Engaged Employees Are Always Willing to Go the Extra Mile

Did you know that employers with the highest percentage of engaged employees increase their margins by an average of 3.64% and their net profit margins by 2.06%?[1] And that offices with engaged employees are 43% more productive? [2] The concept of employee engagement stems from high economical fluctuations and the rise of unemployment rates after 9/11 in 2011. A new ... Read More »

ChannelNEXT Turns it up to 11

What do you do when you are at the top of your game?  You keep changing it up and keep improving!  In business, if you are not moving forward, even if you are at the top, the current will take you back and you will eventually fall behind. ChannelNEXT, over the last 15 years has become one of the top IT ... Read More »

Define Your Corporate Culture in 5 Steps

Most business owners understand the value of branding for products and marketing, but did you know that your office culture needs to represent your brand too? Candidates will join your company based on the brand image you present, so you should do your best to ensure it’s consistent in both your marketing and the way you work. A company culture ... Read More »

Learn how to build sustainable recurring revenue at ChannelNEXT East Canada on April 24-25

Here is a little taste of what you can expect from attending ChannelNEXT (on April 24-25 in Esterel, Quebec) to help you grow your business bigger, better, stronger and smarter as well as build sustainable recurring revenue. Vendors… Microsoft will talk about the current state of their Cloud business in Canada and how it’s rapid growth is changing business. What ... Read More »

Cloud On-Boarding Just Got Simplified for IT Solution Providers

We are always on the hunt for solutions that will empower MSPs, VARs and ITSPs to grow their business and build more recurring revenue. A big part of the game is building an effective Cloud Business Practice. For anyone who has gone down this path, you know the extraordinary effort and cost associated in attaining success. There is a company ... Read More »

Is Human Resources One of Your Blind Spots?

Many business owners don’t take time to think through HR policies or even hire an HR manager. There‘s false assumption that they can do HR’s job. They think they are not “big enough” to need HR. I hear that a lot from many owners. The truth is, every Company needs HR. However, not all companies need HR on a full-time ... Read More »

Last Day At CeBIT 2017…Here are a few more gems we found

Coolest Product At Cebit? An image only tells half a story…Everyone use a smartphone to take video. However, it is impossible to use the phone mic to pick-up remote audio, which makes video missing something big. What good is video if it has terrible audio? Now, you can clip on Yigo Go-play mic (an easy-to-use wireless collar recorder) to capture ... Read More »

The future of artificial intelligence

  Costas Bekas, Manager, Foundations of Cognitive Computing IBM Research, Zurich explains that his team is going from data to knowledge. Data is multiplying exponentially in many formats – reports, tables, images and video. How do you digest all this information, organize and present it to people to make the best decisions? Medical knowledge will soon be doubling every 73 days. ... Read More »