Articles By Sarah Lysecki

RFID middleman

The issue with RFID is no longer just a matter of trying to get it to work. Deploying an RFID solution goes beyond the realm of the IT shop and into the operations

Published on: April 1st, 2007 Sarah Lysecki

Programming made agile

Choosing how to develop an application is almost as much of a personal preference as the type of music you listen to. One programmer might prefer simpler, cleaner methods of writing code such

Published on: March 6th, 2007 Sarah Lysecki

Sun Microsystems goes GPL v2 route with Java

Six months after Sun Microsystems Inc. said it was not a matter of if but when it would open source its flagship programming language, the company announced that it would release the Java

Published on: December 20th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

IBM takes on HP, Sun with blade system

IBM has thrown its weight into the latest battle among hardware vendors by introducing the next generation of its BladeCenter Systems. “No issue is more front and centre today than the cost of

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Steely resolve

Algoma Steel Inc. manufactures 2.8 million tones of steel products per year, but when it came to its data centre a few years ago it didn't have the strength to keep up with

Published on: December 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

MEEI program turns ideas into businesses

Bell Canada is investing $1 million over the next five years in a post-graduate program at an Ontario university in which students will work with Bell employees on real-world problems.The money will go

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Declining level of IT grads could hurt high-tech sector

A non-profit council that monitors the Canadian IT landscape is set to release a study that shows a considerable gap between the number of new hires needed each year versus the number of

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesDon Woodley

Since leaving Compaq Canada in 1996, where he'd been president for 10 years, Don Woodley has witnessed one of the greatest changes - and, to some degree, threats - to the channel in

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

IBM takes on HP, Sun with energy-efficient blade system

Energy efficiency is the new leapfrog game of the hardware industry as IBM, HP and Sun are bringing new products to the market that promise a reduction in energy bills and real estate

Published on: November 16th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Markham municipal election results offer case for e-voting

The Town of Markham, which is located just northeast of Toronto, saw the number of online voters grow 48 per cent in this week's election since it introduced online voting to the community

Published on: November 15th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Sun goes GPL v2 route with Java

Six months after Sun Microsystems Inc. said it was not a matter of if but when it would open source its flagship programming language, the company on Monday announced that it would release

Published on: November 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

How much ICT do the have-nots need to have?

The so-called digital divide between the have and the have-not nations globally has narrowed in the last decade but international development experts say ICT's should work in conjunction with more practical approaches to

Published on: November 9th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Health-care orgs explore scheduling app for pandemic preparation

TORONTO – The health-care system would not be ready for another SARS-like outbreak if one hit as soon as tomorrow, according to a Sudbury doctor who has invented a scheduling and communications tool

Published on: November 7th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Online resource to assist would-be non-profit startups

The concept behind a new Web site for grassroots initiatives started several years ago when its creator was fielding calls from an overwhelming number of people seeking advice on how to start up

Published on: November 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Telehealth project to aid autism sufferers

With $90 billion spent on people with autism each year and with that number projected to jump to $200 to $400 billion in the next decade, an East Coast-based speech language pathologist knew

Published on: October 31st, 2006 Sarah Lysecki