Cybersecurity: Your Next Investment Attraction Opportunity

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Today, no company can reach a certain size or public visibility without becoming a target for hackers. Companies, government agencies, and high-profile individuals are subject to a constant barrage of attempts to access their most sensitive data. These attacks […]

Identifying Growth Companies in Changing Times

By |September 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The pandemic has upended our usual way of doing business, which means that the typical signals we follow to identify growth companies have also been altered. But keep in mind, the original decision factors didn’t suddenly become irrelevant – it’s just […]

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The Future of Supply Chain Automation

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The next evolution of the digital supply chain is coming fast. We all knew automation was here to stay, but we can expect to see it proliferate since the pandemic has altered supply chains across the globe. From […]

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Should You Reignite Your Outreach Strategy?

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The rise and growth of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world has brought almost every economy to a halt. It has caused policymakers and economic developers to step back and focus on offering BRE assistance to their businesses in the hopes […]

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COVID-19 Business & Supply Chain Impact Analysis

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The impact of COVID-19 on supply chains and manufacturing around the world is substantial. Some manufacturers have ceased production completely, some have seen greatly reduced demand, and others have seen a huge increase in demand. The research team at ROI […]

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Canadian Startup Ecosystem

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

For this week’s blog post I wanted to discuss the value of targeting fast-growing start-ups. As we have mentioned in a previous blog post, while start-up companies account for only 3% of overall employment in the US, they represent nearly 20% of new job growth.

I decided to […]

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Brexit Stage Left

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

I’ve surprised myself with how long I’ve managed to avoid writing a blog about Brexit. As the drama rages on there seems to be less certainty around the outcome of the negotiations now than there was 6 months ago.

The impact of the UK’s exit will be felt, is already being […]

Politics and Economic Development

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Quebec recently went to the polls for its provincial elections. The result will likely not have much of an impact or draw much press outside of the province. Perhaps the most interesting aspect will be the resemblance of one of the party leaders to Lucius Malfoy

While the […]

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The Economic Development Marathon

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Rock’n’Roll Marathon series rolls (and rocks) into Montreal this weekend. For many of the city’s runners, it is the culmination of a spring and summer of training, and the last big event before winter kicks in. Should be fun despite the inevitability of many city dwellers bemoaning city-wide road […]

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It’s Complicated: The Future of Automation and Our Workforce

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Happy Labor Day week from ROI! We want to express our appreciation to all our valued clients by sharing some helpful and educational content. We hope you find it valuable.

Labor Day is recognized as a public holiday across North America (equivalent to May Day across much of Europe. Although, the […]

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