Canadian software developers win big time in technology contests

A powerful case management system that helps the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) effectively handle complaints it receives, and Canada's first critical care information system snagged the top prizes at two recently concluded

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Free products equals big profits on the Web, says Wired editor

If there aren't any free lunches, you better be giving away some.That's the advice Wired magazine editor Chris Anderson has for you, especially if you're selling over the Web.Anderson reminded a room full

Published on: May 16th, 2008 Brian Jackson

E-commerce takes off in Canada as online selling becomes simpler

Online sales in Canada continued to soar in 2007 as companies profited from offering instant gratification to customers (whether consumers or businesses), according to Statistics Canada.E-commerce continued its double-digit growth for the sixth

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian IT departments must communicate their value to business managers

A majority of business decision makers in Canada say they trust their IT personnel, according to a recent survey.But IT departments here must intensify efforts to communicate their value to the organization, the

Published on: February 20th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Spam exploit highlights dangers of free Web-based services

Economical and effective, free online services are especially appealing to budget conscious small and midsize businesses (SMBs) but they are also attracting the attention of spammers.An attempt this week to breach the e-mail

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano