Articles By Patricia MacInnis

Dell in a nutshell

He may have roots in the channel, but Greg Davis is now in charge of making sure Dell’s direct sales model continues to bring growth in Canada.  Davis, who spent eight years as

Published on: November 23rd, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Google steps into Sun’s galaxy

But the tide may finally be turning in Sun’s favour. It has been demonstrating a lot of innovation prowess of late, so, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that it has aligned

Published on: October 20th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Computing Canada celebrates milestone

Like most magazine startups, the early days of this publication were replete with challenges. In 1975, the year of its inception, Computing Canada published only six issues. Getting advertisers to buy into the

Published on: September 27th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

IT’s ship comes sailing in

Kevin is always coming up with interesting ideas that will help his company keep better tabs on customers, stay connected to employees, and so on. But Kevin's boss is threatened by his entrepreneurial

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Computing Canada marks milestone

Marking a 30th birthday isn’t such a big deal if you’re a bowhead whale, which is known to live more than 200 years. But when you’re a Canadian technology publication that has survived

Published on: August 23rd, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Maintenance mode inadequate: Study

Today's IT operating models are not sufficient to meet the demands of tomorrow's business. That's the bottom line of a recent survey by A.T. Kearney, which took the pulse of some 200 global

Published on: May 5th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Veritas CEO defends Symantec merger

SAN FRANCISCO - Wall Street investors are skeptical of the proposed merger between Veritas and Symantec because they don't have an in-depth understanding of the technology, said Veritas Software's CEO during the company's

Published on: May 4th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Veritas defends Symantec merger

SAN FRANCISCO -- Wall Street investors are skeptical of the proposed merger between Veritas and Symantec because they don’t have an in-depth understanding of the technology, said Veritas Software’s CEO during the company’s

Published on: April 26th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

CAs eye tech for grad school credentials

Some number crunchers will soon be getting an education in technology management thanks to an initiative launched by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. An arm of the CICA, known as the Alliance

Published on: March 23rd, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Getting territorial over technology

Sathish Bala recently took a call from a senior executive who said he felt handcuffed by his IT department. His first impulse was to fire everyone. Bala, the president and CEO of NewAge

Published on: February 16th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Lotus users seek brand clarification

ORLANDO, Fla. — Branding issues around IBM's various collaboration products continue to dog its software group as customers attending the 12th annual Lotusphere look for answers on how to make their next upgrade

Published on: February 15th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Lotus users seek clarification around branding issues

ORLANDO, Fla. — Branding issues around IBM’s various collaboration products continue to dog its software group as customers attending the 12th annual Lotusphere look for answers on how to make their next upgrade

Published on: January 25th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Leaders preview IT agendas for 2005

Linda WeaverChief Technology Office Smart Systems for HealthTorontoIT department: 140 People What are your top three IT spending priorities for 2005? Registration and authentication solutions; security solutions (firewall, virtual private network); private wide

Published on: January 19th, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Mr. Manners steps into the boardroom

Stephen Mill recently attended a company conference at DisneyWorld, where his firm, Robert Half Technology, was assembled for a strategy meeting. As the team filed into the meeting room, they were asked to

Published on: December 22nd, 2004 Patricia MacInnis

Where does Clegg want to go today?

HE HAS BECOME A FIXTURE in Canada's high-tech scene, but in January Microsoft Canada president Frank Clegg will step down to take a nine-month sabbatical with his family. He will return to Microsoft

Published on: December 1st, 2004 Patricia MacInnis