Chat with Jean-Guy Carrier Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Jean-Guy Carrier became Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce on 24 January 2011. He is also Director of Programmes for ICC’s Research Foundation. Mr. Carrier has initiated and led research-based publishing and public information programmes for various international and national organizations, most recently for the World Trade Organization (WTO), from 1996 to 2008….


Cloud for Small Business

My dad is in his retirement years, but he’s one of those guys who will never really retire. Once part of the engineering team that built the communications system for the Expo line for Vancouver’s SkyTrain in the mid-80’s among other things, he now works as an IT consultant for a small computer store in…

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Group Manager Barb Anderson talks about small business needs

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Group Manager Barb Anderson , who talks about small business needs. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Barb Anderson is Intuit’s Group Sales and Marketing Manager, Global Small Business. In this role, Barb is responsible for developing…


Eileen Brown: Leading International Technology Authority and Executive; shares her expertise on social media, online branding, Web 2.0, top trends, valuable resources, best practices to engage with customers

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Eileen Brown: Leading International Technology Authority and Executive; Eileen shares her top career tips and expertise on social media, online branding, Web 2.0, top trends, valuable resources, technology tips, best practices to engage with…


Canadian Microsoft SBSC Partners Strategize for 2010 in Orlando

Leading Managed Services Providers link up for two days of intense business interaction focused on execution and accountability. HTG Canada continues its work on enhancing the Canadian IT landscape with a focus on giving more. Heartland Tech Groups (HTG), an international organization of Managed Service Providers is currently holding their Q4 board meetings this week…

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Partnerships can be a difficult ship to steer

Stuart R. Crawford Success Creator You Factor Inc. http://www.stuartcrawford.com 1-403-604-9464 Did this thought ever enter in your mind about a relationship or partnership? How did I ever get into business with these guys? How did I end up partnering with them? What do I have to do to get out of this relationship? These are…

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Living in a Virtual World

Stuart R. Crawford (Calgary, AB – Business Development Manager of IT Matters) Where do you see this world in the next five to ten years? How did the last five or ten years play out for you? Like you expected? The world as we know it is constantly changing, new economic factors are affecting the…

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Management and the Midmarket Myth

Canadian midmarket companies are rapidly expanding their networks by adopting the latest mobile and collaboration technologies.  However, a reactive management environment can make it more difficult to quickly deliver security and application upgrades and instead forces IT staff to spend their time putting out fires. So what is keeping midmarket companies from investing in tools…


The 20 Minute Miracle

Stuart R. Crawford (Calgary, AB – Business Development Manager of IT Matters) Twenty minutes. That’s all it takes to become “a knight in shining armour” in your client’s eyes, adding stickiness in all of your business relationships. What do I mean by the twenty minute miracle? The twenty minute miracle is something that all successful…

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Client Satisfaction Success

Stuart R. Crawford (Calgary, AB – Business Development Manager of IT Matters) In business, we are often taught in school and from peers to focus on profits and revenues as the key indicators to success in Small Business consulting (or at least that is how we are measured against others in our industry). I am…

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