Articles By Monika Rola

Technology Partnerships invests in telematics app

Investment into innovation is moving full steam ahead and Canada's trucking industry could soon start receiving its benefits.Canada's Minister of Industry, Allan Rock, announced Tuesday a $5.25 million strategic investment into the development

Published on: April 29th, 2003 Monika Rola

Slow growth for voice over IP in Canada

Depending on the point of view the Canadian VoIP adoption glass is either half full or half empty, analysts say, but it's about to get a lot fuller.Toronto-based consulting company Frost & Sullivan

Published on: April 28th, 2003 Monika Rola

Health Canada gives records management a boost

Health Canada is about to give disease prevention and healthy living a boost by centralizing its records management system.Waterloo, Ont.-based collaboration and knowledge management software manufacturer Open Text Corp. Wednesday said that Health

Published on: April 23rd, 2003 Monika Rola

Imperial Oil reads the fine print on IT contracts

TORONTO -- A formal relationship agreement with an outsourcer can mean the difference between a successful and failed project, according to an Imperial Oil project manager.The audience of Project World, running in Toronto

Published on: April 22nd, 2003 Monika Rola

Getting the show on the road

Canada's most famous performance troupe is getting some high-tech help from IBM's wireless and storage products. World-renowned Canadian circus company Cirque du Soleil has signed a three-year partnership with IBM Corp. Under the

Published on: April 15th, 2003 Monika Rola

SARS scare leaves HP Canada in limbo

One hundred Hewlett-Packard employees are in the dark as to how long SARS will keep them away from the office.Hewlett-Packard Canada Ltd. confirmed Thursday that 100 of its employees are being quarantined in

Published on: April 10th, 2003 Monika Rola

Privacy complaints prompt CCRA database purge

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency will reduce information sharing in its controversial database of travel information as a concession to concerns from some of the country's top privacy advocates. The privacy commissioner of

Published on: April 9th, 2003 Monika Rola

Gaylen Duncan: An exit interview

Last week the Information Technology Association of Canada confirmed rumours that its longtime president and one of the IT industry's most outspoken personalities, Gaylen Duncan, had left the fold. Duncan agreed to speak

Published on: April 8th, 2003 Monika Rola

Bow Valley College expands IP phone rollout

As further proof that IP telephony is slowly but surely gaining in popularity, one of Alberta's colleges has decided to expand the number of IP phones past the 320 it already uses. Calgary-based

Published on: April 7th, 2003 Monika Rola

Enterprises must make room for IM, messaging firm says

Enterprise instant messaging security tools are entering the market, but some analysts wonder if anyone will care.A Houston, Tex.-based software manufacturer has announced the release of an instant messaging security application meant to

Published on: April 3rd, 2003 Monika Rola

Enterprises review their e-learning strategies

Some of Canada's biggest enterprises say online training improves employee access to valuable information -- as long as companies make sure to mix in some humanity with the technology.Getting maximum value out of

Published on: April 2nd, 2003 Monika Rola

Web-based monitoring service watches TV ads

A new kid on the software block is ready to help advertisers snoop on their competition. The recent Toronto-based 2003 Marketing Awards was the official launch platform for Eloda, a Montreal developed TV

Published on: April 1st, 2003 Monika Rola

Duncan exits ITAC

The Information Technology Association of Canada confirmed Monday that Gaylen Duncan is no longer its president and CEO. Duncan, who had led the IT industry advocacy group for seven years, left quietly a

Published on: March 31st, 2003 Monika Rola

SR Telecom finds an Angel

SR Telecom Inc. Thursday said it would acquire Netro Corp in a US$112 million deal to expand its product portfolio.Based in San Jose, Calif., Netro manufactures point to multipoint fixed broadband wireless systems

Published on: March 27th, 2003 Monika Rola

Canadian firms ready for Microsoft’s SMB move

Having gathered over 4,000 customers and partners in Florida, Microsoft has decided to unveil two solutions that aim to get the SMBs connected.Hot on the heals of the MS CRM product launched by

Published on: March 26th, 2003 Monika Rola