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Scaling-up Innovative and Sustainable Businesses Best Practices in Competitiveness Strategy

Revolutionary technologies are giving rise to seismic shifts across the global economic landscape. Sweeping in their scale and scope, they are disrupting nearly every industry—from manufacturing, retail and energy to health care, finance and food production—how businesses compete and the ways we work. Nations at all stages of development, and businesses of all sizes and kinds seek to leverage… Read more »

Scaling-up Sustainable Innovative Businesses – 10 Global Competitiveness Principles

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) September Global Innovation Summit in Buenos Aires was on the theme of Scaling-up Sustainable Innovative Businesses.  This is a theme that is at the core of the challenges for Alberta SME companies that want to grow and be part of the changing dynamics of the so-called “new normal”… Read more »

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 »

“Improving Project Collaboration and Execution – Starting With The End In Mind”

Plan to join us in September for an industry workshop to address a vital topic “Improving Project Collaboration and Execution – Starting With The End In Mind” The purpose of this event is simple; we must find ways to build a better future for Canada through more effective and efficient project design and delivery. It… 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 »