Articles By Tim Lougheed

Soft skills will see organizations through the potentially disruptive generational transition to shared services

With some 25 per cent of the federal public service workforce up for retirement in the next five years, you might think government managers would have higher priorities than fostering courtesy and collaboration

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Tim Lougheed

Shared services means an end to jealously guarding provincial or federal boundaries: it’s time to think about bundling services

OTTAWA - Provincial organizations are at the forefront of the movement to consolidate redundant back-office systems into a single shared service infrastructure, said a group of panelists at a GTEC roundtable“What we're doing

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Tim Lougheed

Government places a premium on soft skills in IT

OTTAWA – With some 25 per cent of the federal public service workforce up for retirement in the next five years, you might think government managers would have higher priorities than fostering courtesy

Published on: October 25th, 2006 Tim Lougheed

Open Net Initiative exposes online political pressure

OTTAWA -- Canadians who assume that the Internet is a homogeneous source of information and communications for all the world to share need to understand that politics keep it from becoming a universally

Published on: October 19th, 2006 Tim Lougheed

NRC uses IT to see secrets behind Mona Lisa’s smile

OTTAWA -- Formerly unknown details about how the Mona Lisa wore her hair and covered her dress have literally come to light, thanks to a high tech analysis by Canadian and French researchers

Published on: September 26th, 2006 Tim Lougheed

Ballmer pledges $4.5 million for Canadian IT training

OTTAWA -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer capped his visit to Canada's capital city Tuesday with a $4.5-million commitment to educational and training initiatives across the country. This funding will go toward partnerships with

Published on: December 6th, 2005 Tim Lougheed