Articles By Rebecca Reid

City of Ottawa overhauls systems

City of Ottawa overhauls systems

The City of Ottawa’s IT department was left with several redundant systems after 12 municipalities in Eastern Ontario merged to...

February 3rd, 2005 Rebecca Reid
Visual Studio adds collaboration

Visual Studio adds collaboration

In its pending release of Visual Studio 2005 — code named Whidbey — Microsoft Corp. will branch out beyond its...

February 3rd, 2005 Rebecca Reid
Faster wireless rates coming soon

Faster wireless rates coming soon

For traveling workers, connecting wirelessly to the home office is about to become easier as wireless telcos worldwide beef up...

February 3rd, 2005 Rebecca Reid
Agribusiness sheds legacy infrastructure

Agribusiness sheds legacy infrastructure

Three years ago, agribusiness firm James Richardson International Ltd. (JRI) was still running legacy green-screen applications on its decentralized network....

February 3rd, 2005 Rebecca Reid
Intel Centrino chip upgrade covers many flavours of WiFi

Intel Centrino chip upgrade covers many flavours of WiFi

Intel Corp. recently released the upgrade to its Centrino chip, which includes support for more wireless protocols, improved graphics and...

February 3rd, 2005 Rebecca Reid
Canadian businesses under-investing in technology says report

Canadian businesses under-investing in technology says report

Canadian businesses have been under-investing in their technology infrastructure, and that’s one reason why Canada’s prosperity relative to the U.S....

February 2nd, 2005 Rebecca Reid
Canadian firms missing bullseye with Web sites

Canadian firms missing bullseye with Web sites

Many Canadian firms spend tens of thousands of dollars on modifications that enhance the "look" rather than the functionality of...

January 31st, 2005 Rebecca Reid
School’s in for government tech types

School’s in for government tech types

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is running an e-learning initiative that is starting to transform how federal government...

January 27th, 2005 Rebecca Reid
S.C. Johnson goes with custom-tools

S.C. Johnson goes with custom-tools

Finding the right software to solve a specific business need can be frustrating. When companies can’t find anything off-the-shelf, they...

January 20th, 2005 Rebecca Reid
BCAA gives customer tracking a boost

BCAA gives customer tracking a boost

Before deploying customer relationship management (CRM) software from Siebel Systems Inc., it was nearly impossible for the British Columbia Automobile...

January 20th, 2005 Rebecca Reid