Onward & Upward

onward and upward

February was one heck of a crazy month for us at Avenir IT. It seems like so much is happening so fast that writing my monthly article has almost become therapeutic as I stop all disruptions and set aside some time to shut down and focus on this one thing. Sure, it’s not quite 5AM…

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Year-End Review – Onto 2022

new year

How is it already 2022? I feel like the older we get, the faster time passes by, and I’m not so sure I like it! I remember when 2000 rolled over and our biggest worry was the Y2K bug. Is it just me or has the game of life gotten a lot harder these days?…

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Are You Ready For The Changing Workforce?

changing workforce

The outlook for a post-covid society is looking hopeful. We’ll soon allow our vaccinated friends from the south to visit our beautiful country and I’m looking forward to finally getting to participate in a home game crowd to cheer our Winnipeg Blue Bombers this month!    Here at Avenir IT – we’re also getting ready! We’ve…

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Building A Great Team Through Company Culture

company culture

Currently, at Avenir IT, we have a team of 20 employees. This includes help desk engineers, team leaders, NOC technicians, administration, a lonely salesperson, and our management team. Due mostly to growth – only 8 were with us prior to the pandemic. This means that we’ve added 12 talented individuals to our roster. A roster…

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Stupid, Dumb Luck

dumb luck

Stupid, Dumb Luck Being an IT services provider specializing in small and medium businesses is a pretty neat gig. On a slow week – I’ll have the opportunity to speak to a dozen business owners or leaders about so much more than just technology. We’ll often have chats about business growth and strategies, marketing, and…

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Finding Your Inner Beast

passion

We get it. Times are tough, and it is so easy to fall into a rut and call it quits. It is a time for caution and making smarter decisions. Business decisions that not only make sense for your business, but that are also in line with your true feelings and emotions. A couple months…

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Surviving The Teenage Years

business growth

Over the last 12 years, I can proudly say that I have mastered the art of hiring great engineers. I am surrounded by amazing talent and it seems like my last hires have all been superstars. As we all know – great businesses need more than great employees, they also need rock solid systems and…

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Avenir IT COVID-19 Response

Our Commitment To Our Clients Mathieu Manaigre, President & CEO, Avenir IT Inc. As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across Canada and in our communities, Avenir IT will be taking the following steps effective Wednesday, March 18th to limit the spread of the virus within our organization and our clients: Limit on-site visits We…

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How To Protect Yourself When Holiday Shopping Online

online shopping

Online shopping continues to get better and better for Canadian consumers. Unfortunately, the ease and convenience of online shopping makes the holiday season the perfect time for cyber-criminals to commit fraud and steal information from unsuspecting online shoppers. Three common ways that attackers take advantage of online shoppers are: Creating fraudulent sites and email messages…

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