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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:
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A question of ethics in open designs

Some ethics questions are black and white. Others, like in the case of the power industry who have good intentions to...

July 21st, 2016 Donna Lindskog
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Watch where you connect your accounts

Pokémon Go was just released in Canada. The title, which has rocketed to the top of the Apple and Google...

July 19th, 2016 Mark Nunnikhoven
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Ransomware at the U of C: Where does IT go from here?

In June the University of Calgary, while recovering from a significant malware incident, chose to pay a $CDN 20,000 ransom...

July 15th, 2016 Mark Olson
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Top researcher Pedro Domingos on leading his team to win the top AI prize

The Machine Learning (artificial intelligence or AI) megatrend embedded everywhere is essential for enterprise survival and competitive advantage. It is...

June 7th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki
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The Panama Papers: What does this data breach mean for IT and cybersecurity?

The Panama Papers were released by a hacker who broke into the servers of Mossack Fonseca.  So those papers are stolen...

April 27th, 2016 Donna Lindskog
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Mike Hinchey: software research director and 2016 IFIP president shares tech insights

The rapid application of computing research within a year into commercialization and enterprise innovation adoption is required for enterprise success....

March 30th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

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