CA claims new handle, launches Cloud Commons

CA claims new handle, launches Cloud Commons

CA Technologies has created a Web-based community and new methodology to rate delivered IT services in a bid to demystify cloud...

May 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

CA cutting 1,000 jobs

CA cutting 1,000 jobs

CA is planning to cut about 1,000 jobs, or roughly 7.7 percent of its workforce, according to a document filed...

April 6th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

How to protect your firm from vendor lock-in

How to protect your firm from vendor lock-in

TORONTO - Companies could save millions if they would consider separate contracts with different vendors for each part of their...

October 1st, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Canadian CIOs talk data governance at roundtable

Canadian CIOs talk data governance at roundtable

TORONTO – There is often a misunderstanding as to who should take ownership of an organization’s data, said several chief...

September 17th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

The Annotated Feature: Outsourcing Contracts 101

The Annotated Feature: Outsourcing Contracts 101

The Annotated Feature is a new concept from CIO Canada. In this edition, we asked Linda Tuck Chapman, a Canadian...

September 15th, 2009 Stephanie Overby

Kitchener integrates GIS into work order system

Kitchener integrates GIS into work order system

When the City of Kitchener, Ont. decided to create integrated financial and asset management systems, the municipality gathered staff from...

September 11th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Vendors’ dirty tricks exposed

Vendors’ dirty tricks exposed

Enterprise software and service vendors are a tricky bunch. Like skilled magicians, they use sleight of hand and misdirection to...

September 8th, 2009 Dan Tynan

ERP plus BI equals more value, says Aberdeen

ERP plus BI equals more value, says Aberdeen

Combine enterprise resource planning (ERP) with business intelligence (BI) and you have the “perfect storm” for improving performance and visibility...

August 13th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Infor to buy SoftBrands for $80 million

Infor to buy SoftBrands for $80 million

ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor Infor and its investor, Golden Gate Capital, have formed a holding company to buy SoftBrands...

June 18th, 2009 Chris Kanaracus