Calgary Public Library reads up on VoIP

Canada’s second-largest public library system has is hoping to demonstrate the value of Alberta’s ambitious SuperNet project by creating advanced services based on its recently installed IP telephony system.The Calgary Public Library finished

Published on: November 17th, 2005 Shane Schick

Lawful Access turns up the heat on ISPs

The Canadian government introduced long-awaited legislation Tuesday that will force ISPs to hand over subscriber records and other data to police during investigations, potentially creating costs that an industry associations hopes will be

Published on: November 15th, 2005 Shane Schick

Geac sold, divisions broken up

Geac, which started out as a systems integrator and later became an acquisitive player in the mid-market enterprise software space, said its brand name would disappear and its business broken up following its

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Shane Schick

In conversation with Martin Buckland

The Technology Revolution of the past two decades has made an impact on the employment market that equals the impact of the Industrial Revolution. There are thousands of new careers that have come

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Carolyn Weaver

You have Google mail

Like many a new christmas toy, my Google mail account was something I coveted - that is, until I finally got what I wanted. Then it went largely ignored. I had wanted to

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Certifiably prepped thanks to e-learning tool

Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is putting an e-learning tool to the test in order to help students prepare for exams.The association, which represents 15,000 CMAs and 4,000 students and candidates in the

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Neil Sutton

Maybe a little fear of torture is what developers need

If you believe that Microsoft doesn’t know what users really think when they get that irksome little dialogue box that apologizes for the inconvenience after their software blows up, and asks them for

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Lynn Greiner

Ontrac decides on a custom-built CRM solution

“We wanted a totally customizable solution,” says Dwight Corcoran, vice-president of sales and marketing at Peterborough, Ont.-based Ontrac. “We wanted to manage the design ourselves, essentially to get the look, feel and functionality.

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Web hosting keeps GTAA site flying

In a typical month, the Greater Toronto Airport Authority's Web site can have anywhere between a 110,000 and 130,000 unique visitors. But when a snowstorm hits or an accident such as the Air

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

ADP studies Cognos customers’

While ADP Canada mulls its upgrade path to a set of Cognos 8 tools, the HR services giant is also looking ways to improve software management through a set of best practices blueprints.Ottawa

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Neil Sutton

Woodbine Entertainment bets on GroupWise

Microsoft’s Exchange and Windows may be the front-runners, but Toronto-based race-track operator Woodbine Entertainment Group has placed its bets on Novell Inc.’s GroupWise collaboration software running on a SUSE Linux server and on

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Grant Buckler

The quest for integration nirvana

In this roundtable discussion, our panelists share that the demand for accountability is just one of the motivating factors driving organizations to improve how their systems and applications interact with one another.PARTICIPANTS:Tim Fry,

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Batteries, laps not included

Let's be perfectly clear: a desktop replacement laptop computer is not meant for laps - not unless you want to sacrifice the circulation in your legs. Let's be perfectly clear: a desktop replacement

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Lynn Greiner

The rules of business scorecarding: Garbage in, garbage out

During the recent Project Management Institute conference in Toronto, one of the Microsoft Project product managers from Redmond gave a presentation on a soon-to-be-released product called Business Scorecard Manager. The product, which is

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Chris Vandersluis