November

29

Collaborate Canada – Vancouver

Join a select group of the top Microsoft specialists from Sierra Systems as they present alongside other Microsoft MVPs and Product Experts. Register here.

Dynamics 365/CRM – What’s New in 2017 – Fall Release
10:00 – 11:00 Parq Salon B
Ali Sharifi – Senior Consultant, Dynamics 365 (CRM)

Dynamics 365/CRM – Dynamics 365, PowerApp, Flow, and the Common Data Service Working Together to Deliver
13:30 – 14:30 Parq Salon B
Mattias Schleweis – Solution Architect, Dynamics 365 (AX)

Dynamics 365/CRM – The Full CRM Spectrum
14:40 – 15:40 Parq Salon A
Carlos Wood – Principal, Dynamics 365 CRM
Tom Amerongen – VP, Microsoft Dynamics Solutions

Dynamics 365/AX – Power Apps, Flow and the Common Data Service
14:40 – 15:40 Burrard
Walter Scheepstra – Lead Consultant, Dynamics 365 (AX)
Nilesh Nadkarni – Solution Architect, SharePoint

December

6

The Seamless Enterprise with the Microsoft Cloud – Toronto, ON

Join our Microsoft leadership and elite Microsoft technologists in Toronto for an insight into how the latest Microsoft cloud stack can be seamlessly integrated with your organization. Register here.

14

Innovation Snake Pit Webinar

Join Paul Twigg, Piers Hollott, and Cory Frandsen on December 14th as part of the judging panel for the Innovation Snake Pit. Several of our top technology architects will present their nominations for the Sierra Systems Innovation of the Year, be sure to join and cast your vote. Register here.

Past Events

January

19

Webinar: Oracle Stream Analytics – From Data Flood to Business Insight in Minutes

Oracle Stream Analytics (OSA) is a powerful and instant insight business tool that makes Stream Analysis as easy as working in Excel. With more than 20 statistical, general industry, machine learning and spatial patterns, business users can instantly turn the streaming data flood into meaningful information to support timely decision making. Learn about where OSA can fit in your advanced analytics information technology plan.

February

8 – 10

18th Annual Privacy and Security Conference – Victoria, British Columbia

Sierra Systems will be attending this conference which draws an international audience of delegates with an interest in cutting edge policy, programs, law, research and technologies aimed at the protection of privacy and security. Visit the event website to learn more.

14

Exclusive Event: A first look at Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Edmonton, Alberta

Join Sierra Systems and Microsoft on Tuesday, February 14 for a complimentary presentation and demonstration of Dynamics 365, showcasing how current technology trends are affecting business systems. Whether you are experienced with CRM or ERP, new to either, or an existing customer using Dynamics CRM or Dynamics AX, join us to gain knowledge and insights into how Dynamics 365 can work for you.

15

Webinar: A First Look At Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations for Public Sector – Modernize your ERP

What can a modern ERP do for us? We have so many different systems that we need to work with such as financials, budgeting, asset maintenance, property taxes and they all look and function differently. Learn more about this webinar series and watch the recording here.

27 – March 2

Alliance Conference – Las Vegas, NV

Sierra Systems is set to attend the Alliance Conference, the largest meeting of Higher Education and Public Sector users of Oracle Applications in the world. Expecting over 3000 industry attendees, the event highlights industry applications, unique implementations, and successes and the pitfalls overcome by users. Learn more about Alliance on the official event website.

March

9

Webinar: Building forms and workflow solutions with Microsoft PowerApps and Flow

Microsoft created PowerApps and Flow to not only create an environment for building forms and workflows but to allow organizations to connect their Microsoft cloud systems like SharePoint, Dynamics 365 and Office 365 together. See how a Microsoft PowerApp form is created from multiple devices, and discover the power behind Microsoft Flow workflows. Register to attend this webinar.

15

Webinar: A First Look At Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations for Public Sector – Budget planning and coordination

Budgets can be a daunting task with either complex business models, or simple with multiple spreadsheets and various versions. Learn more about this webinar series and register to attend.

21

Exclusive Event: Building Connected Systems with the Microsoft Cloud – Calgary, Alberta

Update your knowledge of Microsoft’s connected cloud systems from Sierra Systems at this in-depth live event. Strengthen that information in one of the eight breakout sessions led by seasoned professionals offered to ensure your learning is tailored to your organization. Learn more about this event and register to attend.

26 – 29

2017 IHRIM Conference – Toronto, Ontario

Susie McLeod, VP Applications, will be leading a rapid data-driven discussion on international HR technology trends. IHRIM’s Annual Conference is the must-attend conference for innovation, best practice solutions and networking for HR professionals involved in systems, technology and analytics. Read more…

April

19

Webinar: A First Look At Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations for Public Sector – Capital projects and grants

Organizations will often have to manage capital projects and grants, typically using spreadsheets, updated manually. ERP applications can assist. Learn more about this webinar series and register to attend.

May

1-2

itSMF Professional Development Day

Sierra Systems is proud to sponsor the itSMF Professional Development Day. This event will bring together speakers both from the Public and Private Sectors in Service Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Technical Support.

17

Webinar: A First Look At Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations for Public Sector – Streamline tasks

Every organization must process expense reports, requisitions and other tasks that require documents and data be reviewed by more than one person. It is a mundane and time-consuming exercises prone to mistakes. Learn more about this webinar series and watch the recording here.

21 – 24

CTA Annual Technology Summit – St. Louis, MO

Hosted by the Corrections Technology Association, the conference focuses on corrections technology with a program relevant for correctional administrators, corrections chief information officers, and also for technology staff from all areas of criminal justice and corrections. The summit will feature workshops demonstrating innovative and proven technologies, and solutions to correctional problems within the areas of mobility in corrections, rehabilitation and re-entry, and cross-jurisdictional data sharing.

31

Webinar: 365 – Planning your Digital Transformation using Effective Organizational Change Management

Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite, Office 365, combines the benefits of cloud technology with intuitive tools and modern capabilities. Now, your team can easily create their own collaboration channels with little IT involvement, leveraging tools such as Power BI, SharePoint Online, Yammer, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Planner and OneDrive for Business. But for your organization to fully boost its productivity, and maximize the return on your investment in Office 365, you will need to have an effective change management framework in place to boost user adoption. Learn more about this webinar series and watch the recording here.

June

4 – 7

e-Health 2017 – Toronto, Ontario

Sierra Systems is set to attend and present at Canada’s only national e-Health conference. e-Health sees over 1,500 delegates, and offers proactive top-quality learning, opportunities to network with organizations and people that value quality health information as well as effective integrated system solutions. Read more…

14-16

Government Finance Officers Association of British Columbia Annual Conference – Victoria, BC

The conference brings together local government finance professionals to explore best practices, innovative solutions and future trends in the field of local government finance. The event features keynote presentations, in-depth workshops and concurrent education sessions. Learn more about the conference on the official website and register to attend.

21

Webinar: A First Look At Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations for Public Sector – Month End/Reporting

Develop efficiency in accomplishing many tasks in a very short period. Learn more about this webinar series and register to attend.

22

Webinar: Red Hat OpenShift: Scaling your DevOps Environment

Are you continuously deploying solutions with a goal of zero interruption to service? Are you required to make changes to service within hours instead of days with less risk, less resources and less cost? Join our webinar to learn how you can scale your DevOps environment register to attend.

27

Webinar: Securing your Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Businesses are at risk of being exposed to unanticipated information security risks as they move to the cloud. Be sure to join our webinar if you are responsible for moving business applications to the cloud as this webinar will educate you about potential risks. register to attend

July

9 – 13

Microsoft Inspire Conference 2017 – Washington, D.C.

Connect with us at the Microsoft Inspire Conference, a global convergence of Microsoft’s top partners. Network, drive business growth and identify new profitability opportunities with the latest technology advancements and key trends of the modern IT industry. Visit the event website for more information.

16 – 19

112th CACP Annual Conference – Montréal, Québec

Sierra Systems is excited to sponsor and exhibit at the Annual Conference presented by The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, with fellow law enforcement and government agencies in learning more about information, communications, and technology in delivery. Visit the event website for more information.

20

Webinar: Building Next Generation Sites Using the SharePoint Framework

Are you looking forward to getting rich re-usable web parts created in Office 365 and SharePoint 2016? Behold the introduction of the Microsoft’s recently released SharePoint Framework, the new development model for creating UI components for SharePoint in the cloud and on-premise.  This webinar will dive deep into the SharePoint Framework with lots of code demos and design patterns to help you build your next generation of SharePoint sites.

September

21

Webinar: Building Next Generation Sites Using the SharePoint Framework Part 2

In this webinar, we did a deep dive into some of the more compelling advanced scenarios of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) such as how SPFx can work with Add-Ins to help you implement advanced integration scenarios from the user interface. View Here.

17

MS Inner Circle Summit – Quebec City, Quebec

ierra Systems is proud to attend the Inner Circle Summit this year. The Inner Circle has provided its members the opportunity to celebrate their achievements and connect with other top performing partners from around the world.

25 – 29

Microsoft Ignite – Orlando, FL

Sierra Systems is excited to attend this event and connect with industry professionals interested in the realm of Microsoft Exchange, Lync, Project, SharePoint, MMS. The conference boasts to examine the changing landscape of IT, and discover how technology partners are transforming their businesses. Learn more about this conference and register to attend on the event website.

October

4-5

Power BI World Tour – Toronto

Anthony Bulk will be presenting at the Power BI World Tour this October. The Power BI World Tour is a two-day event which will cover technical content designed for the Power BI Analyst, Developer/IT Admin, and new professional. Register here.

1-5

Oracle OpenWorld – San Francisco, CA

With thousands set to attend, OpenWorld is one of the premier and largest industry events of the year. See the complete program and register to attend on the event website.

17

ICTAM Tech Mashup

Join Paul Twigg, VP of Technology, and Joy Sheldon, Lead Consultant, from Sierra Systems as they discuss real use cases for an everyday business in using machine learning, predictive analytics, and AI technologies. Register here.

19

Power BI – Insights at your Fingertips -Webinar

Join Paul Twigg, VP of Technology, and Joy Sheldon, Lead Consultant, from Sierra Systems as they discuss how you can effectively monitor key metrics, spot real-time trends and create personalized dashboards without being a data expert, be sure to tune into our webinar. Register here.

November

14

The Seamless Enterprise with the Microsoft Cloud – Calgary, AB

Join our Microsoft leadership and elite Microsoft technologists in Calgary for an insight into how the latest Microsoft cloud stack can be seamlessly integrated with your organization. Register here.

16

Collaborate Canada – Toronto, ON

Join Tom Amerongen (VP Microsoft Dynamics Solutions) and Carlos Wood (Principal Dynamics 365 CRM Architect) from Sierra Systems as they present alongside other Microsoft MVPs and Product Experts. Register here.

21

The Seamless Enterprise with the Microsoft Cloud – Winnipeg, MB

Join our Microsoft leadership and elite Microsoft technologists in Winnipeg for an insight into how the latest Microsoft cloud stack can be seamlessly integrated with your organization. Register here.

27

Collaborate Canada – Calgary

Join a select group of the top Microsoft specialists from Sierra Systems as they present alongside other Microsoft MVPs and Product Experts. Register here.

Dynamics 365/CRM – What’s new in 2017 – Fall Release
10:00 – 11:00 Glen 202, Telus Center
Mohammed Hossain – Technicial Architect, Dynamics 365 (CRM)

Dynamics 365 (CRM) – Dynamics 365, PowerApp, Flow, and the Common Data Service Working Together to Deliver
13:30 – 14:30 – Glen 202, Telus Center
Glenn Werth – Functional CRM Consultant
Serge Mattu – Principal Office 365 & Azure

Dynamics 365 (CRM) – The Full CRM Spectrum
14:40 – 15:40 Glen 201, Telus Center
Carlos Wood – Principal Dynamics 365 CRM Architect
Tom Amerongen – VP Microsoft Dynamics Solutions

Dynamics 365 (AX) – PowerApps, Flow and Common Data Service
14:40 – 15:40 Glen 205, Telus Center
Walter Scheepstra – Lead Consultant Dynamics 365 ERP
Serge Mattu – Principal Office 365 & Azure