Everyone’s a CPO

I'm not sure what happened when a doctor from Sick Kids left his hard drive in the middle of Pearson International Airport, but I'm willing to bet he didn't go running to the

Published on: September 1st, 2007 Shane Schick

Widgets while you work

SAP recently created a new business division to focus on the business users, bringing together many of the front-end products SAP has acquired. The tools are intended to help users display their enterprise

Published on: June 25th, 2007 Dave Webb

Converged IP may guard data: Survey

A recent survey commissioned by AT&T and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit polled close to 400 people from Canada and around the world about their network security concerns. According to the research,

Published on: May 14th, 2007 Shane Schick

Smart Systems for Health stung by privacy review

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) published a report lambasting the SSHA, which is involved with a range of activities that include identity management, portal services and securing e-mail.The IPC review

Published on: May 8th, 2007 Shane Schick

IT execs seek Master’s degree in software management

Carnegie Mellon West has set a deadline of June 1 for applications to its Master of Science (MS) degree in software management program, which will be offered on a part-time basis at its

Published on: May 3rd, 2007 Shane Schick

ORION expands its network reach to service Ontario R&E community

Ontario's Optical Regional Advanced Network has finished installing optical networking equipment intended to boost the availability and coverage of its services to researchers across the province.The upgrade, which began late in 2005, expands

Published on: April 27th, 2007 Shane Schick

Budget shaves capital cost allowance

The increase in the capital cost allowance (CCA) rate to 55 per cent from 45 per cent was included among several other measures, including the rate for non-residential buildings and natural gas distribution

Published on: April 17th, 2007 Shane Schick

Old-school apps get a Web 2.0 makeover

While the launch of Google Apps last month offered corporate users an online alternative to Microsoft Office, old standbys in the personal productivity space are trying to make sure they don't get left

Published on: April 4th, 2007 Shane Schick

Outsourcing may call for

In Bringing IT Back Part A: The Early Termination of Outsourcing Contracts, Toronto-based analyst Mark Schrutt looks at how several high-profile deals between corporate customers and third-party providers have ended. Schrutt, who recently

Published on: March 28th, 2007 Jay Scherr

Siemens takes HiPath to fixed-mobile convergence market

Corporate enterprises may only be taking baby steps towards fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), but that isn't stopping Siemens from delivering a product to bridge office, cellular, and wireless networks.The company announced HiPath MobileConnect, which

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Shane Schick

Symantec casts

Code-named Hamlet, Symantec plans to launch the product in the second quarter of this year, executives told a group of Canadian customers at CIO Engage a one-day, invite-only user conference it hosted late

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick

Dell seeks direct feedback from users

In Canada, for example, Dell expects to double its employee base this year, according to general manager Greg Davis. Most of the new hires will be for its contact centre in Edmonton. At

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick

CIOs lash out at compliance pressures

Canadian CIOs say their efforts to bring IT systems into compliance with government regulations have made them far less efficient and have brought little value other than being able to say “no” to

Published on: March 20th, 2007 Shane Schick

Servers are getting too hot to handle

Most Canadians find themselves getting sick of the cold by March, but infrastructure providers and Gartner Inc. are forecasting an extreme heat alert in the data centre that could bring down enterprise servers.At

Published on: March 11th, 2007 Shane Schick