Vancouver Startup Week: Connecting people, empowering the community and celebrating success

Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) is a week-long celebration that builds momentum and fosters connections among entrepreneurs, investors, leaders, and friends within the Greater Vancouver startup community. 2018 brought together more than 2,000 people at 108 events, including investor showcases, panel discussions, office visits, and networking events. This year, from September 13th to the 20th, you will be able to experience events that cover everything startup related; from scaling up with growth strategies and venture capitalism to networking and VR related tech. The event will also feature returning favorites such as the Recruitment Fair and Hackathon. All official Vancouver Startup Week events [...]

September 9th, 2019|Events, News|

Candace Mutimer named Vice President of Association of Change Management Professionals Manitoba

Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, is proud to recognize Candace Mutimer as the new Vice President of Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) Manitoba. Since 2013, Sierra Systems has been at the forefront of developing the ACMP into Canada’s premier body for change management best practices, coming in as a Founding Sponsor and Builder Sponsor of ACMP Manitoba since its creation. Today, ACMP Manitoba helps guide the profession’s best practice standards through recognized certification, as well as the latest industry news and trends. Candace comes into this VP role with a deserved reputation as a senior change management specialist and consensus-builder. [...]

September 3rd, 2019|News|

Sierra Systems Recognized for Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Premier Designation

Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company and a Platinum member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced its Cloud Premier designation. Oracle Cloud is the industry’s broadest and most complete public cloud, delivering enterprise-grade services at every level of the cloud technology stack including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and data as a service (DaaS). The OPN Cloud program enables members to showcase their expertise, skills and investment in Oracle Cloud, as well as differentiate themselves with Oracle’s integrated cloud applications and platform services. Recognized for success with Oracle solutions, Sierra [...]

August 21st, 2019|News, Oracle Solutions|

Let’s Collaborate Canada! Sierra lined up to present in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver

Sierra Systems' solution experts to present across multiple cities at Collaborate Canada this September Collaborate Canada is an exceptional opportunity to build professional relationships and fuel your Microsoft Dynamics product knowledge. Stopping in three cities across Canada, these one-day events will feature a keynote presentation from Microsoft and a variety of educational sessions led by product experts. Attendees can engage Microsoft Dynamics peers, expand network of connections, and discover the possibilities of the Dynamics product. Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company is proud to sponsor events in Vancouver and Toronto. Collaborate Canada – Toronto, Ontario (September 13) Jason Hamm: User Showcase [...]

August 8th, 2019|Events, News|

Unleash your Microsoft Teams creativity in Vancouver and Mississauga this September

Sierra Systems hosts four events in Vancouver and Mississauga this September exploring Microsoft Teams for both technical and non-technical audiences. Executive Briefing – Making Microsoft Teams Work For You Learn how Microsoft Teams can empower teamwork in your workplace! Microsoft 365’s highly integrated solution meets the needs of today’s team-oriented work environment. Chat, files, meetings, voice, apps, and social, all backed by Microsoft’s enterprise-grade security and reliability, provides employees with tools they need to collaborate any time, any place, and on any device. You will learn: How to communicate and collaborate more effectively with higher performing teams How to Elevate employee [...]

August 13th, 2019|Events, News|

Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, Achieves the 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications

Sierra Systems is honoured by Microsoft for achieving outstanding sales achievement and innovation. Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, has achieved entry into the prestigious 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. Sierra Systems’ membership in this elite group is based on sales achievements that rank them in the top echelon of the Microsoft’s Business Applications global network of partners. Inner Circle members have performed to a high standard of excellence by delivering valuable solutions that help organizations achieve increased success. This recognition of Sierra Systems into the Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications came during Microsoft’s annual premier partner event, [...]

July 25th, 2019|News|

NTT DATA Invites Technology Startups to Enter Its 10th Annual Open Innovation Contest

Winning startups launch their innovative ideas with the support of NTT DATA’s global resources and client network SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON, VANCOUVER, B.C. and BANGALORE– July 23, 2019 – NTT DATA announced today the launch of its 10th annual international Open Innovation Contest. The global technology leader invites startup businesses around the globe to submit ideas for new technologies that can make the world a better place. Worldwide, regional contests will be held in 15 cities across 13 countries, where 1-2 winner(s) in different business challenges will be chosen. In North America, regional competitions will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia on [...]

July 23rd, 2019|News|

Sierra Systems named finalist in BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards

Vancouver, BC – April 26, 2019 - Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, is proud to be named a finalist in BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) in the Company of the Year – Anchor Success category. With their headquarters located in Vancouver, BC, Sierra Systems has a rich history serving the BC market, as well as the rest of Canada since 1966. “The TIA finalists are each excellent examples of companies, organizations and individuals who are fueling new levels of growth and global competitiveness across British Columbia,” said Jill Tipping, BC Tech President and CEO. “Recognizing and celebrating these [...]

April 26th, 2019|News|

Sierra Systems Awarded Top Newcomer of the Year by Channel Dealer News

Toronto, ON – April 24, 2019 - Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, was honored with the Top Newcomer Award at the Channel Dealer News (CDN) Top 100 Solution Providers Gala in Woodbridge, Ontario today. The company also ranked #22 out of the top 100 solution providers in their inaugural ranking. Every year, CDN compiles a list of the Top 100 IT Solution Providers in Canada based on revenue. Despite Sierra Systems’ rich history delivering client success for over 50 years, this was its first year applying for the CDN ranking. It was named Top Newcomer out of 24 new submissions, [...]

April 24th, 2019|News|

Digitally Transforming Lives: Sierra Systems Featured in Business Chief Magazine

From E-mail Rollouts To Biometic Scanners: Technology Transformation at the Calgary Drop-In Centre Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company was featured in the March Edition of Canada Business Chief Magazine. The article features Helen Knight, Director of IT, and Paul Twigg of Sierra Systems/NTT DATA Services, exploring their technological transformation of the Calgary Drop-In Centre to better the lives of its staff, volunteers and the city’s homeless community. An excerpt from the article: [Helen] Knight stresses that the essence of her technological transformation at the Drop-In is the empowerment of its staff and volunteers. “I’m not here to replace anybody,” she [...]

March 18th, 2019|News|

Sierra Systems Named Cloud Rock Star Partner of the Year by Ingram Micro

Company chosen as Most Valuable Partner of the Year in the Infrastructure as a Service Award Category   Calgary, AB – March 12, 2019 - Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, has been awarded the Most Valuable Partner of the Year Award in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Rock Star of the Year category at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit. The award winners were announced at the exclusive Canadian Partner Reception on March 11, 2019. “This award demonstrates our capabilities and commitment to delivering innovative cloud infrastructure solutions to the Canadian market”, said Paul Twigg, vice president technology, Sierra Systems. [...]

March 13th, 2019|Cloud, Events, In Our Community, News|

With NTT DATA Services, the Future is Bright for Sierra Systems

By Patricia Kaiser, Chief Operating Officer, Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company Today is a milestone event. Sierra Systems becomes Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company. Today we officially join the NTT DATA family. For employees and clients, acquisitions can be met with uncertainty about how the transition will impact operations and culture. However, when it was finalized that Sierra Systems would be acquired by NTT DATA Services, my reaction was simple: excitement. During my eight years with Sierra Systems, I’ve seen our award-winning, dedicated team foster trust with our clients by delivering solutions that have a positive impact on our [...]

December 17th, 2018|News|

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