Interview: Kerry Munro on the new Canada Post

This week, we speak to Kerry Munro, group president of Canada Post's company's digital delivery network, about the growth of its e-commerce platform over the years.  (If you cannot play the embedded audio,

Published on: July 20th, 2012 Dave Webb

Second Life has potential for public sector, says analyst

Governments have been taking tentative steps towards establishing a presence in the virtual world. And while the business case may yet to be proven, there is potential for the public sector to utilize

Published on: January 25th, 2008 Lisa Williams

The whys and wherefores of outsourcing

Cost savings, risk reduction, and freeing up internal IT staff – are three of the commonest reasons why companies outsource IT projects. And while cost savings undoubtedly tops the list, making it the

Published on: June 23rd, 2005 Ryan B. Patrick

Governments eyed early computers for lotteries, traffic and letters

The 1950s saw the first appearance of generally available computers, which led governments at all levels to begin exploring their possible use. At the time Ontario's Highway 401 was only a fraction of

Published on: April 15th, 2004 Bernard Hodson

Microsoft opens up Visio schemas

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced it has released documentation that allows corporate and third-party developers to take full advantage of the XML-based schemas, called DatadiagramML, in its Office Visio diagramming tool.The move will

Published on: April 14th, 2004 Ed Scannell

AT&T Canada endures shakeup

The past several weeks have produced good and bad news at AT&T Canada Inc. However, all of the company's recent noise begs questions about its ability to succeed and serve customers well, according

Published on: May 1st, 2003 Albert Leonardo

Quick Hits

For those of you who have sent packages through the mail that were never received, you may just find those items online. According to Canada Post, every year the postal service ends up

Published on: October 31st, 2002 No Author

Canada Post and CGI negotiating to create IT firm

Although still in the nascent stages, Canada Post Corp. and CGI Group Inc. have announced Wednesday they are creating a jointly owned IT company.Representatives from both companies could not provide any further details,

Published on: September 13th, 2001 Ryan B. Patrick

Looking for the bottom line

You've heard it all by now. The Internet is supposed to change the way we shop, interact and even the way we think. Kiss the "old economy" goodbye, vendors and other proponents say,

Published on: November 30th, 1999 Michael MacMillan