Data Management Archives - Page 16

Simply Accounting goes bilingual

The next version of Simply Accounting will come in three flavours and will be bilingual. Best Software, which acquired the Simply Accounting product from its purchase of Accpac International earlier this year, will

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ottawa ISVs banks on Exchange

Little-known Nemx Software Corp., an Ottawa-based security software vendor has updated PowerTools for Exchange. Version 5 is designed as a multi-tier attack system on spam, according to company president John Young. Spammers have

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM sees starring roles for Canadian digital media firms

Although California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has made inroads to restore movie production back to its U.S. roots, IBM Corp. foresees no impact on Canadian software firms creating digital media content for Hollywood. ""It's

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

Making the Best of acquisitions

CDN recently spoke with Best Software CEO Ron Verni on partner programs, Accpac and how it got Kevin Bacon to play at a recent product launch. CDN: Best announced Partners for Growth at

Published on: November 18th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Photo editing a snap with album app

Jasc's Paint Shop Photo Album 5 is a simple and easy-to-use digital camera software program, making it suitable for the digital home. Installation of the package, which runs Microsoft Windows XP, was a

Published on: November 16th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Ontario solution provider hires an Apprentice

Nick Warnock was fired by Donald Trump on national TV last year, but he says the experience he gained by being on The Apprentice program helped him land a job with a London,

Published on: November 11th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Corel gets back to its roots

Analysts say that Corel Corp.'s acquisition of graphics software vendor Jasc Software and a renewed focus on the consumer segment may help put the company back on track. Minneapolis-based Jasc is best known

Published on: November 11th, 2004 Neil Sutton

Building the software factory may be a problem

For years software developers have been promised tools to help automate the assembly and re-use of applications. Even Microsoft admits that promise hasn't been kept. Now the company is touting features in its

Published on: October 26th, 2004 Howard Solomon

PeopleSoft shows its CEO the door

PeopleSoft's board of directors have confirmed they have fired president and CEO Craig Conway, leading some analysts to speculate Oracle may enjoy a smoother ride in its takeover bid. Conway, who had occupied

Published on: October 25th, 2004 Neil Sutton

Fortune 1000 launches CRM

Quebec City-based Fortune 1000 has taken software it created for its own use more then a decade ago and released it as the first-ever Canadian-made customer relationship management product for the small and

Published on: October 25th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Suncor future bright with app virtualization

It used to be a challenge for Suncor Energy Inc. to maintain a safe and secure operating platform across its 4,000 PC desktops in Canada and the U.S. ""Every time a patch came

Published on: October 6th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Pushing the digital home

In a corner of his Whitby, Ont. store, Janos Kantor of Bestbyte Computers has set up a PC-based home theatre for customers. He's unable to assemble systems for purchase yet — one obstacle

Published on: October 5th, 2004 Howard Solomon

IBM unveils 62 middleware tools

Toronto — IBM Canada Ltd. announced what it describes as a major shift in its strategy to help customers automate and manage business processes tailored to their industry. Big Blue launched 62 middleware

Published on: October 5th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

PeopleSoft turns to Big Blue

San Francisco — Temporarily shrugging off its ongoing takeover battle, PeopleSoft unveiled a deal with IBM Corp. that will see it standardize applications on Big Blue's middleware and both vendors marketing joint solutions.

Published on: October 5th, 2004 Patricia MacInnis

Paint by numbers CRM

Benjamin Moore & Co. Ltd. is giving its own offices a makeover by introducing a CRM package designed to pool disparate sales and retailer data. The paint company, headquartered in Toronto, deals with

Published on: September 28th, 2004 Neil Sutton