Adapt or disappear: the future of BlackBerry

You all know that I am not an Apple device user and to the contrary, I am one of the last BlackBerry users. (If you did not know, you need to call me and we need to catch up!) I even have the latest Google...

Opus Spotlight: Bill Eldridge

Editors note: Opus spotlight is a segment we will be doing to highlight some Opus' partners and affiliates. These are the talented individuals we work with from time to time and we feel obligated to introduce them. They aren't full time members of our team...

New Year’s Resolutions for Smaller Businesses

Most leaders of smaller businesses or departments of larger businesses say to themselves at the beginning of each year that they are going to do a better job of stepping back, evaluating their business, and planning. As we head into March, many have already fallen behind on...

Maine Start-Up and Create Week 2016

The Maine Startup and Create Week (MSCW) is a week long summer event gearing up for its 3rd year at the Maine School of Art (MECA) in the heart of downtown Portland. The event starts on June 20th to the 26th, 2016 and is gaining national...

Why You Should Launch Your Business in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine stands out as a small city where entrepreneurs have the resources to succeed. NerdWallet ranked Portland as the ninth best city for female entrepreneurs and the fifth best city overall for starting a business this year. The amount of venture capital that reached...

Opus View: No on Question 2

As important as it is to recognize Portland’s historical significance, it is equally as important to keep the city moving forward. This November, the passage of Question 2 on Portland's municipal ballot puts the city’s future at risk. To the uninformed, Question 2 (the scenic view initiative),...

Corporate Renewal: Transforming Marketplace, Transforming Business

Corporate Renewal: Transforming Marketplace, Transforming Business Today’s increasingly turbulent marketplace fosters a new business environment, one that requires companies to rely on dynamic resilience. The once proven ideology of “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” has proven a fallacy, as companies are seeing their “timeless”...

Tough Mudder 2015

OpusCG Tough Mudder 2015 web On Saturday, September 26th, Opus Consulting Group stepped out of the office to tackle a new obstacle- completing the Great Northeast Tough Mudder at Sunset Ridge in Westbrook, ME. Represented by Jacques, Andrew, Aaron, Alan, and Connor, along with three colleagues, Opus...

Why an Advisory Board?

An Advisory Board might be the single best way to improve your business Is your current business model under pressure? Does the business now require skills that you or your current employees do not have? Do you feel outside perspectives are lacking as you analyze your...