Articles By Jeff Jedras

Smaller firms ditching wires: Evans

Canada's small and medium sized businesses are helping to fuel the growth of wireless networking, and many plan to increase their IT spending in the next year, says a recent report. The Canadian

Published on: December 2nd, 2002 Jeff Jedras

One to watch: Contec Innovations Inc.

One to watch is a series that profiles young technology companies. It is not an endorsement, but an exploration of the firm's potential.The downsizing of his international paging division at Glenayre Technologies gave

Published on: November 29th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

B.C. backs Radwanski against CCRA database

Civil rights groups, activists and provincial privacy commissioners are all lining up behind federal privacy commissioner George Radwanski against a new federal government database they claim is too invasive.The database in question has

Published on: November 25th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Prince George plans high-speed Transit Exchange

There’s a new off-ramp for the high-speed Internet in British Columbia’s North.BC Net, the University of Northern British Columbia and the City of Prince George signed a memorandum of understanding Friday to promote

Published on: November 15th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Combined IP network will help carrier reduce costs, IDC analyst predicts

With the capital woes in the telecommunications sector forcing companies to focus their efforts, Burnaby, B.C.-based Telus Corp. has responded by announcing it will be the first major Canadian carrier to transform its

Published on: November 4th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Quesnel learns the ABCs of wireless networks

With fierce battles being waged by the telcos in major urban centres across Canada, most of the big players aren’t paying much attention to opportunities in rural Canada. While the economies of scale

Published on: September 12th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Worth Keeping: WordPerfect for Mac

Worth Keeping is an occasional glance at technology that has been upgraded, replaced or phased out but still has a valuable place within the user community.With Corel Corp.’s decision in May of 2000

Published on: August 23rd, 2002 Jeff Jedras

CIO resignation slows British Columbia’s IT efforts

Key elements of British Columbia’s IT strategy will be pushed back while the government searches for a new skipper to helm the province’s chief information office.A provincial spokesman confirmed the departure of Lee

Published on: August 19th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Sierra Wireless won’t choose sides as Telus ignites 1X

VANCOVUER -- Another front in the wireless wars opened this week when Telus Mobility announced the launch of its 1X mobile computing solution, the next generation of the wireless CDMA standard, across Canada.The

Published on: June 4th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Math skills don’t add up in the enterprise

VANCOUVER -- Canada needs to keep its math graduates in the country if it doesn't want to miss out on innovations in data mining, according to experts at a conference on math and

Published on: May 29th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Wireless becomes the easiest part of Purolator’s day

VANCOVUER -- Purolator Canada is preparing to begin the final phase of a wireless project that will cut the cord for its courier service, a process nearly three years in the making.The company

Published on: May 28th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Justice system seeks integrated data to combat terrorism

The shadow of Sept. 11, 2001 hung heavy over the mountains of Whistler, B.C. this week as delegates at a conference focusing on technology and terrorism discussed ways to improve public safety by

Published on: April 30th, 2002 Jeff Jedras

Control freaks cripple e-health, expert says

VANCOUVER -- While much attention has been paid to issues of bandwidth and technology as barriers to the adoption and expansion of e-health, delegates at a Vancouver conference on the subject Wednesday said

Published on: April 24th, 2002 Jeff Jedras