One IT project at a time

<!---->What has changed is the degree to which they have set up formal project management offices and the kind of relationships they have with other parts of the business. They are also being

Published on: April 20th, 2007 CC Staff

One IT project at a time (Part II)

<!---->Mark Roman, CIO at University of VictoriaHow do you choose the project management tools you use?First we defined our information systems governance process. Our next step was to define the link between our

Published on: April 20th, 2007 CC Staff

One IT project at a time (Part I)

<!---->Dave Maloney, Project Manager of Paradigm Shift Technology GroupHow do you choose the project management tools you use?Previous experiences have established knowledge about what works for me. Each new company has their own

Published on: April 18th, 2007 CC Staff

E-Learning innovator – Dr. Claude Frasson

Dr. Claude Frasson E-learning innovator EntrepreneurWork Experience Founder of uMind, a Montreal firm specializing in e-learning software developed during a long academic career “The platform (uSim and uLearn) asks the learner about various

Published on: April 18th, 2007 CC Staff

Don’t fear freedom

Cory Doctorow isn't scary - just scary-smart. He dropped out of university in 1992 to program CD-ROMs and design Web sites, founded an open source peer-to-peer software company that sold for $17 million

Published on: April 9th, 2007 EDGE Staff

We’re not in the boardroom yet, soom CIOs say

The Waterloo area is already known as a hotbed of successful Canadian technology startups such as Research In Motion and Open Text, and Google has established its Canadian presence there. Communitech, however, wants

Published on: April 9th, 2007 EDGE Staff

Paul E.Rummell – CIO at large

Paul E. RummellCIO at largeSelf-employedCareer Highlights The Government of Canada's first CIO, 1997-1998. “It was one of those things I didn't seek. They came to me. There had been a blueprint established to

Published on: March 26th, 2007 CC Staff

The road to hiring IT professionals gets longer:

“If you had said to me in 2001, ‘I've got a C++ developer,' the guy could have walked on water and he'd have been struggling to get a job because all the development

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Kathleen Sibley

CIPS, CATA plan joint effort on ISP designation

The Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) have signed a memorandum of agreement that will include a national study on the value of Information Systems Professional of

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Eurocom launches gaming notebook

Wireless Eurocom launches gaming notebook D900C Phantom Eurocom launches its Gaming Notebook with FSB1066, 600GB of HDD with RAID 5, Intel Pentium Core 2 Extreme and Nvidia modular MXM-HE SLI technology.Eurocom introduced the Eurocom

Published on: March 20th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Darlene Goren – Hudson’s Bay Co.

Darlene Goren Hudson's Bay Co. In the job since: July 2006Work experience Senior vice-president, information technology, Hudson's Bay Co. (Hbc) “There are two areas I'm focusing on. One is transforming the IS organization

Published on: March 6th, 2007 CC Staff

Best practices the key to telecommuting

There are a lot of benefits to telework, including increased productivity, retention and morale. But if a telework program isn't rolled out correctly, it can lead to problems and even failureOf Canada's approximately

Published on: March 6th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

CIO Roundtable

CIOs spend a lot of money on their IT infrastructure, but talent is becoming even more expensive.In its recently released Salary Guide, Robert Half Technology said compensation for entry-level staff will jump 3.5

Published on: February 23rd, 2007 Martin Slofstra

Lessons in Grid Computing

“How'd you like to read book on grid computing?” I asked my boss. “About as much as having my spleen removed without anesthetic,” he replied.“Well, it could be less painful than that,” I

Published on: February 7th, 2007 Howard Solomon