BlackBerry to supply platform for Canadian payment provider

BlackBerry Ltd. continues to expand the way the can leverage its secure global network . The company said Thursday it has struck a three year agreement with mobile payments provider EnStream LP to provide a secure

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Tax info may be a little too ‘shared’: privacy watchdog

Canada's sharing of tax information with the US in compliance with American tax laws may jeopardize the privacy of Canadian dual citizens, warns the country's privacy watchdog. A Canadian Press story, reported in

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Crafting the best customer experience

TAMPA – There’s an e-word tossed around a lot here at this week’s IBM’s SmarterCommerce conference, and it’s not e-commerce: It’s “experience.” Almost every presentation by an IBM official and almost every case

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are Canadian bank passwords safe enough?

Since the dawn of computing typing passwords on a keyboard has been the standard way of ensuring secure access to IT systems. But an article on today questions whether Google and Twitter

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian location-based data company sold to French firm

In a way, it's a marriage of a Canadian electronic data specialist and a European company that focuses on snail mail. DMTI Spatial, a Toronto-based provider of Canadian location-based data to governments and

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Up close with State Street’s CIO

When you're the CIO overseeing 5,000 IT staff around the world, there's a lot on your shoulders. That's the position Christopher Peretta of State Street Corp., which provides financial services to institutional investors, finds himself in. That's why

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Howard Solomon

NBCN offers PriceMetrix CommissionCheck to customers

National Bank Correspondent Network (NBCN) Inc., a subsidiary of Montreal-based National Bank Financial Inc., made a deal with Toronto-based PriceMetrix Inc. to offer its CommissionCheck SaaS product as an added feature to its

Published on: August 26th, 2011 jd speedy


Desjardins General Insurance Group has migrated from its mainframes in an effort to speed up online transactions and better attract incoming IT talent.The Montreal-based property and casualty insurer moved away from the aging

Published on: July 20th, 2011 Rafael Ruffolo

HomeTrust bets its future growth on SAP banking software

After a two-and-a-half-year-long implementation of banking software to rip and replace almost all systems in HomeTrust Co.’s IT environment, the Canadian mortgage lender just hit the go live button earlier in July on

Published on: July 19th, 2011 Kathleen Lau