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TwitterChat with Philippe Johnston

Philippe Johnston is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Departmental Security Officer (DSO) at SSHRC Canada. Until he was recently promoted he led a digital transformation project at Treasury Board. @B2BNewsNetwork had a #TwitterChat with Philippe, who posted from the @DXAgents account with hashtag #dxagentstalk. Good afternoon all! Looking forward to getting underway with the […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Birch Communications, Inc., a leading provider of managed voice products and cloud solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across North America, announced the appointment of Kevin Dotts as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer *** ClickBank, a leading affiliate marketing and e-commerce marketplace, has announced the […]

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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A roundup of this week’s mergers and acquisitions in B2B… *** Oranj has completed its acquisition of a majority interest in TradeWarrior Software, a provider of institutional-grade investment rebalancing and model management software for financial advisers. The merger will provide independent RIAs, broker-dealers, and enterprises with the opportunity to offer state-of-the-art rebalancing functionality for advisers […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** BrightFunnel, a Revenue Intelligence company, announced the hiring of Chris Mann as Chief Product Officer. Chris will lead product innovation to help marketing teams show impact on revenue. *** Pluralsight, an enterprise technology learning platform, announced the appointment of James Budge as Chief Financial Officer. *** Anglepoint, a […]

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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A roundup of this week’s mergers and acquisitions in B2B… *** Exadel, a global software engineering firm, announced the acquisition of ReeWise, a data analytics and business intelligence company. The acquisition allows Exadel to continue to expedite the ongoing growth of its software services portfolio and global development teams. *** Aasonn, a U.S.-based leader in […]

appointment roundup

Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Zeta Global, the data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps leading brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced the appointment of Donald Steele as the company’s first-ever Chief Revenue Officer. *** Strategic Products and Services, a multi-vendor systems integrator and managed services provider for […]

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Monetizing Data: Turning Data into Profit-Driven Strategies and Solutions

The explosion of information is accelerating. This can be seen in our everyday use of emails, online searches, text messages, blog posts, and postings on Facebook and YouTube. The amount of data being created and captured is staggering. It is flooding corporate walls and is only getting worse  as the next big explosion is already […]

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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A roundup of this week’s mergers and acquisitions in B2B… *** Finn Partners, a global public relations firm, announced it has acquired Singapore-based Ying Communications, a leading B2B PR and Marketing firm with a special focus on the tech sector. Finn Partners acquired Ying Communications – together with its sister agency True Worth Consultants – through […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s roundup of notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Boston Engineering announced the appointment of Jose Vazquez to direct the company’s Defense & Security practice. *** Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, announced the appointment of Paul McCarthy as the company’s first Chief People Officer (CPO). As CPO, McCarthy will be responsible […]

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Web True.0: Why the Internet and Digital Ethnography Hold the Key to Answering the Questions That Traditional Research Can’t

In 1961 Henri Matisse’s masterpiece, “Le Bateau,” was hung in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Since Matisse died in 1954, he was not available to see this particular piece displayed in one of the world’s most reputed and respected art institutions. Which is unfortunate when you consider that the curator of the […]

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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A roundup of this week’s mergers and acquisitions in B2B… *** Cision announced that it acquired Bulletin Intelligence, which has written the daily White House News Summary for the Executive Office of the President since 2001, and which also provides custom, expert-curated executive briefings to the CEOs and C-suites of many of the nation’s largest businesses. The acquisition closely […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Uplift Data Partners, a leader in drone flight-operation management and data analysis, announced the appointment of two key executives to augment its engineering and sales teams. Kinan Sweidan, Vice President of Engineering, focused on software development and aerial insight intellectual property, and Jamail Carter, […]

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10 Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Moving Operations to the Cloud

The vast majority of enterprise CIOs will say they will be transitioning legacy IT operations to cloud environments within the next few years. When asked why they’re making the move, what their cloud architecture will look like once implemented, or how those environments will be managed internally, and the answers grow decidedly more complex. Featuring […]

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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A roundup of this week’s mergers and acquisitions in B2B… *** Thomson Reuters has completed its acquisitions of Clarient Global LLC and Avox Limited, expanding its risk-management footprint and its ability to provide a best-in-class standard of customer solutions by integrating both businesses into its portfolio of risk management, compliance and data offerings. Together with […]

appointment roundup

Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** AppNexus, the world’s leading independent advertising technology company, announced the appointment of Kaylie Smith as Managing Director, JAPAC. Based in Sydney, Smith will oversee AppNexus’ strategic partnerships and commercial strategy in Asia Pacific, Japan and Australia. *** Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced the […]

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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A roundup of this week’s mergers and acquisitions in B2B… *** Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rage Frameworks, a leader in knowledge-based automation technology and services providing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the Enterprise. Terms of the deal are not disclosed. […]