What Have You Done For Me Lately ...

Last Friday, the Echidna Team hosted a client appreciation night at the John Labatt Centre. This event was called "Hockey Night with Echidna" and we treated 100 of our… Read more

Are You Heading for a Network Crash?

I think many people understand the power of networking, and in today's economic environment the need to embrace this activity has become even more relevant. The networking… Read more

Take a Look in the Mirror ...

Last week the Echidna team had a chance to break away from the office and do some brainstorming/soul searching about the future direction of our company. I know - sounds like… Read more

Growth is Good! Echidna Welcomes Yan Zhang ...

Yan Zhang joins the Echidna Solutions Corp team, in the role of Senior Web Developer. Yan has a Bachelor of Computer Sciences from Peking University and is also a graduate of… Read more

Can Your Phone Augment Reality?

Last week I was introduced to Layar, which is a Mobile Augmented Reality Browser. Layar combines GPS, camera, and compass technology to identify your surroundings and overlay… Read more

Can You Get Steak ... at a Hamburger Price?

Clearly there is a difference in value between a steak and a hamburger - but if you only have a hamburger budget - what do you do?. In the web industry there are many… Read more

The RFP Ritual ... Should You Respond?

With more businesses using technology to purchase services, the Request for Proposal or "RFP" has definitely become a popular vendor selection tool. I must admit that in our… Read more

Should Research and Development Be Done on Company Time?

Many companies struggle to justify the cost/time of Research and Development, especially in tough economical times. Many organizations see the value of Research and… Read more

Could Foursquare Be the Next Twitter?

If you are thinking, what is foursquare? Then read on - remember three years ago when you asked the same question about Twitter. Location-based social networks ("LBS") seem… Read more

Google Feels That News Publishers Don't Understand ...

A few weeks ago newspaper and magazine publishers signed a declaration to limit access to their website content. The declaration stated that "universal access to websites… Read more

Google Chrome OS is Aiming for the Cloud(s) ...

Last week the Google Chrome Operating System (OS) was announced, which will make us rethink traditional OS platforms - such as Microsoft Windows. Google Chrome OS is based on… Read more

Michael Jackson Online Mania ...

If your internet connection was slow yesterday between 12 noon and 4pm - these web statistics about the Michael Jackson Memorial Service might explain why. According to the… Read more