Entries by Pat d'Entremont

Christmas Daddies Telethon a Huge Success

The Christmas Daddies telethon was on TV yesterday. Nicom is a major sponsor in that we provide the Christmas Daddies web site and online donation facility. This year was particularly challenging in that we have a new payment gateway company, plus the back-end application that we have to feed into (for receipts, on-screen displays, etc.) was […]

Nicom Finalist in CME/NRC Technology Awards

Although not the grand prize winner, Nicom was a finalist in an awards competition for “developing and implementing innovative new technologies”. The award is being presented by the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters association and the National Research Council. This award was based on our Container Dwell Time Management System which, for the Halifax Port Authority, […]

Press Release – Nicom Certified to Handle Controlled Goods

Halifax, November 19, 2012 – Nicom IT Solutions of Halifax is now certified to handle military-related goods and technology in accordance with the federal government’s Controlled Goods Program. That means that Nicom can now be exposed to sensitive data in the course of its work, including drawings, parts lists and assembly instructions that contain sufficient […]

The Passing of a Remarkable Man

(Written by David Nicholson, Nov 5, 2012) It is with great sadness that I must relay to you the news that yesterday we lost our dear friend David Miller. David was truly an incredible person.  He was a quiet, gentle man with the gift of being able to make anyone he met comfortable.  Even when […]

Microsoft Tablet Could Be Only Machine You Will Need

After a four-month drum roll, Microsoft is releasing the first of its tablets – a new family of devices called “Surface”, and we’ve got one on order. Microsoft is betting the farm on its success. Before I explain why, let me say that this initial release is not the extended version, the “Surface for Windows […]