Calian Group Ltd. engages in the provision of business and technology services to industry and government in Canada and around the world. It operates through the following segments: Systems Engineering Division (SED), and Business and Technology Services (BTS) Division. The SED division plans, designs and implements solutions to meet clients specific business and technical needs for many of the world's space agencies and communications satellite manufacturers and operators. The BTS Division provides training, information technology and healthcare delivery solutions as well as national workforce management capability via strategic long-term outsourcing services, recruiting and placement services, and per-diem staffing services. The company was founded by Lawrence Robert O'Brien on September 27, 1982 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.