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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|

Sierra Systems lines up to present at e-Health 2018

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 [...]

May 9th, 2018|News|

Sierra Systems Career Fair

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 [...]

April 18th, 2018|News|

Be Counted in the Sierra-Cedar 2018–2019 HR Systems Survey, 21st Annual Edition

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 [...]

April 17th, 2018|News|

Sierra Systems Awarded – Twice – for using Data Analytics to Protect Pipelines

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 [...]

October 3rd, 2017|News|

Anthony Bulk (MVP) to Speak at Global Azure Bootcamp

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 [...]

April 9th, 2018|News|

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