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WCB launches WorkSafe Online

The new WCB website, WorkSafe Online, was recently launched. Designed by OpenRoad Communications and Karo, 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, adding four new employees

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 MLS 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 business plan

Following a three month analysis, OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design Resources 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 analysis

Prepared for the Queen’s Printer and the BC Internet Services initiative by OpenRoad Communications and Karo Design Resources, this 75 page report provides an overview of ten web content management systems (CMS). 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 HR benefits application. This Intranet application allows employees at MacMillan Bloedel to calculate their benefits packages, from medical and dental to holiday time allotments.