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The GO B2B Marketing Challenge

In a business climate characterized by uncertainty surrounding commodity prices and trade agreements, business owners are often reluctant to spend time and money on projects with uncertain returns. The GO B2B Challenge is a marketing case competition to consider the best way to encourage small and medium-sized businesses to invest in productivity and innovation systems…. Read more »

2017 Annual Report Released

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 »

Oakville Stamping & Bending Client Story

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 »

Air China Cargo strengthens Edmonton’s links to the world

  in·no·va·tion ˌinəˈvāSH(ə)n/ noun noun: innovation the action or process of innovating. synonyms: change, alteration, revolution, upheaval, transformation, metamorphosis,breakthrough; More   a new method, idea, product, etc. plural noun: innovations “technological innovations designed to save energy” Innovation needs to be seen as a broad theme that permeates throughout much of a business’ other functions and… Read more »

Case Study: Applying Process Improvement Principles to Reduce Waste in Financial Services

As Deming once said, “If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.” Lean, Six Sigma, and the combination of the two (Lean Six Sigma) were born in the manufacturing sector, but they are nothing new to the service sector. Healthcare, airlines, insurance, and financial service companies… Read more »