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Girls just want write Code

Women software developers continue to struggle in a male-dominated profession. Hopefully, as the economy picks up and employment prospects look better, an increasing number will chose to be programmersrn

Andy Aicklen, President of PeopleSoft Canada

The Canadian PeopleSoft chief was caught in the middle of one of the biggest mergers in IT history. Managing the union with J.D. Edwards in Canada, when his own CEO was being challenged on all fronts by Larry Ellison of Oracle, was quite the achievementrn

Derek Burney, CEO Corel Corp.

After struggling for years, Corel’s chief struck a deal with a U.S. venture capital company to take the software firm private — then announced more layoffsrn

Frank Clegg, President of Microsoft Canada

With major releases of Office System, CRM, Small Business Server, Windows Server 2003 and the opening of a brand new state of the art headquarters, Microsoft Canada’s president had a very eventful year, but that is not the sole reason he is a top newsmakerrn

Season of the printer

Technology such as colour laser printing, multi-function devices and wireless are driving sales of printers in the Canadian market instead of seasonal buying patterns

When Disaster Strikes

The data recovery market might not be for everyone, but it’s a relatively new and growing area where vendors are surfing for partners to navigate through the lucrative SMB space in Canada

When bad things happen to good data

Disaster recovery costs corporations on average between $100,000 to $1 million a year for desktop- oriented disasters alone. When you add it up, the market could grow to more than US$71 billion by 2004


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