Monday, July 21, 2008Record-setting spectrum auction ends Bell, Rogers and Telus grabbed most of the licences, but two cablecos and a long-distance provider seem about to become new wireless carriers
Sunday, June 08, 2008IBM's Toronto lab looks back on 25 years of DB2 When Big Blue launched its first relational database, it didn’t take long for the Canadian arm to get involved. One of the original developers discusses the product that influenced Oracle and Microsoft
Monday, June 02, 2008Canadian public sector heads to Lac Carling to bone up on Web 2.0 Sue Corke doesn't have to be a Web 2.0 devotee to know that online technologies have the potential to drastically improve service delivery. "I don't use it myself," she admitted of tools such as blogs, wikis and social networking sites such as Facebook. "My kids use it a lot."
Thursday, May 01, 2008The Wireless Spectrum Playoffs, Round 3 Our series on some of the lesser-known potential players in the upcoming May auction for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum continues. Today: a data-first play from a couple Canadian telecom vets, a co-op from Manitoba and more
Sunday, February 10, 2008Nortel and 724 Solutions partner on enterprise to mobile messaging Santa Barbara, Calif.-based 724 Solutions Inc., a company originally located in Toronto, will use Nortel technology to enable seamless messaging
Tuesday, January 29, 2008Dell Canada cuts jobs at Ottawa call centre The company backtracks on plans to double the size of its workforce in Canada's capital city as part of an overall workforce reduction program
Thursday, January 24, 2008For sale: Toronto Hydro Telecom One analyst thinks some buyers may only want One Zone, or the fibre network, while another predicts Bell will want to pre-empt Telus. One city councillor doesn’t think the city should be in the telecom business
Tuesday, January 15, 2008TeraGo continues expansion across country Wireless internet provider now offers service in 40 cities
Thursday, January 10, 2008Montrealers claim to lead Canada in free Wi-Fi Ile Sans Fils has helped 155 companies setup free wireless hot spots for businesses in Quebec's biggest city. Why is Ottawa such a different environment?
Sunday, December 16, 2007Online RFID courses come to Canada Toronto firm teams with RFID4U to offer e-learning courses
Wednesday, November 21, 2007Technology isn't always the solution, say health care execs Canadian health care workers are facing increasing challenges when it comes to the management of chronic disease. According to health care industry experts at a recent health care roundtable in Toronto, technology alone is not the solution; it's increased collaboration.
Wednesday, October 31, 2007InterGovWorld.com community blogs InterGovWorld.com readers write back
Thursday, October 25, 2007Canadian WiMax tests show teething troubles Engineers testing a new mobile WiMAX service southern Ontario are getting conflicting results as they experiment with gear from Alcatel-Lucent and Motorola.
Sunday, September 09, 2007SecTor conference spawns IT Security Week It’s being described as a mini-Black Hat, but attendees will be working for the good side. Organizers distinguish their event with InfoSecurity Canada
Tuesday, July 31, 2007Emergency room project - just what the doctor ordered Unnecessary visits, especially by seniors, were clogging Toronto’s emergency rooms. But a milestone I.T. project has changed the situation dramatically, in some cases reducing the number of visiting patients by over half. Here’s an inside look at the SIMS partnership’s emergency room notification project, which won an award of excellence at last year’s Canadian Information Productivity Awards.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007CANARIE completes Western Canada upgrade The addition of new optical equipment will allow the high-speed network for government and university researchers to quadruple its bandwidth , according to its CTO. Get more details on the cost savings
Tuesday, July 10, 2007British Telecom touts Canadian presence British Telecom (BT) outlined its value proposition for the Canadian market during a press briefing in Toronto Wednesday morning.
Thursday, June 07, 2007New online resource a one-stop shop for IT security standards Canadian IT security professionals said they are receptive to an online resource launched by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) that’s essentially a one-stop-shop for finding information on global IT security standards.
Monday, June 04, 2007Primus adds Canadian data centre strategy A managed service provider is expanding its IT infrastructure footprint to meet the needs of the security, storage and Web hosting market
Monday, May 28, 2007Toronto firm snags prestigious new media award MyThum Interactive – a Toronto-based mobile media company – has won the Canadian New Media Awards' Company of the Year Award, widely considered the most prestigious new media accolade in this country.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007Canadian companies must 'urgently address' security skills gap Nearly half of all companies here experiencing security breaches over the past five years, according to a recent survey
Tuesday, May 15, 2007Dissecting the 'IT talent crunch' – our readers speak out Each time we report on the so-called "IT skills crunch" we're flooded with a volley of letters from readers - many of whom have strong views on the topic. This article brings together a very wide assortment of our readers letters on what's is undoubtedly one of the most controversial issues in the industry.
Thursday, March 15, 2007Podcamp Toronto 2007: Corporate podcasts link staff, enhance marketing strategy There's definitely a burgeoning trend towards podcasting as the new arsenal of choice for corporate communication, said a Toronto-based podcasting expert
Tuesday, February 13, 2007Online registry to reveal municipal lobbying Toronto residents will soon be able to discover, with a few keystrokes, who is lobbying for what contracts at City Hall when the city introduces the first online lobbyist registry in Canada. The city hopes the registry will allow citizens to track negotiations and help establish a legitimate process.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007Nortel to slash 2,900 jobs Nortel Networks announced Wednesday it will lay off 2,900 employees, and shift some 1,000 additional positions to cheaper overseas locations