Leading waste hauler sues SAP claiming ERP rollout a ‘complete failure’

The trash-disposal giant Waste Management is suing SAP, saying top SAP executives participated in a fraudulent sales scheme that resulted in a failed ERP (enterprise resource planning) implementation. Waste Management said it is

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

Managing electronic data retention effectively – a 10 point plan

As if you aren't busy enough, you now play the role of protector of electronically stored information.With new regulations and the recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, legal departments are

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Paul D'Arcy

Typosquatters make millions in domain name trade

A civil suit filed in Florida by Dell and its Alienware subsidiary is giving insight into the enormous sums of money that can be made by creating Web pages full of advertising links.In

Published on: February 5th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Barracuda takes on TrendMicro in open-source patent battle

Security vendor Barracuda Networks is rallying support in a patent fight with Trend Micro over its use of the open-source ClamAV application.Barracuda on Tuesday plans to launch a special Web site where it

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Tom Sanders

Small contractors at mercy of the primes in large government IT contracts

Due to the proposed PWGSC procurement changes, many large and mid-sized contractors fear a situation which would lock many of them out of contracting directly with the Crown.Well, guess what? There are –

Published on: September 15th, 2006 Dan Perley

Cape Breton police use IBM open source tools to analyze investigations

The Cape Breton Regional Police are preparing to use an open source database tool to analyze information about their investigations - starting with a murder case that's already been solved.Officials from the police

Published on: September 15th, 2006 Shane Schick

For once, Microsoft was actually in the right

Here I am, a long-time user and advocate of IT openness, now deeply involved through the Canadian Association for Open Source (CLUE) in the promotion of open source and open standards, finding myself

Published on: July 13th, 2006 Evan Leibovitch

RIM faces fresh patent fight

Less than two months after the resolution of its patent dispute with NTP, Research in Motion Inc. is facing a new threat from U.S. mobility company Visto Corp.Brian Bogosian, Visto chairman, president and

Published on: June 2nd, 2006 Neil Sutton

WorkSafeBC streamlines appeals process

When injured workers go to WorkSafeBC to collect or appeal their compensation, the type of assistance they get largely depends on how case workers interpret the laws and policies governing the compensation board.

Published on: March 7th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Supreme Court rules against RIM in BlackBerry battle

At press time, the highest court in the U.S. had shot down Research In Motion's request to review a previous ruling in the high-profile patent infringement case against the BlackBerry maker.RIM had asked

Published on: March 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki