Human Resources Archives - Page 120

Figure us out if you can

Science, like the law, is an ass. Take the Genome Project, which was supposed to offer the Rosetta Stone to life itself. Yes, there have been real advances and, yes, it's early days

Published on: April 2nd, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Duncan exits ITAC

The Information Technology Association of Canada confirmed Monday that Gaylen Duncan is no longer its president and CEO. Duncan, who had led the IT industry advocacy group for seven years, left quietly a

Published on: March 31st, 2003 Monika Rola

Archive: April 1998 — Canadians scoff at piracy

April 1998 may have been a symbolic month for the confidence of the technology boom. SHL Systemhouse willingly cut off some of its clients to focus on bigger fish, Be Inc. pushed an

Published on: March 28th, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft Canada brings down the barriers

A new energy-efficient architectural design has given new meaning to the words ""Microsoft office.""Microsoft Canada officially opened its new Mississauga headquarters at 1950 Meadowvale Blvd. late Thursday, claiming the 170,000 sq. ft. building

Published on: March 28th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Dofasco retools to create ‘communities of practice’

Employees at one of Canada's manufacturing giants are about to tell their bosses what to do with their ERP, advanced planning and scheduling programs -- and the bosses can't wait to hear it.On

Published on: March 26th, 2003 Monika Rola

Canadian universities make the grade at IBM contest

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- They may be in Hollywood, but star gazing is the last thing University of New Brunswick team members have in mind at the 27th ACM International Collegiate Programming contest

Published on: March 25th, 2003 Gary Hilson

IBM scours programming contest for recruits

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – As Hollywood prepared to recognize its best and brightest Sunday night, a contest for their counterparts in computer programming was also beginning.The ACM International Collegiate Programming contest kicked off

Published on: March 24th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Everyone’s an innovator

Michael Serbinis has been to the brink of the bubble and back.A few years ago he was at Zip2, creating a search engine that was later sold to AltaVista. Then, like many bright

Published on: March 21st, 2003 Shane Schick

Archive: March 2001 — Whither wireless?

Are we there yet?03/2001 - The wireless revolution is on the horizon. That was the word on the street two years ago when IDC reported that a survey of 100 of Canada's largest

Published on: March 21st, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Gauging the Human Factor

More than three-quarters of organizations that conduct a corporate restructuring fail to consider the emotional impact on employees, according to Dr. Richard Earle. In fact, says the managing director for the Canadian Institute

Published on: March 21st, 2003 Liam Lahey

Research project to study globalization, banking links

Researchers from six of Canada's universities have announced a project meant to determine how much control over finance technology is taking away from our banks.The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Published on: March 19th, 2003 Monika Rola

Archive: March 1999 — HP calls it splits

HP wagers 50-year heritage on divided business modelSo much time has been spent over the past two years discussing HP's attempt to bring something together -- its mega-merger with Compaq -- that it's

Published on: March 14th, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Atlantic Interchange meets for math

An industry association devoted to promoting links between math and IT is taking its message across the country, starting with the East coast.Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) Monday said it

Published on: March 10th, 2003 Shane Schick

Archive: March 1998 — Canada starts to click

Report predicts strong Web growth in '98Statisticians saw nothing but Net five years ago, when North Bay, Ont.-based Corinfo Research published the 1998 Canadian Internet Marketplace. According to the sixth annual survey, Web

Published on: March 7th, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Alberta firms ignore incentive programs, report says

Only a fraction of Alberta technology firms are taking advantage of government incentive programs that could boost their capital, statistics from a provincewide study released Wednesday showed.As in previous years, the fourth annual

Published on: March 5th, 2003 Shane Schick