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Archive for the 'E-Business & Technology' Category

Seminar 2 - Entre Corp

Monday, September 11th, 2006

This session covers legal issues around software development, including end user license agreements, Internet and ISP regulation in Canada, domain name resolution on the internet, and Copyright, trademark, and patent issues. Plus, how PIPEDA affects your business, Employee privacy laws, and non-compete agreements.

The Fall Season of E-Business Training at the E-Future Centre and The ELC

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Our Fall season of seminars and brown bag presentations is right around the corner. This fall we will be offering a series of quick-to-learn quick-to-use seminars that will help you get the most out of the use of e-business in your business.

E-mail Money Transfers

Monday, July 17th, 2006

Five of the major Canadian banks offer e-mail money transfers. For those of you that sell online you might want to explore if this is an option right for your e-business. You can now e-mail money to people from your accounts at one of these banks and it seems that anyone can receive money, even if they are outside of Canada. There is a fee for sending money but it is free to receive

Search Engine Tips

Friday, July 14th, 2006

Approximately 65% of Canadians use Google to find websites. It is always great to find the site you want on your first search and there are documents that will help you search better. Gaining more experience with search engines will better equip you to search engine optimize your e-business website.

Free Business Web Applications

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

Software can be more expensive for business owners then the actual computer. There are online programs that could replace traditional ones that you may use. All of the programs listed in the article are free for your business to use.

Interactive Business Planner (IBP)

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

“The IBP is the first business planning software product designed specifically to operate on the World Wide Web. The IBP uses the capabilities of the Internet to assist entrepreneurs in preparing a 3 year business plan for their new or existing business.” Source: Government of Canada

2006 Online Sales Projections

Friday, May 26th, 2006

Online sales (ecommerce) projections for 2006 are predicted at $211.4 billion vs. 2005 $176.4 billion. Study (2006). “Online Sales to Surpass $200 Billion This Year, According to Study “. Retrieved May 23, 2006, the press release discuses the increasing trend in online sale. The study explains the breakdown ecommerce sales by general category and discuses how consumers buying process when making a purchases.

Student Connections Drop-in Day

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

University of Alberta Student Connections will be hosting two free drop-in sessions on Wednesday and Friday of this week.

The schedule for this monthly event is as follows:

Wednesday May 3rd
1PM - Using and Configuring E-mail
2PM - Search Engine Optimization
3PM - Information Security

Public Wireless Internet Access

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

The E-Future Centre’s blog has profiled some American cities wi-fi projects. There is an article published by the Edmonton Journal that discuses Edmonton’s current situation and possible future strategies.

Open House

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Student Connections (SC) and Technology Training Centre (TTC) University of Alberta would like to invite you to our Open House on Friday, March 17th, from Noon - 4:00 PM.