Day 1 at Directions NAV North America Conference in Orlando

There is a lot of exciting news as Microsoft continues to integrate its productivity and business applications, expand their cloud offerings, and put more power in the hands of the end user. Microsoft partners got an in-depth preview of Dynamics 365 as well as the...

Productivity Increases through Role Tailored Navigation

Implementing a new ERP solution can be a stressful process for everyone involved and navigating new menu structures is almost like having staff learn a new language. When considering a new system, choosing one that is intuitive for users and easy to learn should be on...

Alberta Advantage built on back of high priced oil

Those of us who live in Alberta can sometimes be smug about the “Alberta Advantage”, which we like to attribute to our business acumen and hard work.  While we indeed may have our fair share of those characteristics, watching the peaks and valleys of the industry...

Drilling forecast for 2016 is more than grim

In November news, the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) released a negative forecast for 2016 that promises a prolonged downturn in the drilling sector.  CAODC projects that only 4,728 wells will be drilled in 2016, which represents a...