Articles By Michael MacMillan

Minding their own business

Minding their own business

Business expertise isn’t just for businesses anymore. That means few of us can go very long without being hectored by...

July 22nd, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Few executives have time to decide, reports find

Few executives have time to decide, reports find

Today’s business world is a harried place where executives are forced to make more critical decisions than ever before, armed...

July 20th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Health care needs IT revamp: IBM

Health care needs IT revamp: IBM

Big Blue has some big ideas when it comes to the future of Canada’s health care system, ideas it outlined...

July 8th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Software may follow the toaster

Software may follow the toaster

What do the Seventies, Comdex and Bill Gates’s strategies have in common? More than you might think. Let me explain....

July 8th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
IT and business partner up at Lavalife

IT and business partner up at Lavalife

When Loren Hicks took over as CIO of Toronto-based Lavalife in early 2002, the renowned dating service was undergoing some...

June 24th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Say something, anything

Say something, anything

Either they don’t know, or they don’t care. Whatever the case, it’s discouraging. I’m referring to two of our major...

June 24th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Ontario budget fails IT: experts

Ontario budget fails IT: experts

At least one industry group says there’s little in Ontario’s budget to help bolster the province’s high-tech sector. Outside of...

June 10th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Patching may open the services door

Patching may open the services door

Granted, it was only two conversations. But they each put a new perspective on a growing, if not new, problem....

June 10th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
Expert outlines eight-step Linux migration plan

Expert outlines eight-step Linux migration plan

Citing a failure rate of only nine per cent for one version of Linux, and claiming rates for Windows and...

May 31st, 2004 Michael MacMillan
U of T academic putting a face on research

U of T academic putting a face on research

Imagine never worrying about forgetting your bank card PIN number, as your ATM always recognizes your face. Or if the...

May 27th, 2004 Michael MacMillan