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Fredericton’s CARIS captured the 2011 Exporter of the Year Award thanks to their world-class geospatial software solutions. The company was born in 1979 when Dr. Salem Masry, a professor at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), was asked to advise on the creation of a digital mapping software. Over 36 years later the company now designs and builds solutions for customers operating across the […]

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We’ve already written about the success of the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in creating an exciting and innovative entrepreneurial spirit in New Brunswick. Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, Associate Professor and Chair of the J Herbert Smith Centre at UNB, is one of the strongest advocates for New Brunswick’s entrepreneurial mindset we’ve had the pleasure of meeting. […]

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In June the New Brunswick Export Awards recognized those companies that have achieved recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets and expanding their global reach. Opportunities NB (ONB) wanted to pick the brains of some of those award-winning companies, and find out more about their export success. Smart Skin Technologies, this year’s Emerging Exporter of the Year […]

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Earlier this month, the annual New Brunswick Export Awards recognized those New Brunswick companies that have achieved recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets. Opportunities NB (ONB) wanted to pick the brains of some of those award-winning companies, and find out more about their export success. In a world where business is increasingly aware of the […]

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In previous posts looking at people coming to New Brunswick in search of career opportunities and a better work-life balance, we’ve focused mainly on the ICT sector. Today, we take a different route and connect with UK comedian James Mullinger to learn why he and his British magazine publishing powerhouse wife chose to move to Canada, and […]

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Something is happening in New Brunswick. This strategically-located province is positioned to successfully manage operations in Europe and the North American West Coast simultaneously, but there is something else going on. There is significant work occurring that industry leaders and the C-suite should be watching closely. One area of note is the cybersecurity cluster that […]

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Over the past year, we’ve seen an increase in articles outlining the worst cybersecurity breaches of the past few years. It’s an unfortunate reality that these types of posts do capture issues faced by information security professionals globally. We all have our work cut out for us for the foreseeable future. It’s not all doom […]

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It’s a mobile economy. Access to information and convenience of the customer is driving business. Many brands are still missing the mark and either forgoing a mobile strategy or implementing mobile as the last step in their process. A more innovative method is approaching your mobile strategy first. There is one region that has taken […]

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Are you ready? Is your company ready? Technology is drastically changing the buyer-seller relationship and your survival could depend on how proactive your business is. We caught up with Shel Israel, co-author of The Age of Context to get an update on how technology has developed in the time since the book’s release. ONB: First off, what […]

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