Startup Story: Encircle speeds up insurance 

Encircle works with customers primarily in the insurance industry to reinvent processes and improve productivity. This Kitchener, Ontario-based software company provides an alternative to traditional, cumbersome, paper-based systems. Their simple, but powerful cloud-based, mobile tools allow organizations to deliver a more fair, transparent, and rapid claim experience….Read more, manufacturing agility with IoT & AI 

Born in the Microsoft Cloud in 2016, is a Canadian AI and Industrial IoT startup on a mission to make manufacturing more productive and flexible through digital transformation. How? Through an innovative application of IoT (Internet of Things), artificial intelligence (AI), industrial domain knowledge, and technical expertise….Read more

Take the lead with artificial intelligence 

Ready to take the lead with artificial intelligence? Good for you! In this post, we focus on what real-world small and medium-sized business owners and managers need to do to make their operations “smarter, stronger, and faster” using AI. Included are links to AI business resources from Microsoft and some inspirational reads. Artificial intelligence. This…Read more

Spring into action! Five simple steps to pick up your productivity 

  Ready to spring into action and increase productivity across your organization? Great! This post for small businesses offers five simple steps that can help teams get more work done. “It’s the small things that will make you successful.” – The Great Khali, Indian actor and wrestler We encourage small businesses to think big when…Read more

March forward with modern security! 

  Does your organization’s security, or lack thereof, keep you up at night? You’re certainly not alone. Microsoft recently commissioned national research from IDC to uncover how Canadian small and medium-sized businesses think and feel about technology today. This post shares the highlights from the research and explains how modern security enables business growth and…Read more

Make the most of AI and other transformative technology 

  Explore the limitless possibilities of digitally transforming your business. As the pace of innovation speeds up, you might think technology evolves too quickly for your organization to take full advantage of it. Good news! The low price of entry and the level of scalability make it easy for businesses of all shapes, sizes, and…Read more