Articles By Michael MacMillan

B.C. hands revenue collection to EDS

B.C. hands revenue collection to EDS

The B.C. government is awarding EDS Advanced Solutions with a massive, 10-year outsourcing contract that will eventually see the services...

November 28th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Living by the rules

Living by the rules

Imagine it’s 1964, and you’ve accepted a new position in a small town with a population of roughly 700 people....

November 25th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Deciding who should pay for speed

Deciding who should pay for speed

Recently Microsoft announced that when it comes to upcoming dual-core processors, it has no plans to charge for two licences...

November 11th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Is an iPod a day enough for Apple?

Is an iPod a day enough for Apple?

If our intelligence is even remotely correct, then the fortunes of Apple Computer Inc. should matter little to you. That’s...

October 27th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Report finds .Net edging out J2EE

Report finds .Net edging out J2EE

In one way, Coast Capital Savings is not like the others when it comes to its software development platform; but...

October 18th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Government: the new private sector

Government: the new private sector

When I first began this job in the late nineties, there was a widely held perception in this industry that,...

October 14th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Tech change discussed at e-gov show

Tech change discussed at e-gov show

Hundreds of public servants gathered at the Showcase Ontario 2004 e-government conference in Toronto recently to discuss the latest in...

October 14th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Many IT shops face trouble unarmed

Many IT shops face trouble unarmed

Terry Rhode remembers Saturday Dec. 9, the day of his 2000 office Christmas party, all too well — it was...

September 30th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
The final software battle looms

The final software battle looms

Like a balloon that’s been inflated to the limit, the software industry is on the verge of bursting. News that...

September 30th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Are you a slave to the numbers?

Are you a slave to the numbers?

Did you ever attempt to measure the ROI of your new oven? Chances are the answer is no. That’s because...

September 16th, 2004 Michael MacMillan