Articles By Monika Rola

Canada’s CIO: Smart cards don’t fit in GOL

TORONTO -- Technology and acceptance issues are keeping smart cards out of the Government On-Line project, according to Canada's chief information officer.Opportunities for introducing multiple application smart cards exist in many government departments,

Published on: August 21st, 2002 Monika Rola

Canadian CEOs get introspective after WorldCom

TORONTO—A panel of Canadian CEOs called on companies to renew their commitment to corporate governance to help of rebuild the public's faith in the high-tech market at the Can>Win 2002 summit Tuesday.An already

Published on: August 20th, 2002 Monika Rola

Cognos builds Web services into BI platform

Heralding it as the next step in the evolution of business intelligence solutions, Cognos announced Monday the introduction of its Web Services strategy.Cognos product marketing manager Colin Saravanamuttoo describes the software as a

Published on: August 19th, 2002 Monika Rola

Voice over packet market projected to grow

The sluggish acceptance of voice over packet protocols isn't stopping one of Canada's largest telecommunications companies from moving over to an IP network.Frost & Sullivan Thursday announced the results of the World VoP

Published on: August 15th, 2002 Monika Rola

Youth movement groups organize online

A group of young Canadian entrepreneurs has launched an online knowledge management tool to prepare international youth movement groups for the upcoming United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development.EarthYouth.Net, the brainchild of Toronto-based

Published on: August 14th, 2002 Monika Rola

ROM uses 3D imaging tool to preview renovation

Although the ground has not been broken on the Royal Ontario Museum's Renaissance revitalization project, three Canadian Film Centre grads promise the public a tour of the$68 million addition within two days.The Canadian

Published on: August 13th, 2002 Monika Rola

EMC sounds Clariion call for mid-market

Following last year's promise to position itself as the leader in the midrange storage market, EMC Corp. Monday announced the launch of a new networked storage system, the Clariion CX600.The CX600, which promises

Published on: August 12th, 2002 Monika Rola

Despite the odds, tape libraries endure

Long after industry analysts tolled their death knell, automated tape libraries are alive and well, and about to take an even more prominent place in the Canadian market according to resellers.Spectra Logic Corp.,

Published on: August 8th, 2002 Monika Rola

Purdy’s Wharf increases telco competition

One of Canada's largest real estate management companies has hired a network infrastructure specialist to handle telecommunications at a downtown Halifax office complex.Netricom, a division of Calgary-based Axia NetMedia Corp., is going to

Published on: August 7th, 2002 Monika Rola

Toronto studies smart cards for transit system

Taking a cue from Asia and Europe, a national consortium of government agencies are planning to use smart card technology to get Canadians out of their cars an onto public transit. Moving the

Published on: August 6th, 2002 Monika Rola

Motorola: Work needs to be a social experience

TORONTO -- At the unveiling of this years’ crop of cell phones Thursday, Motorola executives described their vision for a hyper-connected business landscape where the employees bid adieu to the gizmos attached to

Published on: August 1st, 2002 Monika Rola

Analysts applaud IBM buyout of PwC Consulting

Canadian IBM Global Services customers can look forward to an increased level of service and business expertise following the purchase of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting by IBM, analysts said.The US$3.5 billion acquisition, announced Tuesday, will

Published on: July 31st, 2002 Monika Rola

CIBC forms advisory council for business analysts

One of Canada's largest banks has formed a Business Analyst Council to improve BA, IT and financial department cooperation.Business analysts can play a critical role when corporations are considering rolling out IT solutions

Published on: July 30th, 2002 Monika Rola

Post-production firm speeds deliveries to Hollywood

A pair of Vancouver companies have teamed up to fight network performance problems and ensure that Hollywood hits not only get to a theatre near you, but that they get there on time.Known

Published on: July 29th, 2002 Monika Rola