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  • New Brunswick Tech Company Remsoft Expands to Brazil

    New Brunswick’s Remsoft provides digital solutions for land management and planning, improving productivity, and performance of its international client’s land assets. Its focus is on planning and scheduling, using predictive analytics technology that enables land managers/planners to find the best way(s) forward for their assets. With clients in 20 countries, Remsoft is now expanding its operations

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  • New Brunswick’s CyberLaunch Academy is Open for Business

    It is expected that over the next decade, high-skilled occupations—already representing over 60% of total employment in Canada—will grow by 70 percent, increasing the already fierce competition for skilled labour. With the fast pace of growth of Canada’s technology industries, the Province of New Brunswick will need to rely on internal labour resources to fulfill the

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  • This New Brunswick Company is Accelerating Healthcare Sales and Marketing

    New Brunswick’s elandas is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company offering a variety of enablement tools for sales and marketing leaders in the life sciences sector. CEO Ryan Roberts says the company began with a solution to help customers (pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies) streamline the process of getting customized marketing resources through rigorous approval processes. Success of

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  • How New Brunswick Innovation is Powering the Cloud Contact Centre

    It began as a typical sales call. UserEvents Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Thompson had reached out to Austin, Texas-based Serenova to pitch his company’s service. “I had a list of companies to call that day for sales, and they were one,” notes Thompson. “Right from that first call, however, we saw a lot of commonalities between

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  • How this Startup is Revolutionizing Municipal Data Collection

    Coady Cameron was in his fourth year of Civil Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) when he came up with an idea. He was learning how municipalities across the continent collected infrastructure data — with expensive vans carrying expensive equipment. Cameron asked why that data couldn’t be collected with the device in his (and everyone else’s) back pocket

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  • This Award-Winning Company is Mapping a Path to Success in Forestry

    Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG) is a Canadian airborne mapping company that utilizes LiDAR and advanced airborne imagery to help clients in the forestry and utility sectors produce maps, collect data, and better manage their assets. The Canadian government’s Department of Innovation, Science & Economic Development has taken note of the company’s technology, announcing it would provide new funding

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  • This IoT Company is Increasing Productivity and Lowering Production Costs

    New Brunswick’s Eigen Innovations offers software solutions for the industrial internet. The company’s technology helps clients across the manufacturing sector create more efficient operations, with a focus on improved productivity, increased quality, and lower production costs. Opportunities NB (ONB) spoke to Eigen last fall, to learn about the company, its partnerships, and its relationship with the University of

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  • Tackling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

    The cybersecurity breach headlines are nonstop. The amount and types of data and infrastructure impacted continues to increase. Organizations of all types have tuned in and are turning up the search for help. This has led to an increasing skills gap. This gap isn’t necessarily new—in 2010 the Center for Strategic & International Studies noted

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  • Why a Decline in Cyber Attacks on Banks is Bad News for Everyone Else

    There were three canaries in the cybersecurity coal mine recently, all three signalling a rise in the tide of threats for every sector outside of banking and finance, which have actually seen their attacks decline. The first of these three critical reports saw the Anti-Phishing Reporting Group note a record-breaking 250% increase in phishing activities between October 2015

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