IT World Canada Staff

IT World Canada Staff
The online resource for Canadian Information Technology professionals.

Analyst says good news for Canadian tech companies

One Canadian analyst is predicting that despite a gloomy outlook reported by many Canadian tech. companies so far this year, the worst may be over.

Bank of Canada contracts with EDS for $400 million

EDS Canada signed a $400-million agreement with the Bank ofnCanada last week, to provide all business operations supporting the sale, customer service and redemption of savings bonds issued by the Government of Canada over the next nine-and-a-half years.

Canada’s payments system needs more flexibility

Canada's payments system that processes 4.2 billion transactions per year involving $31.4 trillion, must respond more quickly to its highest value opportunities, according to Lloyd Darlington, Bank of Montreal's technology and e-business chief.

CIBC breaks new ground with digital signatures

Last April, the province of British Columbia joined Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia and The Yukon in giving digital signatures the same legal status as their pen-and-ink counterparts. The U.S. government has passed similar legislation as well.

CIBC turns up the heat with alliances

CIBC has teamed up with Toronto-based Advantex Marketing International Inc. to offer CIBC Aerogold cardholders an Internet-based shopping rewards program developed by Advantex for CIBC.

Finance sector’s strategic shift boosts CRM

The finance sector customer relationship management (CRM) software market in North America will triple by 2004, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).

New support for enterprise print stream formats

Large organizations seeking to transform legacy print stream data into Web-ready content for e-business will benefit from the recently announced integration of Xenos d2e Platform with IBM's Content Manager OnDemand Version 7.1, says Xenos.

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