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Exponential & Emerging Technologies: How Ready is Alberta Business?

With the speed at which technology is advancing, it isn’t a matter of if new emerging and exponential technologies are going to impact how Alberta business will be done in the future, but when and how!Business leaders in Alberta recognize they have been slow to adopt and prepare for exponential technologies but are unsure what… Read more »

Just Us! Coffee Productivity ARC

Recently, our National Director Ron Subramanian delivered a Productivity ARC for Just Us! Coffee in association with Nova Scotia Business Inc. Just Us! realized that after 20 years of being ahead of their competition, that they had 4 or 5 competitors that had caught up to them. They realized that the way to improve and… Read more »

Trade Accelerator Program

We wanted to let you know about a new program that Enterprise Edmonton is launching in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce. The program has already proven to be a success in Ontario and is referred to as the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) which is an innovative, effective and comprehensive six-week program helping Canada’s SMEs… Read more »

Real Approaches to Industry Wide Collaboration

Despite being four years removed of one of the deepest oil & gas downturns in a generation, Canadian O&G companies are still facing a host of challenges—from higher costs of production and tightening market access issues, to growing regulatory oversight and low public support. Combined with long-standing global challenges—such as restrictive climate change-related policies and… Read more »

Take Control, Take Your Next Steps

GO Productivity works with organizations just like yours to improve productivity, increase internal capacity and streamline processes. We have two typical approaches when tackling a productivity challenge: advisory and training. The framework we use is called the ARC, which stands for Assessment, Roadmap and Coaching. No two ARCs are the same: we work with you… Read more »

Thank You Minister Hoffman!

We were pleased to welcome Minister and Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman to our offices on Friday July 20th.   Go Productivity offices are in Minister Hoffman’s constituency and came by to meet with our summer students Bo Sang and Tyler Schmidt hired through the Government of Alberta STEP program. The Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) provides… Read more »

Innovating the Network Economy and the ARC

There are many critical models that exemplify the impact of the technology growth being experienced around the world. One of which being the Platform Model. In the case of Apple, which is familiar to most – we need to look no further than the App Store. Started on July 10, 2008, the app store was… Read more »

Disruptive Technologies: Ready, Set, GO!

Darwin’s Advice on ADAPTABILITY has never been more Relevant to Business Success and Survival. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, It is not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. GO Productivity has been heavily involved in gathering insights about the level… Read more »

Improve Productivity and Reduce Carbon Footprints with Mobile Technology

Doug Junor, GO Productivity Executive in Residence   Ask your Business Units this: “If we had all the data from the field in an electronic format at the point of collection, how would we be able to use that data to improve the business?”  The average person uses about 10 mobile applications daily and about… Read more »

Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils 2017 Summit

In December 2017, the GO Productivity CEO, Lori Schmidt attended the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia both as a Board member and Canada’s representative. The theme of the summit was “The Sustainable Future of Production, Consumption NSD Work.” With attention being placed on technologies like Artificial Intelligence, sensors, robotics and additive… Read more »