Stories by Michael MacMillan

Tech change discussed at e-gov show

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.

Analysis: For Linux, it's only begun

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.

Developers key to IT fortunes, says Gates

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.

IBM gives OS/390 users the e-comm goods

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.