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May. 29, 2014

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Post-secondary accreditation: A key differentiator when hiring new grads
IT World Canada
According to a recent Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) report, "by 2016 approximately 106,000 jobs will need to be filled in Canada with demand for critical jobs far exceeding supply." Compounding this challenge is an ICT sector unemployment rate of three per cent versus the national average of 7.5 per cent for all other sector,s and the continued emergence of ICT sectors in segments such as the mobile arena, cloud computing and creative online content.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. 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

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

Two-thirds of IT professionals 'do not encrypt data between cloud and mobile'
Two-thirds of IT professionals do not encrypt data moving between the cloud and mobile devices, according to a survey on the computing community Spiceworks conducted by software firm Sophos. More

Questions not included in the CIPS Ethics exam
IT World Canada
To earn the professional designation of Information Systems Professional, or I.S.P., CIPS now requires applicants to pass an ethics exam. I was on the committee that helped create that exam and I think we can learn almost as much from the questions we did not include as from those questions that were approved. More

8 useful hotkeys and features for Windows 8.1
CIPS via Microsoft TechNet
By introducing an OS that melds the traditional desktop computing experience with a mobile UI experience, Microsoft has signaled a transformational change in regards to daily computing with Windows 8.1. More

CIPS INTERVIEWS: Gary Shapiro, Award Winning Global Top Innovating Thought Leader, Author and Executive, CEO Consumer Electronics Association
Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electronics companies, and owning and producing the world's largest annual innovation tradeshow, the International CES®. Shapiro led the industry in its successful transition to HDTV.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 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

Featured Whitepaper: The Next Stage of the Dense Computing Revolution
Modern data centers are under intense pressure to provide more compute cycles, driven by growth in mobile devices, big data and analytics, cloud computing, and more. Download "The Next Stage of the Dense Computing Revolution — Ultra-dense servers and low-power processors" to find out how this new class of "shrinking" servers works in tandem with low-power processors to achieve efficiency breakthroughs in the use of data center space and power. More

CIPS INTERVIEWS: Richard Longworth, Disruptive Thinker, Educator, Community Advocate, Website Developer, Writer and Blogger

  • Taught courses in Statistics & Quantitative Methods, Business Systems Analysis & Design at Capilano University
  • Programmer and Systems Analyst at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, did math modeling on turbine blades for the Stress & Aerodynamics Department
  • United Church of Canada Youth Group Leader for 12 years
  • Thomas M. Dyck trophy for community leadership
  • Innovations of Tomorrow Award, 1996
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    Microsoft's Surface Pro 3: Too early?
    IT World Canada
    Microsoft's recently-announced 12-inch Surface Pro 3 offers a challenge to IT managers: is it really a tablet that can replace laptops, as the company boasts? Or, as Gregg Keizer argues on ComputerWorld U.S., is it another example of Microsoft announcing a product too early? More