Jobs are up but skill sets are missing

While The number of IT job openings is going up, an estimated four per cent according to numbers supplied by recruting firm CNC Global Ltd., employers may be having trouble finding the right

Published on: February 1st, 2006 ITBusiness Staff

Who’s the boss in technology user groups?

It’s clear most user groups wouldn’t exist without the support — financial and otherwise — of the vendors whose products they’re built around. That raises an important question: How independent are those groups

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Grant Buckler

Panel encourages business to regard privacy as a tool for growth

When dealing with privacy issues, enterprises must move beyond fear and look at security as the key innovator to fuel growth, according to privacy experts.Speaking to a roomful of security, IT and executive

Published on: December 20th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

SHRC co-op program offers IT grads a leg up

The Software Human Resource Council has secured a three-year contract with the federal government to provide funding for the Career Focus program, an initiative intended to assist IT employers with hiring recent IT

Published on: December 7th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

The smart money is on tapping into creative genius

Business Week recently devoted an entire issue of its magazine to the theme of creativity, suggesting we may be in the midst of a significant transition from the Information Age to the Conceptual

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Flavian DeLima

ICDL certification provides self-esteem boost

A Canadian mother who once lived with her family in a homeless shelter has managed to win international recognition for her computer skills, work towards a college diploma and land a job at

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Shane Schick

Proper planning can help project managers avoid raging fires

What kind of Project Manager are you: The explorer or the firefighter?I have a riddle for you. If successful project managers spend 90 per cent of his time communicating and 40 per cent

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Rob Black

Leading techniqiues

Leadership is about motivating and inspiring your IT team to produce extraordinary results, despite the chaos resulting from unprecedented business change going on in most organizations today. Here are five techniques to help

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Dr. Nancy MacKay

Book Review

When I have to face a problem, I often look for a book to find the answers. If I'm lucky, it offers a range of solutions that are almost a perfect fit with

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Howard Solomon

Privacy on Trial

Privacy, once lost, is impossible to regain. Maintaining privacy against the inroads of commercial interests and protecting it so that only those with authorization can access it has become a do-good and do-no-harm

Published on: November 18th, 2005 Andrew Allentuck