Alberta enters the technology business. Stranger in a Strange Land… no more?

  • by drupalweb - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:59

As a software entrepreneur in Calgary for the last 25 years the domination of Oil & Gas industry has often had me feel like the character from Robert A. Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land". Having spent time in my career in software cities like Vancouver, Toronto, Boston and San Francisco, running a software company in YYC feels, well – a bit Martian. We know we belong here, but something about our software roots makes it feel a bit foreign.

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Death spiral, Mr. Laut? Not if we make these choices.

  • by Trevor Nimegeers - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:39

A few weeks ago, Steve Laut, President of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL), one of Canada's largest oil and gas producers, delivered a direct message to the energy services businesses in a Fort McMurrary Chamber of Commerce meeting.

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