Digital economy strategy promises Canada will be “among world leaders”

The federal government has finally released its long-promised national digital economy strategy, one that promises that Canada "will rank among world leaders in adopting digital technologies." Industry Minister James Moore unveiled the policy this

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ontario pension fund to more than double technology investments

Canada’s largest pension fund, The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), is more than doubling its investments in Canadian technology companies this year. This will be the second round of funding which OMERS

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM gives on-demand computing a boost

IBM Corp. sought to advance its US$10 billion on-demand computing initiative on several fronts last week, announcing new grid software for aggregating computing resources and middleware for extending business applications to mobile devices.

Published on: September 30th, 2003 Ann Bednarz

MBA job forecast: it’s cold outside

A sobering thought: Of the 362 graduates in the class of 2002 at MIT's Sloan School of Management, about three-quarters - 269 - were still seeking jobs at graduation last spring. (Seven more

Published on: March 2nd, 2003 Lafe Low

Startups suffer from lack of IT vendor investment

Large IT vendors with venture capital arms, which reaped generous returns on start-up investments over the last few years, have significantly curtailed investing during the first three months of 2001, according to a

Published on: July 6th, 2001 Cara Garretson

Oh yeah, Canada

Jeff Skoll is not your average U.S. entrepreneur. Not because the company he co-founded, eBay Inc., has had as much impact on 'net culture as 'net business. Not because he's still worth billions

Published on: October 21st, 2000 Lark Park

Less is more

The well-known message to Internet start-ups is to get on-line quickly and add the spice later. That message was again delivered, but this time it cam from a panel of Canadian e-business leaders.At

Published on: June 15th, 2000 Victoria Berry