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CIPS expresses our sincere condolences as Pat Hume passes away at the age of 90

CIPS would like to express our sincere condolences to Pat Hume's friends and family. Pat, who designed the CIPS logo, passed away on May 9th at the age of 90. Pat’s contribution to CIPS will forever be greatly appreciated and he will be certainly missed.
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Winnipeg Event (May 21): "Building a Smarter Planet - Instrumented, Intelligent, and Interconnected"
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For the first time in history, almost anything can become digitally aware and interconnected. Smart airports, smart banks, smart roadways, smart cities — with so much technology available at such a low cost, the list of possibilities is endless. New levels of global integration mean that we are all now connected — economically, technically and socially. But being connected is not sufficient. We also have to infuse intelligence into our systems and ways of working. The world has become flatter and smaller. Now it must become smarter.
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CIPS Alberta meets with Alberta's Deputy Premier
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Two of CIPS-Alberta's Directors (Brian Brandon, VP and Pat Glenn, Secretary) had a meeting with the Government of Alberta (GoA) Deputy Premier/Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education on May 1 in Edmonton. With the Deputy Premier were David Peace, the Executive Director of Innovation and Advanced Technologies and Percy Cummins, Executive Director of Immigration Policy & Programs.
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Calgary June 6th Luncheon: 'Show Me The Money !!! ... Managing IT Portfolios, Benefits, and Value'
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For the past 15 years IT has increasingly being faced with demands of providing, and demonstrating, more value. IT research & advisory companies, best-practice organizations, and consultants have all promoted the need for IT organizations to identify, quantify, and manage the benefits being delivered through IT initiatives.
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Windows Server 2012: More than just virtualization
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Microsoft has taken great steps forward to further evolve the server offering to provide better manageability of the data that matters most to your organization. Through input provided by IT managers and administrators worldwide, Windows Server 2012 provides a new cornerstone in terms of your organizations data.
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Is Canada's accelerator model broken?
Financial Post
The benefits of the accelerator model are well publicized: selected participants gain access to startup veterans, mentors, angel investors, and venture capitalists. In each program the goal is the same: accelerate the growth of high-potential startups. The model, while generally celebrated and regarded as a welcome boost to Canada's entrepreneurial scene, is not without its critics.

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CIPS Webinar: "Why discuss Ethics in I.T.?"

Having a code of ethics is not enough. Ethics require that we constantly examine our own actions. Donna reviews what might be special I.T. ethics issues that we should consider as a group.

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Windows Blue preview due at end of June
Computer World UK
Microsoft plans to release a preview version of Windows 8's update, code-named Windows Blue, at the end of June, according to Julie Larson-Green, a corporate vice president in charge of the OS's development.

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CIPS Nova Scotia AGM 2013
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The CIPS Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday May 28, 2013 from 5:30 to 6:00 pm, prior to our monthly scheduled CIPS dinner meeting. The event will be held at the Dalhousie University Club, 6259 South St., Halifax.
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Security Education Conference Toronto
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SecTor is the security education conference built by security professionals, for security professionals, and offers too much content for anyone to consume in the three days — and that's why we love it. In case you missed 2012, check out our video. CIPS is happy to extend our 10 per cent savings discount code 'cips-2013' or use 'cips-Expo2013' for a free expo pass! Register today!
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Turning potential into reality
The Chronicle Herald
A $48.5 million venture capital fund for Atlantic Canada was lauded as a critical tool of economic development for the region in Halifax. The fund will invest between $1 million and $5 million in companies in information technology, clean technology, life sciences and other high-growth sectors.
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Why Apple is unlikely to change its famous app icons' shape
Business Insider
Apple is reportedly going to change the look of iOS, the operating system that runs iPhones and iPads. iOS is due for a tweaking. It's looked pretty much the same since it was rolled out. Some people are getting bored and would love to see something different. When Apple changes iOS, however, don't expect its app icons to change too much. A lot of people have been speculating that Apple might tweak their shape as part of an overall design change.
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How Thirst Labs built the ultimate news app for Google Glass in just 3 days
Mashable
Enthusiastic about Glass' potential for news, Thirst Labs set out this past weekend to create the ultimate news app for Google Glass users. An idea it had been toying around with for a while, the team started working on its Glass app, working around the clock to create the app it just launched: a whole new personalized news experience for Glass.
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