This IDC study profiles 10 relatively small Canadian-based companies offering Web 2.0 solutions that IDC believes are worthy of highlighting to the broader industry and have the potential to make an impact in the information and communication technology (ICT) market. This study provides a review of each company's technology and go-to-market strategy and a customer example. It concludes with some of the overarching trends IDC is seeing in this market, the strategies and characteristics these 10 companies share, and essential guidance and analysis. This study also provides valuable input for ICT vendors large and small, investors, government, and service providers to identify success factors employed by emerging Canadian vendors with Web 2.0 solutions.
Ramius Corporation is an enterprise social software company, focused on the development of online community systems and social networking platforms for engagement with, and research of, employees, customers and partners. Since 1998, Ramius software has been used by millions of individual users worldwide and across customer organizations including SAP, NASA, IEEE, Kaiser Permanente, the American Marketing...
Octopz - the next generation of online collaboration technology that's built specifically to support the way creative professionals work.
Meet with colleagues anywhere in the world, any time, together or individually, without ever leaving your office.
Discuss and markup documents; all you need is an Internet connection. Then save and archive your work for easy retrieval, review and critical feedback.
AdHack is a community and market for people-powered advertising. Anyone can create an ad. Anyone can buy an ad. Like an eBay for advertising, AdHack connects ad buyers and ad creators in a secure web environment, enabling community interaction and transactions.
More specifically, AdHack creates a fast and authentic way for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to source advertising without the slow delivery,...
PlanetEye.com is a one-stop destination for all your travel planning needs.
Featuring a powerful and easy-to-use planning tool; compelling, geotagged photography; leading edge mapping technology and extensive travel content from a team of in-house writers and a growing number of professional sources, PlanetEye is designed for travelers who want a new and exciting way to explore where to go and what to do.
Overlay.TV is an interactive media company that provides an online video platform. This platform enables users, content owners, and e-commerce sites to monetize and customize their video assets by overlaying contextual information directly onto video and linking to external websites.
Overlay.TV was founded in 2007 by Tyler Cope, Rob Lane and Nadav Zin, and received its first round of VC funding in the same year....
Tungle is the industry's first calendar accelerator. By syncing with your existing calendar, you get all the scheduling and calendar sharing benefits of Tungle without having to switch to a new system. Keep using your Google, Outlook, iCal or Entourage calendar - Just sync it with Tungle and you'll be able to:
Easily schedule meetings with anyone
Share calendars inside or outside your company, even with people...
Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.
His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University.
When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be...