Articles By Chris Conrath

Rethinking outsourcing

Rethinking outsourcing

Three-and-a-half years into a five-year IT outsourcing deal, Sprint Canada’s CIO Serge Babin has had enough time to reflect on...

June 23rd, 2005 Chris Conrath
Montreal introduces remote voter registration

Montreal introduces remote voter registration

In 2002, 28 towns were forced to join Montreal on orders from the provincial government. The decision was unpopular; the...

June 9th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Corporate Express on a roll with

Corporate Express on a roll with

For Corporate Express Canada (CEC) accuracy and speed are of the essence. As a supplier of office and computer products...

June 9th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Montreal uses VPNs to register voters remotely

Montreal uses VPNs to register voters remotely

In 2002 the city of Montreal grew when 28 towns were forced to join the city on orders from the...

June 9th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Sun acquisition of StorageTek puzzling: analyst

Sun acquisition of StorageTek puzzling: analyst

Sun Microsystems Inc.'s recent decision to acquire back-up tape vendor StorageTek Corp. for US$4.1 billion has left at least one...

June 2nd, 2005 Chris Conrath
Open source making inroads

Open source making inroads

Dale Sinstead needed to improve the collaborative technology between Pioneer Petroleum’s 150 service centres and its headquarters. To do so,...

May 26th, 2005 Chris Conrath
chairman, Microsoft Corp.

chairman, Microsoft Corp.

Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates outlined a vision of companies being able to share information more effectively both internally and...

May 19th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Phishers flail in finer meshed nets

Phishers flail in finer meshed nets

A recent press release from the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) and the RCMP warning Canadians to be cautious of unsolicited...

May 15th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Switch to VoIP presents challenges

Switch to VoIP presents challenges

With many Canadian companies already capable of installing voice over IP telephones and the end of lifecycle of TDM systems...

May 12th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Linux docks at Harbourfront

Linux docks at Harbourfront

Some Canadian organizations are enjoying success with the Linux operating system for specific solutions, as was evidenced by various customer...

May 12th, 2005 Chris Conrath