The Important links section is the master bookmark page for the Prince Edward Island technology industry. If you are looking for links to additional information, significant players in the industry, or anything else not found on the ITAP web site, your search is over!
The Important links section is the master bookmark page for the Prince Edward Island technology industry.
If you are looking for links to additional information,
significant players in the industry, or anything else not found on the ITAP web site, your search is over!
HR Practices & Recruitment
SR & ED
Film & TV Industry
ICT Industry Info
These links deal with the open source/linux community and issues.
Linux news, info, software and much more.
Looking for a job? Look here!
JobsPEI is a free, online registry for individuals seeking work in Prince Edward Island, now or in the future.
Sites that help give direction to innovation.
The Information Technology Innovation Centre brings together elements that provide the research infrastructure necessary to support the Cape Breton IT and multimedia industry: UCCB, NRC, InNOVAcorp and local industry.
Canadian Innovation Centre
The Canadian Innovation Centre (CIC) is Canada's leading organization dedicated to assisting inventors and innovative companies. Our range of services includes invention evaluation, technology due diligence, market research, and education programs.
MINT* Research Centre
Management of Innovation and
New Technology (MINT)* Research Centre
The ICT Sector
Discover Innovative Canadian Capabilities
New media, television, music and much more.
National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
NAMAC is a national
association of non-profit
to furthering the media
arts: film, video, audio
Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated primarily to the development and promotion of the Canadian film, television, new media and music industries.
HR Practices & Recruitment:
Skills assessment and job descriptions.
Brainbench: The Measure of Achievement
Businesses can boost training ROI; improve hiring successes; and optimize performance. Individuals can prove their worth, keep their skills up-to-date; and advance faster.
Developing Employee Performance
Small 47 per businesses in Canada employ almost 5 million people, representing cent of all people working in the private sector.
That's a lot of people who make a big difference to the success of small businesses. It also creates an enormous opportunity to expand and develop Canada's work force.
Developing employee performance occurs in your company and in thousands of small companies all across Canada.
How much attention do you give to this critical dimension in your business?
Do you really believe that you can Grow your People: Grow your Company?
Perhaps you already do this and you'd like to do more.
Click on the link above to learn more.
Employee Job Descriptions
Lots of job decriptions links to fulfill your hiring needs.
IT Sector Council of PEI
The IT Sector Council is committed to providing leadership in Human Resources Development and Strategy in the IT Industry of Prince Edward Island.
The site is designed to keep both the public and our members informed of activities, events, and developments that affect the IT workforce of PEI.
The IT Sector Council is a not-for-profit organization, acting as a neutral forum for IT stakeholders including labour, education, business, government and professional groups.
Paul Hickey & Assoc
Human resource management and organizational effectiveness.
Create efficiencies with these links to better business practices.
New Federal Rules on Privacy
The federal government has enacted the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The PIPEDA establishes new rules to recognize the privacy rights of individuals with respect to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of their personal information.
Office of the Employer Advisor
Please use the above link to obtain information on worker's compensation and workplace health and safety matters.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting
ExportSource's market research is complete and the entry strategies have been compiled. Your export plan is ready to implement. Or is it? Here are some tips for reviewing and fine-tuning that plan for export success.
As Canada's export contracting agency, the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) brings buyers and Canadian exporters together through contracts built on the best possible terms and conditions. Since our inception, we've provided assistance to thousands of companies from across Canada, helping them close more than $30 billion in win-win deals with foreign governments and private sector buyers.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) provides customized consulting solutions to meet the complex challenges faced by today's Canadian entrepreneurs. An export specialist from BDC's Consulting Group can help your business become export-savvy: assess global opportunities, increase your production capacity, establish international trade contract and distribution, and conform to international regulations.
Businesswomen in Trade
This website has been created for women entrepreneurs who lead small and medium enterprises to meet their special information and assistance needs that are relevant to exporting and export activities.
DFAIT's Trade & Investment Publication
Canadian International Development Agency
CIDA supports sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and to contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
Through our infoexpert, we provide free access to hundreds of sectoral market studies and country-specific reports prepared by our Market Research Centre and by our offices abroad. These reports are intended to help you, Canadian companies, identity foreign business opportunities and learn more about your target market.
Capital Acquisition Support Program
Capital Acquisition Support Program is designed to assist Prince Edward Island businesses acquire the infrastructure needed to develop from start-up through to international exporting.
Direct Marketing Strategies
Direct Marketing Strategies is one of the industries leading full-service business-to-business direct response marketing agencies. We are staffed by experts who specialize in planning, creating and executing targeted, lead generation and loyalty building programs for the innovative marketers throughout North America.
Export Development Canada
Unique financial and insurance services
EDC is a Canadian financial institution devoted exclusively to providing trade finance services to support Canadian exporters and investors in some 200 markets, 130 of which are in developing markets.
Exporting Made Easy
Only one source can give you access to a world of export services. Team Canada Inc is a network of more than 20 federal departments and agencies working with the provinces, territories and other partners to help Canadian businesses prepare for the global marketplace.
Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)
FITT equips individuals and businesses with the practical skills they need to succeed in today's competitive global marketplace. As Canada's international trade training and professional certification body - and the leading membership based organization of its kind in the world - FITT sets the standards and designs the training programs for the professional designation, Certified International Trade Professional (CITP). Centered on international trade best practices and delivered by a broad network of educational partners, FITT´s quality training programs impart knowledge and practical skills that trade practitioners can apply immediately - providing competitive advantage and elevating their position in world markets.
Through its programs and services, the department is helping to build a dynamic and innovative economy where all Canadians have the opportunity to benefit from more and better-paying jobs, stronger business growth, and a marketplace that is fair, efficient and competitive.
International Business Opportunities Centre
The International Business Opportunities Centre provides a matching service - connecting foreign buyers with Canadian companies.
Marketing Support Program
Marketing Support Program provides financial assistance to Prince Edward Island Businesses for the marketing costs from start-up through to international exporting.
New Exporters to Border States Program (NEBS) is a key export education tool offered by trade offices n the U.S that targets Canadian companies not yet exporting to the United States.
Exporters to the United States program (EXTUS) is a program similar to the NEBS that serves Canadian companies already exporting to the U.S border states. Formerly known as NEBS Plus, EXTUS focuses on expanding the markets of successful Canadian exporters to other regions of United States.
On-line Canadian Trade Resources
The Web is packed with a wealth of resources related to exporting and international trade. Below is a list of Canadian-based export Web sites that you may find may be useful to help make your export venture a success . The resources are organized in seven categories.
Program for Export Market Development
PEMD's goal is to increase the prosperity and competitiveness of Canadian businesses in the international marketplace.
Quality Improvement Support Program
The Quality Improvement Support Program enables Island companies to enhance their capabilities to pursue trade and export opportunities to improve their competitiveness in a global market place.
SourceCAN is a harmonized business portal which provides your organization with business opportunities and the tools needed to conduct business on the web.
Statistics Canada's site provides exporters with a wide
range of statistical information and quantitative data to help them with
their planning and research.
Statistics Canada's site provides exporters with a wide range of statistical
information and quantitative data to help them with their planning and
Take a World View
Services, the Millennium Edition is the information source on exporting which is designed primarily for service exporters.
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
When you are prepared to do business abroad, you can use this site to get in touch with the employees of our 140 offices around the world and request one of our personalized core services.
Building World Class Canadian Technology Companies
D&B's information and technology solutions help businesses reduce credit risk, find profitable customers and manage vendors efficiently. We have the largest company database available, with information on 70 million companies worldwide - for your credit, marketing and purchasing decisions.
Labour Market Research
The research is grouped into four themes: Labour Market and Skills Implications of Population Aging; Employer-Supported Training; Adjustments in Markets for Skilled Workers; International Mobility of Skilled Workers.
Manta is ECNext's e-commerce web site for business professionals searching the Web for immediate answers to questions about their markets, customers, competitors, suppliers and other critical business data. Manta surfaces businesses content from the "deep Web", making it easy for them to find, and then provides a pay-per-view sales model and a personalized "reading room" that provides the buyers with immediate online access to what they are looking for. Following a successful beta launch on August 31, 2005, ECNext has already drawn over 2 million visitors to the Manta site.
ECNext specializes in helping publishers market, sell and deliver business information online via its content merchandising solution. Manta now joins ECNext's family of solutions, alongside publisher branded sites and Web marketing programs, providing publishers with an additional channel for reaching online content buyers.
MarketResearch.com is an aggregator of global business intelligence representing the most comprehensive collection of published market research available on-demand. Strategy starts with the most relevant, current and credible research available. Strategy starts here!
These links will assist you business development efforts.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is a federal government agency. Headquartered in the Atlantic Region, ACOA's goal is to improve the economy of Atlantic Canadian communities through the successful development of business and job opportunities
Business Gateway.ca is your source for information and services for small and medium-sized businesses. Find information on Business start-up, financing, taxes, HR Management, regulations, exporting/importing, business statistics and analysis, R&D, E-business, and government tenders.
Managing for Business Success
Managing for Business Success
has been developed in recognition of the importance of management skills to
business success or failure. With more than 270 links, the new site will
provide small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) with information and
sources of practical advice that can help address a particular management
Learn about the programs available to help expand and grow your IT business in PEI
-Find out why Prince Edward Island may be the ideal location to expand or relocate your existing business
-Get the details on support programs for the Film & Television industry and the PEI Film Commissioner's Office
and much more....
The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute
Your gateway to business in Israel. Succeed in commercial ventures with
Israeli companies and in the Israeli marketplace.
SR & ED:
The SR & ED Program is an incentive program designed to encourage R & D in Canada.
An Introduction to SR & ED
An Introduction to the Scientific Research & Experimental Development Program.
Central Consulting Services Inc.
To assist with the preparation of technical and financial documentation for claims submitted on behalf of this Canada Revenue Agency Program. Cick here for a copy of the Central Consulting Services Inc. brochure highlighting the SR&ED Program and other associated services is available.
Costs & Financing Templates
Guidance on Eligibility of Software Projects for the SR & ED Tax Credits
Introducing the SR&ED Program's Preclaim Project Review service
* Would you benefit from greater up-front certainty about the eligibility of your company's research and development for tax credits under the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program?
* Do you need guidance in understanding the SR&ED Program requirements and the claim process?
* Would you like to better understand what you should keep to support your SR&ED claim?
* Are you interested in speeding up the delivery of your SR&ED tax credits?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Preclaim Project Review (PCPR) Service, one of the services offered by the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) under the SR&ED Program, is for you.
Refunds for Small Business R & D
If your company is developing new or improved products, processes, or materials, this work may qualify for substantial refunds and/or tax credits under the Federal Government's Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR & ED) Program
SR & ED - Administartive Guidelines for Software Development
The Account Executive Service for the SR&ED Program
Through the Account Executive Service, an SR&ED Program expert will help you access the program and its various advisory services. The Account Executive Service was developed as part of the CCRA's ongoing efforts to make the SR&ED Program more responsive to your needs.
Goods & Services Tenders
Goods & Services Tenders
Film & TV Industry:
Documents, news relating specifically to the film and television industries
A Cultural Policy fo PEI - A Message from PEI Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs
Canadian Film Centre
The Film Centre is currently working on recruitment for its Alliance Atlantis Film Resident Programme. The Deadline for applications is January 31, 2005.
Speech by CFTPA Chair - Film & TV Summit
NEW WORLD ORDER?
Comin Challenges for Canadians in Domestic and International Markets.
These are sites that ITAP shares a link with...
Contrarian Investing Association
Beating the market - by going against the crowd!
The Contrarian Investing Association looks for strongly financed, growing companies that are undervalued by the market for the wrong reasons, believing that the market will come to appreciate their true value over time. This investing approach can also be described as Contrarian, since such stocks are purchased when most investors believe that they are unattractive.
DirPedia.com - combining a dictionary, an encyclopedia and a web directory
Discount Laptop Batteries - Computer & Notebook Batteries
Laptop Battery dot net offers discount laptop batteries, computer batteries, notebook batteries and laptop computer battery packs at competitive prices.
Whether you are a huge football fan or hockey fan, you'll love sports phones. No matter what kind of sports you like to play, you can find sports phones that will work for you. Even if you don't play sports and you're just an avid spectator, sports phones will liven up your decor.
These links will provide you with online resources to assist your Project Management efforts.
Project Management Resource Centre
This is an excellent site that gives you a great overview of all areas of software project management.
ICT Industry Info:
These links provide information on the ICT industry.
Study: The ICT Sector Through the Boom and Bust Years, 1997-03
e-Learning Tools :
If you want your company to learn through e-learning, then these are the sites for you.
Case Study for e-Learning
WellPoint is a health insurance company
that owns Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield
plans in 13 states, as well as HealthLink and UniCare. It serves more than 28 million medical members and 80 million specialty members nationwide. Learn how one year after the start of a learning program, WellPoint showed a 15 percent improvement in associate satisfaction, with 35 percent of targeted associates actively participating in the program. In addition, WellPoint evaluated change in first-year associate turnover. Among the targeted
groups, turnover decreased from 39.7
percent to 28.2 percent, saving the company an average of $13,000 per employee in lost training investment. Read the case study...
EduTools is a suite of free, easy-to-use Web-based tools that allow users to collect, analyze, and weigh information about a variety of e-learning products, services, and policies. EduTools' approach is to help the higher education community make well-informed decisions in three primary areas: course management systems; student services; and e-learning policies.