Using smart partnerships to drive successful projects

When IT consultant Peter Cauchi was issued a directive from his Rochester, N.Y.-based client Xerox Inc. to create major change very quickly, he knew he couldn't do it by himself. “They wanted to

Published on: April 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Scotiabank staff to use wikis and blogs to collaborate, share best practices

The Bank of Nova Scotia, earlier this week, launched a new social networking initiative to enable its staff worldwide to interact and collaborate via Web 2.0 tools such as blogs and wikis.The system,

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to run IT like a successful business

In many industries, IT isn't a part of the business, it is the business – and it is a competitive differentiator. That's a vital point that isn't always appreciated, according industry insiders.“What you

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Deki Wiki Itasca “empowers” knowledge workers, IT professionals

Knowledge workers and IT professionals will be among the groups that benefit most from the new features of Deki Wiki "Itasca" that was unveiled today, says MindTouch CEO and co-founder, Aaron Fulkerson.Released today,

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Even Big Blue is red hot on Web 2.0

Web 2.0 tools have been used by businesses in a communications and marketing context, but we're now seeing them start to adopt a lot of these tools for internal and external communications, knowledge

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Canadian medical lab says new messaging system just what the doctor ordered

Greater messaging reliability and valuable time savings are crucial benefits BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (BCBL) experienced since its move to a new e-mail messaging system based on Microsoft Exchange Server.Time spent on administering

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Live Document dead in the water without off-line capability

A hosted office productivity suite developed by Hotmail co-founder Sabeer Bhatia needs to sprout some off-line capability or it could drown in a sea of similar products, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Instant

Published on: November 24th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

YouTube sets up Canadian division

YouTube Tuesday launched a Canadian site which provides localized search features emphasizing video content produced here.By promoting content most relevant to Canadian viewers, YouTube.ca also provides an excellent opportunity for local businesses to

Published on: November 7th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Saving marketing dollars with Webinars

Businesses promoting products and services through Webinars must carefully tailor sessions to suit specific audiences in order to maximize the technology's potentials.In the last two years, the use of Internet-based meeting tools know

Published on: October 20th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Being there, but better

Small businesses that need to watch every dollar they spend are turning to Webinars – interactive Internet-based meetings – as a cost effective alternative to traditional in-person employee training session.Previously associated with corporate

Published on: October 16th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Make Web 2.0 work for you, not against you

Evidence among the growing number of businesses employing Web-based social networking tools indicates that Web 2.0 has a promising corporate future.However, experts warn that organizations should institute clear-cut ground rules for employees and

Published on: August 2nd, 2007 Nestor Arellano