Articles By Poonam Khanna

CIPS, CATA plan joint effort on ISP designation

The Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) have signed a memorandum of agreement that will include a national study on the value of Information Systems Professional of

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Sites may face assessments after appeal in GST dispute

In a recent case, Dawn's Place v. R 2006 FCA 349, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) ruled against Dawn's Place, an adult-oriented Web site, for failing to collect GST from non-residents for

Published on: March 5th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

The landscape is changing. Indian firms are no longer working only at the lower end of the IT spectrum. Some of the largest IT firms in India have a global presence and want

Published on: March 5th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Companies should prepare for iPhones

Image-conscious executives who want to own the latest tech gadgets might put their companies at risk if they try to connect iPhones to corporate networks, warns an analyst.To guard against such eventualities, IT

Published on: February 23rd, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Ramtelecom bought by U.S. satellite communications firm

Ramtelecom Inc., a Canadian satellite communications provider, announced this week that it will be acquired by SkyPort Global Communications -- and at least one industry analyst sees this as a positive sign for

Published on: February 22nd, 2007 Poonam Khanna

CATA to promote I.S.P. certification as part of CIPS partnership

Two of the country's largest technology assocations organizations have joined forces in order to promote IT professionalism and innovation in Canada. The Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Published on: February 15th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

It doesn’t hurt to leave browser choice up to user: analyst

Microsoft's predominance in the browser space has been slowly eroding over the years, with Firefox, Apple's Safari and Opera encroaching on the once near-ubiquitous Internet ExplorerIT departments choosing between them have to be

Published on: February 15th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Offshoring transitions to ‘global sourcing’

MUMBAI , India – The offshore model was groundbreaking in its time, but it's about to be transformed, according to IDC. Global sourcing will be the new delivery model, said Bob Welch, IDC

Published on: February 8th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Indian outsourcing giant sees opportunities for Canada

HYDERABAD, India – Offshoring is sometimes viewed as a threat to Canadian jobs – but it can also lead to the creation of jobs, according to executives from one of India’s largest IT

Published on: February 6th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Web sites could face assessments over GST ruling

Canadian Web sites that don't charge GST to subscribers outside of Canada are in violation of the Excise Tax Act, according to the Canada Revenue Agency. In a recent case, Dawn's Place v.

Published on: January 30th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Malware creators turn code protection technique to their advantage

A technique for coding designed to protect software against reverse engineering that is being exploited by malicious code writers is growing in popularity, according to a report released this week. According to Finjan

Published on: January 9th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Don’t get caught up in trends

The beginning of a new year and the end of an old usually means it's time for magazines, tech pundits and vendors to start talking about what's hot in terms of technology for

Published on: December 18th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

D+H replaces sneakernet approach

When Mark Bryant gets behind the wheel of his car, he doesn't worry about how the engine works. He just gets in and drives. He wants the users in his IT department to

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Web has opened new avenues

The last time our company Internet and e-mail went down, many of our editors and reporters fled for home where they could once again be connected.For most of us, there was no point

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Privacy fears crippling e-commerce: Cavoukian

TORONTO ­- The onslaught of phishing and pharming scams and concerns about privacy are causing consumers to lose faith in e-commerce, Ontario's privacy commissioner saidSpeaking at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Conference,

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Poonam Khanna