Articles By Kristy Pryma

Travel industry says it’s on board with Air Canada plans

The travel industry community says Air Canada's decision to move exlusively to electronic tickets on North American flights dovetails with consumer damands.Air Canada said it will abandon paper tickets starting June 1, 2003.

Published on: May 21st, 2003 Kristy Pryma

IBM shrinks form factor for ThinkCentre desktop line

IBM wants to do for the desktop what car manufacturers have done for the automobile, the company said at the launch of its ThinkCentre line of products Tuesday.These desktops and monitors focus on

Published on: May 20th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

CIRA outraged over racial profiling accusations

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is fighting back against a domain name watchdog over accusations of racial profiling. The accusation was posted on CIRAwatch Corp., a Web site devoted to exposing and

Published on: May 16th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Alberta electric company standardizes for ROI

TransAlta Corp. received some good news from Gartner Consulting when the research company announced Tuesday they achieved a rate of return of 102 per cent over a course of 58 months by implementing

Published on: May 15th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Trucking industry: We’re moving ahead with IT

TORONTO — The trucking industry wants to change perceptions about its ability to strategy deploy technology, executives told Supply Chain & Logistics Canada’s 2003 Annual Conference and Tradeshow Thursday.Michael Ham, vice-president of business

Published on: May 15th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Canada’s finance sector ignores security standards

Canada's financial institutions have the lowest adoption of security standards worldwide, the least deployment of biometrics and is the only region with less than 100 per cent use of baseline technologies including anti-virus

Published on: May 12th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Archive: May 2001 — Microsoft’s XML gamble

Microsoft wagers on XMLTwo years ago at the Can>Win Summit in Toronto, Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer touted the benefits of XML and said that Microsoft would be placing all bets on it and

Published on: May 9th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Xerox CEO: Staff sit-downs sparked horrible questions

Anne Mulcahy loves Xerox and she's not afraid to admit it. The chairman of the board and CEO of Xerox Corp., started her career with the company as a field sales representative in

Published on: May 5th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Archive: May 1999 – Oracle evolves, Linux lags

Are we there yet?In May 1999, a study by D.H. Brown Associates Inc. concluded that Linux wasn't quite ready for the enterprise, but supporters thought otherwise. Drew Sullivan, head of Systems Software in

Published on: May 2nd, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Xerox cuts prices in a bid to reclaim the office

NEW YORK -- Xerox Corp. is focusing its efforts on aggressive pricing and bringing more value to customers in an attempt to reclaim the office. That's the message Ann Mulcahy, chairman and CEO

Published on: May 1st, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Microsoft takes a step forward in ‘trustworthy computing’ with OS launch

TORONTO – Announcing its first operating system launched in the new world of 'trustworthy computing,' Microsoft Canada Co. president Frank Clegg unveiled Windows Server 2003.Windows Server 2003, which Clegg admitted was originally to

Published on: April 30th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Lexmark looks to green pasture of SMB

TORONTO – Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are quicker than their larger counterparts to adopt new technology and are the fastest-growing business category in Canada. This is why Lexmark Canada Inc. has decided

Published on: April 28th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Microsoft takes the wraps off ‘trustworthy’ Server 2003

TORONTO -- Announcing its first operating system launched in the new world of 'trustworthy computing,' Microsoft Canada Co.'s president Frank Clegg Thursday unveiled Windows Server 2003.Windows Server 2003, which Clegg admitted was originally

Published on: April 24th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Royal Bank gives project management the green light

TORONTO - Like the human body or an automobile, software projects need frequent check-ups to make sure they're running smoothly, according to two speakers at ProjectWorld Toronto. Speaking to an audience of project

Published on: April 23rd, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Project completion only half the battle

TORONTO -- Accountability is the new baseline for project management as the market slowly rights itself. That was one of the themes presented at a Tuesday panel discussion on the future of project

Published on: April 22nd, 2003 Kristy Pryma