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Acrodex lands 7-year deal with Alberta government

Minister Heather Klimchuk of Service Alberta explains what the contract means for government and public service employees. The goal to provide centralized IT desktop management services to all 24 ministries across the province

Welcome to the global cloud

Going from a private cloud to an external one can be a challenge, from the regulatory issues to the interoperability conundrum

The IT issue Harper should bring up with Obama

CIOs will be called upon to implement software standards like XBRL, which will pave the way to a modernized securities disclosure system based on interactive data. But first the Canadian government needs to put in place a single national regulator

IBM works on next-gen Web collaboration

The differentiator, IBM claims, is that OpusUna lets all participants contribute instead of just one person serving as presenter

Y2K didn’t solve all the date problems

Close to a decade since the industry was panicking about key IT systems malfunctioning in the new millenium, a longtime ComputerWorld Canada reader points out an unresolved issue in data accuracy


The biggest news from the recent CTIA Wireless 2007 show: After years of mostly talking about mobile applications and content, the industry is finally acting. And, lo and behold, Microsoft is positioned to cash in.

Treasury Board urges rethink on government productivity

The Government of Canada must more fully embrace the principles and practices of enterprise business in order to transform the federal public service into a slick, efficient organization, says Jim Libbey, executive director of Treasury Board Secretariat. While standardization, cost savings and improving internal corporate services are among the biggest drivers for shared services, much more needs to done to achieve really significant improvements in productivity.

Microsoft, IBM cross swords over open document formats

Microsoft went on the offensive Wednesday with a Valentine's Day attack on IBM openly accusing its rival of trying to subvert Microsoft's efforts to standardize its new document format and in turn destabilize customer choices.

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