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Keeping IT skills sharp

One of the most common refrains you'll hear in government circles is that the public sector is committed to training. And the Manitoba government is no exception. ""Training is an investment in people,

Published on: January 10th, 2003 Matthew Friedman

Publisher adopts open source model for Linux titles

Book publisher Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference is taking a page from its series of open source titles and publishing them for free.The books -- the first two of which were released last

Published on: January 8th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Privacy, outsourcing emerge as 2002’s top issues

There were more than three issues that affected Canadian IT professionals in 2002, but nothing that dominated our attention to the same extent. Privacy was in some respects the flip side of increased

Published on: December 20th, 2002 Shane Shick

2002: The Year in Review

January     February     March     April     May     June     JulyAugust     September     October     November     December     JANUARY: On the CognicaseThe year started auspiciously for Cognicase with positive

Published on: December 20th, 2002 ITBusiness Staff

Wanted: Chief process improvement officers

For companies that still see key processes slipping through the cracks as they get shuffled between departments, AMR Research Inc. has a solution: appoint a chief process improvement officer.""Isn't process improvement fundamentally the

Published on: December 18th, 2002 Neil Sutton

IT starting salaries to slip in 2003: Report

Next year will mark the first time IT starting salaries have decreased, an industry survey shows, but there is still plenty of cash to be made if you know where to look.The annual

Published on: December 17th, 2002 Monika Rola

Sun staff need reservations to work at Canadian HQ

The office of the future has arrived, but leave the Dilbert calendar at home and keep the pictures of the kids in your wallet.Instead, consider a workspace shared with other employees reserved with

Published on: December 17th, 2002 Jennifer Brown

Hedging Bets In Engineer Debate

You know you've hit a sensitive topic in IT when some of the largest high-tech companies in Canada refer your calls to a public relations firm. In this case, Novell Canada and Cisco

Published on: December 16th, 2002 John Lee

Band Of Sisters

Times are tough in the IT industry, and jobs can be difficult to come by. For female IT technicians, the struggle to secure gainful employment can be even more challenging than that of

Published on: December 16th, 2002 Liam Lahey

The engineers among us

You know you’ve hit a sensitive topic in IT when some of the largest high-tech companies in Canada refer your calls to a public relations firm. In this case, Novell Canada and Cisco

Published on: December 13th, 2002 John Lee

Back to school for the ABCs of SCM

In the IT world, supply chain management is often associated with software packages offered by ERP vendors, but it's still a business process many organizations struggle to master.To better educate executives on both

Published on: December 13th, 2002 Gary Hilson

Are you too old to be in IT?

A federal agency will spend $3 million to allow a Canadian university to explore global attitudes towards age in the IT sector.The University of Western Ontario Tuesday said its four-year study, Workforce Aging

Published on: December 10th, 2002 Shane Schick

Advisory council offers feds IT recruiting tips

An advisory council for the federal government recommends it upgrade its soft skills to improve hard science.The fed faces significant challenges in recruiting and retaining science and technology employees, according to experts, and

Published on: December 9th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Horoscope: Don’t switch spreadsheet app, Sagittarius

Chris Tilbal is not a certified astrologer; he's just a guy who sometimes gets a vibe. The horoscope appears once a month.Horoscope for December, 2002:ARIES (March 21-April 20): Market forecast from IDC for

Published on: December 6th, 2002 Chris Tilbal

PeopleSoft growing skills in Lotus Land

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 earlier this month was coupled with the opening

Published on: December 6th, 2002 Gary Hilson