Tuesday, January 08, 2008Offsite backup a snug fit for Adidas Canada Working with outside experts doesn't just save time and resources; auditors love it, too, an exec says. Also, does storing your data in Canada protect it from the Patriot Act?
Monday, January 07, 2008Electronic Product Stewardship Canada The Atlantic Canada Electronics Stewardship is formed to help local industry make the transition to a program that will handle disposal of desktops, printers and eventually cell phones
Monday, January 07, 2008Patriot versus PIPEDA: A second opinion Two laws stand on completely different philosophical ground. Two lawyers tell us what happens when they collide.
Sunday, December 16, 2007Online RFID courses come to Canada Toronto firm teams with RFID4U to offer e-learning courses
Tuesday, December 04, 2007Prof uses YouTube, Facebook in copyright fight The University of Ottawa's Michael Geist has long been an outspoken critic of a potential Canadian counterpart to the U.S. Digital Millenium Copyright Act. Now he's using social networking tools to take awareness up a notch
Thursday, November 29, 2007Five skills network admins need now The job has evolved since the 1990s, and so has the skill set admins have to bring to the table day to day. Veteran educator Jason Eckert discusses the changing skills landscape
Wednesday, November 28, 2007Service Canada opens new centre for Quebec's Inuit community Service Canada has opened a new service centre in Kuujjuaq, located in northern Quebec, to better serve the needs of the Inuit population in Nunavik, Quebec, according to a statement issued by the federal agency.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007Banyan Commerce aims to address RFID compliance The RFID Express solution is built on the software as a service framework, and aims to deal with EDI, data synchronization and bar coding
Tuesday, November 20, 2007Private Avaya must make some public noise The networking equipment market needs a nimble No. 2 player. Plus, would you buy a unified communications suite from Microsoft?
Thursday, November 08, 2007Five tips to kick start your public sector career Public Works and Government Services Canada has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at filling over 300 positions within the department. PWGSC assistant deputy minister of human resources Diane Lorenzato recently spoke with Intergovworld.com and offered some tips on how to get a leg up on your public sector job hunt.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007Currency of collaboration As the Canadian dollar hits record-highs and governments find themselves in a strong fiscal position, many public sector leaders are asking how Canada can take advantage of this opportunity. To compete on a global scale, governments need to create an open and collaborative environment to foster innovation in a booming economy.
Thursday, November 01, 2007Environment Canada opens up to open source Environment Canada is using an open source model for its Model of the Environment and Temperature of Roads (METRo) forecasting system, in an effort to help provide the community of meteorologists and road maintainers with accurate forecasting software. The system has recently been freely distributed by Environment Canada under General Public Licence.
Monday, October 29, 2007Brother Canada taps VeriSign for e-commerce security The printer manufacturer chose Extended Validation SSL Certificates from Verisign encourage people to shop without fear on its recently-launched a business-to-consumer Web site
Thursday, October 25, 2007Upgrade or else: Extreme legacy makeovers Migrating from legacy applications such as content management or business intelligence systems can be an intimidating and expensive task. When to climb out of the money pit
Tuesday, October 23, 2007Through the maze of the Web The idea of a semantic Web with its own taxonomy was siderailed by Web 2.0. But some people continue to quietly work on it.
Monday, October 22, 2007Broadband to the boonies - promise vs. reality A look back and ahead at the Inukshuk service for delivering broadband to underserved Canadian communities
Wednesday, October 10, 2007Bell Canada standardizes on Avaya for IP systems Canada's largest phone company forms a major partnership that will be aimed at getting a greater share of the Canadian call centre market. Executives explain the scope of the relationship
Wednesday, October 10, 2007Health care's Holy Grail - Workable ways to reduce wait-times The federal and provincial governments are also collaborating on ways that IT can cut the waiting for many services such as cancer treatment and hip replacement. Canada Health Infoway says IT could make booking health care as easy as ordering airline tickets. Wanted: Workable ways to reduce wait-times.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007SLIDE SHOW: The thrill of ITIL in 10 simple steps CIOs who have successfully used 'The Information Technology Infrastructure Library' (ITIL) to improve IT performance and services now offer you 10 tested and true ways to reap the same benefits.
Thursday, September 27, 2007Xerox Canada survey: Immigrants bring innovation The document firm's research facility may boast a multi-cultural staff, but the same isn't true in most enterprises. A look at how diversity can foster new ideas for business IT strategies
Tuesday, September 25, 2007TJX mishandled private data, Commissioner says The owner of Winners and HomeSense stores should have moved to a better encryption standard to protect its wireless networks from the breach that affected more than 45 million people, according to a Canadian investigation
Tuesday, September 18, 2007In Canada, your picture's worth a thousand words for privacy Walk down the street in the U.S. and your image belongs to anyone and everyone. But walk down the street in Canada and that image is yours and you own it. This is because strict privacy laws in Canada govern all collection, use and disclosure in the course of commercial activity, according to Canadian privacy lawyer David Fraser.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007Industry groups plan global IT accreditation The Canadian Information Processing society joins forces with counterparts in Britain and Australia to craft a credential that would recognize technology expertise anywhere in the world. Microsoft is already offering its support
Monday, September 03, 2007Canadian retailers miss PCI-DSS deadline Visa and others want U.S. merchants compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard by Sept. 30, but most Canadian companies are still not ready, industry experts say
Friday, August 31, 2007Canadian IT execs prepare for a change of SOX The Japanese version of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to be enacted next April will provide previously lacking guidance for IT departments around ensuring internal controls meet compliance requirements, according to Canadian analysts.