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Canfor Corp. plants content aggregator in its intranet

With over 6000 employees scattered at operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, and Washington State, Vancouver-based forest products company Canfor Corp. needed a way to keep those employees informed of industry happenings and

Published on: June 23rd, 2003 Jeff Jedras

Spam tool mimics neural processes to isolate concepts

Ottawa’s Nemx Software Corp. Monday added a ""Concept Manager"" to its Power Tools anti-spam software suite that will try to imitate the working of the human brain as it sorts through questionable e-mail

Published on: June 23rd, 2003 Paul Fruitman

Bruce Power plugs into knowledge management tool

When Christoph Michel joined Bruce Power 18 months ago as director of information technology, he was faced with a broad scope of challenges to address.""My role was to seek out ways to apply

Published on: June 23rd, 2003 Gary Hilson

U. of Alberta students prepare portal for Imagine Cup

Two University of Alberta students will represent Canada in a global competition showcasing .Net and Web services programming know-how.Dickson Wong and Mack Male, both Edmonton natives, are off to TechEd Barcelona to take

Published on: June 19th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Internet battles with ATM, phone for bank customers

TORONTO -- Online banking has caught up to ATM banking and may even exceed it at this point, suggests a study released Wednesday.Toronto-based Faulkner Consulting outlined the highlights of its ""Behind the firewall""

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Sklar Peppler gets comfy with Web tools

Sklar Peppler is saying goodbye to green screens. You could say it's magic. The Canadian furniture manufacturer is flipping the switch on a live beta test of an extranet for its retail customers

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Don’t get caught with your URL down

Imagine coming to work one morning and discovering your company Web site and all staff e-mail accounts have ceased to exist. Three years ago it happened to Web Networks, a Toronto-based company that

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Liam Lahey

Canadian Football League tackles Web site revamp

The Canadian Football League's new Web site will touch down next month and a back-end IT overhaul will soon deliver scores faster than a bullet pass.The CFL said Wednesday it has entered into

Published on: June 11th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Sun gets moving on mobile Java strategy

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sun Microsystems said it hopes to unite the wireless Java community and accelerate the development of mobile data services at its eight annual JavaOne conference this week. Sun has created

Published on: June 11th, 2003 Patricia MacInnis

Secure Messaging

While he was on vacation, Anthony De Fezakas received a number of e-mail messages regarding clients being pursued by a law firm and strategies for landing the business — not unusual for a

Published on: June 5th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

EMI Music Canada changes tune with Web redesign

EMI Music Canada's Web sites weren't exactly a hit factory prior to their redesign courtesy of Macromedia Inc. tools.Director of new media Jeff Coleman was hired on about a year and half ago

Published on: June 3rd, 2003 Neil Sutton

One to watch: WebViews Inc.

One to watch is a series that profiles young technology companies. It is not an endorsement but an exploration of the firm's potential.When Richmond Hill, Ont.-based WebViews Inc. launched its Globalization and Localization

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Paul Fruitman

Digital Auction Block

In the auction business, the elements of success include quality goods and a reputation to match, followed by a packed house each time the auctioneer starts the bidding war. For Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros.,

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Travel Advisory

With the conflict in Iraq looming earlier this year, Vancouver-based travel management firm BTI Canada put its sophisticated IT systems on high alert. Then as the drums of war grew louder, BTI went

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Gerry Blackwell

Pilgrim’s progress

What are the major challenges facing e-tailers in the new dot-com era? Leveraging brand partnerships, managing demand and improving customer care, according to Toronto-based consultancy J.C. Williams Group and industry participants in a

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Erik Heinrich