Recently I was asked to speak at California’s capital regarding business relationships and synergies between California and Canada.  In preparing for that discussion I went back through my career and looked at all of the times I interacted or was affected by a Canadian company. ...

You have probably seen announcements of the recent changes at Microsoft.  There’s been lots of speculation since Steve Balmer announced his retirement last year.  The Microsoft BoD has certainly done their due diligence during that time, interviewing both internal and external candidates.  They even interviewed...

Depending on which poll you read…….. Canada ranks somewhere between 5th and 9th on the list of technically oriented countries, with the United States ranking 2nd or 3rd behind Japan or Finland.  You can take a look at the links below, but the Atlantic Cities survey...

Depending on which poll you read…….. Canada ranks somewhere between 5th and 9th on the list of technically oriented countries, with the United States ranking 2nd or 3rd behind Japan or Finland.  You can take a look at the links below, but the Atlantic Cities survey...

That’s the title of a humorous yet pithy article by Russell Working who writes for ragan.com. Now that I’ve made it clear on where I stand on the email vs. social debate, I have all kinds of friends and colleagues sending me articles they find online...

t is the New Year, I’m happy, and I’m looking forward to a great year!!!!   I think I have got a great attitude, but……………… I am getting really tired of those people who want to talk about “email’s going away”, “email’s dead”, “we are at the...

We have just passed time of year for recaps and predictions.  I’m sure you have seen dozens!  I’ve seen everything from recaps of celebrity break-ups to predictions of the new hot markets for entrepreneurs in 2014.  One of my favorite new markets:  The rise of...

In a November 27th, 2013 news story from Bloomberg, authors Elena Logutenkova and Gaurav Panchal discuss the recent move by UBS to ban multibank social chat rooms, with other large banks taking similar actions.  This comes as a result of regulatory investigations in the manipulation...

Recently several online studies have shown that e-mail usage is down among teens. The Huffington Post has reported that between December 2010 and December 2011, web-based e-mail use dropped by 31% for teens aged 12 – 17. Additionally, email use among those aged 18 –...

Although email is the most widely used Internet function across the planet, not every region utilizes it in the same way. Let’s start by considering the global distribution of email users. Almost half of all email users are located in the Asia Pacific, which makes...