IT World Canada is proud to host the official members blog of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS).
Founded in 1958, CIPS members work tirelessly towards strengthening the Canadian IT industry by establishing standards and sharing best practices for the benefit of individual IT professionals and the sector as a whole. CIPS represents thousands of IT professionals across the country, who we also count among our readers. Through our organizational partnership we seek to escalate the discussion around IT professionalism in Canada as well as the other issues and concerns of CIPS members.
Veteran members of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) regularly blog for ITWorldCanada.com, giving their insights on news and best practices in information technology. Latest blog posts from CIPS members:
Is it time to move away from defence-based protection of our data and IT systems and fight back against those who would use computers to compromise power, water, communication and transportation infrastructure? It
After working through some challenging management problems, a staffer came to me and reported a setback to which I uttered “Rats, Bats and Alley Cats”. The stupefied employee retorted – “Say what?” I
Usually security implementers are aware of all the red tape they create, and evaluate the trade-offs against the value of what they are guarding. Usability and efficiency are certainly important, but it is
How often have you heard about the fast pace of change in the IT world and how hard it is to keep up? That fast change used to be about hardware and software.
IT professionals should take a lesson from the digital camera industry about how technology can impact the public. I recently attended a class to learn about my new Android phone. As part of
According to Industry Canada’s 2012 analysis of small and medium enterprises in Canada, over 7.7 million employees, or 69.7 percent of the total private labour force, worked for small businesses; 2.2 million employees,