Software

B2B Marketplaces Revisited

Twenty years ago – in the midst of the Web 1.0 boom – expectations were high for B2B (product) marketplaces. The assumption was that online platforms would completely automate all supplier-customer transactions including retailing, wholesaling, and procurement. Yet today, the world of B2B marke ...

Announcing our investment in DemandStar, a marketplace for government procurement  

Today we’re excited to announce that we led DemandStar’s $2m seed round. The Seattle-based company provides an online marketplace for business-to-government commerce – it connects local and national suppliers with government procurement officers.  It should come as no surprise that governmen ...

Episode 117: Leading From Home

Working from home isn’t new, but today an unprecedented number of people are “telecommuting” for the first time – whether they want to or not. Our guest on this special edition of the Georgian Impact Podcast is Ben Wilde, our VP of Business Development & Marketing. Ben manages a team in Tor ...

Four Machine Learning Techniques in Simple Terms

Often when you hear experts talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence, it’s easy to feel alienated. A common sentiment we hear from entrepreneurs is that it can be hard to get beyond the buzzwords and grasp the specifics of what ML and AI can actually accomplish. At Georgian, we’r ...

Episode 121: The Flat-pack Production Floor with Etienne Lacroix

Manufacturing is faster paced and more competitive than ever before – all while product life cycles are getting shorter. Spending six months getting a factory line set up just won’t cut it anymore. But what if that process could be cut down from months to days? Etienne Lacroix is our guest on t ...

Over $4 billion AR/VR investment in 2019 for 3rd highest year

Digi-Capital’s AR/VR Analytics Platform tracked $4.1 billion AR/VR investment in 2019, the third-highest virtual reality investment and augmented reality investment year on record after 2017 and 2018. However, investment dropped significantly in Q4 2019 compared to the previous quarter in terms o ...

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

Do you need to quickly roll out VPNs or collaboration software? Is your infrastructure ready for a surge of staff connecting remotely? Are there cloud solutions that can quickly be bought? These and other questions have to be answered. Read more ...

The Business Leadership Podcast: Evan Goldberg, founder Oracle Netsuite

As the founder and EVP of Oracle Netsuite, the leading integrated cloud business software suite, Evan Goldberg has grown the company from a small office above a hair salon into a global organization that now works with more than 18,000 customers around the world.  Starting with only four employees, ...

Learn the three words that will unlock your cybersecurity transformation

By Graham Bushkes, Country Manager for Canada, Fortinet One of the biggest security threats organizations face is a reliance on outdated practices. Cyber criminals may be getting more creative with each passing day. But given that far too many companies use a combination of aging software and a patc ...

Canadian tech workers least likely to explore new careers, according to Indeed

While exploring new fields is common among many on the job hunt in Canada, software engineers and web developers rarely seek new careers, a recent report from Indeed revealed. The research, published by Indeed economist, Brendon Bernard, measured how often Canadian job seekers consider changing occu ...