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 attention on security that came after the terrorist attacks of 2001. E-government remains a

Canadian priority with the federal government’s plans for complete online services by 2005. Outsourcing was a natural response to the challenging economic climate.

Let me know if I’m off the mark, and submit the biggest issues you think affected the industry this year. We’ll pay more attention to them as 2003 unfolds.

The year in privacy

How Canadians fared in the protection of personal information over 2002

The year in outsourcing

A look back at the enterprise’s search for partners in 2002

The year in e-government

We can download PDFs for key services, but that’s only a first step


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