Technology In Government

TIG and EDGE are hosting a panel discussion at GTEC on Tuesday. The topic is implementing and enforcing IT user policies. How far should we go in monitoring public sector user and what are the security implications of not strictly enforcing user policies?

The

panel will be covered in the November issue of TIG. Also, the feature for December is the IT behind the new Dopplar weather radar systems Environment Canada is using to predict such events as tornadoes.

Contact: Kathleen Sibley ksibley@itbusiness.ca

 

Computer Dealer News

The Annual CDN Roundtable features small business resellers this year. With the SMB market being called the most lucrative sector today, almost every IT vendor is banking on the support of these resellers. This roundtable will uncover what these types of resellers are looking for in a partner and what is their plan for success.

The 15th Annual Resellers’ Choice Awards: The Academy Awards for the IT industry in Canada hits a milestone year. This year’s awards will feature 22 categories including best distributor, best PDA and newcomers such as best firewall solution.

CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers: This year CDN lists the top 100 Solution

Providers in Canada and awards the top five along with fastest-rising company and best newcomer. Also profiled will be the top 25 ISVs in Canada.

Top 25 Newsmakers: Now in its fourth edition, this issue profiles those executives who made the biggest headlines and had the most impact on the IT industry for 2004.

Contact: Paolo Del Nibletto pdelnibletto@itbusiness.ca

 

Computing Canada

CC will host a Women in IT Roundtable on November 5, 2004. We have assembled a group of five IT professionals who work in various areas of technology as well as an authour to discuss the perspective of women working in the technology sector. What are the challenges they face and what unique benefits to they bring to the field?

Participants will discuss their views on various subjects specifically relating to women, including such topics as decreased enrolment of women in university and college computer science programs.

Contact Patricia MacInnis pmacinnis@itbusiness.ca

Sales contact for all the above: Brad McBride bmcbride@itbusiness.ca

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