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Friday, January 29, 2016
Ottawa Business Journal

Kinaxis, Colbeth honoured by Canadian online tech magazine

Cantech letter, an online magazine focusing on Canadian technology, has awarded Ottawa-based Kinaxis its 2015 TSX Tech Stock of the Year. Kinaxis chair Doug Colbeth was also named TSX Tech Executive of the Year at the awards, which were handed out this week at the Toronto Convention Centre.

Thursday, January 07, 2016
Ottawa Business Journal

Industry vet joins Kinaxis as CTO

Just a week after John Sicard took over as CEO of Kinaxis, the company has added a new chief technology officer.

Jack Noppé was named to the position Thursday, bringing more than 20 years of experience to his new role.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Ottawa Citizen

A year of extremes: Ottawa tech in 2015

On Jan. 1, he will pass the torch to John Sicard, the chief product officer at Kinaxis — a pioneer in the business of developing software that helps companies manage their chains of suppliers.

Colbeth, who will remain as chairman, can look back at a year in which Kinaxis far surpassed whatever targets shareholders had in mind. Paced by rock-solid growth in revenues and earnings, Kinaxis saw its shares soar 158 per cent to $47.67 apiece as of Dec. 29.

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Financial Post

In a market where everything’s going wrong, this Canadian stock is doing everything right

While Canadian factory owners struggle with globalization, Kinaxis is feeding off the trend by selling software to help companies manage their increasingly complex global supply chains. It’s nipping at the heels of larger rivals such as Germany’s SAP SE and has an important advantage over other Canadian tech darlings like Hootsuite Media Inc. and Shopify Inc.: it’s forecast to make a profit this year.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Joshua Greenbaum

Kinaxis, Digital Transformation, and the Supply Chain: Laughing all the Way to Market Success

You’ve got to love a company that brags at its user conference that its motto is Learn, Laugh, Share, Connect. Don’t hear that too often. What you also don’t see very often is the other characteristic that makes the company in question, Kinaxis, unique: it’s a highly profitable, cloud-only company. And when I say profitable, I mean profitable, as in a net profit margin of 16% of its $23.8 million in revenue last quarter.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Ottawa Business Journal

Sicard to replace Colbeth as Kinaxis CEO

Ottawa-based Kinaxis announced late Wednesday it will promote from within to replace outgoing CEO Doug Colbeth.

John Sicard, a 22-year Kinaxis veteran and the company’s chief products officer, will take the helm as the firm’s new chief executive on Jan. 1, 2016, with Mr. Colbeth remaining as chairman of the board.

Monday, September 21, 2015
Apps Run the World

Cloud Top 500 Application

Kinaxis has been named as one ot the Top 500 Cloud Applications by Apps Run The World.

Monday, August 17, 2015
Inbound Logistics

Supply Chain Visibility: Chasing the Big Picture

For many shippers, the challenge lies not in getting access to the data to achieve these use cases, but in actually using it, says Manik Sharma, vice president of industry strategy and innovation for Kinaxis, a cloud-based supply chain software developer with headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. "Visibility is the big ask" from prospects and customers, he says. "In most cases, they have data coming in, but they're not able to connect that data.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wall Street Journal

Schneider Electric Turns to Digital Monitoring in Global Supply Chain

New technology is also making it easier for Schneider to keep tabs on suppliers deep in its supply chain, Ms. Clayton said. Last year, Schneider used cloud-based demand planning software Kinaxis to pounce on a shortage before it affected production of the company’s industrial circuit breakers.

Monday, June 15, 2015
Globe and Mail

Software company Kinaxis continues to reward investors

Investors who took a chance on a Kinaxis Inc., a cloud-based software company with a “secret sauce” for supply chain operations, have been richly rewarded since it went public a year ago, and many analysts believe the run isn’t over yet.