Canadian Information Processing Society
Jun. 5, 2014

How ethics applies to change management
IT World Canada
Consider what you would do if you were the IT analyst assigned to decide the technology for the next update to your system. CIPS Code of ethics applies every time you make a design decision or recommendation. Here it has several implications that you have probably thought about and one that you probably do not do much soul searching about.More

May CIPS Volunteer of the Month: Joan Cosford I.S.P. (ret.)
CIPS has provided me with the opportunity to interact with a large number of IT professionals working in very diverse industries and roles.

As a person retired from IT, active participation on the CIPS-BC Board has allowed me to maintain a connection with the profession.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 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 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

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 review
Panasonic's Toughpad FZ-M1 is the latest in the firm's line of rugged devices aimed at workers out in the field. With a 7in screen and weighing just 540g, the slate-mode tablet is highly portable, without compromising too much on performance. More

Why good interpersonal skills are essential in IT
IT World Canada
Most professional résumés say the person has "good" interpersonal skills because companies for years list them as a requirement. But what are they and why are they so critical to your professional IT career? More

CIPS Webcast: Tom Keenan
Mr. Tom Keenan 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. This led to a long career as a computer science professor, media commentator and writer about the human side of technology. More

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"Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) and the "consumerization of IT" have taken hold in the enterprise, and employees using their own personal smartphones and tablets for business have become pervasive. Is your business prepared to support it? More

Apple to open iOS a little
IT World Canada
In the fight over whether operating systems should be open or proprietary, Apple has always been in the proprietary corner, with its control over its operating systems. But facing fierce competition from Android — which has more smart phone sales if not profits — at its annual developers conference on Monday Apple said its upcoming iOS 8 mobile and OS X desktop OSs will open up a little. More

CIPS INTERVIEWS: Mark Walters, President and Chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance, International Technology, Standards and Policy Authority
Currently Mark serves as the President and Chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of over 200 leading manufacturers and service providers worldwide that are dedicated to interoperable wireless home control products based on the Z-Wave open standard. The Alliance serves as the standards body for Z-Wave and provides its members both technical and marketing support.More