you have not yet received this email please check your Junk Mail folder for an email from membership@cips.ca with the Subject: "New Access to CIPS Membership Portal."

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Enterprise tips from 3 experts
IT World Canada
Recently I interviewed three experts who shared their deep insights into the enterprise — David Chesebrough, Robert Damashek and Elizabeth Southerlan. All are noted enterprise specialists in strategy, enterprise architecture, and transformation and operations improvement. Over the next few days I'll give you exerpts of my conversation with each of them, plus links to the full interviews.
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Featured I.T. Jobs
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BRM Technical DBA, Calgary, Alberta

Manager of IT Applications, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Chief Technology & Information Officer, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Director of IT, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Head, IT Source (Head, Business Consulting), Toronto, Ontario

Head, Enterprise Applications (Head, Business Solutions Operations), Toronto, Ontario

Developer, Lacombe, Alberta

Senior Systems Engineer, Ottawa, Ontario

BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST, Edmonton, Alberta

Network Support Specialist, Rocky Mtn House, Alberta

Coordinator Science Program Support Education & Outreach Etobicoke, Ontario

Director-Information Technology, Regina, Saskatchewan

Sr. ANALYST, BUSINESS OBJECTS, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Team Leader, Application Development, St. Albert, Alberta

Manager-Service Delivery, Regina, Saskatchewan

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

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CIPS Vancouver March 26th Event: 'Big Data: A Practical Guide to the Challenges and Opportunities of the Data Deluge'
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Join CIPS BC for the next event in our 2014 Speaker Series! Use this opportunity to network with your colleagues and hear experienced speakers with a depth of knowledge in the IT field. "Big Data embodies new data characteristics created by today's digitized marketplace".
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Featured Whitepaper: A report on the Mobile Customer Experience
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Mobile devices are becoming the dominant channel for online transaction, and consumer demand for mobile customer service continues to climb. But how well do you understand this medium that is poised to account for nearly one-quarter of e-commerce revenues by 2017?
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CIPS INTERVIEWS: William Hutchison Founding Chair i-CANADA, Executive Director Center for Smart City Innovation Ernst & Young, Legendary Global ICT Pioneer
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Bill Hutchison is an international business and social entrepreneur and strategic advisor to public and private sector organizations. He is Co-Founder and Chair of the i-CANADA Alliance supporting Smart City strategies for fifty cities and towns in Canada; Board Chair of SAVI, a five year Internet and cloud computing research program involving ten universities across Canada, directed by the University of Toronto and a member of the Technopolis Moscow International Working Group.
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iTech: IT Infrastructure & Cloud Services Conference in Toronto
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Once again CIPS will have an active participation in the iTech 2014 IT Infrastructure & Cloud Services Conference on May 15 at the International Centre in Toronto. As part of our partnership, along with a booth, CIPS members will receive free admission to the event.
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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.

Become a CIPS Corporate Partner Today! - Send an email to jelias@cips.ca
           

                               



 

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