On the schedule: Michigan trade mission to Canada

Another thing we're looking forward to: Michigan's upcoming trade mission to Canada! The mission takes place May 10 to 17, with stops in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario. We'll be joining seven Michigan companies from various sectors (including health, communications, and trade brokerage) as they meet with new business partners in the Canadian market. More info … Continue reading On the schedule: Michigan trade mission to Canada

Why companies flock to Canada’s ‘Silicon Valley’

Access to venture capital, a large pool of talent, and lower cost of living make Ontario's Waterloo region a magnet for tech expansion. Since the early days of hand-held device pioneer BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion, or RIM), Waterloo, Ontario has been known as Canada's 'Silicon Valley'. In fact, an Expert Market study from October … Continue reading Why companies flock to Canada’s ‘Silicon Valley’

The year ahead for Canadian manufacturers

What are Canadian manufacturers thinking about the year ahead? This - and many other questions - were answered in last week's 2019 Manufacturing Outlook Report webinar. The report (a joint presentation between SYSPRO and Next Generation Manufacturing Canada) offered insights into the mood and concerns among Canadian manufacturers. Insights gleaned from the report include: A mood of … Continue reading The year ahead for Canadian manufacturers

Cyber security in 2019.

A new year... and a new set of things to worry about. This post is the result of a perfect storm of different things, including last week's Collection #1 data breach, and this story about the biggest cybercrime threats in 2019. It contains warnings about phishing, ransomware, ad fraud, ad nauseum. It's depressing, and it makes … Continue reading Cyber security in 2019.