Blowing the whistle on your manager

Blowing the whistle on your manager

Bosses should examine their management style to know whether they are coaches or referees, according to human resources consulting firm...

February 17th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Paying a gigantic price for

Paying a gigantic price for

Of the many things we can be thankful for, one is the knowledge that we won’t be using our entire...

February 17th, 2005 Kevin Tolly

Developer quality suffers under belt tightening

Developer quality suffers under belt tightening

Developers must work harder to maintain high quality work, even with increasing pressures to do more with less.That was the...

January 6th, 2005 Tom Venetis

BEA’s Quicksilver expected in 2005

BEA’s Quicksilver expected in 2005

BEA Systems Inc. will distribute an early test version of Quicksilver, a messaging product designed to help customers deploy a...

May 25th, 2004 James Niccolai

Often, being third is best

Often, being third is best

Years ago while attending a conference, I was transfixed by what one of the speakers said, that "the early bird...

December 30th, 2003 Alan Knecht

Software failure cited in August blackout investigation

Software failure cited in August blackout investigation

The task force responsible for investigating the cause of the Aug. 14 blackout that crippled most of the Northeast corridor...

December 11th, 2003 Dan Verton

Championing Linux

Championing Linux

Since CN Railway saved a quarter of million dollars in licensing fees by switching its workloads to Linux five years...

November 14th, 2003 Rebecca Reid

Project courage

Project courage

Another failed project--stumbling over (or short of) the finish line, millions over budget, with the survivors gasping for breath as...

November 13th, 2003 Susan H. Cramm

Reducing the risk of business

Reducing the risk of business

Risk, whether it affects operations or reputation, is something mutual fund providers such as the Guardian Group of Funds Ltd....

October 20th, 2003 Patricia Pickett