Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters SMART Prosperity Now Program

In today’s global competitive environment, your company’s survival is on the line every day – a loss in productivity can mean missed timelines, increased costs and a potential loss of future business. Ensure your company’s competitiveness now and for the future – join SMART Prosperity Now! SMART Prosperity Now is administered by Canadian Manufacturers &… Continue reading Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters SMART Prosperity Now Program

Aging gracefully? I prefer confidently, productively and healthily

By Kelvin Ngan @ MaRS Some weeknights, I think of my college “glory days” and realize there are certain things in life I just can’t handle anymore. In the words of Roger Murtaugh from Lethal Weapon, “I’m too old for this stuff.” What stuff you say? Things like: Eating an extra-large pizza at 11:00 p.m.… Continue reading Aging gracefully? I prefer confidently, productively and healthily

How can digital technology drive up productivity?

By: Fatema Fatakdawala  In answer to this question, representatives from several small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) gathered together last week at two workshops in Mississauga and Brampton hosted by the Altitude Accelerator to assess and measure the outcomes of digital technology adoption on productivity. This 2-day workshop served two purposes; 1) improving the understanding of the link… Continue reading How can digital technology drive up productivity?

Power Up Your Productivity Potential

Training workshops for increasing productivity through digital technology Looking to improve your company’s overall performance—and competitiveness? If you can capitalize on the productivity benefits of digital technology, you could be well on your way to additional profits. Free training workshops will focus on building productivity awareness and encouraging SMEs (in any sector with 50 or… Continue reading Power Up Your Productivity Potential

A Call for Productivity!

By Ken Sweeney During the past week there has been a strong upward pressure on the loonie driven primarily by strength in commodity and equity markets. It is a double-edged sword. On the positive side, the Canadian economy remained relatively stable throughout the economic downturn, is now showing signs of growth and has a plethora… Continue reading A Call for Productivity!