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The Future of Operations with Microsoft Canada, November 28

Join us alongside Microsoft Canada and a select group of industry leaders in a knowledge sharing session showcasing operational excellence achieved with Advanced Analytics & Connected Operations. Discover the latest trends in the application of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Connected Field Service and Next Generation Collaboration experiences and learn from real world examples and best practices from top Canadian and international companies. See the lessons learned from their successful project implementations and understand the path to take to implement these capabilities in your own organization. Event Agenda 7:45 AM Registration & Welcome Continental [...]

November 9th, 2018|News|

NTT DATA Services to Acquire Sierra Systems, Expanding Capabilities in Canada

October 29, 2018 - NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Sierra Systems Group, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sierra Systems is a leading IT services and consulting firm offering a full range of IT consulting, systems integration, and application managed services across Canada. This acquisition will expand NTT DATA’s North American footprint with a significant Canadian presence. It brings together two highly complementary companies focused on driving innovative, award-winning IT services to clients across a broad range of [...]

October 29th, 2018|News|

Webinar: An introduction to container technologies

Docker, Kubernetes and the pursuit of happiness Join us for a 30-minute introduction to container technologies for developers, systems analysts, technical project managers and solution architects who are new to the field. We will explore the history of virtualization, and how containerization came to be. We’ll then look at the main technologies for containerization, orchestration, and microservice management. This is a no-code introduction which aims to help you understand the landscape and become familiar with technologies and terminology. Featured Presenters Tamer Shafik Solutions Architect Sierra Systems Paul Twigg VP, Technology Sierra Systems [...]

October 25th, 2018|Development, News, Technology and Beyond|

October 24 – A Complimentary IDC Webinar, The Adoption of Digital Evidence Management In Law Enforcement

Join Sierra Systems and IDC for a complimentary webinar that will help your law enforcement agency understand how Digital Evidence Management solutions can help alleviate the digital demands placed on Canada’s Justice & Public Safety sector.Public safety agencies worldwide are undergoing substantial technological and workflow changes related to digital transformation. The volume, size, and complexity of digital evidence is growing while the timelines for investigation and disclosure are shrinking.This webinar will provide attendees with overview of the key trends in public safety that are leading to widespread adoption of digital evidence management solutions globally, and in Canada. Specifically, the webinar will [...]

October 1st, 2018|News|

Sierra Systems named Channel Innovation Awards Solution Provider of the Year

Channel Innovation Awards celebrate channel champions. Sierra brings home four awards including Disruptor of The Year and Solution Provider of the Year. Sierra Systems is proud to announce that they have been named a winner in four categories at the Computer Dealer News (CDN) Channel Innovation Awards. The CDN Channel Innovation Awards celebrate channel champions across Canada who provide their customers with a unique value proposition. Sierra Systems took home the most sought-after award of the evening - Solution Provider of the Year. Sierra also scored the Disruptor of the Year award, a Diamond Award for the Top Data Management [...]

September 19th, 2018|News|

Let’s Collaborate Canada! Sierra lined up to present across Canada this November

Sierra Systems' solution experts to present across multiple cities at Collaborate Canada this November Collaborate Canada is an exceptional opportunity to build professional relationships and fuel your Microsoft Dynamics product knowledge. Stopping in five 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. Collaborate Canada – Vancouver, British Columbia (November 5) Matthias Schleweis & Tom Amerongen: Planning a Dynamics 365 On-Premise to Online Migration Are you ready to [...]

September 19th, 2018|News|

Sierra heads to Pheonix for AXUG and CRMUG Summits, October 15

Microsoft Dynamic Communities events offer peer-to-peer expertise to include full immersion training, enhance competencies and confidence, equip organizations with tools to work through system issues and facilitate impactful collaboration between an ecosystem of users, partners and developers. Concurrent conferences will be hosted in Pheonix, Arizona from October 15 - 18, 2018. AXUG Summit – Phoenix, Arizona (October 15 – 18) The AXUG Summit rounds peers and experts in a lively, and engaged conference for Microsoft Dynamics CRM & 365. Sierra Systems’ own Walter Scheepstra, Solution Specialist, will present Power Apps, Flow and the Common Data Service at Work in Dynamics 365FO. [...]

September 11th, 2018|News|

Sierra hosts three exclusive briefings in Ottawa, Victoria and Winnipeg this October

Showcasing how Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365, Azure and Machine Learning can help you transform your business. Join Sierra Systems and Microsoft in Ottawa, Winnipeg and Victoria this October to learn how your organization can execute more seamlessly with applications and productivity tools from Microsoft. Some of the topics we’ll cover: Recent news, launches and announcements from Microsoft Insights into the latest integration of Microsoft Power BI, Azure, and Machine Learning How Microsoft Roadmaps fit into your organization’s strategy and goals How to get started with Machine Learning and Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services The full spectrum of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement [...]

September 4th, 2018|News|

Sierra recognized as 2018 ITAC Ingenious Awards finalist

Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) will host the Ingenious Awards Gala this November The Ingenious Award Program is an initiative that celebrates businesses which demonstrate measurable evidence of productivity improvement, efficiency gains, revenue growth, overall business transformation or other organizational outcomes through the use of technology. Sierra Systems is honoured to be selected as a finalist in two categories. Award winners will be publicly announced at a gala dinner in Toronto on November 6, 2018. Visit the Ingenious Awards website here. Read the complete press release.

August 30th, 2018|News|

Sierra Systems Achieves the 2018/2019 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications

Sierra Systems is honoured by Microsoft for achieving outstanding sales achievement and innovation. Sierra Systems, a top tier Canadian IT consulting company, has once again reaffirmed its reputation as a leader in the Microsoft Dynamics space by being named to Microsoft’s prestigious 2018/2019 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications (formerly Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics). This is the fourth time in the last five years that Sierra Systems has been welcomed into this elite group. “Each year we recognize Microsoft Business Applications partners from around the world for delivering innovation and driving unsurpassed customer success,” said Cecilia Flombaum, Senior Director, Microsoft, [...]

August 28th, 2018|News|

Sierra Systems Continues to Drive the BC Technology Agenda

Governments across Canada are re-committing to innovation, recognizing the role that technology plays in building a prosperous society. The development of comprehensive technology strategies is critical in governments’ efforts to build economies that thrive and promote investment in businesses and the communities in which they operate. The underlying policies supporting these strategies need to be focused not only on attracting and retaining technical resources and capital, but also incenting local technology firms to participate in the delivery of services that meet the specific needs of the public sector. All Canadian jurisdictions want to serve as technology hubs, and BC is no [...]

August 13th, 2018|News|

Sierra Systems Strives for the Greater Good in its Communities – Microsoft Impact Award Finalist

Sierra Systems is proud to announce it has been named as a 2018 Microsoft IMPACT Awards finalist for its work and submission in the Citizenship and Community category. Our exceptional work stood out to the judge’s panel securing our award finalist status, and we are confident that our work will be further honoured on July 15, when the winner of this prestigious award is announced at the Microsoft Inspire Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. “As a long-standing partner of Microsoft, Sierra Systems continues to seek, and receive, recognition for our innovative work at several clients across a variety of projects, year [...]

July 16th, 2018|News|

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