Articles By Jeff Jedras

Salesforce AppExchange a growing startup route to market

A New Brunswick-based startup is turning to the Salesforce.com AppExchange to help bring its relationship capital platform to a new market. The startup – Introhive – is no stranger to Salesforce. It was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cloud infrastructure to grow to $250 million market by 2016: IDC

Vendors in the Canadian infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market have a 50 per cent compound annual growth rate to look forward to over the next four years towards a total value of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

New tool assists with compliance, data migration

Data recovery, e-discovery and information management solution vendor Kroll Ontrack has launched version 7.0 of its Ontrack PowerControls offering, promising a reduction in the time and resources associated with common IT challenges. Also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadians embracing design crowdsourcing

Australian design crowdsourcing design firm DesignCrowd is marking one year in the Canadian market this month, and the company said Canada is strongly embracing the crowdsourcing model. The crowdsourcing graphic design firm launched

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

One size security doesn’t fit all for SMBs: Kaspersky

SAN FRANCISCO – Many small businesses view IT security as either a daunting undertaking or an unnecessary expense, but some form of security is necessary for any small business, and it’s not a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Tips on how to charge for your business services

It’s a dilemma many small businesses, freelancers and independent contractors have faced: what should I charge for my services? Too high and you could price yourself out of the market. Too low and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Integrated security comes to web apps

Web apps are becoming increasingly important business tools to many organizations and, if not secured, they also risk becoming a security weakpoint that can be exploited to gain entry to sensitive business data.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Toronto-based online marketplace adds free ticket manager app

Users of online marketplace Uniiverse will soon have a new tool in their web commerce arsenal – online ticketing. A Toronto-based startup, Uniiverse operates an online marketplace where users can buy and sell

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Find your way around Waterloo with MappedIn’s new app

A startup has launched a free mobile wayfinding app to help shoppers find their way around Waterloo, Ont.'s downtown business area. And being Waterloo, yes, it’s available on BlackBerry. MappedIn developed the free

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce.com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities

If you’re looking to build a more social company Intranet, Salesforce.com is looking to help you with Salesforce Company Communities. Announced this week with availability scheduled for the second half of the year,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty

If you’ve ever bypassed a business in favour of one that offers Aeroplan or Air Miles, you know how strong the lure of customer loyalty programs can be. Once the realm of large

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs, but disadvantage freelancers

Australian job sourcing web site Freelancer.com is adding a new feature to its web site – contests – that utilizes crowdsourcing to help small and medium-sized businesses complete small projects. The site claims

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Original Apple built by Wozniak in Jobs’ garage fetches a king’s ransom

Who says old computers don’t keep their value? Some of them do, such as the functioning Apple 1 that sold at auction in Germany recently for US$668,000. According to a report from the

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Shop.ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere

Online retailer Shop.ca has made a significant upgrade to its storefront, powered by an upgrade of its core consumer facing operating system to IBM WebSphere Commerce Server Feature Pack 5. According to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Citrix SaaS offerings designed for SMBs without an IT shop

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – While larger enterprises may get most of the glory, Citrix Systems says smaller businesses are actually the earlier adopters of many emerging technologies. Don’t expect SMBs to get jazzed about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras