How the “incredible three” used IT to solve business problems

Even among a stellar crowd, it is possible to find the few who rise head and shoulders above their peers. The people whom we feature in our 'Ones to Watch' program have one

Published on: April 3rd, 2008 Balaji Narasimhan and Kanika Goswami

Your R&D department is…everywhere

In tech projects, as everyday life, the whole is often more powerful than the sum of its parts. Way more powerful. Technology clusters exemplify this principle. Clusters – as defined by the National

Published on: February 29th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Future looks bright for Ottawa tech clusters

Companies comprising the technology cluster in the Ottawa region can look forward to a very promising future in the next few years but entrepreneurs have to look beyond the U.S. market to achieve

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

MIT studes run supercomputer on pedal power

A team of ten Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students powered a supercomputer by pedalling bicycles. The 20-minute exercise earned the world record for human-powered computing (HPC) for the Massachusetts university team.They powered

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Chris Mellor

What SMBs want for Christmas

This Christmas, kids may be wishing for the latest Hannah Montana Doll or LEGO Creator Monster Dino, but SMBs have a slightly different wish list. It's not so much about the coolest gadgets,

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Part Four: Transformation and InnovationTime for Change

Long-term success is all about changing well in advance of being forced to do so, yet a lot of organizations either change too slowly or live in denial. "The first thing is you'd

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Part Four: Transformation and InnovationSeven steps for successful business transformation

While transformation or drastic change has become a necessity for some companies, transformation for the sake of transformation isn't the answer either. Knowing when the status quo isn't working anymore – and when

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Part Two: Innovation and TransformationCreative Thinking

ITB: Is there recognition of the importance of innovation in the business world?Pliniussen:Queen's has a core course in creativity and innovation as part of our MBA program. Some schools have an elective …

Published on: November 13th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Firms see link between innovation and technology – Part II

<!----> Paul Nitsotolis IT Application Developer Multimatic Markham, Ont. Product: Auto parts Do you rely on internal IT staff, or would you rather outsource? Where does your innovation come from? We rely on

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Firms see link between innovation and technology – Part I

<!---->Peter BurnsDirector, Information ServicesHigh Liner Foods Inc.Lunenburg, N.S.Product: SeafoodDo you rely on internal IT staff, or would you rather outsource? Where does your innovation come from?Our internal IT staff is partnered with specific

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Martin Slofstra