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Solve Important Problems with Big or Small Data

  • Creatively apply scientific principles to tools and processes.
  • Review potential solutions; Continually make decisions about which ones to pursue and which ones to discard.
  • Fill the gap between having a problem and knowing how to address it with data.

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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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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?

Data Driven Product Strategy

Integrated Consulting

Design and Development

Business Continuity

Training Optimal Teams

Technical Due Diligence

Data Driven Product Strategy

Transform your business capabilities – Choose the right data, Build models to predict and optimize business outcomes, Boost your product strategy and roadmap by making data and analytics part of the fabric of daily operations. We will help you to make sense of your data, research and define new strategies and then execute.

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Integrated Consulting

Big Data isn't a technology initiative to be left entirely to data scientists and IT departments. It's a strategic business opportunity that requires technical savvy and organizational coordination. Companies looking at Big Data often seek the power of new external datasets. While these new datasets can be valuable and are often leveraged in CTO Boost casework, we find that there is frequently a wealth of untapped opportunity for companies to more effectively use the data at their fingertips.

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Design and Development

Build a modern infrastructure, product or tool - Using data and gathered intelligence to create optimal experiences and functions.

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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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Training Optimal Teams

Boost the Data Literacy of your Internal Team – CTO Boost reviews the technology organization as a whole and executes a plan to ensure team competencies are optimal. Necessary changes and learning opportunities are provided to elevate your organization’s performance.

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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

The technology industry is full of innovators and thought leaders; however, it’s common to find that long-established companies have steered away from their innovative roots and are falling into traditional molds. Corporations are constantly struggling with the need to outperform at the expense of innovation.

CTO Boost stimulates North America’s greatest companies and industry leaders, helping them outshine the rest with data-driven innovation that makes sense.

Fractional CTO

CTO Boost takes on the role of CTO within your organization to empower leadership, drive innovation, and deliver impact.

DataBoost

Databoost delivers end-to-end data management services so that you can focus on what you do best: your business!

Innovation Lab

CTO Boost will build, lead, and manage your innovation team and empower them for success.


Our Partners

CTO Boost is proud to partner with IBM and DataStax to deliver data-driven innovation:
DataStax: CTO Boost is proud to be the first DataStax Premier Partner based in Canada. Together with DataStax, CTO Boost enables data-driven product design for our customers and partners.
IBM: Working together with IBM, CTO Boost is transforming e-commerce and media through the power of Watson.

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

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

ceo

Lisa O'Donoghue
Lisa O'Donoghue

VP, Business Development and Client Success

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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