• Bagnall: Mitel and Kinaxis tech powerhouses with very different stock values

    Kinaxis and Mitel Networks have a lot in common. Both are software powerhouses and pioneers of Ottawa’s tech community. Each has undergone several profound metamorphoses to ensure survival.

  • Ottawa’s Kinaxis deepens Asian market presence with South Korean food deal

    Kinaxis Inc. has added a leading tofu manufacturer to its platform, furthering the Ottawa-based SaaS firm’s expansions into Asia.

  • Tips for a career in tech – start in high school

    Just a few weeks into his co-op placement at Kinaxis Inc., an Ottawa-based firm that develops supply-chain management software, Liam Lafrance already sees his supervisors as career mentors.

    This school semester the 17-year-old is spending weekday afternoons working on graphic design tasks alongside marketing staff who make him feel a part of the team.

  • Kinaxis and the quest for the self-healing supply chain

    Concurrent planning might sound like a fancy luxury. But when you get hit with real world situations, connectivity matters. Here’s what I learned from Trevor Miles of Kinaxis about supply chain transformation. 

  • Company focus: Supply chain transformation helping Avaya aim higher

    One notable example is Avaya’s implementation and expansion of RapidResponse (RR), a Gartner recognized Magic Quadrant tool from Kinaxis for supply chain planning and collaboration. Over a five year period, Avaya migrated its business processes onto the single platform.

  • Toyota will use Kinaxis RapidResponse to manage its supply chain

    With a demand planning management solution like Kinaxis, Toyota shows it understands how e-commerce has disrupted supply chains and sales and operations.

  • Kinaxis’s John Sicard, Canopy Growth’s Bruce Linton honoured at EY gala

    Two Ottawa area entrepreneurs were celebrated among 40 Ontario finalists who gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and one of them – Kinaxis CEO John Sicard – walked away a double winner.

  • Six themes from the 2017 Kinexions conference

    The 2017 Kinexions Conference was nothing short of revolutionary. Beyond all the hype about a supply chain revolution, there were six themes that stood out as a key for Kinaxis users.

  • Disability in demand: People with autism offer employers a broader talent pool

    The business case for connecting with untapped autistic talent sold John Sicard, CEO of Kinaxis, a software company based in Ottawa.

    Five individuals with autism, including his 23-year-old son Nick, work at Kinaxis. His son, who is a software tester, inspired Sicard to partner with Specialisterne. Four other individuals with autism now work for the company.

  • How Kinaxis added instant bench strength to its leadership team

    Two years, ago, Kinaxis began working with Stratford on some human resources initiatives. This engagement has expanded to include more comprehensive engagements that have paired Sicard, Paterson and Kinaxis’s leaders for R&D, marketing and customer experience with various Stratford coaches. One-on-one coaching combines with 360 Reviews to track performance and set goals.