Seal unveils ‘Google for derivatives’ tool for financial contracts

Seal Software Ltd., a company dedicated to helping businesses find contracts buried in their databases, is moving into the financial sector with a new tool. Based in the U.S., the company specializes in

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Candice So

Negotiating IT contracts isn’t an emotionless exercise

In movies and on the television screen, negotiators are often presented as cold, calculating and logical individuals who have learned to deal with extremely stressful situations while ignoring their emotions. For this reason,

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Robert Cordray

Seal Software adds analytics feature to contract discovery

UK-based Seal Software Ltd. is releasing a new module for its legal contract discovery software today that allows users to teach the software how to find documents with clauses of their own determination,

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Negotiating with vendors: is it an oxymoron

Greetings from the Gartner Symposium, a gathering of over 9,000 senior IT executives and CIOs. There were several sessions on vendor negotiations as well as the ITExpo where close to 300 vendors were

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Telus brings in two-year contracts for consumers

Canadians could be reaping the benefits of shorter wireless contracts sooner than expected, as Telus Corp. announced today it is unrolling two-year contracts for its customers. The plans will be available starting July

Published on: July 15th, 2013 Candice So

CRTC issues wireless code that caps roaming charges, cancellation fees

Editor's note: Updated with comments from Rogers Communications at 2:37 PM ET. After hearing from the public in an online consultation last year and a public hearing in February, the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission

Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why do startups hate agreements?

by Monica Goyal I recently considered entering a business relationship with a startup. These conversations always seem to end with the same awkwardness around signing an agreement. My response, as always, was: I’ll

Published on: December 19th, 2011 Monica Goyal

Online registry key to SMBs seeking government contracts

Is your small or medium sized business selling technology products or services? If so, then you should be checking out the Public Works and Government Services Canada Web site regularly because the government

Published on: March 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

ContractTailor.com offers do-it-yourself legal documents

Making sense of legal contracts can be difficult, but one Vancouver-based company has just launched a new Web site, ContractTailor.com, aimed at helping users create customized legal agreements online.The site went live just

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Briony Smith

Video Rewind: Wind Mobile opens its doors

Happy first birthday to Wind Mobile. It was one year ago this week that the firm became Canada's fourth national wireless carrier, shaking up the mobile scene with unlimited plans, no contracts, and

Published on: December 14th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Bell Canada ranks first in cell phone complaints tally

The Commission for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), an organization funded by the telecom industry to resolve complaints against companies in the space, released a report last week indicating that billing errors and

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Limitations of software-as-a-service

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) may offer the advantage of application-based computing you can pay for as needed, but there are pitfalls, too, that are becoming increasingly evident, according to Gartner analyst Robert DeSisto.SaaS is a

Published on: October 21st, 2010 Ellen Messmer

Scrapping system access fees brings ‘little benefit’ to Canadian cell phone users

The dropping of system access fees by the three big Canadian carriers has come much too late, industry observers say.What's more, the actual benefit to customrs will be scant because of the way

Published on: November 24th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Project work may be ‘great option’ for unemployed Canadian IT pros

Canadian tech professionals eager to get a foot in the door with a new employer may want to seriously consider project work.Research shows with the economy still in a slump, hiring managers would

Published on: August 5th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes