When your situation stops being "business as usual"
The Canadian Association of Management Consultants or CMC-Canada launched an advertising campaign in 2014 with an image that depicts consultants as facing a fire breathing dragon made up of paperwork, old systems with a few disgruntled employees thrown in if you look closely.
While most consulting engagements don't involved dragon slaying everyday, it is true that the dragon represents many of the reasons why corporations hire outside, independent business consultants. CMCs are trained to take a process oriented and analytical approach to business problems which helps take emotional reactions and gut feelings out of … [Read More...]
NRC DTAPP? Gezuntheit! (Blog Updated, March 2014)
If you clicked on this article, I am assuming you know what NRC DTAPP is or at least know not to confuse it with a sneeze or symptoms of a cold. Neither should NRC DTAPP be confused with the DTaP vaccine for diptheria, tetanus, pertussis but the convoluted mass of acronyms used makes it seem just as painful.
Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program or DTAPP program is about supporting Canadian firms on the path to becoming more competitive globally using digital technologies.
So what types of digital technology does the DTAPP program actually cover? The simple answer is anything that would … [Read More...]