Articles By Poonam Khanna

Deal isn’t about the customer

At the heart of most businesses lies a mish-mash of different technologies through which information - the life-blood of modern business - courses. But when those technologies don't connect into each other, businesses

Published on: December 7th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

At long last, Vista

TORONTO - After a more than five-year lapse between new versions of its Windows operating systems, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday finally launched its much-awaited and much-delayed business version of Vista alongside new versions

Published on: November 30th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Builders and Visionaries Top 20 Channel Executives Paul Tsaparis

Paul Tsaparis' career path isn't typical of today's workers: The president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co. has been with the same company for the past 22 years. Tsaparis joined the Canadian arm

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesFrank Clegg

Frank Clegg is probably best known for his role as the president of Microsoft Canada from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2000 to 2004, periods of high growth for the company and

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Canadian book publishers adopt system to manage digital files

As media giants such as Google put thousands of books online, publishers are moving to keep up with the times. Gibson Publishing Connections announced Wednesday that it has licensed its codeMantra Collection Point

Published on: November 1st, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Microsoft ups the piracy ante

In a world with zero-day attacks, phishing and pharming, the lives of sys admins using Microsoft technology just got a little more complicated - at least if they're planning to adopt Microsoft Vista

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Cavoukian says privacy fears crippling e-commerce

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 said Wednesday. Speaking at the International Association of Privacy

Published on: October 18th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Web 2.0 is no panacea

Back in the late '90s and early 2000s, whenever a company wanted to illustrate how new, innovative and with-the-times it was, it stuck an “i” or an “e” in front of its name,

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Dell to re-examine its entire organization: Rollins

NEW YORK CITY - Dell, the company that transformed the way computers are sold, wants to reinvent itself The company will re-evaluate every aspect of its operation, says CEO Kevin Rollins. It plans

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Dell’s latest dimension

NEW YORK CITY – Dell, the company that transformed the way computers are sold, wants to reinvent itself.The company is planning to re-evaluate every aspect of its operation, says its CEO, Kevin Rollins.

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Fear of spy chips overstated: expert

They envision a world in which everything we own from the clothes we wear to the bag of chips we wolf down in front of the TV to the phones we always carry

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Companies find a business case for RFID

It's no longer necessary for retailers such as Wal-Mart to force radio frequency identification technology on their partners - suppliers and other companies are finally beginning to see and reap the benefitsWhen Wal-Mart

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Privacy should be valued

When companies are asked about the privacy concerns surrounding the collection of sensitive customer data, they generally have a ready answer - the information isn't identifiable as it's stored under a number, not

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Action needed on skills shortage

According to the Software Human Resources Council (SHRC), there was only a 1.9 per cent unemployment rate in the tech industry at the end of 2005. This figure is extremely low, even if

Published on: August 15th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Microsoft throws gloves down in hosted CRM field

Microsoft's ability to offer both on-demand and on-premise customer relationship management and its strong market presence could make it contender in the hosted CRM market, according to one analyst. But others disagree, saying

Published on: August 15th, 2006 Poonam Khanna