Features

Leaders under pressure must put people first, ensuring that everyone in the company is clear on their role and purpose, and is working together to achieve the business goals.

Chief Financial Officers are playing an increasingly important part in the executive decision-making process as business leaders today want someone who can be their ‘right hand man’

Partnership with third-party suppliers works best when they are really brought into the team

Supporting cross-border business growth with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) used to be the preserve of blue chip companies. However, a modular approach allows smaller firms to centralise, localise and scale as required

Global business news

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have named Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS)—a consortium of equal share partners ACS Infrastructure Canada, Aecon, EllisDon, and SNC-Lavalin—the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, and maintain the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project using the alternative financing and procurement (AFP) model.

Apple is apparently in serious talks to buy Formula 1. Could a blockbuster F1 acquisition be the perfect platform to push the oft-rumoured Apple Car?

Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion deal on Monday to acquire professional social platform LinkedIn for $196 per share.

Shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent after the announcement to near $193, while Microsoft’s stock was down 3.2 percent. Trading in Microsoft had been halted briefly for news pending before the announcement of the all-cash deal.

Executive Insight

Apple is apparently in serious talks to buy Formula 1. Could a blockbuster F1 acquisition be the perfect platform to push the oft-rumoured Apple Car?

Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion deal on Monday to acquire professional social platform LinkedIn for $196 per share.

Shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent after the announcement to near $193, while Microsoft’s stock was down 3.2 percent. Trading in Microsoft had been halted briefly for news pending before the announcement of the all-cash deal.

Business Blogs

SGS explain how they helped a pipeline company who encountered a blockage in one of their pipelines by using ultrasonic technology.

David Sturges looks at the risks of cyber crime and how businesses can ensure greater security against it by moving to the cloud.