QHR restructuring gets thumbs up at Paradigm

QHR President Mike Checkley.

A shakeup at QHR (TSXV:QHR) is getting the thumbs up from Paradigm Capital analyst Christopher Lam. Yesterday, QHR announced that long-time exec Mike Checkley would assume the role of President and the company followed up on a product strategy review it initiated last month. “I’m very pleased to announce Mike Checkley’s appointment as president,” said […]

OpenText slammed after restructuring announcement

Open Text CEO Mark Barrenechea. PI analyst Pardeep Sangha regards Open Text's Q3 as only "slightly positive". Although the company beat consensus estimates, he says, its decline in licensing revenue is troubling.

Shares of OpenText (TSX:OTC) are getting hit today after the company announced a comprehensive restructuring that will reduce the size of its workforce by five per cent. CEO Mark Barrenechea, whom the company also announced is returning to work after leaving for leukemia treatment, said the move would not impact the Waterloo-based company’s topline. “Effective […]

SoMedia is the Uber of video production, says CEO Fleming

SoMedia co-founder George Fleming.

SoMedia (TSXV:VID) is disrupting the video production space in much the same way that Uber disrupted taxis, says founder and co-CEO George Fleming. Fleming today presented at the Euro Pacific Canada Digital Media and Technology Conference in Toronto. “I know that everything is being described the Uber of something,” he said. “But it’s honestly who […]

Keeping tech jobs in Canada is important, says Mediagrif CEO Claude Roy

Mediagrif CEO Claude Roy in Toronto, May 20, 2015.

One notable Canadian entrepreneur says he is proud of creating tech jobs in Canada, and wishes more people would think about the ramifications of selling out to U.S. concerns. Mediagrif (TSX:MDF) CEO Claude Roy presented today at the Euro Pacific Canada Digital Media and Technology Conference in Toronto. Roy, who was CEO of Logibec when […]

theScore’s DNA is mobile, says CEO Levy

theScore Chairman and CEO John Levy.

A company that began by designing for flip phones has a natural advantage in delivering mobile sports, says its boss. John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore (TSXV:SCR) presented today at the Euro Pacific Canada Digital Media and Technology Conference in Toronto. Levy says the company’s long focus on creating a lean product pays ongoing […]

Absolute Software is still undervalued, says Haywood

Absolute Software CEO Geoff Haydon.

A solid third quarter has Haywood analyst Massimo Voci feeling bullish about Absolute Software (TSX:ABT). Last Thursday, Absolute reported its Q3, 2015 results. The company earned (U.S.) $2.79-million on sales contracts of $21.2-million, a 3% topline bump over the same period last year. “These results demonstrate the progress we are making in our key strategic […]