Canadian Information Processing Society
May. 21, 2015

How writing has benefited me as an IT professional
IT World Canada
On celebrating my third month of blogging, I would like to share with you what beginning to write has done for me so far. If you're in IT and are on the fence about writing, you may want to check out these benefits.More

CIPS ON May 25 Toronto Event: Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy
This month we have a very special speaker coming to Toronto and London (other geographies pending) as part of a CIPS National speaking tour in co-operation with our National body. Tom Keenan, I.S.P., ITCP, author of Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy will be speaking on the topic of information privacy in Toronto on Monday, May 25, and London on Tuesday, May 26.More

CIPS AB Calgary May 27 IT Security Panel Session
Panel Discussion to review and discuss IT Security from a Corporate Implementer/User, Consultant and Vendor Perspective. The experience and diversity of the panel will ensure a lively discussion about IT security the issues and challenges companies are facing locally and abroad. More

CIPS Alberta SFIA Surveys
Do you employ ICT educated or experienced immigrants or would you consider doing so? According to the "THE SMART ECONOMY RESHAPING CANADA'S WORKFORCE: LABOUR MARKET OUTLOOK 2015-2019" published by ICTC (The Information and Communications Technology Council): over 30 per cent of ICT workers in Alberta are immigrants. The same report predicts that Alberta will have to fill 17,300 ICT positions over the next five years. By 2019, cumulative hiring requirements for ICT talent are expected to be over 10,600 in Calgary, over 4,000 in Edmonton, and over 2,500 in rest of Alberta. More

Sharpening the CIO saw
IT World Canada
You are a smart person. You wouldn't have gotten to where you are without being smart. But I have news for you. Your brilliance gets dull with use. Just like a knife. Or better yet a saw.More

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Youth in Technology Conference
Bringing together almost 400 Grade 9 students, this annual, daylong conference exposes young people to a wide range of technology careers in the hopes of providing inspiration for their academic plans. Students are also given a chance to meet leaders and mentors working within the provincial technology sector. More

Featured Whitepaper: Cisco's Intelligence Security Architecture
This ESG Solution Showcase looks at why CISOs must implement an active intelligence security architecture that spans across endpoints, networks, security analytics, advanced malware detection/prevention technologies, and external threat intelligence. More

CIPS AB Calgary May 28 Business Intelligence SIG Meeting: 'Accessing Exploration and Production Data Worldwide through one Platform and Interface'
In business since 1959, IHS is a leading source of information and expert analysis in pivotal areas, providing critical insight and shaping today's global businesses. IHS provides comprehensive content, software and decision support with key capabilities and solutions focused on business information in the areas of: Energy & Power; Design & Supply Chain; Country & Industry Forecasts; Defense Risk & Security; Commodities Pricing & Cost; and, Environmental Health & Safety and Sustainability. More

CIPS SK May 28 Saskatoon Luncheon: 'SaskTel Wavelength service and its role in the customer experience'
Fibre optic technology has been the foundation of telecommunications for over 30 years. Wavelength service uses the development of fibre optic technology to offer a high-capacity bandwidth solution to meet evolving business needs and the needs of end users. Today's presentation will look at what Wavelength technology is and why it is important to the needs of your customers. We will look at how it works and where we, as IT professionals, can leverage this technology to improve customer experience and provide value to your business.More

The Art of Marketing Toronto 2015: CIPS members receive discount!
The Art of Marketing is returning to Toronto on May 25, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre! This year's conference features a collection of internationally renowned thought leaders, visionaries and bestselling authors, who will share an exciting blend of cutting edge thinking and real world experience on today's most critical marketing issues. More

CIPS BC Victoria June 3 Event: 'Information Management in the age of Big Data'
There are many "technical" pieces in the "Big Data" puzzle: Hadoop, NoSQL, MapReduce, massively parallel computing and the huge volumes of today's datasets. Getting business value from the "data deluge" keeps a lot of IT leaders awake at night!More