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10 Tips For MSPs and VARs To Rock 2018!

I recently did 10 tips for vendors so I thought I should also do 10 tips for channel partners. Here goes… Know what you do not know about your business practices. You can hire a good business consultant and/or take a free best practice assessment online. This will give you a very good indication of your strengths and weaknesses. If ... Read More »

SAS is a Global Leader in Predictive Analytics

SAS is an innovative company delivering analytics solutions in several markets, from pharmaceutical, banks, academic entities to government.  They offer highly innovative solutions in customer intelligence, data management, fraud management and ioT.  They employ 300 employees in Canada with over 3.2 billion US in global sales.  SAS helps organizations make better decisions powering business processes and insights.  With a dedicated ... Read More »

Vectra Makes a Security Analyst Job a Lot Easier

Vectra is an AI company automating security operations.  It is built to overcome today’s complex security challenges by blending human expertise with machine-learning techniques and data science.  It helps condense days and weeks of investigation work down into minutes.  Breaches are inevitable and can get overwhelming and expensive.  Forensics analyst only find out problems after the fact, thus causing a ... Read More »

GET TO KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS DAY – JANUARY 18 2018

Businesses that take the time to know their customers see higher sales and greater long term success than those who don’t, claims Marc Gordon. “It’s astounding the amount of information customers are willing to share with businesses they buy from,” says Marc. “All a business owner has to do is ask and listen. The feedback is essentially a roadmap for ... Read More »

The Firehose Of Daily Emails: Reduce It To A Garden Hose!

The firehose of daily morning emails was giving me e-anxiety.  Most of it was worthless information, but I had to delete my way to what was important.  “ENOUGH!”, I said.  So began my experiment of using my favorite new word:  Unsubscribe. Emails are a mixed blessing.  I love communicating via email because I can craft my response.  I can read ... Read More »

Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs: Are You Prepared?

Bill 148 Is More Than Minimum Wage You’ve probably heard by now that minimum wage is on the rise in Ontario. This is due to The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which is now in effect as of November 27. With this act -also known as Bill 148 – the provincial government aims to balance employee rights and stimulate economic ... Read More »

10 Tips For Vendors To Boost Their Channel Sales In 2018

1.    Know how the channel ranks your performance. Ensure that you are nominated and/or invite your channel partners to vote for you in the 11th annual Reseller Choice Awards – It’s FREE! The voting deadline is January 20th, 2018. The Awards will be handed out on February 1st at a Gala. See Reseller Choice Awards for details. 2.    Get the inside ... Read More »

TEKLYNX Caters to All Types of Labeling Needs

TEKLYNX is a global organization manufacturing label design solutions. They cover everything from shipping labels, RFID labels and inventory labels.  They also cater to all industries and all sizes of organizations, from pharmaceutical, food and beverage, clinical, basically any organization that need barcodes in some form or another. TEKLYNX is looking for partners comfortable with software solutions selling and partners ... Read More »

Wish You A Happy and Prosperous New Year!

Another year, another chapter in our life to be written…What will you do differently in 2018 to be happier? While financial prosperity may seem to make some people happy, that in itself may not bring sustainable and deep happiness. It’s only my opinion, but I think having more time to do what you love to do is the real gateway ... Read More »