Articles By Patricia MacInnis

Oracle takes aim at Microsoft and Lotus at OracleWorld

Oracle is hoping to boost sagging software revenues with a messaging product that will go head to head with Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes.Oracle Collaboration Suite is an alternative back-end for Microsoft Outlook

Published on: November 13th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Oracle urges MS, Lotus users to switch messaging apps

SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is hoping to boost sagging software revenues with a messaging product that will go head to head with Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes.Oracle Collaboration Suite is an alternative back-end

Published on: November 12th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Dalhousie picks up the PACE with $61 million donation

HALIFAX -- Engineering students at Dalhousie University will have access to state-of-the-art technology thanks to a $61 million in kind donation from PACE, Partners for the Advancement of CAD/CAM/CAE Education.PACE is a consortium

Published on: November 7th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Lessons in IT training for techies

When a technology company finds itself in need of a primer on multi-protocol layered switching, where does it turn? If the company is Aliant Telecom of St. John, N.B., it enlists the services

Published on: October 30th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Mobile project management lacks solid ROI

Businesses don't see the value in porting enterprise applications to mobile devices — at least not today. It's not so much they don't want to offer employees better access to business apps; it's

Published on: October 30th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Toronto Police Service plans self-serve HR

The sixth largest police organization in North America has recognized its IT machine needs a facelift, and will be ready to unveil its new look by next spring.Toronto Police Service (TPS) is putting

Published on: September 23rd, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Risk-averse enterprises logging off: security expert

MONTREAL – Fear of security breaches is causing some organizations to unplug their internal networks from the Internet altogether, according to an expert who spoke this week at the 17th annual World Computer

Published on: August 28th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Resume fabrication on the rise in IT

If you’re thinking about fudging your job history to get that coveted IT position, you might want to think again. Because with the current IT job pool overflowing with candidates, employers can afford

Published on: July 16th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Pratt & Whitney tinkers with its ERP engine

ORLANDO, FLA. -- After spending millions of dollars on enterprise resource planning, Pratt & Whitney Canada has turned its attention to squeezing more value out of its investment.Unlike some technology projects, the benefits

Published on: June 6th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

IBM gears products for Web services

SAN FRANCISCO -- IBM Corp. is telling 4,000 developers this week its WebSphere infrastructure software could cut in half the 40 per cent of IT budgets analysts say goes towards integrating applications, operating

Published on: May 9th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Back in the saddle

Hello again. You might remember me from such publications as Technology in Government, or, if you've been around the IT scene on the channel side, Computer Dealer News. It was at industry publications

Published on: April 19th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

How it’s done: DMR automates Quebec’s Land Registry

TORONTO — What does six terabytes of information look like? Imagine 180 million pieces of paper stacked one on top of the other, until it reaches the height of 120 CN Towers. That

Published on: April 15th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis