Articles By Dan McLean

Don’t nail the coffin on IT print media just yet

Don’t nail the coffin on IT print media just yet

Rumours regarding the demise of print publications are greatly exaggerated. At least that’s the case for IT World Canada’s enterprise...

September 28th, 2008 Dan McLean
There’s nothing simple about SOA

There’s nothing simple about SOA

The more you look under the covers of Services Oriented Architecture (SOA), the more you’ll realize how difficult it is...

June 22nd, 2008 Dan McLean
EDS acquisition better late than never for HP

EDS acquisition better late than never for HP

I suppose it’s better late than never. That’s my initial reaction to news that Hewlett-Packard Co.’s plans to purchase IT...

May 15th, 2008 Dan McLean
What HP’s software team needs to succeed

What HP’s software team needs to succeed

Strange as it might sound, consulting may be the ultimate key to success for Hewlett-Packard Co.’s newly reasserted software business....

April 17th, 2008 Dan McLean
The future’s so bright, he’s gotta wear shades

The future’s so bright, he’s gotta wear shades

Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers predicts a sunny network communications future for his company despite the strong possibility of economic...

April 16th, 2008 Dan McLean
Finding Cisco’s Next Big Thing

Finding Cisco’s Next Big Thing

Marthin De Beer has one of the coolest jobs around.As senior vice-president of Cisco Systems Emerging Technologies Group, De Beer's...

April 14th, 2008 Dan McLean
Cisco CIO a smooth operator

Cisco CIO a smooth operator

Rebecca Jacoby, unlike many of her CIO peers, lives in the thick of her company’s IT operations.It’s not a place...

April 13th, 2008 Dan McLean
Web 2.0

Web 2.0

Web 2.0 and social networking is drawing a lot of eyeballs and visitors, but is it likewise generating dollars? That...

March 6th, 2008 Dan McLean
Microsoft shifts to utility computing model

Microsoft shifts to utility computing model

There was nothing particularly revolutionary when Microsoft Corp.’s Chief Software Architect, Ray Ozzie, revealed that the Internet will transform Microsoft...

March 5th, 2008 Dan McLean
Business needs to grasp Web 2.0

Business needs to grasp Web 2.0

Web 2.0 and social networking literally draw a crowd.During our Computerworld Live Tour breakfast on Feb. 20 at the Royal...

February 28th, 2008 Dan McLean