Articles By Poonam Khanna

Can Schwartz really save Sun? Analysts aren’t so sure

Sun Microsystems Inc. co-founder Scott McNealy said the timing was right to install Jonathan Schwartz as CEO, but analysts are wondering aloud if the change in leadership may not be in the right

Published on: April 26th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Saskcan says no to silos, opts for integration

In her previous job, the systems that Lori Ireland had to work with were siloed and disparate. This was a serious drawback, she says. So when she had a chance to do things

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Sony gets its merchandising game on

In the gaming industry, speed is everything. When new computer games hit the streets, about 70 per cent of the revenue they bring in will be earned within the first six to eight

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Executive Perspective

Bob CourteauRobert Courteau is currently the president and managing director of SAP Canada. Courteau joined the company in January 2004 by way of EDS Corp., where he was the executive vice-president of Canadian

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Libraries stack up on RFID

Markham, Ont. - There are 37 million books moved within the Toronto Public Library system each year and librarians are beginning to look to RFID tags to help them manage the volume.The Toronto

Published on: April 6th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Osteoporosis Canada fractures relationship with Novell

Keeping operating costs at a minimum is an important goal for most organizations - but for charities such as Osteoporosis Canada (OC), it's absolutely critical. If a charity spends too much to keep

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

VIA rolls out pay-per-use Wi-Fi

Toronto - VIA Rail Canada hoped to get passengers all aboard as it launched a new pay-per-use Wi-Fi service late last month.The service is available today to all travellers going between Montréal and

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Security threats jump 15 per cent over 2003

High-tech gadgets may not be enough to fight the onslaught of security threats faced by Canadian organizations - given a choice, more security executives would rather have Gandalf run their IT departments than

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Point and wait

Digital cameras certainly have their advantages, but after checking out some point-and-click devices recently, I felt a little nostalgic for the fast-disappearing days of film.BATTERY LIFEHP: PoorOlympus: GoodNikon: Excellent I recently tested three

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Bridgepoint prescribes portal for access

If users have to remember more than three passwords, they often start writing them down, according to Novell Canada's chief technology and chief information officer, Ross Chevalier.At Bridgepoint Health, a typical user had

Published on: March 21st, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Peak Energy taps into satellite info

As a multi-service rental company that has truck drivers on the road, Peak Energy occasionally fields calls from motorists complaining about its drivers. Recently, when one woman called to say one of its

Published on: March 7th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

WorkSafeBC streamlines appeals process

When injured workers go to WorkSafeBC to collect or appeal their compensation, the type of assistance they get largely depends on how case workers interpret the laws and policies governing the compensation board.

Published on: March 7th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Non-profits dump Novell for Microsoft

For years, Lutherwood Child and Family Foundation tried to make its IT systems work by fitting a round peg in a square hole, and for years, its IT staff spent much of its

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Word docs fly out of printer

Ratings: Installation: 3.5 Print quality: 3 Documentation: 2 User friendliness: 3.5 Overall Rating: 3 When I first plugged in the Lexmark C520, it sounded like a rocket ship getting ready to blast off

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Dialing and driving banned at AMEC

Michael Jolliffe is an addict - and until recently, he put his life, as well as the lives of those around him, at risk every time he got into his car. That's because

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna