Thursday, September 24, 2009The citizen is always right, Ontario services chief says You have to go where your customers are, Ontario’s Deputy Minister of Government Services Ron McKerlie told public services staff at Showcase Ontario Wednesday. The provincial government services chief lays out his plan for the future delivery of IT services
Sunday, June 07, 2009Atria Networks gets deeper into wireless The purchase of another municipal utility's telco network adds a residential wireless system to its portfolio. An executive says this may offer more choices to business customers
Sunday, June 07, 2009Departing eHealth Ontario boss gets hefty separation package Sarah Kramer, former eHealth Ontario president and CEO, will reportedly receive $317,000 in severance. A technology analyst says it's high time for government agencies to cultivate in-house IT talent
Tuesday, May 12, 2009Ontario fibre provider to add managed voice services Atria Networks will start offering voice services this summer in a bid to offer a "triple play" to businesses. Also this summer it will boost its network speed to 400 Gbps
Thursday, April 30, 2009Ontario's corporate CIO strives for better IT service Some would find helming the I&IT operations for the Government of Ontario an overburdening task but David Nicholl seems to relish the challenge. He gives CIO Canada readers an inside look at the key initiatives and issues that sit at the top of Ontario’s IT agenda
Wednesday, April 15, 2009George Bernard Shaw plays sidestep copyright headaches York University is taking advantage of network restrictions and IP filtering on the fibre optic ORION network to sidestep copyright issues associated with Shaw’s work.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008New entrants will eat into wireless markets: Report A report predicts new wireless companies will grab 24 per cent of the market in six years. Cable companies Shaw and Videotron, with their ability to bundle products, will have a big advantage over Globalive
Thursday, September 04, 2008Globalive seeks cash to build new cellular network Having spent hundreds of millions in the recent wireless spectrum auction, the company is on the hunt for investors who will help finance his long-term plans. Anthony Lacavera talks to Network World Canada
Wednesday, June 11, 2008Spectrum auction in closing phase The bidding for Industry Canada’s wireless frequencies is now in Stage 3. With high bids on licences exceeding $3.5 billion, the auction could be over by the weekend
Wednesday, April 30, 2008Are CIOs heading for extinction? At the CIO Association of Canada's recent Peer Forum in Toronto, debating the future of the CIO was a hot topic. CIO Canada editor Dave Carey discusses highlights of the event.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008Primus opens data centre in London, Ontario The unmarked facility, which will provide support to the alternative carrier’s SMB customers, has redundant transmission links and power backup.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008Ontario execs tackle skills shortage challenge The Ontario Public Service is ramping up its recruitment strategy in preparation for the expected retirement of many of its workers over the next ten years, according to Ontario CIO Ron McKerlie.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007Bell uses asset management software for field ops Mississauga, Ont.-based TelDig Systems on Thursday said Canada’s largest carrier would be using its product to tie together office resources and connect excavators
Friday, November 30, 2007Celebrating our IT achievements CIO Canada editor David Carey reflects on the 2007 Canadian Information Productivity Awards.
Friday, November 30, 2007Health networks boost digital imaging When Dianne Beattie talks about the digital imaging hospital information network she oversees, her focus isn't on the IT equipment but on the improvement in health care delivery. Beattie is the CIO for St. Joseph's Health Care and the London Health Sciences Centre, two teaching hospitals that play key roles in the functioning of the Southwest Ontario Digital Imaging Network Project. She discusses how digital imaging and collaboration are changing the face of Ontario's health care system.