Valuable lessons from Silicon Valley

Saqib Awan What can Canadian technology leaders learn from Silicon Valley?  A lot, according to Saqib Awan of Lightspeed Venture Partners. Lightspeed is an American venture capital firm focusing on early-stage investments in the enterprise technology and consumer space. Awan is a transplanted Canadian who did his undergrad at the Richard Ivey School of Business […]

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Hashtag Trending – PayPal to buy iZettle for $2.2B; New details about EnStream in Canada; Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveils next project

PayPal has plans to acquire iZettle for $2.2 billion, EnStream, a joint venture between Rogers, Telus and Bell is suddenly in the spotlight, and Elon Musk wants to charge $1 for his new transit system in Los Angeles. Swedish Firm iZettle will be purchased by PayPal for $2.2 billion. Expected to close in Q3 2018, […]

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6 ‘gotcha’ moments to avoid with ERP implementation

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation projects are demanding undertakings for most organizations. The benefits of ERP are huge but require significant commitment from the organization’s leadership and significant effort from the organization’s staff to be achieved. Below is a discussion of the all-to-common ERP implementation gotchas that lead to expensive and recriminating failure. I’ve included […]

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