Working out the “Why?” – Stewardship Council Update

Remember when you’d get to school after a night of doing homework, and the teacher says it’s time to take it up?  Well, that’s what happened to Ian Martin Group’s Stewardship Council members on Friday, June 28th as we met together for the second time in our Toronto office.  Our task had been to each […]

Financial Technology

Understanding the Impact of Blockchain

Blockchain is poised to have an enormous impact on how data is recorded and shared across the internet. In short, blockchain is a distributed database, like one giant spreadsheet shared by a massive series of computers the world over.  The important difference from databases now is that this technology is not a centralized system controlled by […]

Blockchain and FinTech

FinTech Adoption Has Surged Globally Over the Past 18 Months

Financial technology, or FinTech for short, is a new and exciting part of the financial services industry. Innovative companies in this sector are using new technologies to compete in the financial services market. They’re offering everything from loans to money transfers to insurance, and they’re giving traditional financial services companies a run for their money. […]

What You Can Expect When Working With a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter can be a great way to streamline your hiring process and help alleviate the stress of finding qualified candidates and filling positions. Recruiters offer a great deal of support with great results. If you’re new to working with a recruiter, here are some of the things that you can expect. A […]

Understanding Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Bitcoin

New technologies are being developed all the time, and it can be hard to keep up. In the past few years, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin have been getting more attention. You’ve probably heard of them before, but you may not know what they are or how they work. As a CIO, you also have to […]

What Can an Engineering Staffing Agency Really Do for Me?

The hiring process is an opportunity for the best hiring managers to shine at what they do best. Whether you need a short-term employee to finish off an important project or want to enlist a permanent, full-time engineer, you’ll still face plenty of obstacles before you find the perfect fit for your organization. It’s difficult […]

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain technology is getting a lot of attention these days. You’ve probably read an article in a newspaper about this technology or heard people at work talking about it. If you aren’t quite sure what the technology is, don’t worry. The technology is complicated and fairly new, so there’s no shame in not knowing much […]

Blockchain & Banking: Just the Beginning

Blockchain is a technology that keeps records of transactions. The records, called blocks, are linked together in a chain. Once a record is created, it can’t be tampered with, so users can trust the data is accurate. This technology is very exciting for the banking industry. With this technology, banks can speed up their back-office […]