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Silicon Peel Event – Meetup #9: The Power of Partnerships

How Maps BI is working with Silicon Halton member Virtual Logistics to develop and market their SaaS product. Members of the Maps BI team and Virtual Logistics go to market team will share and show eCommerce “Dash Board Packs” that use the Maps BI spatial visual intelligence platform and shopping cart transaction based data. These “Dash Board Packs” and the subsequent go to market plan were the result of collaborative working sessions of these Silicon Halton members. We’d like to share this experience with Silicon Peel members and demonstrate Maps BI in the process.

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IIBA Toronto Event – Fall 2013 IIBA BABOK v.2 Study Group

The IIBA Toronto chapter has arranged for an autumn 2013 Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) study group. The IIBA Toronto chapter BABOK® study group will assist you in understanding the foundation of all that is business analysis. The BABOK® is made up of 6 knowledge areas, 32 tasks, and 34 techniques.

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Silicon Halton Event – Build Your StartUp To Sell

Every technology company starts with a defined purpose to provide a great product or service. Virtually none consider what the end will look like. Is it a sale, wind-up or merger? What do I need to do to make that happen? Most companies don’t address these questions until the owner wants to retire. The reality is that all companies are up for sale whether the sale sign is on the door or not. Business owners don’t know when that unsolicited call will come and, by then, it is likely too late to maximize value and integrate key fundamentals to drive … Continue reading

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IIBA Toronto Event – 5 Things You Must Know About Requirements Planning

Requirements Planning adds incredible value to the requirements process. More than simply creating another “work breakdown structure” document, this is an opportunity to address risks proactively and gain better stakeholder participation. This session demonstrates how every component of a requirements plan adds value.

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Haltech Event: N2K Finance with SB Partners – Value Drivers

Value drivers affect perception and yield the greatest impact on the sale price of a business.  Join Trevor Hood, Partner and Valuation expert from SB Partners Chartered Accountants to understand key concepts for what drives the value of your business and what this means to potential buyers.

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Silicon Halton Big Data and Analytics Event – How BD is Powering Media and Advertising Business

The next p2p session is Tues Sep 24th, 7pm at Inovex in Oakville. Presenter: Victor Potapov: is the Director, Analytics and Advertising Platforms at Rogers Consumer Publishing and Digital Media Group. He is going to be speaking to us about new initiatives within this group at Rogers Communications.

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Community Gala – Project Management Toastmasters Club Event

A community social hosted by the Project Management Toastmasters Club (PMTMC) Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. (registration at 6:00, meal, presentations and DJ dancing to follow) Location: High Park Ballroom, Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto

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PMI Lakeshore Event – TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE – Go from “overwhelmed” to “in control”

This is an interactive workshop where you gain insights into personality traits; yours and others. You will learn how you can significantly improve communication with others which will improve relationships and increase productivity. By adapting these methods of communicating you will learn how to reduce the stress created by miscommunication. Learn how to get better results in your personal and professional life. The insights gained in this session also help you to understand your needs in terms of communication as well as the needs of others. By ensuring that all parties’ needs are met, the relationships of individuals and teams … Continue reading

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PMI Lakeshore Event – An approach to effective management of multi-generational project teams in increasingly complex project environments

Part of the 21st Century it is common to find 4 generations working together in the same  organizations, and project teams. This calls for special awareness in Project Management Professionals, with a heightened sensitivity to the characteristics and motivations of multi-generational teams. In this session we will reflect on key characteristics and work styles of the following generations: The Veterans (born before 1948), Baby Boomers (born 1948 – 1964), Generation “X” (born 1964 – 1980) and “Y” (born 1980 – 2000). Multi-generational workforces pose special,but not insurmountable, challenges to organizational Leaders, Managers and Project Managers. Our goal will be to … Continue reading

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RIC Center Event – Disruptive Technologies

The theme of September’s Growing Your Business seminar is on disruptive technologies that will change your life, business, and the global economy. This Breakfast with the Experts session will focus on three key areas: advanced robotics, artificial intelligence, and innovative M2M systems. You’re invited to hear experts from industry, academia, and our entrepreneur case study give a 360° overview of their topic, review new tech coming down the pipeline, and show how it will impact our world. These talks will get you up to speed on industry innovations and help you cope with the coming changes in how we live … Continue reading

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