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Canada bucks IT spending trend, says IDC

A weakening European economy could have a major impact on the demand for IT products and services over the next three years, according to International Data Corp., but Canada should have no problem

Published on: July 3rd, 2001 Gary Hilson

Tropika cashes in its online gambling chips

Tropika International Ltd. announced it has walked away from the online gambling table as part of an effort to reposition the company as a pure services and support provider.Six-year old Tropika had previously

Published on: July 3rd, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Capital city maintains venture capital strength

Venture capitalists have been tightening the purse strings this year, but Ottawa hasn't been hit as hard as the rest of the country, according to the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation.OCRI says

Published on: June 29th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Forrester: Noah’s Ark partnering doesn’t solve supply chain problems

TORONTO -- Collaboration based on eXtended Relationship Management affords more productive and profitable e-business than CRM or ERP, according to James Sharp, an analyst with Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research Inc. Speaking in Toronto

Published on: June 28th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Small players looking to feast on $5.3 trillion pie

Small and medium sized Canadian businesses have a new Internet marketplace to help them get a piece of the $5.3 trillion governments around the world spend on international procurement. SourceCAN, a partnership between

Published on: June 28th, 2001 Howard Solomon

Tapscott makes the case for CRM

TORONTO -- If you are to believe author and high-tech guru Don Tapscott, there will be two kinds of companies in the future.The chairman of itemus said there will be those who had

Published on: June 27th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Nortel tops list of R&D big spenders

Nortel Networks Corp.'s lead in research and development spending in Canada is wider than a broadband mile, according to a study released Tuesday.According to Toronto-based Research Inforsource Inc.'s Canada's Top 100 Corporate R&D

Published on: June 26th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

E-Biz Roundtable calls for automated supply chains

The failure of Canadian businesses to automate their supply chains continues to threaten Canada's competitiveness with the United States, the Canadian E-Business Roundtable said Tuesday. The private-sector initiative released the results of a

Published on: June 26th, 2001 Shane Schick

Oracle placates “server huggers”

Have you hugged your server today?In an effort to keep its e-business customers happy, Oracle Corp. Tuesday announced it will allow them to manage their own servers while Oracle takes care of databases

Published on: June 26th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Alpha era ends with Itanium

Compaq Computer Corp.'s decision to phase out its Alpha and NonStop Himalaya technology shouldn't worry current users, according to the company and an analyst.The Houston-based computer maker Monday announced it had agreed to

Published on: June 25th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Meta offers IT financial reengineering advice

Information technology managers must engage in "financial re-engineering" and communicate strategy effectively with business leaders if IT organizations are to survive the pressures of the market, according to research firm Meta Group Inc.

Published on: June 25th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

E-markets that work

Despite widespread belief that e-markets are dead, retailers in Canada were advised this week they should be looking to them as future of their business. In a presentation to the Retail Council of

Published on: June 22nd, 2001 Jennifer Brown

Calling all student Web masters

Boffo prizes are the name of the game at the Hong Kong Students at University of Toronto Web page contest.Members and non-members of the HKS@UT are encouraged to sign up for its first

Published on: June 22nd, 2001 Plesman Staff

Canadian IT Managers question the future

A survey of Canadian IT professionals and business professionals has revealed the increasing convergence of IT and business is a major concern for both groups.The future role of IT in business is the

Published on: June 21st, 2001 Paul Fruitman

U of T business development venture gets Compaq support

TORONTO -- "It’s not an incubator!" That is how Andrew Maxwell, the manager of Exceler@tor, defined the latest initiative from the University of Toronto’s Innovations Foundation.Exceler@tor was formed by the University as a

Published on: June 21st, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto