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 »
GO Productivity is pleased to announce the release of our 2017 Annual Report. Like all our clients, GO Productivity in 2017 responded to the changing economic conditions. We have updated our offerings, streamlined our information, expanded our market, and improved our services. As the recession ends and growth returns, we are poised to be even… Read more »
The self-play, self-training concept of the AlphaGo Zero software provides a glimpse into the future of self-defining artificial intelligence (AI) systems. So how and when will AI exceed human capacity? While some believe that the processing power already exists to achieve this, the software that would function at this level has not yet been invented…. Read more »
The prospect of machines taking over jobs is troublesome for several reasons. First of all, it’s happening at an accelerating pace, and society overall is beginning to feel the effects of massive automation. But even more troubling are the kinds of jobs that machines will take over – all of them. We need to start preparing for… Read more »
Executive Summary Oakville Stamping & Bending (OS&B) has been in business for more than 40 years and is now one of Canada’s largest manufacturers and distributors of plumbing products. The company is a leader and innovator and has been on a continuous improvement journey including lean for a number of years, but the company’s management… Read more »
Executive Summary Collins Steel has had a structured approach to continuous improvement since 2009, when a few of the company’s managers read The Toyota Way. From there, they undertook lean training for the whole company, Kaizen projects, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training with a project focused on lead time reduction in detailing. Since… Read more »
Executive Summary Davey Textile Solutions Inc. transformed their business from a distributor to a vertically integrated manufacturer, and the learning curve has been steep. From getting acquainted with new equipment to learning whole new processes and ways of working, Davey Textile Solutions continues to serve their clients and build capacity to provide more and better… Read more »
Learn how GO Productivity helped Kaymor Machining & Welding Ltd. find nearly $100,000 in annual cost savings and helped realize significant reductions in inventory costs and lost-time.
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Each of us has our daily routines and habits. Most of us go about them without giving much thought to the individual tasks or actions that we undertake. Have you ever changed your routine – either on purpose or in error – and realized just how much more you have to think about things and… Read more »