Sept 2018: The Creativity Issue

Tina Fey looked uncomfortable. She was being asked, in her fireside chat that closed this month’s Content Marketing World, whether the process of creating content is enjoyable. “Printing is fun,” she said. “Pressing ‘Command P’ — that’s a great feeling. Everything before Command P is an absolute nightmare.’ I’m not so sure. If the part after […]

B2BNN July 2018 Mindfulness Issue

July 2018: The Mindfulness Issue

Editor’s Note Why mindfulness is critical for marketers, sales execs and other B2B professionals You don’t have to just sit there and breath. Even using Instagram can make you more aware and present, if you use it correctly Cover Story How B2B firms should think through a mindfulness at work strategy The co-founder of Mindwell-U […]

June 2018: The Influencer Issue

There’s a big difference between trying to market and sell to a manager vs. a director vs. a VP or C-level exec, not to mention the differences between large firms vs. SMBs or organizations in a specific market. No wonder the tools to target influencers are becoming more granular. Take Infusionsoft, which recently updated its platform […]

May 2018: The Love Issue

The conference halls at Marketing Nation Summit in San Francisco recently might have been packed with people, but the products Marketo announced there are intended to create a similar sense of togetherness in the enterprise on a more regular basis. This includes the launch of Marketo Sales Engage, which will let sales and marketing teams create […]

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Inside the Mind Of… Don Tapscott

Don Tapscott is the CEO of Tapscott Group, a company that focuses on business strategy in a technologically evolving market. He is also the Vice Chair of Spencer Trask Collaborative Innovations, which invests in emerging companies in communications, information technology, and life sciences. Don has written several books including Paradigm Shift (1992), The Digital Economy […]

Simon Ferragne

Inside The Mind Of . . . Simon Ferragne

Simon Ferragne is president and CEO of Montreal-based TrackTik Inc. TrackTik’s boasts it is the industry’s only all-in-one security operations management software platform, offering security service companies complete control of every aspect of their business. TrackTik enables customers to streamline operations, and improve business development, through easy-to-use mobile and web-based technology, customized implementation, and technical […]

James Greig

Inside The Mind Of . . . James Greig

James Greig is CTO and Co-Founder of iVvy, a leading enterprise software as a service (SaaS) technology company, providing cloud-based solutions for event management, venue management and supplier management. iVvy’s technology enables organizers to search, compare, book and pay for their event in real-time, providing live availability and pricing of function space, and group accommodation. […]

DX in Canada

A Yawning Gap Between Startups and Industry: Digital Transformation in Canada

Excerpt from the newest report on survey results pertaining to digital transformation in Canada. **** CIOs and executives in Canada are fighting digital transformation battles on two fronts: keeping up with global competition, and confronting a lack of urgency on digital transformation in their organizations. Canada has many advantages when it comes to tech (our […]

B2BNN Announces Structure Change

B2B News Network Announces Structure Change

B2B News Network, which provides information and insight to empower executive decision-makers in every sector, has made an addition to its leadership team and appointed its first CMO as it brings increased clarity and focus to its editorial and marketing functions. Kris Schulze, formerly the Executive Editor of B2BNN, will take on the newly-created CMO […]

OpStream

App of the Month: OpStream

Since its foundation a decade ago, J9 Technologies has focused on providing IT Operations Management (ITOM) and Application Performance Management (APM) integration to achieve a “single pane of glass”. It has made sense. Companies wanted to be able to consolidate their data into one screen so that management tools can be effective and controlled. The […]

data-driven digital transformation

Clarity Without Complexity: Data-Driven Digital Transformation

DXAgents presented a panel on Clarity Without Complexity: Data-Driven Digital Transformation at BigData Toronto this week. Namir Anani, President and CEO, Information and Communications Technology Council, moderated an interactive dialog on data-driven digital transformation and its impact on value creation in today’s digital world.  Irene Zaguskin, CIO,  Enercare, Alexey Rykhva, CIO, Procter & Gamble Canada, Boris Bogatirev, Manager Consulting, Analytics […]

blockchain technology

Blockchain Technology: A Primer for Organizations and Professionals

Recently, I was speaking at a Blockchain Meetup of over 500 attendees in Toronto. Several speakers remarked that living in the Blockchain space was like being in 1985 during the Internet’s early days. And another speaker noted that we are now in 1989, relative to the Internet era. “Wow,” I remarked, “we’ve grown four years […]

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Interbrand Breakthrough Brands: Recognizing Next-Generation, Disruptive Brands

Interbrand announced its second annual Interbrand Breakthrough Brands report in partnership with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE),Ready Set Rocket, and Facebook this week. The 2017 report recognizes 40 next-generation, disruptive brands that define progress and the potential to grow. The report complements Interbrand’s annual Best Global Brands report, now entering its 18th year, by putting a spotlight on emerging brands—those that […]