Features

How to reach a generation that likes to consume everything that’s out there but can spot faked passion at a glance

Dr. Abdullah Telmesani offers a simple but profound test for making ethical decisions in business—a useful guide for board members and executive committees to clarify the ethical basis for executive choices.

Markets change, competitors react and your sales force can easily be left looking at yesterday’s needs: sizing and allocation are the key

Top-down strategy is dead. Modern strategy is middle-up—involving cross-functional teams and interactive workshops. Paul Christodoulou discusses this new approach to strategy development that can tap the hidden strategic ideas within your senior team to constantly refresh your competitive advantage.

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.