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Computer and information systems managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of organizations that analyze, design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.
EDP (electronic data processing) manager, computer systems manager, data centre manager, data processing director, information systems manager, manager, data processing and systems analysis, manager, management information system (MIS), manager, software engineering, software development manager, systems development manager.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP) departments and companies
- Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
- Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
- Assemble and manage teams of information systems personnel to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
- Control the budget and expenditures of the department, company or project
- Recruit and supervise computer analysts, engineers, programmers, technicians and other personnel and oversee their professional development and training.
Sudbury, Elliot Lake, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Algo, Blind River, Capreol, Cobalt, Englehart, Espanola, Garson Junction, Haileybury, Hearst, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Kirkland Lake, Mattawa, New Liskeard, Nickel Centre, Parry Sound, Powassan, Temiskaming Shores, Thessalon, Valley East, Blezard Valley, Carol Richard Park, Connaught Hill, Dowling, Elmview, Finntown, Flake, Guilletville, Hanmer, Laurentien, Levack, Lively, McCrea Heights, Naughton, Parkwood, Pinecrest, Porcupine, Pottsville, South Porcupine, Val Caron, Val Therese
Outlook & Prospects for Computer and Information Systems Managers in Northeast Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Compared to other occupations, this is not a significant occupation in this region.
In Ontario, the outlook for computer and information systems managers is expected to be good for the period 2012-2013. The growing emphasis on a knowledge-based economy and the widespread use of modern technology are key factors driving employment growth in this profession. The occupation is expected to experience recruitment challenges over the next few years. The strongest demand is expected to be for computer and information systems managers with five or more years of managerial experience. Individuals with a broad range of skills, including domain or industry-specific knowledge and an understanding of the business environment, will have improved job prospects. Some employers outside of the larger cities in Ontario may encounter difficulty recruiting and retaining these professionals. This is a fairly large occupation in the province with a labour force of approximately 23,000 at the time of the 2006 census.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Feb 25 – Mar 01, 2013
- FedNor announces $500,000 in funding to North Eastern Ontario Communications Network Inc. in Timmins to expand broadband technology throughout Northeastern Ontario
Week of Jan 21 – Jan 25, 2013
- SNOLAB, an underground science laboratory in Sudbury, has received $22.5M in grants for the next five years
Week of Dec 03 – Dec 07, 2012
- Sudbury accounting firm, Collins Barrow, Sudbury-Nipissing LLP, expanded its office space and hired 12 additional staff
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