NRC, UNB researchers developing intelligent e-mail tool

A National Research Council scientist is developing a tool inspired by social networking software that will rank, filter and distribute e-mail messages to Canadian emergency services departments.The application, called EM-Flow, will use intelligent

Published on: September 15th, 2006 Shane Schick

The role of IT and telecommunications technologies in improving productivity

Sabia, president and chief executive officer of BCE Inc., said not enough companies are taking full advantage of information and communications technologies, and Canadian telecom regulations stifle innovation because they protect competitors, rather

Published on: July 20th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

The concept of the paperless office still lives on at Microsoft

Is it still part of the IT department's mission to create the paperless office? I thought people acknowledged the futility of that objective years ago. Apparently, not - at least not at Microsoft.I

Published on: June 2nd, 2006 Charles Whaley

News Briefs – DND

The Department of National Defence is boosting the throughput of the satellite technology it uses to provide communications to troops in the field -- as well as the speed at which it can

Published on: April 11th, 2006 ITBusiness Staff


What do you think of when someone mentions the topic of network security? Encrypting messages? Strong authentication? Public and private keys? For some, security is also about blocking messages from scammers that try

Published on: February 1st, 2006 ITBusiness Staff

An express item

When Longo Brothers Fruit Markets, a family-run independent grocer in Ontario, announced it would acquire Grocery Gateway's online grocery business last August, the plan was to expand business and offer more options to

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Converged networks give IT administrators security concerns

The report, which examined the network security habits of executives and workers in more than 50 countries, was conducted last summer and included interviews with 35 Canadian executives. Forty-seven per cent of respondents

Published on: December 12th, 2005 Neil Sutton