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Is your IP a competitive advantage?

  • We will work with you to establish competitive advantage required to increase barriers of entry into your industry.

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Underperforming
Team?

  • CTO Boost transforms your culture to deliver real value to both your organization and your customers.
  • Increase performance by attracting "A-Players" with your talent acquisition strategy
  • Know if your teams are delivering on your company's growth strategy using clearly defined scorecards.

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Is your product relevant and exceeding customer expectations?

  • Set yourself up to become a market leader.
  • Define a clear product strategy and roadmap that lowers technical debt, builds customer confidence and loyalty.
  • Deliver on your financial goals with the right revenue structure that works for your customers.

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Want to improve your service delivery?

  • Deliver an industry-level SLA for your customers
  • Ensure Security, release quality, high availability and redundancy to gain customer confidence

Our Services

Clients are demanding control, businesses are looking for better efficiencies, customers want only the best and new entrants are innovating ways to meet changing customer demands. The market forces are shouting loud and clear- are you on board and ready to change things up?

Product Strategy

Executive Development

Processes and Tools

Business Continuity

Teams and Transitions

Technical Due Diligence

Product Strategy

Forward-looking Product Strategy – Get CTO Boost working alongside you on your product strategy, and roadmap. We will review existing plans, help you to research and define new strategies and then execute.

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Executive Development

Give your top technical leader the boost needed to augment their leadership skills and build up their tools to improve productivity and effectiveness. We provide the mentoring, advisory and coaching needed to increase their effectiveness on your executive team.

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Processes and Tools

Implement the Right Processes and Tools - Drive ongoing performance improvement and transparency. We will put in the right processes and tools improves deliverables and promotes shared ownership across the organization.

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Business Continuity

Establish Security and Business Continuity- We implement policies and processes organization-wide to secure information and mitigate risk for Business continuity.

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Teams and Transitions

ESTABLISH HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS – Bring us in to increase retention and establish the culture needed to build up highly motivated teams that perform and grow. TRANSITION PLANNING – More than vetting new candidates and maintaining organizational knowledge, CTO Boost reviews the technology organization as a whole and executes the necessary changes needed to raise your organization’s performance in the areas of Development, QA, IT and Operations.

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Technical Due Diligence

Technical Due Diligence - A thorough and appropriate due diligence process is essential for all your projects to investigate and assess risk, validate all financial assumptions and provide peace of mind.

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About CTO Boost

SHAKING IT UP – MAKING IT BETTER
The technology industry is full of innovators and thought leaders however, it’s common these days to find that long-established tech companies and those who lead them have steered away from their innovative roots and are falling into traditional molds – slowing down progress and eventually getting themselves stuck.
It’s time to shake yourselves out of it!.

CTO Boost stimulates North America’s greatest companies and industry leaders, helping them outshine the rest with innovation that makes sense. With unparalleled experience, our team has come together because in the pit of our stomachs we know that there is something better. Whether as a Fractional CTO, part time, or other capacity - you decide. CTO Boost: For our Clients. For their Customers. For industry.

Team Cred

Gurminder is an excellent IT leader to any company that sees its IT as a competitive advantage...

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Gurminder is an excellent IT leader to any company that sees its IT as a competitive advantage to drive efficiency, increased return, lower costs, etc. Quick learner, early adopter, and excellent with people!

- Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO

Gurminder’s advice on aspects of our operational processes prompted an action plan which has...

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Gurminder’s advice on aspects of our operational processes prompted an action plan which has enabled us to become an even more efficient company . I would recommend Gurminder to any company (mature or startup) looking for a sound and out of the box perspective. We look forward to maintaining our relationship with Gurminder given his breadth and depth of experience.

- Jesse Moeinifar, CEO

Gurminder is active in the company startup and growth ecosystem where he invests in and counsels...

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Gurminder is active in the company startup and growth ecosystem where he invests in and counsels companies as they move from ad hoc systems to more professional processes. As our CTO at Fusenet, he enthusiastically participated in our development of companies, technologies, and business models within our Labs initiative, also acting as a mentor to companies both inside and outside the parent co.

- Sanjay Singhal, CEO

I had the pleasure of spending some time with Gurminder discussing IT strategy and vision....

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I had the pleasure of spending some time with Gurminder discussing IT strategy and vision. Gurminder is articulated and extremely knowledgeable. I'm seriously considering implementing some of the ideas that came out of these conversations.
Looking forward to our next meeting Gurminder.

- Arik Kalininsky, VP, Information Technology

Eddy and I worked together to find a qualified ASP.NET programmer for a specific project. He was...

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Eddy and I worked together to find a qualified ASP.NET programmer for a specific project. He was able to find programmers that met our requirements in a timely manner. Thanks Eddy!

- Steve Leggett, Manager of Business Analytics

Dean is highly self-motivated and well capable of achieving any goal he sets his mind to. His...

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Dean is highly self-motivated and well capable of achieving any goal he sets his mind to. His ability to direct the technology portfolio of the organization while aligning it with the business objectives has been well demonstrated. Dean is an effective communicator and has proven competencies and strengths in transformational change in diverse environments. We appreciate everything Dean has done for CBC/Radio-Canada.

- Technology Executive, CBC/Radio-Canada

Meet our team

Gurminder Kandola
Gurminder Kandola

Product and Technology Strategist

Dean Mannella

Sr. Technology Strategist

Lisa O'Donoghue
Lisa O'Donoghue

Operations

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Our Successes

Hey, there's nothing wrong with bragging a little...

98%

Technology Grants

98% Success rate in helping our clients receive technology grants from Governments and Agencies.

$30MM

Revenue Generated

$30MM revenue generated for our clients - Our team’s combined efforts have led to $30MM+ in revenues for organizations we’ve supported – Stellar!

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Projects Delivered

We have been fortunate to work with some great organizations at a strategic level to support growth.

60%

Reduced Churn Rate

60% reduction in technical talent churn rate - teams are engaged, innovative and working in line with the organization and its management team.

How to find us

Interested in how CTO Boost can help you make thoughtful and lasting changes? Give us a shout!

Address

CTO Boost
545 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 1M1

Call Us

+1 647-899-1911