Don Tapscott talks on the possibility of rebuilding our civilization’s institutions, which date back to the industrial age, around a new set of principles. His engaging anecdotes include the role of social media played in his neighbour’s search for gold.
By Michael Geist | October 31, 2012 5:15 AM | Categories: Technology law
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police renewed its call
for Internet surveillance legislation on Friday, urging the government to move forward with Bill C-30.
By Sue Ansell | October 30, 2012 5:00 AM | Categories: Tech events
Thirty-seven medal recipients were honoured in a presentation ceremony on October 21, 2012 at the i-CANADA conference in Montreal.
I think it’s fair to say that the “heat is on” in the Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service market in Canada with several significant developments.
By Michael Geist | October 26, 2012 10:00 AM | Categories: Technology law
Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has raised the prospect
of government regulation of online anonymity, arguing that Parliament should address the issue of forcing people to identify themselves before posting comments online.
With the announcement last week, it was official. Microsoft Dynamics CRM
is getting serious about leading the CRM
market with highly advanced Marketing Automation upgrades.
By Michael Geist | October 25, 2012 5:30 AM | Categories: Technology law
Earlier this month, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission invited the public to help create a national code of conduct for wireless companies
such as Bell, Rogers, and Telus.
Over the past 15 years, I have seen my share of successful ERP implementations
. The Panorama team and I have successfully managed a number of complex implementations over the years — ranging from SAP to Oracle E-Business Suite, to Microsoft Dynamics to Tier II ERP implementations — and have the battle scars to show for it.
By Glen Farrelly | October 23, 2012 12:00 AM | Categories: Mobility
Last month, after three long years, my smartphone contract with Bell finally expired! This contract had me locked away from the exciting developments in the mobile device market. Although not completely cloistered and clueless, I really need help in choosing my next device and carrier.
By Michael Geist | October 22, 2012 5:45 AM | Categories: Technology law
Last week's Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications decision to reject the proposed Bell - Astral merger surprised most observers, as few predicted with much confidence that the deal would be flatly rejected.
By Alan Brookstone | October 19, 2012 5:45 AM | Categories: eHealth
The concept of a “Medical Home” has been around for a long time. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) introduced the medical home in 1967 and later expanded upon the framework in conjunction with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American College of Physicians (ACP), and American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The current definition of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is “an approach to providing comprehensive primary care for children, youth and adults. The PCMH is a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient’s family.”
You come across it all the time. You read it on the ERP vendor websites, you hear it from ERP software sales reps, and you see it in proposals: “Don’t worry about business process reengineering
– our ERP software will tell you how your processes should work.”
By Christine Sheppard | October 17, 2012 5:30 AM | Categories: Cloud computing
The Cloud has been a ‘Hot Topic’ consistently now for a few years- and not just for technology geeks! There were early adopters that championed the movement to go Virtual – but this was no small flash in the pan.
By Michael Geist | October 16, 2012 5:30 AM | Categories: Technology law
The Globe's John Ibbitson has a column
on Bill C-30, the lawful access/Internet surveillance bill, that he says dying a quiet death.
By Michael Geist | October 15, 2012 5:15 AM | Categories: Technology law
The government continues to drag its feet on bringing forward anti-spam regulations - Canada's anti-spam law received royal assent in 2010 but won't take effect until 2013 at the earliest - but the CRTC seems determined to move things forward.
By Michael Geist | October 11, 2012 5:45 AM | Categories: Technology law
Given the enormous popularity of social media, establishing a foothold on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other popular websites has become a top priority for most organizations. The same is true for the federal government, which last year released a lengthy policy document
that established the rules for departmental engagement with "Web 2.0" sites and tools.
By Michael Geist | October 10, 2012 5:45 AM | Categories: Technology law
A B.C. man has filed a lawsuit
against Google over the scanning of emails sent to Gmail users.
By Alan Brookstone | October 9, 2012 5:15 AM | Categories: eHealth
The following three-part series of articles have been written by a veteran software developer who has worked extensively in the EMR industry. The article series is published on his behalf. His comments are directed broadly at the industry.
There’s little question that recruitment can be a significant challenge and that hiring the right employees can have a huge impact on a small, growing company. Every hire made by any comes with an amount of risk, but for start-ups the risk and reward is much greater.
By Christine Sheppard | October 3, 2012 5:30 AM | Categories: Cloud computing
The Cloud this, The Cloud that… the term gets thrown around loosely and vaguely causing a state of general Cloud confusion. Here’s what you REALLY want to know. How can I USE The Cloud to my advantage? How can my business benefit from it’s capabilities?
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority released the results
of its board of directors election yesterday and I was very pleased to be elected to the board with the largest number of votes of any candidate.
RIM shared some good news with the world recently. (The less charitable among us will characterize the news as “less bad than expected” but we’ll ignore those people for now.)