Why podcasting hasn’t hit primetime…yet

Last week, I said something in a Slashdot posting that rubbed people the wrong way. I compared Twitter to podcasting, asking whether Twitter's competition and revenue-related challenges would relegate the service to the

Published on: April 17th, 2008 Ian Lamont

Simple ways to create and effectively use podcasts

In the fast-paced 24/7 environment of E-Comm 911 Inc., the Vancouver region's emergency services call centre, it can be a challenge to keep their 400 employees in the corporate loop.But the centre has

Published on: April 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Embrace social networking before it’s too late, experts caution

Terms such as "Web 2.0", "Enterprise 2.0" and "social networking in the enterprise" are bandied around rather freely these days.Senior executives realize they had better wrap their corporate heads around the reality these

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Brian Jackson

Web 2.0 skills that advance your career and where to get them.

"Web 2.0" is a phrase that's been around for a few years, but it still has some uncertainty around it. Is it just marketing hype, or does it represent a substantial change in

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

Wiki your way to a smarter staff

As businesses cautiously integrate Web 2.0 tools into their daily operations, small and large scale corporations can look to a Canadian not-for-profit organization on how to take use the technology for workplace training.Taking

Published on: September 11th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

A word with Michael Dell

Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the only celeb in town, at least for IT types. Michael Dell direct PC sales king Michael Dell was also in town and put aside some time to talk about

Published on: June 7th, 2007 Dave Webb

Conserving our white space

With a mandated switch to digital transmission mandated for 2009 in the U.S., tech firms south of the border are pressuring the FCC to leave some of the freed-up radio spectrum unlicensed and

Published on: April 16th, 2007 Dave Webb