Articles By Chris Conrath

Passing the piracy buck downward

Passing the piracy buck downward

Microsoft Corp. has again launched an initiative to help it battle piracy — the scourge of the software market. It’s...

February 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Chief security strategist, Microsoft Corp.

Chief security strategist, Microsoft Corp.

Scott Charney, Microsoft Corp.'s chief security strategist, was in Toronto Thursday and sat down with ITWorld Canada assistant editor Chris...

February 10th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Environment Canada weathers data storm

Environment Canada weathers data storm

Environment Canada, always at the cutting edge of Canadian computing, recently celebrated the first anniversary of its latest supercomputer acquisition,...

February 3rd, 2005 Chris Conrath
Chief marketing officer, Sun Microsystems Inc.

Chief marketing officer, Sun Microsystems Inc.

Sun Microsystems Inc. will announce a series of initiatives later today at its quarterly Network Computing Web event including a...

January 31st, 2005 Chris Conrath
Tsunami shows communications gap

Tsunami shows communications gap

When the recent tsunami decimated South East Asia there was little or no warning for millions. Yet those with access...

January 20th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Take a page from the Germans, privacy commissioner tells Canadian companies

Take a page from the Germans, privacy commissioner tells Canadian companies

When creating a corporate privacy strategy, Canadian companies should look to the Germans for simplicity, said Ontario privacy commissioner Ann...

January 19th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Environment Canada weathers data storm with supercomputer

Environment Canada weathers data storm with supercomputer

Environment Canada has always been at the cutting edge of Canadian computing and this week it celebrated the first anniversary...

January 13th, 2005 Chris Conrath
PIPEDA hurdles remain in sight, say the experts

PIPEDA hurdles remain in sight, say the experts

Denis Chamberland was pleased when his auto dealership e-mailed him to say it was PIPEDA compliant. In fact, it even...

January 6th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Oracle deal is precursor to a deluge, says ex-CFO

Oracle deal is precursor to a deluge, says ex-CFO

A former high-ranking Oracle Corp. executive recently said the PeopleSoft deal is unlikely to have a big impact on the...

January 6th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Building complex applications at clicking speed

Building complex applications at clicking speed

Mike Porter, senior vice-president for North America with Vertex Data Science Ltd., a U.K.-based customer management outsourcing company, was in...

December 9th, 2004 Chris Conrath