Articles By Monika Rola

Dofasco retools to create ‘communities of practice’

Employees at one of Canada's manufacturing giants are about to tell their bosses what to do with their ERP, advanced planning and scheduling programs -- and the bosses can't wait to hear it.On

Published on: March 26th, 2003 Monika Rola

Digital rights management experts seek revenue models

Making money from on-line music, movies or books may seem like an oxymoron today but if you know where to look there really is gold in them thar hills.This was the message from

Published on: March 24th, 2003 Monika Rola

Microsoft Business Solutions refocuses for SMBs

Microsoft Business Solutions execs bet that a software insurance policy will endear them to the SMB market. The direction of the Microsoft Business Solutions' division, formed in September 2002, came under consideration at

Published on: March 20th, 2003 Monika Rola

Research project to study globalization, banking links

Researchers from six of Canada's universities have announced a project meant to determine how much control over finance technology is taking away from our banks.The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Published on: March 19th, 2003 Monika Rola

Citrix builds access suite around MetaFrame

NEW YORK -- A Citrix software product aims to fly in the face of geographic divides and make real-time collaboration as easy as a pie chart.Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Citrix Systems Inc. announced Wednesday

Published on: March 18th, 2003 Monika Rola

Particle acceleration drives U of Saskatchewan upgrade

University of Saskatchewan researchers are betting that Cisco technology will help them in their effort to move electrons at the speed of light.Saskatoon-based University of Saskatchewan has begun a major network upgrade project

Published on: March 13th, 2003 Monika Rola

Cirque du Soleil lets IBM in on the act

IBM wireless and storage products may help keep Canada's most famous performance troupe flying high. World-renowned Canadian circus company Cirque du Soleil has signed a three-year partnership with IBM Corp. Through the agreement,

Published on: March 13th, 2003 Monika Rola

Web-4-All empowers disabled, immigrants with IT

A Government On-Line initiative seeks to remove Web access barriers for disabled Canadians as well as recent immigrants.Launched Tuesday, Industry Canada's Web-4-All program equips government-funded Community Access Program (CAP) Internet access sites with

Published on: March 12th, 2003 Monika Rola

Flyers getting in synch

Business travelers travelling through one of Canada's major cities will now be able to plan their visit with help from a Palm handheld, say company execs.On Tuesday, Palm Canada Inc. and Air Canada

Published on: March 11th, 2003 Monika Rola

Digital rights software to protect CanCon copyright

A Montreal-based Web developer is creating open source digital rights management software to aid the protection of Canadian cultural content on the Web.Six months into what Reeves Communication Inc expects will be a

Published on: March 10th, 2003 Monika Rola

Canada’s electronic recycling options expand

Forgotten computers that once lived out their twilight years in basements may soon have a new purpose thanks to a pair of electronics recycling initiatives. International mining and metals company Noranda Inc. said

Published on: March 5th, 2003 Monika Rola

Telerobotics bridges rural health care divide

Canadians living in remote communities will now have access to the most advanced surgical procedures, thanks to telerobotics. Surgeons at Hamilton's St. Joseph Healthcare center assisted the surgical team at North Bay General

Published on: March 4th, 2003 Monika Rola

Wanted: Girls in IT

The Hollywood stereotype of IT workers as isolated office dwellers working on sinister programs is turning girls away from careers in technology, an industry association says. The third annual Women in Information Technology:

Published on: February 27th, 2003 Monika Rola

Gartner draws managed services maps

Getting a clear view of how IT operations influence business processes not only improves efficiency, but can mean less money spent on licenses, says a Gartner analyst.During a Wednesday Webcast, Gartner Inc. network

Published on: February 26th, 2003 Monika Rola

Softchoice installs Oracle ERP to manage growth

Canada's largest reselle says it has outgrown their internal ERP resources and is looking to Oracle solutions to ease its global expansion.Softchoice Tuesday said it has gone live on the Oracle Corp. 9i

Published on: February 25th, 2003 Monika Rola