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55 years of CIPS!
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In September 1958 a dedicated group of data processors (DP) got together to talk about common concerns of DP workers. That conference demonstrated to participants the value of sharing ideas, networking with fellow professionals, and learning about coming changes in the technology, practices, and management of information systems.
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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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Techcellence Award for IT Professionalism: Submit a nomination!
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Do you know of an individual who recognizes the importance of promoting ethical and professional behavior in the information technology sector and stands as an example of this in their role? If so, then we invite you to submit a nomination for the Techcellence Award for IT Professionalism sponsored by CIPS Ontario.
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Help enhance the IT skills of your non-IT staff
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Competing in today's global economy requires a company to utilize technology in order to boost productivity. Two key elements for a company to realize the productivity advantage are a workforce that embraces the adoption of technology, and a workforce that can effectively use the technology.
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CIPS Women in Technology Event (Edmonton, Feb. 21)
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The CIPS Women in IT conference is an annual Edmonton event focused at Grade 9 girls with the purpose of changing their perceptions about careers in IT. The conference begins with a "Welcome Address" where the young women will develop an understanding of the current climate in the IT industry and the benefits of stronger female representation in this exciting field.
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CIPS INTERVIEWS: Brian Cameron Founding President FEAPO and Nick Malik Principle Microsoft EA
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Dr. Brian Cameron is Executive Director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. Nick Malik is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, blogger and innovator in Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture.
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Featured Whitepaper: Why convergence? Why now?
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This white paper, authored by ESG, delves into nature of converged storage, what it is, the implicit value it provides and, how, ultimately, it represents a new integrated approach to IT infrastructure overall, and to storage in particular.
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Benefits of deploying Windows Server 2012 R2 core installation
CIPS via Microsoft TechNet
Deploying the server core installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 seems to strike fear in the hearts of IT Professionals even at just the mention of the deployment tactic. Common excuses surrounding the deployment of core include the following.
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Students encouraged to enter mobile app contest for 2014 CES
IT World Canada
For 2014, CES will introduce the Student App-reneur Scholarship Awards to honor outstanding achievements in app creation by high school, college and graduate school students. In October I wrote about the upcoming CES in Las Vegas, where I will attend as an industry executive invited by the U.S. embassy and as a member of the official press.
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Congrats to the University of Victoria Computer Science students for their participation in the November ACM International Programming contest!
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CIPS BC recently supported four teams of University of Victoria Computer Science students in participating in the ACM International Programming contest, held on Nov. 2nd at University of British Columbia. More than 112 teams took part overall in the event. Our congratulations to the students who worked very hard to be ready for the competition.
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Review: Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 at work
IT World Canada
The packaging is as slick as version 1 and setup was a breeze. The simple booklet included in the package gave a couple of helpful hints such as "have your MS account and wireless security information on hand then start up the Pro 2 and follow the prompts." It was truly that easy and it took only 10 minutes to be ready to go.
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Personal mobile devices 'one of the main' computer security hazards for business
Canadian Underwriter
Nearly one in five firms surveyed reported they experienced a theft of mobile devices, such as cellphones and tablet computers, while five per cent reported a loss of sensitive data due to theft of mobile devices. Moscow-based computer security vendor Kaspersky Lab recently announced the results of its global corporate IT security risks survey for 2013.

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BlackBerry's BES10 gets BYOD boost
IT World Canada
BlackBerry has enhanced the bring your own device (BYOD) features as well multi-mobile platform support on the latest version of its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 mobile management solution. With release of the BES10 version 10.2, the Waterloo, ON-based smart phone company said it is providing organizations with better BYOD management tools to manage not only BlackBerry devices but also iOS and and Android devices.

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Why IT staff need to be transparent with others
IT World Canada
Transparent does not always mean ethical. We can be told about things that are not fair or right and then be given no choices. But transparency is definitely a good step toward enabling ethics. Certain facts tend to get hidden when you deal with computers.

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Featured I.T. Jobs
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Controls Engineer, Vancouver, British Columbia

Manager, AD&S (SAP Functional Support), Regina, Saskatchewan

Chief Information Officer, St. John's, Newfoundland

Enterprise Architect, St. Albert, Alberta

Network Support Analyst, St. Albert, Alberta

Oracle BRM (Billing and Revenue Management) Developer, Calgary, Alberta

SPECIALIST, IT Operations Support (Systems Management), Regina, Saskatchewan

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

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

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

Manager, Technology Planning, St. Albert, Alberta


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

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Canadian CIOs reveal 2014 hiring plans
Canada Newswire
The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Canada shows that 12 per cent of Canadian chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their IT teams in the first half of 2014. This is up four points as compared to projections from the previous six-month period.
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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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