Web 2.0 champions are too enthusiastic about sharing

Apparently Web 1.0 Web sites have reached their expiry date and must be discarded and replaced with Web 2.0 editions. That's the way it sounds from reading all of the online press out

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Grant Buckler

Businesses can learn a thing or two from home PCs

How completely things have changed. Twenty-five years ago, most people thought home computers were pointless. Even 10 years ago, they were more the exception than the rule. Cell phones and handheld computers were

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Grant Buckler

Go ahead – make those snap judgements

A few years ago I met with a hiring manager who left me waiting in his office while he finished up a meeting. His office looked cozy and pleasing - with plants, holiday

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Flavian DeLima

The way companies innovate is changing

Nicholas Donofrio, IBM's executive vice-president of innovation and technology, is too smart to be simply following in the footsteps of other failed IT prognosticators such as Thomas Watson and Bill Gates when he

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Tim Warner

The finger points at IT when projects fail

CALGARY - Whether it's a huge software integration project or ensuring financial systems are compliant, enterprise IT is at risk because business units are abdicating their responsibility, a conference for CIOs was told

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Sources-May/June 2006

Book Review "Naked Conversations: How Blogs are Changing the way businesses talk with customers," by Robert Scoble and Shel IsraelIs Blog a four-letter Word? For many C-level executives facing employees asking permission to

Published on: May 25th, 2006 EDGE Staff

IT governance efforts no longer a priority

An IT Governance Institute survey of C-level executives indicates that security and compliance issues have moved to the bottom of the pile, as far as IT is concerned.The study is the result of

Published on: May 25th, 2006 Neil Sutton

The Emergence of the Chief Service Officer

Very few corporations currently have a Chief Service Officer on their payroll, just five per cent according to those polled in a recent study.But as more product categories become commoditized, as product-based profit

Published on: March 23rd, 2006 EDGE Staff

Book Review

I was thinking about Niccolo Machiavelli while reading Beyond Reason, which tries to teach techniques for controlling emotions while negotiating.Machiavelli, who wrote provocatively about the use of power, might have approved of the

Published on: March 23rd, 2006 Howard Solomon

Breaking the Bubble

Networking should mean more to CIOs than just connecting PCs; it's a way of building relationships and gaining different viewpoints and ideas on technology and organizational issues. Far too many CIOs fail to

Published on: March 23rd, 2006 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Pre-sell your ideas before you present them in a meeting

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles” — Sun-Tzu, The Art of WarIn my last column I announced a New Year’s resolution

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Rob Black

Making the case for case management

Sarah Kramer is the provincial vice-president and chief information officer of Cancer Care Ontario in Toronto. CCO is focused on improving the quality, accountability and innovation of cancer services, and is rolling out

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Martin Slofstra