Articles By Kavita Gosyne

Rogers rakes it in with iPhone sales

The runaway success of the Apple iPhone 3G in Canada appears to have resulted in a financial bonanza for Rogers Communications, the sole provider of the device in Canada. Rogers recently posted at

Published on: November 3rd, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Get that chip off your shoulder and put it on your credit card

Chip-enabled credit and debit cards will almost entirely replace magnetic strip cards within the next five years – perhaps sooner, e-payment experts say. Vastly improved security will be the most tangible impact of

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Top 10 ways small Canadian firms can prevent security breaches

In around 70 per cent of visa security breaches, the victims have been smaller retailers, a Visa Canada executive says.In recent years, criminals have been targeting smaller businesses, said Mike D'Sa, Visa Canada's

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Half of Canada’s workforce “dragged down” by office negativity

A new Ipsos-Reid poll indicates that half of working Canadians have issues fitting in their workplace. Apparently one in three feel 'dragged down' by a negative work atmosphere. The survey also reveals that

Published on: October 28th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Spam sapping productivity of Canadian employees

Spam is spinning almost out of control, seriously eroding the productivity of Canadian firms and their employees, experts say.For the past the 12 months or so, spam has comprised around 90–95 per cent

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

PayPal Pro boosts sales and savings of Canadian hair spray merchant

The recently launched PayPal Website Payments Pro system offers a myriad benefits to small Canadian online businesses, the company says.Pro consolidates payments under a single system, and can even be used by those

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

How to recession-proof your small business

Small businesses can tackle big problems like an economic downturn in the Canadian economy. This slump has also affected large company's budgets significantly. Can the small survive? Technology marketing expert, Robin Robins discusses

Published on: October 14th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

How IT helped two small Canadian firms achieve huge business success

While an uncertain economy is likely to impede the overall growth of Canadian small businesses over the 12–18 months, firms that adapt quickly and creatively to market changes will survive – and even

Published on: October 14th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Three Ontario utilities energized with shared customer information system

Sharing a common customer information management system could save Ontario utilities millions of dollars – savings that could potentially be passed on to consumers.Such a shared system has been created by London's Hydro

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Canadian firms use social networking tools to find top talent

While a lot of folk lament the IT talent crunch in Canada, small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), such as Nurun Inc., are really feeling the pinch. A digital media consulting and marketing firm

Published on: October 7th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Scotia uses Microsoft system to stay competative

In light of the current economic slow down businesses are turning towards improving their information systems to gain a better understanding and streamlining of their current operations, building on their existing data and

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Suzuki uses Web 2.0 tools to foster “green” consciousness among Canadian voters

Election season is here again and voters are anxiously seeking information on a range of issues to help them decide how to cast their vote in October. On the environment front, this year

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Cash crunch, rising loonie slows Canadian tech growth

Inadequate funding is stalling the growth of Canadian tech companies, a new report reveals. The massive slowdown has come after a decade of huge gains, according to the 2008 Technology Fast 50 report

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Canadian firms turn to technology to improve staff productivity

Many North American companies are scrambling for the antidote to declining worker productivity and asking if technology can play a role in minimizing "time wasting" activities and boosting employee effectiveness. The issue has

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Reach out to new Canadians to battle tech talent crunch, urges Microsoft exec

Fact: Canadian graduates with computer science, math and engineering degrees are rapidly declining.If this trend continues there will be more than 90,000 unfilled positions in the next three to five years, cautions Sharif

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne