Articles By Rosie Lombardi

Canadian voting machine enters American political machine

Canadian voting machine enters American political machine

Next-generation Canadian voting technology is making its way onto the American political stage.The secure voting technology was developed by the...

March 27th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Canadian politicos stumble towards YouTube

Canadian politicos stumble towards YouTube

Canadian politicians need a crash-course in YouTubing, say several media observers.Over half the population that looks for information about political...

March 20th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
SSHA glitch reveals risks lurking in network interdependencies

SSHA glitch reveals risks lurking in network interdependencies

No network is an island.An outage at the Smart Systems for Health Agency's (SSHA) One network in January that left...

March 14th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Enhanced drivers’ licences create furore in Canada and U.S.

Enhanced drivers’ licences create furore in Canada and U.S.

Privacy advocates on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are sounding loud alarms about RFID-enabled enhanced drivers' licences (EDLs).In January,...

February 28th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Workplace Web usage rules get tougher

Workplace Web usage rules get tougher

Organizations in both the public and private sector are tightening the screws on their Internet usage policies and enforcement procedures.The...

February 21st, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Canadian government tackles demographic crunch

Canadian government tackles demographic crunch

The public sector faces some major challenges in replenishing its aging ranks, particularly in attracting young IT professionals to public...

February 8th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Public sector vs. private: Competition heats up for IT staff

Public sector vs. private: Competition heats up for IT staff

Alarms are sounding from many quarters about looming shortages in IT staff. The public sector will be particularly hard hit....

January 31st, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Privacy matters in the public eye

Privacy matters in the public eye

Video surveillance in public places is growing at a rapid clip across Canada. City after city is introducing or expanding...

January 24th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Web 2.0: Government’s social networking debate

Web 2.0: Government’s social networking debate

The Ontario government's ban on the use of social networking upstart Facebook in the workplace unleashed a hail of controversy...

January 23rd, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
The rise and fall of the Government 2.0 Think Tank

The rise and fall of the Government 2.0 Think Tank

Back in June 2006, when Facebook was still a university phenomenon, a group of civil servants started up the Government...

January 18th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi