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Tunnel Navision

If ERP is a dirty word in large corporations, Navision is working hard to clean it up.Rumour has it that the firm is in talks with another major software company (read: Microsoft) to

Published on: May 6th, 2002 Shane Schick

Copyright and wrong

Consumers and businesses will be paying a lot more for their recordable media next January if the Canadian Private Copying Collective has its way, and you now have less than a week to

Published on: May 3rd, 2002 Lynn Greiner

Letters to the editor

Re: Government site offers supplier searches (May 1)Unless I have missed it, how about an article on Merx (a.k.a. Bank of Montreal)? It has managed to get an enormously expensive extension on its

Published on: May 3rd, 2002 Readers

An S.O.S. for SLAs

So you’re going to outsource. You've been given a mandate to either reduce costs or improve efficiency and now you've got to find a service provider (or 10) who'll make your dreams come

Published on: May 3rd, 2002 John Saunders

The other Attack of the Clones

I'm a little sick today. Not as sick as yesterday, but a combination of minor food poisoning and damp weather have left my immune system a little weak. I'm still not sick enough

Published on: May 2nd, 2002 Shane Schick

The Compaq worth keeping

Carly Fiorina is probably not spending a lot of time thinking about Canada right now, but I am.News Wednesday that a United States Judge had essentially cleared the way for Fiorina, chief executive

Published on: May 1st, 2002 Shane Schick

The powers that were

No one has any sympathy for monopolies. But on the eve of Ontario's deregulation of its energy sector, we can take a brief moment to admire one.Ever since Ontario Hydro began preparing for

Published on: April 30th, 2002 Shane Schick

The paper tiger who won’t be tamed

A former colleague told me that a professor from Queen's University School of Business would be presenting a research study about document management on Monday. He was kind enough to forward the event

Published on: April 29th, 2002 Shane Schick

Web, interrupted

The technology industry spends a lot of time and money coming up with solutions, but what many of us really want are excuses. Consider this a thank-you note to WorldCom for providing us

Published on: April 26th, 2002 Shane Schick

An indistinct culture

Here in the ITBidness bunker, we're steeling ourselves against a withering attack.Actually, not so much ""steeling ourselves"" as ""shrugging it off,"" at least in the editorial department.About two weeks ago, I received an

Published on: April 26th, 2002 Dave Webb

Letters to the editor

Re: After Monty (April 25)I totally agree with your editorial about Jean Monty. His departure and BCE's decision to extract itself from Teleglobe is just another example of what a large corporation like

Published on: April 26th, 2002 Readers

Are you a good Netizen?

First, let's take a visit to the cemetery for technology jargon.""Cyberia"" is here; surely no one uses this play on words anymore, unless you can't come up with a name for your Internet

Published on: April 23rd, 2002 Shane Schick

The trials of Bill Gates

When Bill Gates walked on stage to deliver his keynote speech at the 20th anniversary of the Comdex Fall trade show in Las Vegas four years ago, the audience probably wondered whether he

Published on: April 22nd, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

I just wanted to take a moment to say how very much I enjoy Shane's columns - well written, informative and frequently entertaining. In fact, if I only have time to read one

Published on: April 19th, 2002 Readers

Get a grip on handheld security

I consider this column to be a democratic forum. By that, I try to make sure everyone -- or issue -- gets a turn on the hot seat.For example, in the past, I've

Published on: April 19th, 2002 John Saunders