Hundreds of public servants gathered at the Showcase Ontario 2004 e-government conference in Toronto recently to discuss the latest in e-government initiatives -- much of it centered on how to instigate and cope with technology change.
Stories by Michael MacMillan
B. Ramalinga Raju remembers the day in 1992 when he decided the IT services work he was doing for John Deere & Co. could be better done halfway around the world.
Earlier this month, in a small, unassuming town located about two hours east of Toronto, something happened that would've seemed unthinkable only a few years ago. The world's foremost Unix supporter and the loudest, most vocal opponent of just about everything else opened up a training center.
The grunt work being done by today's software developers is making 2002 a "seminal" year for the IT industry, and is re-introducing the idea that computing systems can drive corporate profit, said Bill Gates, speaking at a gathering of programmers in Toronto Tuesday.
Featuring several security, networking and systems management enhancements, IBM said the latest version of the OS/390 mainframe operating system is designed to help users get serious about electronic commerce.