Play the word association game with the phrase Canadian Software and some are immediately reminded of the days when Corel’s WordPerfect looked like it was set to be the Pepsi to Microsoft’s Coke. While those days have gone the way of the leg warmer (what they’re back?), Canadian software companies have more than stepped up to fill the void. From Enterprise Resource Planning, to The Cloud, to SAAS, name any hot trend in software and there is a Canadian company that is making its mark globally. In this issue we talk to the some of the minds behind Canada’s 10 Most Interesting Software Stocks.
First the list: Canada’s 10 Most Interesting Software Stocks
This past week sites such as FourSquare and Reddit were among the many affected by the prolonged outage of Amazon’s cloud services. But Cantech Letter legal affairs columnist Tim Murphy says “Don’t Blame the Cloud.”
Then, we interview the minds behind some of Canada’s cutting edge software stocks:
John Shackleton of Waterloo’s OpenText (TSX:OTC) talks about how mobile security has become a “hot button issue”.
Randy Keith of Serenic (TSXV:SER) talks about the resumption of longer term trends in charitable giving.
Peter Brereton of TECSYS (TSX:TCS) talks about Gartner describing his company as “visionary”.
And, Doug Buchanan of Vendtek (TSXV:VSI) talks about his company bouncing back after being halted for thirteen months.
All the best,