CIPS Connections
Connecting you to News Affecting CIPS and the IT Profession I May 9th, 2019

Call for Volunteers: CIPS Experience and Education Review Committees
Interested in actively supporting your Professional Society? Looking for a new challenge? CIPS is looking for Certified Members (I.S.P. or ITCP holders) to serve on the CIPS Experience and Education Review Committees.

Before starting the review of applications review committee members will virtually attend an orientation session to get familiarized with the review processes and procedures. The monthly time commitment is around 3 hours.

Offering your expertise to ensure the quality of the next generation of your profession is one of the most important contributions you can make.

CIPS Saskatchewan 2019 Professional Development Conference

Regina, Thursday May 16th 2019
 
8am - 5pm - Conference Sessions

Followed by a Cocktail Reception

 
 
Registration Closes this
Friday May 10th!
 


Learn More and Register Today!


CIPS Manitoba 29th Annual Golf Tournament
Winnipeg, June 13th 2019
 
It is the pleasure of 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!
 
Register by   May 18, 2019   and you will be entered in a random draw to win one of 10 spots in a half-hour group lesson with the Golf Pro.  This event will sell out quickly.
 
Your registration fees include access to the driving range and putting green, a BBQ lunch, a great CIPS participation prize, green fees for 18 holes of golf, a motorized Golf Cart (2 golfers per cart), and a premium steak dinner package.   Plus the chance to win a $25,000 Travel Voucher  to "Create your Dream Vacation" in the hole-in-one contest with one swing of the club.

IFIP/IP3 David O’Leary Award 2019 - Make a Nomination Today!
This award is named after CIPS member and former CIPS BC President, David O’Leary, who sadly passed last year

IFIP IP3 has named an award in David's memory and wants to acknowledge an individual or organisation that has promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice) in ICT, has worked as an Ethics Evangelist, and/or has made strides in fostering diversity among ICT practitioners.

The winner will receive a cash prize of 1,500 USD, and the individual or organisation’s representative will be funded to travel to IFIP’s General Assembly in Kiev, Ukraine on 12 October 2019, to receive the prize.

The closing date for entries is July 16 2019

Featured Member Benefit: Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC)
Software implementations almost always go over budget, and on average, take 30% longer than expected. In fact, nearly 50% of implementations fail the first time around!

TEC’s mission is to help organizations of all sizes find software solutions best aligned to their unique needs, and to help overcome the challenges of software implementations. No matter the software category, industry, or company size, we’re here to provide you with impartial, expert advice to find what’s best for your needs, budget and timeline.

Thanks to the partnership between TEC and CIPS, you have access to:
  • Exclusive reports and industry news
  • Attractive discounts on TEC software selection resources
  • Experienced advisors to guide you
 
CIPS Members also receive:
  • 30% discount on TEC RFP templates and software comparison reports
  • Free trial access for up to 2 hours to TEC Advisor, the most powerful online software evaluation and selection application on the market
  • Free 2-hour consulting session and preferred association pricing on TEC’s software selection programs
 
A Chat with Moira de Roche: IITPSA Director; Director of IFIP IP3; Director on the Global Industry Council of IFIP
Watch the Video Interview  by Stephen Ibaraki FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP: "A Chat with Moira de Roche: IITPSA Director; Director of IFIP IP3; Director on the Global Industry Council of IFIP"
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Become a CIPS Corporate Partner Today!  - Send an email to   info@cips.ca .
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