B2B News for Wednesday, July 7: Ransom Ware Attack Linked to Russian Gangsters, Cyber Security Partnerships and a Design Lab for the Textile Industry

It’s a tough week for Kaseya. 1500 of its VSA customers were the subject of the largest ransom ware attack ever on July 2.  The company’s CEO Fred Voccola praised his employees’ response and support from the FBI and the White House itself in a video address on the company’s web site. Elsewhere, some experts […]

Brands Can Deliver Next-Generation Experiences Through Actionable Feedback – Here’s How

By Marc LeCuyer, Vice President & General Manager, Canada, ServiceNow Innovation and investment in customer experience (CX) have seen exponential growth as we’ve entered our new world of work (and rightfully so). As enterprises digitize their business and customers raise their expectations, demanding increasingly personalized, instantaneous and proactive interactions from brands – new strategies and […]

B2B News for Wednesday, June 30, 2021: Remote Tech Awards, the Justice League, Use of Indigenous Intellectual Property

What if this is the coolest summer – in terms of temperature — of the rest of our lives? It’s really the only important question to ask while waiting for billionaires to stop racing to space and start investing in healing our poor planet. The 2021 Remote Tech Breakthrough Award winners have been announced. Victoria-based […]

Why It’s Critical to Support LGBTQ+ Businesses All Year, Not Just During Pride Month

A guest column by Matthew Celestial Queer entrepreneurs stress the challenges of preserving customer and brand loyalty beyond Pride Month. As businesses recover from the pandemic’s socioeconomic impacts, there is an increasing need for LGBTQ+ visibility and a commitment to year-round support. With this month’s LGBTQ+ pride well underway, the symbolic rainbows drape businesses and […]

B2B New for Friday, June 25, 2021: Procurement & Supply, Component Miniaturization, the Canadian Online Publishing Awards

The news comes from all B2B sectors this Friday. We’re seeing a commitment to business ethics, investments in miniaturization of electronics applications, and new categories for the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs). The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has awarded the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation the CIPS corporate ethics mark. The company’s Global […]

B2B News for Wednesday, June 23, 2021: FinTech Acquisition, FinTech Expansion, Construction Software Marketing

Just when it looked like mergers and acquisitions had gone on vacation, there’s some FinTech news to report in the B2B sphere. Repay Holdings Corporation, a provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced it has acquired Kontrol Payables. The deal is worth up to $11 million US, of which $8 million was paid at closing. Repay […]

How Important Mobility Services Are For Business’ And How To Implement Them

  Traditionally, a business operates from one central physical location where all data and processes are in access. However, in recent times, businesses have embraced the new trend of mobility. Business mobility allows workers to operate from anywhere with access to information and infrastructure that would enable employees to work remotely. Using software and applications […]

B2B News Headlines for Friday, June 18, 2021: Former Deloitte CFO joins Integrate, Wix Acquisition & Connected Coaching as a B2B Service

Going into the weekend, you need to know about expert advisors moving into demand-generation, more capabilities for small business sites and connected coaching as a B2B service for the sports and fitness industry. Integrate has appointed Kristy Pipes to its Board of Directors. Best known for its demand generation platform, Integrate brought the former Managing […]

B2B Headlines for Wednesday, June 16, 2021: Umlaut Acquisition, the Power of Purpose & ACE Awards

Präzision, or precision in English, is the watchword in today’s release. We’re starting with German engineering. Accenture is acquiring umlaut, an engineering consulting and services firm with its HQ in Aachen, Germany. The move will scale up Accenture’s deep engineering capabilities as it works with companies using the cloud, AI, and 5G to transform how they […]

Cheaper Postage Solutions That Make Mailing Easier For Any Business

  Whether you run an online business or you have a brick-and-mortar store, you at some point use postage solutions for mailing. The global marketing platforms have also enabled businesses regardless of their sizes to cater to the needs of international clients. Consequently, clients are increasingly preferring overnight shopping, free shopping and two-day shipping. You […]

The Digital Transformation of Air Cargo: In Conversation with Thomas Gerstner, President of CODEX by Virtual Control

Thomas Gerstner started tracking the movement of vaccines before the pandemic. “The WHO estimated in 2019 that up to 50% of all vaccines go to waste because of lack of temperature control during the shipping process,” Gerstner said during a recent video conference conversation. Gerstner’s company, Virtual Control, has launched CODEX, an AI-powered logistics solution […]