Posts Tagged: business

Podcasting at IBM

I ran across an interesting article today in The Journal News about podcasting inside and outside IBM. Sounds like Big Blue really likes the idea of time-shifted audio: IBM started to encourage employees to read and create the online journals known as blogs last May. Shortly after, IBM started pushing podcasts — subscription-based audio downloads… Reads more »

Small Business Week

Last week was Small Business Week in Alberta, and indeed all across Canada. Here are some interesting statistics about small business in Alberta: Small businesses (businesses that employ less than 10 employees) account for 74% (104,000) of all businesses with employees in Alberta. (Source: Alberta Economic Development, 2004 Alberta Business Monitor) In 2004, women accounted… Reads more »

TEC Connector

I attended TEC Edmonton’s TEC Connector event this afternoon with Dickson. TEC Edmonton is a joint venture of the University of Alberta and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation. Here’s what the event was all about: This TEC Connector event will showcase companies created from the results of University of Alberta inventions and technologies. In addition,… Reads more »

No opportunity for podcasting business?

From David Carr in today’s New York Times: For the time being, podcasting is a cipher, a technology that seems to further threaten established media’s stranglehold on public consciousness, but offers little opportunity in the way of a real actual business. Big media are aggressively attempting to get their arms around the next big thing…. Reads more »