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How to get ahead in advertising – The Washington Post way

When The Washington Post Co. first selected 'SAP for Media' – in 2003 – to manage the entire ad sales cycle for its multiple brands the media conglomerate realized the risks involved. "SAP

Published on: May 16th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Credit cards “won’t be” dominant payment mode in few years

Retailer dismay over increasing transaction costs and several new emerging technologies could soon disrupt the dominance of credit cards as a payment mode, say e-commerce specialists. A report titled: Disruption of the Payment

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Financial group uses next-generation firewall as data security vault

Western & Southern Financial Group had what it considered defense in depth for its IP network but recognized that there were still ways that sensitive data might leave the network undetected, so it

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Tim Greene

Leading Canadian bank jettisons legacy systems to gain agility

Why would ATB Financial – the largest Alberta-based financial institution – in one fell swoop, rip out core banking systems it used for more than three decades?And then why would it replace these

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Federal budget betrays hands off approach to Canada’s IT sector

There isn't much in the recent Federal budget that Canadian IT professionals and companies can feel really excited about. In part, this is due to finance minister Jim Flaherty's decision to put $10

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian payday loan firm seeks to cash in on Microsoft BI tool

Spreadsheets can have huge limitations. National MoneyMart learned that lesson...the hard way.The Edmonton-based payday loan chain – which until now has sought to sift through and analyze several years of business data using

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano