Articles By Jennifer Brown

Going deep inside the SOC

It's a war on terror you don't hear about on the nightly news, and the base from which these special ops work is a quiet suburb. But stopping hackers and viruses in their

Published on: January 20th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Preparing for PIPEDA’s arrival

While the deadline for compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act was Jan. 1, most organizations in Canada will find themselves scrambling to catch up if they haven't already complied.

Published on: January 20th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

The Beer Store gets a taste of J2EE efficiency

Need another reason to daydream about the May 2-4 weekend? How about faster service and your favourite brand always in stock at The Beer Store?Ontario's largest beer retailer will roll out a pilot

Published on: January 14th, 2004 Jennifer Brown

Royal LePage takes PIPEDA compliance online

At Royal LePage, the human resources department has taken the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) one step further to include protection of the information of its employees.And while gathering the

Published on: December 18th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

A Philosophy For Change

When a Concordia University student opens her laptop and logs on to my.concordia.ca at a café to check on her mid-term grades, she probably doesn't think of Andrew McAusland. The executive director of

Published on: December 18th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

SOC hop

It's a war on terror you don't hear about on the nightly news, and the base from which these special ops work is a quiet suburb. But stopping hackers and viruses in their

Published on: December 4th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Sheraton Toronto offers poolside WiFi

The Sheraton Centre Toronto recently unveiled its WiFi high speed Internet connectivity which will give guests of the downtown hotel wireless access poolside, at restaurants and in convention rooms.Utilizing the Bell Canada AccessZone

Published on: December 1st, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Backing up isn’t hard to do when it’s just a touch away

Everyone knows they should back up the critical information contained on their computer, but how many do it religiously? Perhaps it has a lot to do with the effort involved and the clutter

Published on: December 1st, 2003 Jennifer Brown

SAP finally brings Business One to Canada

More than a year after the product was first launched, SAP has finally announced its first Business One customer in Canada.Mini-Tankers is a Vancouver-based company that provides on-site diesel refueling services. It has

Published on: November 17th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Guardian adds business intelligence via KPI dashboard

For Stuart Freeman and Ross Kappele, getting information on how their team is functioning is now as close as a Web browser. The two vice-presidents at Guardian Group of Mutual Funds have very

Published on: November 10th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Online banking site’s makeover earns customer interest

Practising user-centred design can draw more customers and keep them coming back to a Web site, but it can also cut costs and boost revenue according to experts who have created interfaces that

Published on: November 5th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

So you want to be the CIO

Keith Powell was CIO at Nortel Networks for four years until June 2000 (what he calls the good times - before ""all hell broke loose""). Today he divides his time between serving on

Published on: October 31st, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Apple’s Panther makes room for Windows on network

IT managers might view the two operating systems as oil and water, but Apple has made changes to its latest OS X release it says will make it easier to administrate both Mac

Published on: October 30th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Wireless expert: There’s no ROI in e-mail

Companies need to think about what mobility applications can do for them before they choose a device experts said Tuesday at a seminar about mobile computing for the enterprise.David Neale, vice-president of new

Published on: October 28th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Pizza Hut delivers hot results using data warehouse

SEATTLE — Forget thin crust versus cheese-stuffed: the pizza wars are being waged by mining the database, and one chain is not only scoring customer loyalty, but also a return on its investment.

Published on: October 27th, 2003 Jennifer Brown