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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:

IT in Canada’s post-secondary system key to economic impact

Colleges in Canada were created to broaden access to post-secondary education, and their economic value has proven itself again and again. In British Columbia the numbers are in for 2014 and they are

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 15th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

Interview: CapLinked’s Eric Jackson

Eric Jackson, who headed the marketing team at PayPal and is now CEO and co-founder of CapLinked, a, platform for securely managing business transactions, complex deals and projects in the cloud,  has strong positions

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 30th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Microsoft researcher wins Turing Award

Leslie Lamport, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research, has won the Association for Computing Machinery's A.M. Turing Award for his pioneering work in advancing the correctness, performance, reliability and consistency of computing systems, the ACM has

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 25th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Interview: CEA’s Gary Shapiro

Gary Shapiro is CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electronics companies, which also produces the world's largest annual innovation tradeshow, the International CES. He made

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 23rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Interview: AMD’s Roy Taylor

Roy Taylor made his fame and fortune commanding the memory market in Europe, taking Nvidia to a fortune company, being a catalyst for and recognizing early stage innovation. Now, as corporate vice-president and head of global channel sales, he's driving

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 18th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

How high performance computing works in the Maritimes

Universities across Canada rely on high performance computing (HPC) to support research activities.  With the speed of developments in cloud computing and big data, the need for HPC in post-secondary research is greater

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 10th, 2014 Dave O'Leary