Information Technology 

Choosing Nova Scotia: game-developer Heartsy Studios

October 21, 2016

In the world of game design, Vancouver’s loss has been Nova Scotia’s gain. Meet Stephen MacDonald, CEO of Heartsy Studios, which makes video games for children and families. Before moving to Guysborough and starting Heartsy, Stephen was an executive producer …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Canada, Inc.

August 15, 2016, a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses with a longstanding history in Nova Scotia, has announced it will open a new operations centre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. We caught up with’s …

Why Bil Trainor chose Nova Scotia for ICT expansion

January 29, 2016

Meet ConnectNS network member, Bil Trainor, founder of an ICT company that calls Ontario, and now Nova Scotia, home. In the early 1970s, Trainor watched as the cable television industry in Atlantic Canada was born. He had moved to Pictou …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Track Group

December 16, 2015

Track Group, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a global leader in providing end-to-end location monitoring and predictive behavioral solutions,  that combines real-time tracking devices and professional monitoring services with advanced data analytics. Track Group has offices in five countries …

Choosing Nova Scotia: Lixar

December 01, 2015

Lixar, a company headquartered in Ottawa with an east coast office, specializes in high-value, knowledge intensive ICT R&D, and is focused on mobile technology, data science, IoT, and Cloud product platform and software solution development. We sat down with the …

Choosing Nova Scotia: ResMed

November 24, 2015

ResMed is a leader in the development of devices and software solutions to help diagnose, treat and manage sleep-disordered breathing, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and other chronic respiratory diseases. Halifax is emerging as a key location for the development of …

The Next Big Thing in Big Data.

October 09, 2015

The rate of data production has grown exponentially. Twitter and Facebook respectively generate more than 7 and 10 terabytes of information on a daily basis. These are the kinds of numbers that make knowing scientific notation useful. Not only is …

Who’s Doing Big Data in Nova Scotia: Analyze Re

June 19, 2015

Name: Shivam Rajdev Company: Analyze Re Location of company: Halifax, Nova Scotia What kind of data are you working with? Unstructured and structured data in the insurance and reinsurance industries.  What kinds of analytics are you using? Predictive analytics such …

Who’s Doing Big Data in Nova Scotia: ACENET

June 19, 2015

Name:  Michele Fash Company:  ACENET Location of company:  Virtual in Atlantic Canada, with head office at Memorial University What kind of data are you working with? ACENET is a regional consortium of nine universities in Atlantic Canada and the Atlantic …

Innovation is Exact-ly that Easy: 5 tips to bring new technology to market

February 24, 2015

There are several steps involved in creating a new technology, and bringing it to market: • Conceptualize • Research and feasibility • Blueprint • Develop • Test • Deploy Two local business men, one a successful realtor and the other …

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