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Incoming Chapter Chair Message 2019/2020 – Christine Woodington

Dear Members, I am humbled and honoured to be able to serve as your Chapter Chair.  I have grown and learned so much as a volunteer and leader since joining in 2011. I have a passion for giving back to

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CPABC 2019 Fall Pacific Summit: Registration is Open

September 25-27, Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, BC Tap into resources and strategies to drive innovation, incorporate new business processes, and address disruption at CPABC’s 2019 Fall Pacific Summit. Experience a program featuring top-rated sessions from the 2019 Spring Pacific Summit,

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Recap: CPABC Hosts Students from the Martin Family Initiative

On April 4, 2019, CPABC hosted 7 students from North Delta high schools participating in the Martin Family Initiative High School Mentoring Program. The students, accompanied by their teacher Gurpaul Sohal, were at CPABC to learn job finding skills starting

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Call for Committee Members 2019

Have you attended one of our events and/or met one of our talented volunteers? If you are interested in learning new skills, networking, socializing, and giving back, consider becoming a committee member with the CPABC Vancouver Chapter. The anticipated time

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Don’t Let This Be You #5 – Not The Right One

An international company in the consumer products category attempted to implement an ERP system globally.  They spent $125 million and four years developing the software.  Not to mention all the employee hours spent on testing and training.  After an attempt

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Don’t Let This Be You #4 – Unreliable Partners

A community college had been saving funds for its next ERP system, with the main focus on its human resource management system. With over 30 campuses across the country and widely varying business processes at each site, this project had

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Don’t Let This Be You #3 – Starting Over…Again…and Again

A company decided to start over and implement a brand new software. This required mapping and uploading years of data and testing results again and again. Something that should have taken a year was done in about three months. The

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Don’t Let This Be You #2 – Garbage In, Garbage Out

A major retail chain rolled-out a new ERP system for a brand new geographic region.  The strategy was to develop brand new data into the new infrastructure rather than converting from the legacy system.  The plan went out of control

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Fun in Vancouver Without PST

We all know what a vibrant city Vancouver is with endless options for entertainment but did you know that there are a number of choices whose cost is waived from including the Provincial Sales Tax (PST)? Read on for some

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Holiday Message from your Chapter Chair 2018

Dear CPABC Vancouver Chapter members, students and candidates, 2018 was another lively year for the Chapter. Month after month, we conjured up interesting social networking events for our members, students and candidates.  My favourite event was the Vancouver Canadians night

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