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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 »

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 »

RBC Report on Skills as a “Quiet Crisis”

GO Productivity in conjunction with the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council have wrapped up a series of workshops on impact and implications of Emerging Technologies on Alberta’s Small and Mid-sized businesses. Key questions we canvassed participants on was around the changing skills needed to work in a digitized and automated economy.  While many existing routine… Read more »

Autonomous Vehicles in Alberta

Herman J.H. Oosthuysen, Capt., B. Eng (E) March 2018 The Province of Alberta is a land of opportunity with blue skies, wide open spaces, natural riches and efficient large scale agriculture. There are also unique challenges, since Alberta is land locked and has extreme weather. The province is consequently highly dependent on pipe lines, railways and long… Read more »

Top Four Skills Needed for Emerging Technologies

GO Productivity and the Canadian Supply Chains Sector Council (CSCSC) is about to complete the “Connecting People, Technology and Skills” Alberta regional workshops on emerging technologies. The last one is in Fort McMurray on March 21, 2018. We want to thank all our regional cosponsors in helping us get the word out.  We also want… 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 »