University serves up in-house software

University serves up in-house software

Students studying enterprise resource planning (ERP) software systems at Nova Scotia's St. Francis Xavier University will get more "hands-on" training...

January 11th, 2004 Ryan B. Patrick

Feds to push new set of security controls

Feds to push new set of security controls

To bolster information systems security, the federal government is pushing to have civilian agencies, such as the U.S. Department of...

November 7th, 2003 Ellen Messmer

Hummingbird buys Valid Information Systems

Hummingbird buys Valid Information Systems

Hummingbird Ltd., a Toronto-based enterprise software company, has acquired U.K.-based Valid Information Systems Ltd. for US$16.5 million.Valid Information Systems provides...

July 2nd, 2003 Albert Leonardo

Working hard: Making the same mistakes

Working hard: Making the same mistakes

I believe that IT is not yet a profession because we do not learn from our mistakes. We do not...

March 27th, 2003 Michael H. Hugos

Thinking it through: Reflections on high tech public purchasing

Thinking it through: Reflections on high tech public purchasing

Because the procurement process is one of the most visible points of intersection between the public and private sectors, it...

April 30th, 2002 Greg Lusk

Certification more political than practical

Certification more political than practical

Some months ago, I proudly earned my Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in network intrusion detection from the Bethesda, Md.-based...

March 31st, 2002 Vince Tuesday

Web services next big thing: Borland

Web services next big thing: Borland

The most exciting thing about technology today isn't its ability to allow people to talk to people, or even for...

January 24th, 2002 Julie Clow

Survey finds corporate IT still vulnerable

Survey finds corporate IT still vulnerable

Corporate information systems remain porous against cyberattacks, and many IS managers do not consider security practices and policies to be...

November 22nd, 2001 Brian Fonseca

How to take over the classroom

How to take over the classroom

Chances are you have a number of openings in your IS department. You're not alone. There are an estimated 425,000...

November 5th, 2001 Jason Compton