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SMBs win with bundled mobile licensing of Maximizer’s CRM 11

SMBs win with bundled mobile licensing of Maximizer’s CRM 11

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Budget conscious small and medium sized businesses get a double bonus from a recent mobile customer relationship management (CRM) software product from

Videos spark 21st Century learning discussion

  A video created to stimulate discussion on a new 21st Century model of public education in New Brunswick was uploaded onto Youtube last week. (http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=new+brunswick+education&aq=f)  The video was originally targeted at an

Published on: April 13th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Privacy remains a social norm

Recently, a considerable amount of controversy ensued when Mark Zuckerberg, head of the world’s most popular online social network, Facebook, was misquoted as saying, “privacy is no longer a social norm.” What he

Published on: April 12th, 2010 Ann Cavoukian

Do you have a kick-ass story to tell about your solution?

If your answer is no, you have a problem…or at the very least, you will probably have difficulty getting people's attention.  Case in point: "Dragons Den" style events seem to be all the

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Krista Napier

3M film soothes paranoid BlackBerry users

If you’re constantly worrying about whether someone is looking over your shoulder or not, 3M has the product for you. Paranoid cell phone users will appreciate the Mobile Privacy Films that apply to

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Spreadsheet the icing on small bakery’s cupcake

Technology doesn’t always have to be complicated in order to help a business save some time or money. Sometimes it can be as simple as using a spreadsheet - especially when your business

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Brian Jackson

New and exciting models of learning in New Brunswick

To date we have advised readers of New Brunswick’s efforts to shift our public education system to a 21st Century learning model. We have explored the nature of 21st Century competencies and how

Published on: March 24th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Business is booming in Canada’s riskiest online city

Location, location, location. If homeowners and businesses were to take a cue from the Norton Top 10 Riskiest Online Canadian Cities Report, Burlington might well be ghost town in a couple of months.

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile payment needs more than an iPhone Bump to get going

I’d like to apologize to Darrell MacMichael of PayPal Canada for costing him all of $8 while we were filming a demo of his company’s new Send Money Version 2.0 application for the

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Pharmaceuticals drive February spam

Spam continued to be the scourge of inboxes around the world in February, when the spam rate surged to 89.4 per cent, an increase of 5.5 per cent over the previous month. As

Published on: March 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How smart do you need to be to use a smart phone?

- By Dominira Saul In today’s fast paced and mobile world often our customers, vendors and collaborators expect 24-hour availability and instant responsiveness.  Business people are expected to be able to respond to

Published on: March 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

School district boosts Web strategy with open source software

Juggling daily classroom duties and other responsibilities make it very difficult for school staff and students to maintain and update school websites. This was the case with School District 16 in eastern New

Published on: March 10th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

iPad will rewrite Canadian wireless pricing – cheap AT&T-like rates must come here, too

By Carmi Levy, independent technology analyst and journalist The clock is now ticking. Apple’s iPad hits U.S. retailers April 3rd and migrates north of the border sometime before the end of the month.

Published on: March 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

1:1 computer model for students gains international approval

“The world is finally accepting the inevitability of the 1:1 computer model in the classroom.” Bruce Dixon, a globally renowned learning visionary, made this pronouncement at a conference in Vienna, Austria on February

Published on: March 5th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Throne speech reveals plan for biometric passports for “every Canadian”

It was just one brief sentence in a wide-ranging throne speech, but it’s cause enough for some healthy concern. The Government of Canada has once again promised to take a look at issuing

Published on: March 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson