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5 ways to stay connected to CIPS — Canada's Association of IT Professionals
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April CIPS Volunteer of the Month: Trekker Armstrong, I.S.P., ITCP, FCIPS
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Trekker Armstrong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary specializing in Management Information Systems, and maintains an Information Systems Professional (ISP), ITCP/IP3P certification from the Canadian Information Processing Society. As a senior professional with 32 years' experience in Information Systems for the energy industry, he has enjoyed many varied and interesting roles within TransCanada Pipelines.
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Why good interpersonal skills are essential in IT
IT World Canada
Most professional résumés say the person has "good" interpersonal skills because companies for years list them as a requirement. But what are they and why are they so critical to your professional IT career?
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CIPS AB Red Deer May 14 Dinner: 'CIPS Launches SFIA, Skills Framework for the Information Age'
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Timothy Busch has played a major role in organizational development in IST at the University of Alberta, implementing processes and tools-SFIA and SFIAplus-to support IT consolidation at the University. SFIA and SFIAplus help the University at all stages of the skills management cycle: organizational design, resource planning, recruitment, deployment, assessment, development, and remuneration.
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CIPS SK Regina May 21st Luncheon: 'Advanced Information Security Defense Techniques and Approaches'
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We live in a world consumed and bombarded with constant news of Advance Persistent Threats, modern malware and insider threats. Our presentation focuses on the variety of techniques, approaches and solutions administrators and security analysts can use to keep their networks and systems secure. We contrast traditional security approaches to modern techniques developed to combat the ever evolving security threats.
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CIPS SK Saskatoon June 3rd Luncheon: 'Advanced Information Security Defense Techniques and Approaches'
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We live in a world consumed and bombarded with constant news of Advance Persistent Threats, modern malware and insider threats. Our presentation focuses on the variety of techniques, approaches and solutions administrators and security analysts can use to keep their networks and systems secure. We contrast traditional security approaches to modern techniques developed to combat the ever evolving security threats.
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Featured I.T. Jobs
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Systems Analyst, IT Finance (SAP FICO & Readsoft), Calgary, Alberta

Director, Delivery, Vancouver, British Columbia

IT Coordinator, Calgary, Alberta

IT Systems Analyst, Joffre, Alberta

Divisional Manager, Information Technology, Nanaimo, British Columbia

Manager, Business It Applications, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Supervisor, IT Audit, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Senior Systems Architect, Calgary, Alberta

Sap Analyst, Quality Management, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sr. Programmer Analyst, Fredericton/Moncton, New Brunswick

SAP Systems Analyst (ABAP Developer), Calgary, Alberta

IT Network Analyst, Joffre, Alberta

Dean, School of Information Technology, Doha, Qatar

Business Technology Governance Analyst, Edmonton, Alberta

Director, Information Technology, Regina, Saskatchewan


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

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3 ways to recruit the best IT talent
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The IT department is critical to the smooth operation of most businesses, which means organizations must be laser-focused on hiring top talent to manage technology needs on an ongoing basis. Before beginning a search for potential hires, it's crucial to have a plan in place for finding, interviewing, hiring and retaining the best IT candidates.

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Understanding the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation
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Lisa Abe-Oldenburg, Partner of Bennett Jones LLP, presented an overview of Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation which comes into force July 1, 2014. The new law affects all businesses in that it prohibits the sending of commercial electronic messages, altering of transmission data and the installation of software, without certain prescribed consent, informational and technical requirements.

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Questions not included in the CIPS Ethics exam
IT World Canada
To earn the professional designation of Information Systems Professional, or I.S.P., CIPS now requires applicants to pass an ethics exam. I was on the committee that helped create that exam and I think we can learn almost as much from the questions we did not include as from those questions that were approved.

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CIPS INTERVIEWS: Roy Taylor, Global Top Innovating Entrepreneur and C Level Executive, Corporate Vice President and Head of Global Channel Sales AMD
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Roy Taylor is Corporate Vice President and Head of Global Channel Sales. In this role, Taylor is responsible for managing and growing AMD's channel business globally. 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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Featured Whitepaper: The changing role of the CIO
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Mobile devices have forever changed the workplace and the parameters of the CIO role and IT functions. Can CIOs successfully bridge the gap between ensuring security of company data while allowing employees to bring their own devices?
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Perspectives on shared services for finance and accounting
Shared Services and Outsourcing Summit
What do Twitter, HSBC, Philips and MGM have in common? Leading shared services experts from these top organizations contributed their insight into Perspectives: Finance Shared Services. Learn about a Twitter case study, strategies for CFO buy-in and see what experts have to say about new technologies and enterprise architecture.
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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. The feedback from last year was very positive and it is great to see that they would like to have a CIPS presence again!
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Hands on with Chromecast
IT World Canada
A few weeks back, Google finally made the Chromecast available in Canada, and that excited a whole lot of people. It's easy to understand why: for just $39, you could have a device which would plug into your TV's HDMI port and allow you to stream content directly from your mobile device (either Android or iPhone) to your television.
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