Play It Forward 2018

The 1980’s were back in full force at Optimus SBR on Thursday, November 15th as our team came together for the sixth annual Play it Forward event in support of two local charities. A joint collaboration between our employee-led Corporate Social Responsibility and Social committees, Play it Forward combines live action games with silent auctions […] continue reading >

Counting Every Dollar: Reaffirming Priorities from the Ontario Government

Counting Every Dollar: Reaffirming Priorities from the Ontario Government At OPTIMUS  |  SBR, we regularly keep an eye on public sector developments for our clients. Our recent piece on Finding the Money: New Realities for Ontario’s Broader Public Sector discussed the new Ontario government’s priorities and what they mean for public sector leaders going forward. […] continue reading >

Finding the Money: New Realities for Ontario’s Broader Public Sector

Finding the Money: New Realities for Ontario’s Broader Public Sector At OPTIMUS | SBR, we regularly keep an eye on public sector developments for our clients. With a new Ontario government, there has been no shortage of new developments, so we have put together this briefing for our Ontario Transfer Payment Agency (TPA) and Broader […] continue reading >

2018 Ontario Budget Briefing Note

Looking for a place to happen: A bold plan, but will it be implemented? OPTIMUS | SBR’s Public Sector, Health Care and Not-For-Profit group regularly monitors policy developments at the federal, provincial and municipal level to inform its work and support clients in government, the broader public sector, and certain parts of the private and […] continue reading >

OPTIMUS | SBR Acquires BottomLine Group

TORONTO, Nov. 1,  2017 /CNW/ – As part of its continuing growth strategy, OPTIMUS | SBR has acquired fellow industry leader – BottomLine Group. This exciting new venture will create new capabilities and expanded industry depth in one of Canada’s leading management consulting firms. BottomLine Group (BLG) offers substantial industry expertise in strategic growth, learning […] continue reading >

How to Create a Sustainable Shared Service

The motivation for shared services as a way to improve efficiency and effectiveness in global organizations is not new, but governing an expanding shared service often proves to be a difficult undertaking. Over time, as organizations grow and expand into new businesses and geographies, shared services can increase in size and complexity to a point […] continue reading >