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Don't let your company fail: The growing case for corporate entrepreneurship
IT World Canada
Over the last 20 years, the majority of corporate innovation has been led by the technology side of the business. CIOs and CTOs have increasingly taken a seat at the senior leadership table. Think about how many times you had to work hard to convince your leadership colleagues how new technology could benefit the business, indeed was critical for the business to remain competitive. Sound familiar? When I served as a CIO in a medium sized enterprise I found myself in the role of disruptor regularly building cases to show how investment in innovation would lead to increased success.
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CIPS Alberta holding the ICE Conference in Edmonton on April 16, 2015
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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CIPS BC Victoria March 23 Event: 'Meet Up Topic: Project Management — What Works? What Doesn't?'
CIPS
Monday, March 23
Bard & Banker
5:15 – 6:30 p.m.

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CIPS INTERVIEWS: Sage Franch, Top Developer Evangelist, Blogger, Computer Science Guru Innovator, and YouthSpark Advisor and Ambassador at YouthSpark Live in Vancouver
CIPS
Sage Franch is a Developer Evangelist and student with a passion for equality in technology.

Through her work with YouthSpark and her blog Trendy Techie, Sage works to be a positive role model for women and girls and anyone interested in a career in technology.

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Most IT pros feel gender discrimination is still rife in the tech industry
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The vast majority of IT professionals firmly believe that gender discrimination is still a big factor in the workplace.

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15 hot skill sets for IT pros in 2015
InformationWeek
The technology world loves its buzzwords, no doubt. If you dig through the hype and hit upon the substance that lies beneath, however, you might be onto career-building gold.

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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.

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CIPS ON Toronto March 26 Event: 'What you need to Know about Owning your Intellectual Property'
CIPS
  • Learn from real life examples of problems companies have encountered when they think they own their copyrights, trade-marks and patents
  • Understand proper written IP assignments, waivers and why they are required
  • Avoid costly copyright, trade-mark and patent disputes
  • Practical tips on what to watch out for in protecting your IP when hiring subcontractors and employees

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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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    Featured I.T. Jobs
    CIPS
    Systems and Network Administrator, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

    Head, Business Solutions, Toronto, Ontario

    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


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

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    CIPS Nova Scotia Dr. Stan Heaps Memorial University Scholarship in Computer Science 2015
    CIPS
    CIPS Nova Scotia is pleased to invite applications for a $1000 scholarship available to candidates meeting the general qualifications. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of overall academic merit with an emphasis on courses most relevant to computing science. Extracurricular, leadership and community involvement activities may also be considered.
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    CIPS INTERVIEWS: Genevieve L'Esperance, Internationally Recognized Innovator, Developer, Entrepreneur, and YouthSpark Advisor and Ambassador at YouthSpark Live in Vancouver
    CIPS
    Genevieve L'Esperance is a Microsoft YouthSpark advisor. She is a joint major Computer Science and Molecular Biology student at McGill University with six years of tech industry experience.

    She has spoken at the United Nations, interned with Microsoft Research and Tuque Games and taught a college-credit Java course, as well as taught over a thousand young girls to program with Teaching Kids Programming.

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    CIPS NS Halifax March 31 Event: '[Demonstration] How do we teach SAP?'
    CIPS
    Date: Tue, 03/31/2015
    Event Location: Delta Barington (Halifax)

    Cost:
    $40 for members and students
    $45 for non-members

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    Featured Whitepaper: Mobile Data Security — Finding the Balance
    CIPS via IT World Canada
    Security or Productivity. Which one would you pick? Learn how you can balance your company's tolerance for risk related to securing confidential data with providing a productive, simple user experience.
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    Are you empowering future careers in IT?
    IT World Canada
    Take up the challenge, ignite IT passion in our youth by tweeting your #YouthSpark on March 18. Have an impact and make a difference by sharing your story on what inspired your interest in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship using the hashtag #YouthSpark.
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