Articles By Fawzia Sheikh

Copyright Board puts freeze on blank media levy

In a long-awaited decision, Copyright Board of Canada on Friday froze all existing private copying levies on recording devices, eliciting mixed feelings from the technology industry and a more negative reaction from the

Published on: December 12th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Brandon Police to adopt computer-aided dispatch

Brandon Police Service The Brandon Police Service has chosen Xwave to provide a dispatching and mobile workstation solution that next year will affect 114 police officers and non-police personnel.The idea behind adopting computer-aided

Published on: December 11th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Alcatel to build microwave network for Telus Mobility

Telus Mobility said Wednesday it has chosen Alcatel for a three-year contract to build a backbone network infrastructure because it specializes in providing microwave transmission equipment and has a good track record of

Published on: December 10th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Pitney Bowes Canada moves from mailroom to SMS

Pitney Bowes Canada Monday said it had chosen ZIM's two-way SMS paging system to deal with problems using one-way paging on standard pagers, and to move its field service staff towards wireless technologies.""The

Published on: December 8th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Netapp adds tools to enable enterprise storage grids

Network Appliance Inc. is pushing ahead in the data storage arena by releasing a slew of new products that build on the company's vision of being a unified storage player and that executives

Published on: December 4th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Teachers: We want in on the IT decision-making

Canadian teachers have accepted technology in classrooms but want a louder voice in decisions related to the use of computers -- a concern that could impede IT integration in schools, according to the

Published on: December 1st, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Archive December 1998 — IBM rides with Great Plains

Soon after Open Text Corp. bought Information Dimensions Inc., it began pursuing a merger with PC Docs Group International Inc.It was December 1998, and vice-president of product marketing, Dan Latendre, said the move

Published on: November 28th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Volvo drives design efficiency with PLM tools

TORONTO -- A panel of Canadian companies Thursday discussed how their operations run more efficiently after implementing product lifecycle management technologies.PLM is ""about people, process and technology. It's not about managing technology anymore,""

Published on: November 27th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

High-performance facilities pair up to share IT resources

Two high-performance computing facilities in Canada have decided that working more closely together in the future would speed up the completion of research projects.Researchers involved in several disciplines at the Shared Hierarchical Academic

Published on: November 26th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Mississauga launches next phase of eCity portal project

The City of Mississauga Tuesday debuted an updated online presence, claiming to be one of the few municipalities in Canada to offer such a high degree of interactivity.Resulting from several years of government

Published on: November 25th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

BMO exec has advice for real-time enterprise transition

TORONTO -- In deciding whether to make the jump to a real-time organization, firms need to consider the reasons pushing them in this direction, an executive at one of Canada's largest banks said

Published on: November 20th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Canadian supply chain experts see beyond bar codes

Imagine a grocer that through the zap of a machine can launch a quick sale campaign on bread and cereal products nearing the end of their shelf life. It would translate over time

Published on: November 19th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Emergis expands medical claims-processing expertise

BCE Emergis aims to boost its drug and dental claims processing business by making a $4.95-million offer Tuesday for WARE Solutions of Calgary.Montreal-based BCE Emergis targeted WARE for its modern slate of health-care

Published on: November 18th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh