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I.T. Professionalism Week 2013 Prize Giveaway!
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Comment on the discussion below and you'll be entered into a draw to win a $50 Future Shop Gift Card or some CIPS Swag! You have seen the furor over healthcare.gov in the US. With the increasing complexity of all systems (government, business, consumer) and our total reliance on ICT, is professionalism the key to bring order and reliability to chaos?
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CIPS Celebrates I.T. Professionalism Week 2013! (Nov. 18 - 22)
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I.T. Professionalism Week is a yearly celebration held by CIPS across Canada. CIPS hopes to increase awareness about the importance of professionalism in the I.T. industry today. This week is also a time to celebrate CIPS and our professionalism resources.
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CIPS BC and WECS team Nov. 22nd meet-up at University of Victoria
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CIPS Victoria is partnering with the WECS team at Universty of Victoria to host a meet-up (in the Computer Science Building). Guest speakers include Sherry Smeaton, Associate Partner, IBM, Blaine Bey, Sierra Systems and Nelson Lah, CGI Victoria.
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CIPS Nova Scotia Nov. 26 Event: '10 reasons to use IP cameras or what your analog camera vendor won't tell you'
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Speaker: Danny Mimeault
Topic: 10 reasons to use IP cameras or what your analog camera vendor won't tell you
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 26
Location: Dalhousie University Club, Halifax
Cost: $30 for members and students, $40 for other fans

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What is enterprise architecture?
IT World Canada
A new landmark paper from the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations (FEAPO) has found that more than 80 per cent of organizations do not successfully execute their business strategies. In over 70 per cent of these cases, the reason was not the strategy itself, but ineffective execution.
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CIPS London Nov. 27 Event: 'Transforming E-Government to M-Government'
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Information is more accessible than ever. The invention of personal computers and the Internet have paved the way for the world to become "flat." The invention of social media transformed the way people interacted with one another and formed communities. More recently, the invention of tablet computers made "anywhere, anytime" a reality at every level, bringing computing from boardrooms into family rooms and kitchens.
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CIPS INTERVIEWS: Patrick Zelten Vice President, Managed Services, Forsythe Technology
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Patrick Zelten manages the Managed Services practice that helps clients manage risk and cost to enable them to focus on core business operations and growth. He is responsible for developing and implementing Forsythe's corporate strategy for managed services. Zelten has more than 18 years of experience in the IT industry.
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Featured I.T. Jobs
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IT PROJECT MANAGER, Winnipeg, Manitoba

IT Business Analyst, Melville, Saskatchewan

Sr. BRM Business Analyst, Calgary, Alberta

IT Architect, Calgary, Alberta

BRM Technical DBA, Calgary, Alberta

JAVA EE / JSF DEVELOPER, Vancouver, British Columbia

Leader, Bus. Proc. & Sys. Improvements, Regina, Saskatchewan

Business Process Analyst (SAP), Edmonton, Alberta

Senior Analyst, Business Objects, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Supervisor, SAP Functional Support, Regina, Saskatchewan

Database Administrator, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Manager of IT Operations, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

CIO, P.E.I.

Director, Technology Services - IT Planning & IT Operations, Vancouver, British Columbia


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

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IT pros willing to consider ex-hackers for security roles, project management jobs
Digital Journal
In an attempt to tackle cyber-security, two-thirds (70 per cent) of IT professionals believe that hiring ex-hackers could be the solution, if they have the right skills needed to do the job, whether project management or coding.

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What's new in SMB in Windows Server 2012 R2
CIPS via Microsoft TechNet
Since the release of Windows Server 2012 R2 I've gotten a lot of questions about what's new? Where are the big improvements? There are a lot of improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2. We've been covering a lot of it in previous posts on this site but for now, I want to cover the new stuff on SMB in Windows.

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The differences in internal controls at each level of architecture (Part 3 of 3)
IT World Canada
Here is the key point of the whole article series: each business case must contain description, cost benefit analysis, and risks. Selection occurs on this basis. Benefits (and costs) must include all major tangible and intangible benefits (and costs).

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Featured Whitepaper: 'Cloud for Dummies'
CIPS via IT World Canada
Organizations of all sizes need the flexibility and elasticity gained from cloud computing, but mid-sized businesses, in particular, can benefit from the ability to quickly innovate and experiment. How might cloud enable your business to be more competitive, without significant capital investments?
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New CIPS ethics exam required for I.S.P. and ITCP applicants in 2014
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As part of our mandate to establish Information Technology (IT) as a profession, CIPS has identified a need for testing knowledge and understanding of ethics in computing and IT. This is particularly important for those applying for CIPS' I.S.P. and ITCP certifications.
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Getting more done with more: How to manage staff
IT World Canada
Every workplace has its share of involved and engaged workers, the wagon pushers who simply get things done and who often share ideas for continuous improvement. Leaders pull and expect people to push, and every manager needs people who are in touch, involved and engaged in overall initiatives. However, a zillion different studies show that this is not a common happening and what does exist is a broad range of involvement and engagement levels among employees.
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Digital competencies and training modules for non-IT professionals — Join our working group today!
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In the course of their careers, few workers have the chance to stay abreast of new technology and the role it plays in creating strategic advantage or challenges. You can help design training to be used by professionals and mid-level managers as they are prepared for roles of greater responsibility you too can benefit from the training developed. This training will enhance the capacity of all industries to embrace innovative technologies and boost the productivity factor in Ontario.
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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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