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Buy & Sell Launches Auction Site

The number one source for buying and selling in BC, the Buy & Sell, has launched their Auction site. Built by OpenRoad and Karo, this site has full integration with the existing classified site, allowing users to see both ads and auctions.

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OpenRoad Supports BigRide

From June 14, 1999 to July 31, 1999, Landon Kitagawa and 500 cyclists will bicycle more than 5,000 kilometers from Seattle, WA to Washington, DC in the American Lung Associations’ BigRide Across America. Riding for the BC Lung Association, Landon’s journey can be followed online at the OpenRoad website. OpenRoad donated web hosting and online […]

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WCB Launches WorkSafe Online

The new WCB website, WorkSafe Online, was recently launched. Designed by Karo and OpenRoad, the new site provides the public with a more intuitive way of accessing important workplace safety information. It also provides a solid foundation for the next generation of Internet applications currently being developed at the WCB.

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ImagePower Launches FaxPC Website

Image Power, Inc. (VSE: IPZ), a leading provider of next generation still image compression technology, recently launched its FaxPC website. The site allows subscribers to pre-register for the FaxPC free fax-to-email service. The site was designed and developed by OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design.

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OpenRoad Continues to Grow

With continued success in 1999, OpenRoad is growing again and is pleased to announce the arrival of several new employees. OpenRoad welcomes Mojgan Givi, a software developer formerly of MediaNova; Kaaren Schulz, an account manager from Information Retrievers; Winston Ng, a software developer who has worked for Motorola and GTE Enterprise Solutions; and Lawrence Chan, […]

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OpenRoad Builds Real-Estate Portal

GTE Enterprise Solutions provides Multiple Listing Service (MLS) software to the real estate industry for over 60,000 realtors North America wide. OpenRoad Communications is providing an integrated web portal solution for GTE-ES’s custom MLS software, System 4.

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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.