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The Alithya Group Completes Its Deployment Of The Oracle ERP Cloud Solution

Montreal, Quebec – February 20, 2018 — The Alithya Group Inc. (“Alithya”), a leading private strategy and information technology consulting firm, is pleased to announce that it has deployed the Oracle ERP Cloud solution, also known as Oracle Fusion, within its organization. This implementation makes Alithya one of the first companies in Canada to use Oracle’s cloud-based integrated management system. “We are pleased to have implemented the Oracle ERP Cloud suite in our operations,” said Paul Raymond,...

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DANA ADÈS-LANDY, ADMINISTRATOR ON ALITHYA’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS, JOINS CMHC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Montreal, Dec. 19, 2017 – The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), whose purpose is to help Canadians meet their housing needs, announced seven appointments to its Board of Directors today. We are very pleased to announce that Dana Adès-Landy, also an administrator of our company's Board of Directors, was appointed as a member of CMHC's Board of Directors. Dana Adès-Landy has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance and credit, as well as in-depth...

Alithya, Tech Partner of Choice

Technopolys (Montreal) "In 2016, for the first time in Quebec, 51% of IT jobs were not in specialized companies like ours, but in traditional businesses such as insurance companies and banks. In fact, Industrial Alliance told La Presse again this week that one out of every five jobs in their company is in IT. So it’s imperative to react to this phenomenon, which will only accelerate." - Paul Raymond, President and CEO, Alithya Alithya, a Quebec-based digital strategy...

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Finding a job after 55

By: Claude Lussier I remember an old advertisement that ran about a dozen years ago featuring young retirees enjoying their "freedom 55" with no financial worries on the horizon. In 2017, the reality is quite different and finding a job after the age of 55 is not an easy task; I could talk about it at length. Today’s difficulties Recruitment is a significant cost for businesses and turnover rates are also very high in some industries. Often, companies...

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Canada’s tech sector gender gap: we’re working to fix it!

Sean Silcoff’s article “‘We absolutely have a problem’: Canada’s tech sector gender gap”, which appeared in The Globe and Mail on November 1st was deeply troubling. While it is true that there is a gender disparity in the tech industry, especially when compared to other industries or Canadian stock index companies, one should not assume that all tech companies suffer from a “Silicon Valley culture” of “‘toxic masculinity’ in which many tech leaders have little...

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The Google Approach to Financial Services Issues

By: Dave Ahier Roman Chwyl, Global Head of Financial Services for the Google Cloud Platform was a featured keynote speaker at the Markets Media’s 9th annual Canadian Trading and Investment Summit. Roman gave a talk about the current dangers and opportunities in financial services and discussed key issues facing the financial services industry and the Google approach to meeting these head on. Issues included the extremely high costs of infrastructure, meeting regulatory requirements, the difficulties of retaining...

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Alithya Receives High Honours at Quebec’s National Job Creation Prize Gala

Montreal, Quebec – October 4th, 2017 — Alithya was awarded by the Conseil du patronat du Québec  the National Job Creator Champion Prize at the Prix Créateurs d'emplois du Québec in recognition of its contribution to the province's economic development. Paul Raymond, president and CEO of Alithya, proudly accepted the award and paid tribute to the primary factors in the company's success: the 1,600 consultants who have built the firm’s reputation for excellence and its...

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To Be or Not To Be… A Consultant?

By: Eric Banville Over 30 years ago, I fell into the world of consulting not by choice, but rather by chance. Like most young people my age at the time, I was fresh out of college and I was looking for a job ...

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Nuclear Sustainability – Rising to the Challenge at the 2015 ANS Conference

By: Ellen Clysdale We participated as an exhibiting sponsor at the 2015 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Utility Working Conference (UWC) and Vendor Technology Expo held August 9 – 12, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. The theme this year was “Nuclear Sustainability – Rising to the Challenge”. The UWC provided a broad array of seminar topics, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. Key sessions included: “Online Execution”, “Outage Performance Improvement Initiatives”, “Resource Utilization Effectiveness and Proper Utilization of Fix...