Top seven strategies for IT managers to survive and thrive

Pity the poor IT managers.They're expected to know what their end-users want need, even if their end-users can't articulate it themselves. They're under constant pressure to develop new skills (like AJAX) while maintaining

Published on: July 24th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Canadian Facebook app links “virtual” garden to green behaviour

It's a unique Facebook application designed to foster a culture of conservation, and its creators are two Canadian university students. Kevin Muise and Jin Fan of Simon Fraser University in B.C. are hoping

Published on: July 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Five ways to profit big time from a Web 2.0 development style

Yahoo's Flickr unit reported this afternoon that the latest update to the photo sharing Web site went live just before 5 p.m. with 9 changes made by three of its developers. The "deployment"

Published on: July 18th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Social net strategies for SMBs

More than 20 million Canadians are on online social networks - a sea of marketing possibilities for small business that would dare to dip their feet into the Web 2.0 pool.Valuable business intelligence

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Mobile social networking – a goldmine of untapped business opportunities

Social networking on mobile devices is set for explosive growth, but established Web 2.0 sites aren't capitalizing on this opportunity, experts say.There's huge potential in this emerging market that isn't being tapped, they

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

New Canadian blogging hub could be boon for social net savvy businesses

A blogging hub originally designed for online authors by a Montreal-based Internet firm may serve as a vital tool for businesses seeking to access potential customers among the tens of thousands of social

Published on: July 10th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to win business and influence customers…with Twitter

Twitter, a social networking site that allows people to track each other by writing and exchanging short text messages, has spurred business technology leaders to investigate how they might utilize such a service

Published on: July 4th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Connect with Facebook generation, expert urges Canadian companies

TLDNR. If you don't know what it means then you also probably don't have a clue why most people under 25 don't read the Globe and Mail.The acronym stands for "too long, did

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

E-giving explosion – For many Canadians charity begins online

Canada may have been the first industrialized country to reject funding a drug that treats the severest form of the most common type of vision loss in the developed world, were it not

Published on: June 20th, 2008 Brian Jackson

From Dilbert to Dude – how your business can score with Web 2.0

Incorporating Web 2.0 social networking concepts into enterprises offers great benefits.But it also challenges, implementers of these technologies, as spokespersons from Best Buy, Serena Software, and Oracle related Tuesday during an industry event

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Paul Krill

Canadian radio refuses to die

Despite the unceasing onslaught Web-based technology and predictions of being "subsumed" by new media, Canadian radio refuses to sign-off and die.Instead, local radio advertisers turned up the dial recently to announce that radio

Published on: June 13th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

New Wikia Search puts more editorial control into hands of community

Wikia Search, the open-source search engine that is the brainchild of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, will begin letting anyone participate in building its index by adding, deleting and rating Web pages. "This is

Published on: June 4th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Sales Spider helps Canadian SMBs develop web of business opportunities

Playing Scrabulous and throwing sheep at your "friends" doesn't have a lot of business value - and that may be the reason why so many organizations have banned or limited the use of

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Using blogs to drive mind-blowing customer service

Comcast Corp. scored a public relations coup in April when an executive responded within 20 minutes to complaints about a cable outage posted by a prominent blogger on a micro-blogging site. Michael Arrington

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein