News and events

Events, News

OpenRoad speaks on XML at VOLUG

Gordon Ross, Director, recently spoke on XML for the Vancouver Online Librarians User’s Group (VOLUG) at the Vancouver Public Library. VOLUG, an organization of more than 100 librarians and information professionals, was presented with an introduction to XML and its key strengths, covering its history and basic markup theory.


Creo Awards OpenRoad Extranet Contract

Addressing the need for better management of deployed systems orders, CREO Products Inc. has contracted OpenRoad Communications to build a web-based tracking tool. This application will allow administrators to provide customer service representatives with current information on existing and upcoming changes for deployed systems.


OpenRoad and Karo announce joint venture

Karo Design Resources and OpenRoad Communications have now formally announced a joint venture that combines their expertise in Internet development and communication design. In the past year these two firms have quietly joined forces to provide the next wave in information technology solutions for an impressive list of some of BC’s largest corporations, including BC […]


OpenRoad launches Buy & Sell website

With over 150,000 users and nearly 500,000,000 ads served up since 1994, the Buy & Sell runs one of BC’s busiest websites. OpenRoad Communications rebuilt the Buy & Sell website from scratch, integrating their legacy ad taking system as well as their credit card payments, allowing users to pay for early access and place ads […]


Business in Vancouver’s Online Leasing Guide

Business in Vancouver’s Leasing Guide, your guide to office properties over 20,000 sq. ft. in Greater Vancouver, Victoria and the Fraser Valley, is now online. Powered by a database of detailed building information, users can search for space based on square footage and gross rental price.


Glenayre Adds PeopleSoft Integration

In order to meet the need for new high-tech employees, Glenayre has to make sure that its job postings are up to date. OpenRoad Communications took job postings kept in Glenayre’s PeopleSoft system and integrated them with the dynamic job posting interface on the site. New jobs are now updated every morning on the Glenayre […]


OpenRoad Builds HotMeTaL Applications

OpenRoad is developing several template applications for SoftQuad Inc. which will run on the HoTMetaL Application Server (HMAS). HMAS uses the Miva scripting language, a 100% XML based language. These template applications will be released by SoftQuad in Q4 1998.


BC Transit Online, Anytime

When BC Transit needed to put their 22,000 stops and 300 bus lines on the Web, OpenRoad Communications provided the solution. This challenging database application integrates BC Transit’s legacy data and is updated every day. OpenRoad designed and deployed this site with our strategic design partner, Karo Design Resources.