The 5 Biggest Software Companies in BC

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

From mobile apps to social networking platforms, software is driving our world right now. 

Using data compiled by Business in Vancouver, I've listed the 5 software companies employing the most people in BC. I also identify whether the comapny has downsized from last year (–), maintained its headcount (=), or grown its staff (+), plus the year it was founded. Not surprisingly, software companies haven't been downsizing as the need for their services is greater than ever.

Note: This list excludes video game developers, who are worthy of their own list later on!

1. SAP Canada, founded in 1972, empoys 1,200. (=)

2. MacDonald Dettwiler, founded in 1969, employs 800. (=)

3. McKesson Medical Imaging, founded in 1988, employs 700. (+)

4. Sage, founded in 1981, employs 425. (+)

5. Absolute Software, founded in 1993, employs 350. (+)

Company:
McKesson Corporation
Website:
http://www.mckesson.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

McKesson Corporation is the leading provider of supply, information and care management products and services designed to reduce costs and improve quality across healthcare. McKesson solutions empower healthcare professionals with the tools they need to deliver care more effectively and efficiently. Founded in 1833, with annual revenues of more than $50 billion, McKesson ranks as the 16th largest industrial... more

Company:
MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)
Website:
http://www.mda.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

MDA provides advanced information solutions that capture and process vast amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide. Focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, MDA delivers a broad spectrum of earth and space based information solutions, ranging from complex operational... more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more



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