Insurance industry adopts ACORD XML

The industry in which Transamerica Life Canada works is changing, and in order to continue interacting and competing with others in its sectors, the company has no choice but to change with it.The

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Longo’s trades in faxes for ECCnet

Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. tries to stay ahead of its competition by providing its customers with a wider selection. It also likes to get new products on its shelves first. In order

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Poonam Khanna

The Transformer

After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the U.S. gulf coast last year, Crawford & Co., an Atlanta-based firm that provides insurance companies with outsourced claims administration services, was one of the first on the scene

Published on: May 25th, 2006 Gerry Blackwell

CEOs who get IT

Ask any CEO to name the very top items on their agenda and the conversation invariably turns to “innovation” and “transformation.”Ask any CIO to name their very top things on their list and

Published on: May 25th, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Moores suits up with Dell point-of-sale

The Canadian men's wear retailer expects this technology to shorten customer wait times at the register by speeding transaction times. At the same time, it will use the POS system to monitor retail

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Executive Perspective

Bob CourteauRobert Courteau is currently the president and managing director of SAP Canada. Courteau joined the company in January 2004 by way of EDS Corp., where he was the executive vice-president of Canadian

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Canadian firms move ahead on prepaid credit cards

Consumers who use prepaid credit cards to make purchases at point of sale and online will now be able to purchase and reload their cards at 1,000 retail locations across Canada. Now Prepay,

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Business evaluates Novell’s next move

Novell launched OES last year as a successor of sorts to NetWare 6.5, combining elements of the SUSE Linux distribution which it acquired two years ago. Novell has pledged support for NetWare through

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Shane Schick

Microsoft puts the brakes on the Vista operating system

Microsoft Corp. said its highly anticipated Windows Vista operating system will miss the holiday shopping window this year while the company irons out any remaining quality issues. Jim Allchin, co-president of Microsoft's platforms

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Today in Products: Symantec releases real-time spyware prevention

Data Management Cognos releases Cognos 8 BI Cognos announced a version of Cognos 8 Business Intelligence (BI). The release includes new search and reporting capabilities to extend the reach of BI to more

Published on: March 27th, 2006 ITBusiness Staff

Osteoporosis Canada fractures relationship with Novell

Keeping operating costs at a minimum is an important goal for most organizations - but for charities such as Osteoporosis Canada (OC), it's absolutely critical. If a charity spends too much to keep

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Today in Products: Elcomsoft announces password recovery

Security Elcomsoft announces password recovery Elcomsoft has added Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) support to Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery. The program offers administrators a comprehensive solution for recovering passwords to Microsoft Office documents when

Published on: March 24th, 2006 ITBusiness Staff


As legislation such as Canada's Bill C-198 and the United States' Sarbanes-Oxley cracked down on corporate accountability, executive suites and boardrooms have been buzzing with talk of compliance and governance. Faced with being

Published on: March 23rd, 2006 Grant Buckler

WordPerfect Office 13

The $379.99 Standard Edition contains the WordPerfect word processor, Quattro Pro spreadsheet, WordPerfect Presentations, and a new addition, WordPerfect Mail. You also get the Pocket Oxford dictionary, Presentation Graphics X3 for creating and

Published on: March 23rd, 2006 Lynn Greiner