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Call to participate in survey #2 to help boost Ontario's productivity and performance by training non-IT professionals in new and emerging I.T. technologies - **Deadline August 16**
CIPS
CIPS and ICTC kindly ask for your participation in a survey to help boost Ontario's productivity and performance by training non-IT professionals in new and emerging I.T. technologies. The response deadline is Friday August 16, 2013. Thank you for your participation and contribution!
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CIPS Edmonton Dinner (Sept. 5)
CIPS
Location: Edmonton Petroleum Club (11110 - 108 Street)

5:00 pm - Reception/Registration
6:00 pm - Annual General Meeting
6:30 pm - Dinner and Presentation

**Note: All cancellations must be made at least four business days prior to the event — after that time only substitutions will be allowed. At any time a cancellation fee of $10 will apply.

Register Now!

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CIPS Calgary Dinner (Sept. 5)
CIPS
Location: Westin Hotel (320 - 4 Avenue SW)

5:00 pm - Registration & Networking
6:00 pm - Annual General Meeting
6:30 pm - Dinner and Presentation

**Note: All cancellations must be made at least four business days prior to the event — after that time only substitutions will be allowed. At any time a cancellation fee of $10 will apply.

Register Now!

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Fortinet: Android malware 'out of control'
IT World Canada
The increase in the amount of malware surging through the Internet shows no sign of abating. According to the latest assessment, Fortinet’s annual mid-year report on online threats, malware written for mobile devices is closing in to the amount of created for desktop and laptop PCs. "Mobile malware has taken off through the stratosphere," said report author Richard Henderson of Fortinet Labs.
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BYOD Basics: Resources Made Available to IT Professionals (via Microsoft TechNet)
CIPS
Not long ago, IT planned the course as to what type of devices employees at respected businesses would utilize in the workplace. This was ideal for IT at the time as a great deal of planning was put forth to manage IT deployed units thus arming IT with uniform tools address issues should they arise. The one major caveat with this scenario though, was that IT would dictate what the employees at an organization required instead of adhering to the needs of their colleagues. This disconnect would be the catalyst of employee friction between IT and other departments (Sales, Finance, HR, etc).
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CIPS Members Receive Discount on Metaplexity Associates LLC Enterprise Architecture TOGAF 9 Course
CIPS
Metaplexity Associates LLC is pleased to announce upcoming offerings of our 4-day course, Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF 9, in several Canadian venues. Our courses prepare candidates for The Open Group's full enterprise architecture certification. In addition, training focuses upon practical, real-world solutions to critical IT planning, risk management, and operational issues and priorities important to participating organizations.
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Inside cloud sharing services
IT World Canada
The cloud has a way of sneaking up on enterprises and biting them. For all of the convenience of doing things online, cloud computing often causes IT managers to shiver. Take personal file sharing services like DropBox, a free service which allows a person to upload a file to an account so a colleague can download it later.
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Whitepaper of the Week: Cisco Security Intelligence - Annual Security Report and Cisco Connected World Technology Report
CIPS
The 2012 Cisco Connected World Technology Report examines how Gen Y creates increasing loads of data while impacting everything from online shopping to mobile devices to corporate culture and workforce expectations. As well, this report examines the internal struggle to balance our need for connectedness with concern for the security and privacy of our data. Download this report now and learn how IT Managers are supporting these expectations and ensuring that privacy and security are met.
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Featured I.T. Jobs
CIPS
Chief Information Officer, Edmonton, Alberta

IT Project Manager, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Application Systems Analyst, Red Deer, Alberta

Specialist II, Quality Systems, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Manager SLM - Customer Agreements, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Senior Security Specialist, Regina, Saskatchewan

Intermediate Tester, Ontario

Director, Information Systems and Technology, Ottawa, Ontario

Program Manager, Edmonton, Alberta

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

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IBM improves density of its latest Flex System servers
Computerworld
IBM has introduced x86 and Power processors with a new dual-chip server module that will help speed the deployment of cloud and virtualized environments. The Flex System servers are based on a new board design in which two blade-type motherboards are combined into one server package, which can then be slotted into one socket. That effectively doubles the processors, memory, storage and other hardware resources available per socket.

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Passionate about IT Professionalism? Become an IT World Canada Blogger
CIPS
IT World Canada is Canada's largest online trade publication with a subscription base of more than 75,000 IT executives and professionals — representing 70 per cent of the buying power in Canada. IT World Canada is providing CIPS members an exclusive opportunity to become a blogger on professionalism issues in IT. As a community blogger you'll work with the ITBusiness.ca editorial staff to develop story ideas and deliver them on schedule.

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Job-hunting basics for IT professionals
Lexington Minuteman
People with superior IT skills are not always good at selling themselves to prospective employers. Even in the modern era where information technology skills are in high demand, many may find it difficult to get jobs. The answer lies in IT professionals learning how to market their skills properly.

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IT World Canada becomes a CIPS Corporate Partner
CIPS
CIPS is excited to announce that IT World Canada has become a CIPS Corporate Partner. CIPS is grateful for IT World Canada's support and looks forward to working together to help advance professionalism, ethics, and standards in the I.T. profession.
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July CIPS Volunteer of the Month: Neil Lang, I.S.P., ITCP
CIPS
What value has your involvement with CIPS provided?

Primarily networking with I.T. professionals across the country and encouraging accreditation by colleges, certification by systems people. Was wonderful to attend national CIPS conferences to interact with other CIPS members.

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CIPS/McGraw-Hill Online Bookstore Contest: Enter to win $250 worth of McGraw-Hill computing resources!
CIPS
Love to learn? Enter to win $250 worth of McGraw-Hill computing resources! Also make sure to check out the NEW books on the updated CIPS/McGraw-Hill Online Bookstore. CIPS Members receive 40 per cent discount on selected McGraw-Hill computing titles and references!
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CIPS National Corporate Partners


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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