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Congratulations to the new CIPS Fellows and Honorary Fellow Inductees!
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New CIPS Fellows:
Larry Sampson, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP
Darcy Grant, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP
H. Dominic Covvey,FCIPS, I.S.P. (ret.)
Trekker Armstrong, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP
Martin Kratz, FCIPS
Bernadette (Bernie) Kollman, FCIPS
Dr. Ronald (Ron) George, Hon. FCIPS, I.S.P. (ret.)

New CIPS Honorary Fellow:
Dr. Leslie (Les) Oliver, Hon. FCIPS, I.S.P. (ret.)
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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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Vancouver Holiday Networking Event: Hosted by CIPS BC, IIBA Vancouver, itSMF BC, CMC-BC Lower Mainland
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Please join us for our 2013 Holiday Networking Event. This networking event is jointly hosted by IIBA Vancouver Chapter, itSMF BC, CMC–BC Lower Mainland, and CIPS BC. It will be an excellent opportunity to network with existing and new contacts from the Vancouver business analysis, management consultant and IT professional communities. Space is limited — you must register in advance!
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Featured I.T. Jobs
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Tools & Technology Developer, Ottawa, Ontario

Web Application Developer, Ottawa, Ontario

Team Leader, Gaming Applications, St. Albert, Alberta

IT ARCHITECT I, Edmonton, Alberta

Systems Analyst (2 Positions), St. Albert, Alberta

Manager, Technology Planning, St. Albert, Alberta

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


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

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BYOD basics: Enabling people centric IT
CIPS via Microsoft TechNet
The term "Bring your Own Device" or BYOD, has been coming up more frequently in conversation as of late. This is because the line between business and consumer devices has almost completely eroded. Sleek and jaw dropping smartphones and tablets now include TPM chipsets and FIPS 140-2 adherence further blurring said division. With this evolution now occurring, conversations around BYOD most frequently turn to stories around security and what IT is doing to stop their supported mobile workers from losing any data.
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Ovum: Use big data to fight security threats in 2014
IT World Canada
Big data analytics, and the ability to understand threat priorities will be critical for businesses in 2014, according to analyst firm Ovum. Enterprise organizations should look to big data analytics and other options to battle increasing security threats in 2014, according to technology analyst firm Ovum.
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INFONEX 2013: IT Audit Best Practices
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Regulatory requirements for IT controls are changing and you need to make sure you are in compliance. Deficient evaluations of your system's control designs and effectiveness will negatively affect your company. Your organization needs to evolve with new technologies and keep up-to-date with the best practices for IT auditing. IT Audit Best Practices will provide cutting-edge information and equip you with workable strategies for tackling your most critical IT auditing issues.
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DATA MARKETING 2013 (Toronto, Dec. 9-10): CIPS members receive a 25 per cent discount!
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In today's data driven marketplace, marketing leaders need to harness massive amounts of data that customers generate. The desire to be data driven requires constant effort from marketers to collect data necessary to make appropriate decisions.
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Big Data World Canada 2014
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Big Data World Canada, now in its second year, will take place in Toronto this March alongside Loyalty World and Total Payments Canada. This new format will multiply the number of B2C businesses in attendance — from retail, travel, healthcare, telecom, entertainment, finance, and more — and create more opportunities for event sponsors and exhibitors to meet key decision makers and close business.
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IT professionals prepare for busy Christmas
ITProPortal
IT professionals are set for a busy festive holiday with over half anticipating having to work over the Christmas period and server failure the most likely reason for them to be called in. A survey commissioned by Ipswitch's Network Management Division found that 58 per cent of IT professionals expect to have to work over Christmas with 41 per cent revealing they will use the time off to reflect and plan for work in next year.

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What is enterprise architecture?
IT World Canada
A new landmark paper from the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations 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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I.T. Professionalism Week 2013! (Nov. 18 - 22)
CIPS
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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Canadian teen poised to launch smart watch
IT World Canada
Another Canadian entrepreneur is pitting himself against technology giants like Samsung and Sony by building his own smart watch. Nineteen-year-old Simon Tran of Montreal believes his Neptune Pine smart watch has got what it takes to break into the burgeoning wearable technology market.
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New CIPS ethics exam required for Certification applicants early 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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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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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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