Articles By Bob Fabian

Remembering Harvey

Remembering Harvey

Dr. Harvey Gellman, who died on April 23, was one ofCanada's computer pioneers and most distinguished consultants.Harvey was important to...

June 2nd, 2003 Bob Fabian
The e-mail Challenge

The e-mail Challenge

E-mail has become as important to me as the telephone - and much more important than fax. I expect to...

May 16th, 2002 Bob Fabian
Computer education is problematic

Computer education is problematic

There is a strong market demand for computer people. A large number of Canadian trade schools, colleges and universities offer...

March 7th, 2002 Bob Fabian
Projects can succeed with the right tools

Projects can succeed with the right tools

We've all had our problems with projects. Details get forgotten. Deadlines slip. People must be replaced. Budgets get blown. Wouldn't...

January 24th, 2002 Bob Fabian
Offices march onward

Offices march onward

I continue in my search for the "perfect" suite of office applications. There are three new contenders. Microsoft has Office...

December 13th, 2001 Bob Fabian
Say cheese and click your pic

Say cheese and click your pic

Digital cameras are getting more and more attractive. For me, the first important breakthrough happened a couple years ago. That's...

November 15th, 2001 Bob Fabian
Managing the Web

Managing the Web

The original Web challenge was to get the right information up on the site. The amount of information on sites...

October 18th, 2001 Bob Fabian
MS not the final word

MS not the final word

In the current computing world, there is a window of opportunity for alternative word processing programs. Most people use Microsoft...

September 20th, 2001 Bob Fabian
Operating system challenge

Operating system challenge

My home Windows 98 machine began to crash with increasing frequency. When I first installed the operating system it would...

August 9th, 2001 Bob Fabian
Keeping out Internet intruders

Keeping out Internet intruders

It's great having an always-on, high speed Internet connection at home. My experience with Sympatico's HSE service has been generally...

June 14th, 2001 Bob Fabian