David Billson

Inside The Mind Of… David Billson

CEO of rTraction Canada, David Billson has deployed Internet-related solutions and technologies to enhance efficiencies for businesses of all sizes. Throughout his career, he has managed all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from requirements analysis to software production, to quality assurance. He explains that early on he quickly fell into roles where he was […]

fast companies

Editor’s Note: Even fast companies finish last unless they pursue the hardest transformation of all

The words and the image were everywhere, and every time I saw them I tried not to roll my eyes. I was at a conference for HR professionals, and the main graphic across every banner and program guide showed a human hand about to join with that of — wait for it — a robot. […]

don tapscott

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 […]

SiriusDecisions

SiriusDecisions to launch research study and annual summit for Canadian B2B organizations

SiriusDecisions is conducting a research study exploring some of the biggest challenges within B2B organizations, the results of which will kick off its first-ever Canadian conference in March. The firm’s 2018 Canadian B2B Sales, Marketing and Product Management Study will be highlighted at SiriusDecisions 2018 Summit Canada, a day-long gathering with keynotes from Export Development Canada, […]

WCT

Women in technology report shows major work needed around flexibility, resources and measurement

She was having a tough time at home. It had gotten so bad she hasn’t slept well in nearly a month. At work, though, no one noticed — or cared. While the headlines are filled with stories of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior, a new report from Women In Communications & Technology (WCT) suggests […]

leadership transition

The Power of Marketing During a Leadership Transition

If you have been recently named as your organization’s new CEO or Managing Partner, it’s very likely that you have a great many priorities on your plate. To name just a few, you’re mastering day-to-day operations, boosting staff morale, assessing your service mix, and responding to marketplace changes. You might even be tasked with turning […]

Lena Elkins

Inside The Mind Of . . . Lena Elkins

Lena Elkins is a business and marketing coach, international speaker, and a member of the Forbes Coaches Council. Specializing in magnetic digital marketing, copywriting, sales funnels, and strong money mindset, Lena takes a straight-forward approach to breaking through major barriers, and reaching accelerated success for her clients. Lena has been featured in more than 100 […]

C-suite

State of the C-suite: How executive career paths became so difficult to maneuver

When the World Economic Forum convened in Davos earlier this week, many observers noted a welcome change in the leadership among its key organizers. For the first time in its long history, the seven co-chairs of the annual gathering of politicians, CEOs and other senior executives were all women, representing an equally diverse cross-section of […]

CMO Sunday

CMO Sunday

Since January is our “Leadership Issue” I thought I would start this newest weekly feature with a trending leadership hashtag. #MLKDay Today, we commemorate my father’s 89th birthday. Beyond sharing #MLK quotes, I pray that our global community, from educators to politicians to artists to law enforcement, will truly hear his voice, follow his teachings […]

Deloitte

Editor’s Note: Don’t let Deloitte’s most persuasive 2018 prediction get you down

Earlier this week in Toronto, consulting firm Deloitte hosted an annual event where its research team predicted the biggest trends to come in technology, media and communications. Unlike years past, however, this year’s next big thing was a set of massively lowered expectations. According to Duncan Stewart, who leads the research practice at Deloitte Canada, there are plenty of […]

B2B Influencers

Meet the top 21 B2B influencers to watch in 2018

The past year might have been full of talk about “influencer marketing” to consumers, but it takes a particular kind of person to influence marketers themselves.  What follows is a list of B2B influencers based on what our editorial team has observed amid on our coverage of major industry conferences, activity on social media and submissions from our […]

Dalio

Editor’s Note: Why the B2B hero’s journey starts with human-centred leadership

I’ve decided I need to get to know Ray Dalio after all. Although he’s unlikely to take a personal meeting with me, the founder of Bridgewater Associates is too intriguing to ignore. For starters, Bridgewater is sort like the ultimate B2B company, managing wealth for a number of large institutional investors. More specifically, however, Dalio […]