Thunder Bay strategic plan charts priorities through 2027

A 2023-2027 plan identifies truth and reconciliation, safety and wellbeing, prosperity and sustainability as key pillars. The City of Thunder Bay has released a new strategic plan, setting out a road map intended to establish top priorities for the 2022-2026 term of the city council, and measure progress in reaching those goals. The plan, titled ‘Maamawe, Growing Together,’ is focused around three “strategic pillars”: truth and reconciliation, safety and well-being, and prosperity and sustainability. The plan remains a draft until it is officially adopted on Monday by the city council, which has held numerous meetings to craft it in recent […]

Microsoft and Meta expand their AI partnership with Llama 2 on Azure and Windows

In recent months, the remarkable strides made in AI innovation have ignited a wave of transformative possibilities, captivating our collective imagination with the promise of reshaping industries and the way we work. Today, at Microsoft Inspire, Meta and Microsoft announced support for the Llama 2 family of large language models (LLMs) on Azure and Windows. Llama 2 is designed to enable developers and organizations to build generative AI-powered tools and experiences. Meta and Microsoft share a commitment to democratizing AI and its benefits and we are excited that Meta is taking an open approach with Llama 2. We offer developers […]

5 Things You Must Know and Do Before Writing a Business Plan

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There are many articles about what to include in your business plan. But what about before you even start writing it? Are there things you need to know? Information you need to compile? Things to consider? You bet. Below you’ll learn five things you must know and do before sitting down to write your business plan: 1. Your business plan is a marketing document The first thing you must understand before writing your business plan is that your plan is a marketing document. It is not a 50-page dossier explaining everything there […]