Articles By Jennifer Kavur

Innovative projects help new immigrants find IT jobs in Canada

Recent immigrants to Canada, who've been educated overseas, often find it very tough to land a job in Canada.And when they do, various obstacles frequently conspire to prevent them from advancing in their

Published on: February 11th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

How to pick locks and escape handcuffs

Schuyler Towne is sort of like MacGyver with a mohawk.At the SecTor security conference in Toronto this week, the American lockpicking champion and editor of Non-Destructive Entry (NDE) Magazine gave attendees free crash

Published on: October 9th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Cash crunch, cultural resistance “curbing” e-health progress

A couple of major obstacles are impeding widespread adoption of e-health programs in North America, experts say.The first barrier is money, according to Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Published on: April 13th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Fraud in Canadian firms mostly an “inside job”

Who is the most likely suspect for fraud in Canadian organizations? A typical fraudster is a male between the ages of 30 and 49, employed at the company for three to five years,

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Canadian technology offers movie goers a moving (seat) experience

Hi-tech systems in theatres have generally focused on heightening sensations of sight and sound for movie goers – through technologies such as 3D or IMAX, for instance. Now, thanks to the efforts of

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Transition to digital TV broadcasts — how Canadians should prepare

The transition in the U.S. from analog to digital TV broadcasts – slated for June this year – could affect many Canadians as well, industry insiders say.That's because a sizeable chunk of our

Published on: March 11th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Tools and tips for power-packed marketing campaigns

Most Canadian small businesses fail within their first five years, research indicates.While reasons for failure are wide and varied, ineffective marketing often has a lot to do with it.But marketing need not be

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Stop DRM from becoming a “privacy nightmare”

Canadian iTunes users were delighted when Apple announced, last month, that it had cut deals with three of the largest music labels – Warner Music, Sony BMG and Universal Music Group – to

Published on: February 17th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Moving cell phones will help 680News create live traffic reports

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) commuters stuck in traffic have one more reason to tune into 680News for help.The Toronto-based AM radio station – popular for providing news, traffic and weather conditions every ten

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Smart recruiting through social networks

Online social networks are a great way to recruit the "best and brightest" and employers only ignore them at their peril, experts say."To portray your company as worthy of having top talent, it's

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Facebook app fuels “after hours” buzz around Coke energy drink

Innovative ways of communicating "brand" and an intensely personal approach are key pre-requisites for successful Web 2.0-based marketing, industry insiders say. Brand is usually communicated through a well-crafted message that says: this is

Published on: December 9th, 2008 Jennifer Kavur

Canadian high school students groomed by tech companies

Prospective employers say their needs aren’t being met. By helping Canadian students enter and flourish in IT-related careers, private sector companies are making efforts to improve the IT skills crunch – and a

Published on: November 20th, 2008 Jennifer Kavur