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A B2B News Network Exclusive Series: Analyzing the Analysts

More than ever, B2B needs expert opinion and analysis. More than ever, “free” analysis in the form of thought leadership content marketing and corporate communications digitally proliferates. As technology becomes increasingly intricate and integral to business management, and billion dollar software decisions can make or break companies, experts with real experience, whose opinions can be […]

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What the Trello Deal Tells Us About the State of Collaboration and Enterprise Software Stacks

Trello, an app considered indispensable by many software developers, has joined the Atlassian family, announced last week, in a deal worth $425 million. As Wired said in its coverage, Trello was developed basically as a niche to-do list app for a specialized purpose and audience (software developers) that 95% of the population has never heard […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Ubiquity Global Services, a multinational business services organization, announced that Corey Besaw has been appointed the company’s senior vice president of innovation. Besaw will lead the company’s efforts to deliver innovative customer experience management solutions to the marketplace. *** Engineering Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of […]

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M&A Digest

A look at Mergers and Acquisitions in B2B this week… *** TD Securities completed the previously announced acquisition of Albert Fried & Company (AF&Co), which advances its U.S growth strategy. The purchase of AF&Co’s services and capabilities includes self-clearing, securities lending and a prime brokerage technology platform in its final stages of development. TD Securities plans to […]

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Four Fundamental Priorities for the Innovation Agenda (ITAC)

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) released a four part series of papers, focused on fundamental priorities that must be addressed by the government and the Innovation Agenda in order to succeed: Modern Digital Economy, Trade and Competitiveness, Modern Digital Government, and Talent and Skills Development. Excerpts from each paper follows, with links to […]

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M&A Digest

A look at Mergers and Acquisitions in B2B this week… *** Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with Borqs International Holding Corp., a leading global provider of smart connected devices and cloud service solutions for the Internet of Things (“IoT”) industry. Upon closing under the merger agreement, Borqs […]

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Nominations Open for B2BNN’s “People to Watch” in 2017

In 2016 we ran Indices for a number of B2B Influencers. This year we want to know who the up-and-coming folks are. We’re looking for people from across B2B, the movers and shakers, or business leaders who are poised to have a big year. No matter the industry…communications, technology, HR, supply chain, marketing, anyone on the […]