Articles By Jennifer Brown

The Mounties like their hardware to be as rough and rugged as they are

When they hit the road to respond to an urgent call, or to follow up on an investigation, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) probably don't give much thought to the

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Jennifer Brown

Mad Cow crisis tested the limits of AgCan’s content management system

Nothing tests the limits of a new content management system like a real-world crisis, and that's exactly what happened at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada when Mad Cow disease hit during implementation of an

Published on: May 10th, 2005 Jennifer Brown

Keep on rockin’ in a Windows world

The music business can be fickle, with artists and recording labels falling in and out of love with each other depending on performance and ability to deliver what was promised. Similarly, Toronto-based InDimensions

Published on: July 22nd, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Online dating site finds match with Fusepoint

In the online dating business, meeting that special someone over broadband can take a lot of courage. Maintaining that connection in the early stages is reliant not only on what the person says,

Published on: July 9th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Disaster plan presents a puzzleDisaster plan presents a puzzle

Robert Parker has an interesting way to get companies to break the ice around the weighty discussion of disaster recovery. Parker, a partner with Deloitte's enterprise risk assessment division in Toronto, suggests taking

Published on: July 8th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Dell cashes in on demand for services

ROUND ROCK, TEX. — Dell president and chief operating officer, Kevin Rollins, sat down with Canadian IT reporters and IDC analysts during a recent meeting at the company's headquarters. Rollins talked about Dell's

Published on: May 6th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Licence to print legacy documents

There's a problem many large organizations face today: No one wants to get rid of legacy IT systems, which creates a desperate need to upgrade the tools they work with. For Scotiabank, it

Published on: May 6th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Hyperion gets past the business intelligence hype

More than 2300 customers and 600 partners blew into the windy city to discuss business intelligence trends with Hyperion, in particular its dashboard-style products. Solutions 2004 ran April 26-28.Hyperion CEO: 'Information held closely

Published on: April 30th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Hyperion CEO: ‘Information held closely is not power’

Godfrey Sullivan, president and chief operating officer with Hyperion oversees most Hyperion business operations including sales, marketing, professional services, customer support, development and human resources. He sat down with Computing Canada this week

Published on: April 28th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Acadia taps Dell for massive notebook refresh

After an extensive review process, Acadia University has selected Dell Canada to supply 4,500 Dell Latitude D600 notebook computers to students and faculty, fulfilling a contract previously held by IBM.The Wolfville Nova Scotia-based

Published on: April 27th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

IT users seek to close performance management gap

CHICAGO -- The majority of companies doing business today are facing a performance management gap and are living in a kind of spreadsheet hell that must be addressed if they want to compete

Published on: April 26th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

What’s up dock?

Toshiba has released a docking station for use with its Portégé M200 Tablet PC, giving users a desktop experience when they need it, together with the portability of a laptop. The docking station

Published on: April 23rd, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Carma Financial only has to askOnce

When senior trace staff at Carma Financial Services need to find detailed facts critical to processing a credit report, the answers are now close at hand and more informed thanks to a Web-based

Published on: April 22nd, 2004 Jennifer Brown

CIBC group moves from mainframes to Hyperion

It's tough to know how a sales force is performing when data is difficult to bring together under one view. It's something an investor services group was looking for when it went in

Published on: April 20th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Dell’s new dude

ROUND ROCK, TEX. – During a meeting here this week, Dell president and chief operating officer Kevin Rollins sat down with Canadian IT reporters and IDC analysts. Rollins talked about Dell's focus on

Published on: April 8th, 2004 Jennifer Brown