Articles By Rafael Ruffolo

Top tips on how to make money with mobile

With new smart phones being released almost every week, the multi-billion dollar global mobile content market continues to grow into a huge money making opportunity for Canadian and global companies.The mobile industry provides

Published on: February 11th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Excellent e-commerce software that will boost your bottom line

To avoid getting lost in today's constantly evolving online marketplace, organizations should be looking to upgrade your e-commerce system within the next six to 12 months.According to industry analysts, finding a proven vendor

Published on: September 23rd, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Where in the world …

Anybody who's peeked into their backyards using Google Earth or plotted a long trp with MapQuest has Roger Tomlinson to thank for it. Working for an aerial survey company in the 1960s, Tomlinson

Published on: September 16th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Carleton surveys N.A. firms about ERP habits

Two research students at Carleton University are trying to determine the relationship between ERP implementation and process orientation among various North American companies.The doctoral students, Kayvan Lavassani and Bahar Movahedi, are collecting data

Published on: June 21st, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Alberta company brings RFID to conference badges

Next time you go to a business convention, take a closer look at your name badge. You probably won’t see anything without using a microscope, but embedded in that name tag could be

Published on: June 20th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Toronto firm sees opportunity in IBM-Telelogic deal

IBM’s US$743 million purchase of Sweden-based life cycle management software maker Telelogic, has put the spotlight on the often overlooked requirement management industry.“IBM is realizing that to solve quality problems in IT, to

Published on: June 14th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Merchants could be fined for avoiding PCI DSS

If the impending June 30 PCI Data Security Standard compliance deadline has done anything, it's been to get companies focused on credit card data protection.With many retailers yet to implement the standard, card

Published on: June 13th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Retailers face deadline for security standard

If you accept credit cards at your business, the payment card industry has a list of standards that they claim you can’t leave home without.The PCI Data Security Standard was developed by the

Published on: June 11th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

CAMH tackles indexing with Google search appliances

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health needed to upgrade its manually edited, software-based searching feature to a constant management system. So, its team did a Google search and found the Google Search

Published on: June 7th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

IDC: Canadian security market will reach $1B

The Canadian IT security market is set to enjoy double-digit growth over the next five years, according to a IDC Canada forecast.IDC valued Canada’s IT security sector at over $1 billion in 2006,

Published on: June 6th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

CIOs cite need for project management expertise

If you’re looking for work in IT, you may want to enroll in a project management course. According to a new survey by Robert Half Technology, when asked what areas staff could improve

Published on: June 5th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Flextronics acquires competitor Solectron for US$3.6B

Electronics equipment maker Flextronics International Ltd. bought rival manufacturer Solectron Corp. in a deal worth US$3.6 billion in stock and cash, the company said Monday.Executives said the merger combines two of the largest

Published on: June 4th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Cornwall Police lock up interviews on digital

The Cornwall Police Department is one of the first in Canada to implement a digital interview room based on technology from Acrodex Inc. Shows like CSI and 24 feature high-tech facilities where criminals

Published on: May 14th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo