Canadian Information Processing Society
May. 22, 2014

CIPS Webcast: Kevin Sigmundson - 'Strategy Required: How Customer Experience is Changing the Role of Information Technology' (Member-Only Content)
Over the last decade, the art and science of application development has evolved significantly as organizations seek to maximize the value from their information technology investments. There is a fresh wave of thinking in the technology industry today — one that focuses on how to use technology to support a Customer Experience Strategy that engages customers and drives value through greater revenues and reduced cost.More

CIPS ON London May 29th Dinner: 'Organizational Innovation: Enhancing/Creating Value for stakeholders'
Please join your local CIPS Community for what is guaranteed to be an excellent dinner, presentation and Networking opportunity. CIPS is pleased to present our guest speaker Joseph Edward who will engage our attendees and share his perspective on the importance of organizational innovation and how to implement new ideas to create value. More

CIPS AB Calgary May 30th Luncheon: 'Characteristics of a Successful CIO'
Mike Watson is the President of Association of Certified Management Consultants Alberta and Partner with Lumina Management Consultants. Mike and the Lumina team work with CIO's and VP/Directors of IT/IS/IM on a daily basis. Mike will share thoughts on what it takes to be successful in the senior IT/IS/IM. More

Participate in IT Professionals Workplace Learning Study (via MSVU)
You are invited to participate in a research project that investigates employee development in the IT industry. The research examines workplace learning needs of and strategies used by employees to acquire the needed knowledge and skills to perform their jobs effectively. More

CIPS SK Saskatoon June 3rd Luncheon: 'Advanced Information Security Defense Techniques and Approaches'
We live in a world consumed and bombarded with constant news of Advance Persistent Threats, modern malware and insider threats. Our presentation focuses on the variety of techniques, approaches and solutions administrators and security analysts can use to keep their networks and systems secure. We contrast traditional security approaches to modern techniques developed to combat the ever evolving security threats. More

CIPS AB Red Deer June 11 Dinner: 'Adapting Legacy IT Thinking to Mobile; Making the leap to Mobile'
With over 20 years of experience working with companies to enhance and streamline content management systems, portals and collaborative technologies, Trevor Nimegeers began focusing on the mobility initiatives six years ago. In 2008, Trevor launched a mobile start-up (acquired by Wmode in 2012) to leverage his understanding and expertise in enterprise mobility. More

IT salaries: 8 cold hard facts
IT professionals find that the job and salary picture are looking up this year. Faith in your career paths has spiked, more of you feel very secure in your jobs, and the number of you who received a raise in the last year grew, according to InformationWeek's 17th annual U.S. IT Salary Survey. More

Understanding the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation
An overview of Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation which comes into force July 1, 2014. The new law affects all businesses in that it prohibits the sending of commercial electronic messages, altering of transmission data and the installation of software, without certain prescribed consent, informational and technical requirements.More

CIPS Webcast: Tom Keenan: 'Torturing Open Government Systems for Fun, Profit and Time Travel' (Member-Only Content)
Mr. Tom Keenan (@drfuture) wrote his first machine and assembler language programs in 1965 and by 1972 was working as a systems programmer on the KRONOS and MULTICS operating systems. More

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One CIO's leadership beliefs
IT World Canada
What do you believe in? Does your team know what to expect from you? Have you clearly communicated your expectations? Are you being the best CIO that you can be? For CIOs, expectations have never been higher.More

CIPS SK Regina June 11th Luncheon: "The Times They Are a-Changin'"
Projects and System Implementations are only successful if they are embraced and used to improve current business processes. Technology is only valuable if it drives benefits to the organization and in order for that to happen, people have to be READY, WILLING, and ABLE to adopt the change. More

CIPS Manitoba 24th Annual Golf Tournament
It is the pleasure of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) Manitoba to make a limited number of spaces available for members and non-members to enjoy a day of golf in the company of their peers in the information technology community. However, you must hurry. More

Top 10 security threat patterns
IT World Canada
The type and variety of network and application security threats continues to change, according to the latest quarterly report from Trend Micro. Multiple Bitcoin exchanges were hit and, following up on last fall's attack on Target, more point-of-sales terminals were attacked. Here's 10 of the latest developments that were found in the data.More

Featured Whitepaper: The Changing Role of the CIO
Mobile devices have forever changed the workplace and the parameters of the CIO role and IT functions. Can CIOs successfully bridge the gap between ensuring security of company data while allowing employees to bring their own devices? Learn why BYOD programs lead to great employee engagement and what CIOs can do to ensure the security and privacy of data and devices. More