Articles By Grant Buckler

How Alberta revamped its IT services

How Alberta revamped its IT services

OTTAWA – The province of Alberta went through an IT revamp reminiscent of what the year-old Shared Services Canada organization...

November 7th, 2012 Grant Buckler
Online banking ID will access government services

Online banking ID will access government services

OTTAWA – Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies Inc. has announced during the GTEC technology conference here a plan that will see Canadians...

November 6th, 2012 Grant Buckler
WITSA singles out high-speed access

WITSA singles out high-speed access

 MONTREAL - At the close of its World Congress on Information Technology here Wednesday, the World Information Technology and Services...

October 25th, 2012 Grant Buckler
Larry King asks where digital age is going

Larry King asks where digital age is going

Vivek Ranadivé vividly remembers the first moon landing in 1969. It inspired him to pursue a technology career that today has...

October 25th, 2012 Grant Buckler
Dramatic change coming for public sector CIOs

Dramatic change coming for public sector CIOs

The information technology industry is going through unprecedented change, and the role of public sector CIOs will do the same,...

February 21st, 2012 Grant Buckler
IBM analytics breathes new life into data

IBM analytics breathes new life into data

The Italian Workers’ Compensation Authority had a problem collecting contributions from employers. Companies frequently closed and then re-opened under another...

February 17th, 2012 Grant Buckler
Never mind the Patriot Act, watch your thumb drives

Never mind the Patriot Act, watch your thumb drives

OTTAWA – Businesses contemplating cloud computing should worry less about the U.S. Patriot Act and more about thumb drives and...

December 1st, 2011 Grant Buckler
Debate but no news on foreign telco ownership

Debate but no news on foreign telco ownership

OTTAWA – The delegates were nestled all snug in their convention-centre chairs while visions of liberalized telecommunications regulations danced in...

November 30th, 2011 Grant Buckler
Indie ISPs call for more competition

Indie ISPs call for more competition

OTTAWA – Though the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has ruled large telecom network operators can’t charge smaller independent...

November 29th, 2011 Grant Buckler
Potential bumps in the road to shared services

Potential bumps in the road to shared services

On Aug. 4, the federal government announced a new agency, Shared Services Canada, charged with cutting government IT costs by...

November 8th, 2011 Grant Buckler