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 [...]
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 [...]
The e-Health Conference is Canada’s only national e-health conference and tradeshow which makes its way to Vancouver, B.C. The conference boasts networking and engagement opportunities with over 1500 leaders in technology, healthcare providers, mobile operators/ carriers, public health workers, policymakers, researchers, academics, government officials and international agencies. Join the conversation about the latest innovation and the future of Canadian healthcare. Sierra Systems will line up to present this May 27 – 29, 2018 and is excited to host a contest giveaway. Enter to win a free 5-day consulting assessment - Submit your entry May 24 - 30 [...]
Join Sierra Systems for a Career Fair on Thursday, April 26th to make your next big career move! We’re hiring IT roles in our new Underwood location, as well as remotely across the country. Join us to chat with our team about our career opportunities. April 26th 8:30am – 5:00pm – Lakeshore Recreation Center, Port Elgin, Ontario Sierra Systems is an exciting, dynamic and growing IT services and management consulting company, proud to employ approximately 800 people across Canada. We recruit professional results-oriented team players who have true vision and creativity. Our talented consultants are passionate about what they do and [...]
Sierra Systems’ US affiliate, Sierra-Cedar, invites you to participate in their Sierra-Cedar 2018–2019 HR Systems Survey, 21st Annual Edition. The survey is open and available for participation by the greater HR community. This annual research effort provides insights into HR technology trends and is available through June 8. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results. Click here to take the survey. What did the Survey identify last year? Data shared by 1,312 unique organizations representing a total workforce of 17.7 million employees and contingent workers revealed that the industry is in a “calm before the storm” period. Organizations [...]
Sierra Systems’ Machine Learning solution wins Best IoT Solution, and CDN Disruptor of the Year for its ability to identify potential pipeline leaks 50 times faster than existing systems. I recently collected two awards alongside Technology VP Paul Twigg on behalf of Sierra Systems to add to the trophy case - Disruptor of the Year, and Best Internet-of-Things Solution for building a machine learning solution powerful enough to shift the competitive advantage model for a client in the global pipeline market. The solution was recognized by the Computer Dealer News (CDN), the most widely-read and trusted source of information for [...]
Join Sierra Systems' VP of Technology, Paul Twigg, as he presents on a Cybersecurity Panel for CPA Alberta. Bring Your Questions and Ask The Experts. Grab your ticket to this event today.
Join Anthony and Sabrina Smai on April 21, 2018 in Vancouver at the Global Azure Bootcamp for a great presentation on developing Machine Learning solutions in Azure. Anthony and Sabrina will cover the code first story and the visual development experience, and will round out with a little bonus at the end. Microsoft is committed to democratizing AI to enable developers, data professionals and data scientists to tap into these capabilities to open up new possibilities in automation and decision support. We will discuss the Microsoft Azure ecosystem for AI/ML and compare two ML cloud services that will allow your organizations [...]
The Professional Development (PD) Summit is the premiere development and networking event for IT practitioners in Nova Scotia. The Professional Development Summit 2018 will be held on April 24, 2018 at the St. Mary's University in Halifax, NS. The goal of the The Professional Development Summit is to enhance the professional development of IT professionals of Atlantic Canada - to do that we rely on the financial support of the IT and business community. Click here for more information. Get a preview of John Buckley’s presentation here. See the panel discussion notes here. Catch John Buckley's presentation, Passing the Torch. Enabling [...]
Join us for lunch to learn how you can create efficiencies that impact the bottom line through HR and Finance collaboration using Oracle’s unified cloud. HR and Finance are responsible for the two crucial parts of any company: managing the money and your people. With cautious optimism in the Alberta business market, this is the time to cleanup and modernize back office functions and to utilize technology for HR and Finance to work better together to support achievement of the company’s financial goals. Digital business strategies drive fierce competition across all industries. Modern technologies such as mobile, data analytics and cloud [...]
What happens when you mix Agile Methodology and IT Service Management? The first creates a vision of new ways of doing development; the second creates a vision of conservative workings to keep things running smoothly. Can we apply this new development/implementation methodology to a seemingly conservative approach to service provision? Join Tony Hoffman and Sarah Humes at a live event April 5, 2018 hosted by itSMF Ottawa and gain an understanding of how to address this, and a new way to implement.
Join Nilesh Nadkarni and Walter Scheepstra on April 4, 2018 via AXUG for two great webinars: Session 1: You have heard about PowerApps, you know about Flow and CDS. But have you seen them work together? In this session we will take you through a common business scenario and show you how PowerApps and Flow work together with D365FO to update Fixed Asset records in D365FO and send out a notification to those involved. We will also show and explain how and what we build using PowerApps and Flow. Session 2: In this session we will leverage Microsoft Azure, Chat Bots [...]