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Prospecting For Student Gold

Last year, the University of Acadia received almost 18,000 queries from high-school students around the world trying to narrow down their choice for a post-secondary institution. Responding to those e-mail messages in a

Published on: November 19th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Dalhousie keeps PACE with automotive advances

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 18th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Contracts, conflicts dominate CIO Summit agenda

""Managing complexity"" was the official theme of the 10th annual CIO Summit, and the most complex thing participants said they had to manage were people.Whether it was the range of issues surrounding agreements

Published on: November 15th, 2002 ITBusiness Staff

Readers weigh in on…

Re: Child Find searches for IT improvements (Nov. 13)What great use of technology.Michael BallardRe: Retail Sales Tax: A User's Guide (Nov. 8)This article is very disturbing. Not only is the government a non-producing

Published on: November 15th, 2002 Readers

B.C. school grows through $4M PeopleSoft donation

Students at the British Columbia Institute of Technology will benefit from more hands-on ERP experience thanks to a $4 million software grant from PeopleSoft.The announcement made late last week was coupled with the

Published on: November 14th, 2002 Gary Hilson

The outsourcers among us

TORONTO -- The secret to a successful relationship with an outsourcing partner is treating them like a part of your internal staff, public and private sector senior executives told the CIO Summit Tuesday.Balancing

Published on: November 12th, 2002 Monika Rola

Intrawest CIO: We’ve got Cliff Clavins in IT!

TORONTO -- The moment of silence in honour of Remembrance Day came about 20 minutes late at the CIO Summit, but for Matthew Dunn it was the perfect introduction to his talk about

Published on: November 11th, 2002 Shane Schick

Readers weigh in on…

Re: Ought we all to be in pictures? (Nov. 06)My wife and I use the Internet for banking and some purchasing. If I had to pick one service on my cell, besides the

Published on: November 8th, 2002 Readers

Ontario’s Retail Sales Tax: A User’s Guide

Confusing language that doesn't reflect the way IT companies work makes the Ontario Retail Sales Tax too complex and nearly impossible to apply, a consortium of provincial technology associations said Friday.Debates over the

Published on: November 8th, 2002 Shane Schick

Get Smart

Roberta Fox remembers the outfit as if she wore it yesterday and laughs as she recalls the story. It was her last day working at a large IT outsourcing firm and she was

Published on: November 8th, 2002 Jennifer Brown

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

Corel cuts workforce 22 per cent

Corel Corp. Wednesday laid off 22 per cent of its workforce in what the company described as a bid to regain profitability next year.A spokesperson for the software firm said approximately 170 of

Published on: November 6th, 2002 Shane Schick

Smart Toronto, Liberty Village amalgamate

Opportunities to grow and innovate await the Toronto high-tech community under the roof of the newly-formed Smart Toronto Technology Alliance, the advocacy group announced Wednesday.Smart Toronto, an organization working to advance the interests

Published on: November 6th, 2002 Monika Rola

HR experts teach government IT how to find help

OTTAWA -- Delivering citizen-friendly IT is stretching the capacity of human resource managers to the point where fresh ideas and more efficient planning is needed to keep up with the constant demand for

Published on: November 5th, 2002 Jason Fekete

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