Articles By Pat Atkinson

Bringing e-commerce to mid-sized customers

Bringing e-commerce to mid-sized customers

In 1882, printer James Grand launched a stationery business from a single room in a Toronto house and used a...

April 29th, 2001 Pat Atkinson
Sleeping With The Enemy

Sleeping With The Enemy

The ancient Chinese curse "May you live in interesting times" probably has a disturbingly familiar ring to most CIOs these...

December 31st, 2000 Pat Atkinson
Performance³

Performance³

One of the fascinating paradoxes of our national health care system is that although hospitals and health care centres have...

October 24th, 2000 Pat Atkinson
The cost of systems downtime for CIBC

The cost of systems downtime for CIBC

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is a full-service financial institution that boasts more than six million individual customers,...

August 31st, 2000 Pat Atkinson
Logging on & tuning in

Logging on & tuning in

A true, real-time automated analytical environment - one that enables organizations to interact with their customers and employees in the...

June 30th, 2000 Pat Atkinson
Repsonsive EIS supports changing business priorities at Toromont

Repsonsive EIS supports changing business priorities at Toromont

Toromont Industries is a Canadian public company with over 1,900 employees throughout North America. It represents Caterpillar and other equipment...

June 30th, 2000 Pat Atkinson
Tooling Up for SCM

Tooling Up for SCM

What do Cisco Systems, Dell, EMC Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, ICL, Sequent and Sun Microsystems have in common? They're all industry...

February 29th, 2000 Pat Atkinson
Building Better Vendor Partnerships

Building Better Vendor Partnerships

Imagine doing business with suppliers who thoroughly understand your organization, can be trusted to make deals on a handshake and...

December 31st, 1999 Pat Atkinson
Helping Clients Understand IT Costs

Helping Clients Understand IT Costs

Recognizing the truth in the adage "you get what you pay for", most of us are willing to shell out...

October 31st, 1999 Pat Atkinson