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Skilling UP: An essential skills training project that could help your company

According to Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), the benefits of Essential Skills training include: Increased productivity Less time per task Reduced error rates Less waste Enhanced workplace efficiencies Ability to apply new knowledge and skills on the job Better workplace health and safety Capacity to understand safety instructions Better communication between workers and management… 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 »

Innovation and Technological Transformation

Every generation must contend with profound political, economic, social and above all, technological transformations. They not only change long-held assumptions about our future economic prospects but also create new expectations about human advancement and social progress. Yet the breadth and velocity of technological innovation appears equally inspiring and empowering as well as disruptive and ominous…. Read more »