Thursday, August 17, 2006Teens target for creative recruitment Canadian universities and ICT industry associations are targeting students, trying to sway them into pursuing a computer science program, as part of a comprehensive drive to spur greater IT enrolment.
Thursday, July 27, 2006Going high tech in Alberta courts Not only does virtual technology enhance communication, it can also be used to boost safety and security - at least that's the plan for Alberta's justice system.
Thursday, February 23, 2006Ambrose to co chair Crossing Boundaries Federal Environment Minister Rona Ambrose is to be co-chair of the Crossing Boundaries National Council, formed to promote the development of Canada as an information society.
Sunday, August 21, 2005IAnywhere readies 'Jasper' database IAnywhere Solutions Inc. plans to offer the first details on Monday about the next big upgrade to its SQL Anywhere mobile database software, and said developers can register now to try out the beta. The Sybase Inc. subsidiary said it would discuss the software, code-named Jasper, at Sybase's TechWave user conference in Las Vegas, which started over the weekend.
Thursday, March 18, 2004Societies united Canada - and inflamed the Cold War It has been nearly 44 years since several Western Canadian computer professionals first got together and formed a society to discuss growing activity in IT - the Calgary Computer and Data Processing Society.
Friday, November 28, 2003Privacy clock strikes midnight As of Jan. 1, all Canadian companies will have to abide by the rules and regulations set forth by Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronics Document Act (PIPEDA). Yet by all accounts, thousands of companies are still far from ready, and further still from understanding the implications of the Act.
Thursday, May 01, 2003Different stories: e-commerce law at work In my previous article, I provided an overview of those provisions of the Uniform Electronic Commerce Act (UECA) that specifically relate to government.
Wednesday, February 26, 2003Alberta prosecutor to fight high-tech crime Steven Bilodeau has become Canada’s first full-time Crown prosecutor committed to criminal cases involving technology.
Thursday, May 02, 2002I wanna be a digital cowboy Funny how round numbers and periods of introspection seem to arrive together. I turned 40 a couple of weeks back, and (I hope to God) I’m coming to the tail end of a rather brutal period of self-reflection and thinking about the work we do — no surprise when that work takes up so many of our available hours.
Thursday, March 21, 2002IT turning science inside out “Take them to the CAVE,” intones a voice from the back of the rather ordinary-looking elevator crammed with journalists. The doors open to reveal a dark-veiled room hidden deep within the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine, and what lies beyond the curtains just may hold the answers to some of the world’s great mysteries.
Wednesday, October 31, 2001Age is an asset, say greying workers Some experienced high-tech workers say age discrimination is not prohibiting them from functioning effectively within their organizations.
Thursday, August 24, 2000TELUS offers new screening, routing monitoring services Burnaby, B.C.-based Telus has launched a series of new customized services for businesses in British Columbia and Alberta to better serve their customers and reduce costs, according to the company.