In the real world where Alberta’s competition for investment is on a global scale, success is not to be found choosing between competition or a collaborative business model. It is not an “either/or” choice, it is a “yes/and” approach that works best. There is an African Proverb that says “If you want to go fast,… Read more »
With the introduction of the WorkFace Planning (WFP) model in the mid-2000s, the Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA) put forth a construction performance best practice that addressed some of the key construction-phase productivity issues facing owners of industrial megaprojects. Since then, the Construction Industry Institute (CII) has collaborated with COAA to introduce Advanced Work… Read more »
As the Alberta Energy industry slowly recovers, keeping costs down, improving productivity and making Alberta attractive again for investment means we all have to continue to adapt, innovate and continuously improve throughout the supply networks. GO Productivity is at the leading edge of helping SMEs make the changes necessary to thrive in this new normal. … Read more »
June-Warren Nickel Publications recently rebranded as JWN Energy Group. They are the premiere Business-to-Business oil and gas sector publication and a key collaborator with GO Productivity. We share a lot with them, especially in our work in Alberta’s industrial construction, energy and manufacturing sectors APIN, Alberta’s Project Improvement Network. We also collaborate in GO’s Project… Read more »
The Construction Owners Association of Alberta hosts an annual conference on Best Practices in Edmonton. As part of the program, they sponsor a range of awards for outstanding contributions and accomplishments in a number of construction industry related roles and responsibilities. One of those awards is for Individual Contribution in Safety Leadership. It was a… Read more »
Join JWN and Grant Thornton LLP for the release of the 2017 Service & Supply Outlook to hear what the industry has to say about the future of service and supply companies. Learn key findings and insights from the report, including recommendations critical for aligning your organization to the new normal. You will hear from… Read more »
Early indications are the Alberta economy is about to start growing again, with oil seemingly stabilized around $50/barrel. All indications are that growth will not come from increased commodity prices but real efforts and results through improved efficiency, productivity, innovation and workforce training for improved competency. The Alberta energy sector is going to respond to this change… Read more »
Register today for JWN’s Inspired Conversation events in Edmonton and Calgary, taking place January 2017.
Read about GO Productivity’s involvement in the Alberta Projects Improvement Network and our PAAD initiative to improve the safety, productivity, and competitiveness of Alberta’s energy industry.