Skyway Recommended October 8th to 14th

Each Monday we’ll pass on links to articles we thought were well worth reading from the previous week, kind of a Digg-lite for those who live where we do (British Columbia, Canada), work like we do (high speed business internet), and think like we do (internet trends, internet privacy, cutting-edge technology, etc.). If you don’t want to wait ’til Monday, we usually tweet and link to these as we come across them

IT World Canada: Early signs CIOs believe cloud pays for itself

A management consulting firm surveys chief information officers and finds evidence that cloud services can reap projected savings. Read more…

IT World Canada: 10 solid reasons RIM will make a comeback

We always hear the bad news first when it comes to RIM. So, let’s look at the good news now. I’m the only diehard in my office who is still sporting a Blackberry. I’m holding out to see the Blackberry 10. Going into 2011, everyone at my company used Blackberrys. We were huge fans. We BBM’d each other constantly. We even blogged about how much we loved our Blackberrys. Then RIM started to nosedive and one by one, my staff started showing up at the office with iPhones. Read more…

IT World Canada: Telus buys Quebec medical records company

Telus Corp. has expanded its medical solutions portfolio by buying a Quebec-based provider of cloud-based electronic medical records for doctors offices. The telco said Wednesday it has bought privately-held KinLogix Medical, which it says will further its fledgling efforts in the EMR market. Read more…

CRTC Website: CRTC encourages businesses to start preparing for Canada’s anti-spam legislation

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, October 10, 2012 — Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published two information bulletins to help Canadian businesses better understand Canada’s anti-spam legislation. The CRTC expects the legislation to come into force in 2013. Read More…

IT World Canada: CRTC SPAM guidelines prevent spam permission tricks

Corporations and electronic marketers won’t be able to pull any tricks to get around the government’s anti-spam law, the federal telecom regulator has made it clear. Read more…


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