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OpenRoad Delivers WCB Strategic Intranet Plan

Following a three month analysis, OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design delivered a strategic Intranet business plan to the Workers Compensation Board of BC. The report summarizes the features, benefits, and cost savings Intranets offer and concludes with recommendations which will guide the WCB towards realizing these potentials.

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BC Government Receives Web Content Management Systems Anaylsis

Prepared for the Queen’s Printer and the BC Internet Services initiative by OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design, this 75 page report provides an overview of ten Web content management systems. A content management system would allow provincial Ministries to automatically update, review and approve their Web pages without going through BC Internet Services.

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CREO Field Change Order application deployed

February saw the completion and delivery of a change order tracking application developed by OpenRoad Communications for CREO Products Inc. This application allows administrators to track the rollout of change orders and assign them to engineers as well as generate custom reports to track progress and completion. This application will prove to be an invaluable […]

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MacMillan Bloedel HR Upgrade

Originally deployed in November 1998, OpenRoad has recently upgraded the MacMillan Bloedel’s HR benefits application. This Intranet application allows employees at MacMillan Bloedel to calculate their benefits packages, from medical and dental to holiday time allotments.

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WCB Launches MediConnect Beta

Developed by OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design, the Workers Compensation Board of BC has recently launched a beta version of MediConnect, an extranet application enabling physicians of BC to securely submit claim information to the WCB. This application is currently being used by a select group of physicians around BC and is scheduled for wider […]

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JavaBeans Stocking Stuffer

Christmas dreams will be filled with thoughts of Programming JavaBeans 1.1, published by McGraw-Hill, now that it’s finally hit the bookstores. OpenRoad Communications’ President Darren Gibbons was a contributor, authoring two chapters.

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E-Commerce for Christmas

Shop the Shops, an electronic commerce solutions provider, has recently launched several online stores including Benetton and Jeans North for the Christmas shopping season. OpenRoad Communications deployed this Site Server Commerce solution that includes real-time credit card transactions and order-processing management. Gordon Ross is the Vice President of OXD.

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Karo and OpenRoad deploy MacMillan BloedelHR Intranet application

OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design Resources recently deployed a benefits application for MacMillan Bloedel’s human resources department. This Intranet application allows employees at MacMillan Bloedel to calculate their benefits packages, from medical and dental to holiday time allotments.