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But the sector is in decline. The group's survey of dairy farmers in Quebec found that over the last decade, about 24 per
YES, THESE COWS ACTUALLY MILK THEMSELVES And it's getting millennials interested in farming. By Catherine Delorme MARITIME
NORCAT runs the only mining research and development centre in the world that operates an underground test facility. As Duval
Just over a year ago, I was briefed on one of the most interesting design challenges of my career. The ask came from Policy
According to a recent study, Canadians believe an unbiased computer program would be more trustworthy and ethical than their workplace leaders and managers. Those polled would also prefer to be screened and hired, or have their job performance assessed, by an unbiased computer program. Is the age of Skynet upon us, or are there larger reasons for these answers?
Just like a home is a reflection of its owner, an office is a company's signature on the street. Businesses need to connect with communities by presenting beautiful architectural spaces that not only attract but also engage the public.
Salaries are getting lower; people are malcontent with three weeks of vacation and mediocre benefits; and there is a rise in people earning, saving, jumping off, freelancing, downsizing and living the life they want. The #dreamjob doesn't exist. On the other hand, the happily balanced life can, but only if we give it a chance and start to operate differently.
The organization, at large, will eventually need to wake up and realize the very structures that have lasted for decades are inhibiting them and stifling their ability to effectively understand and pay attention to their customers. This is what the market demands. Yet, companies continue to operate under the guise that what's worked for decades can and will subsist.
How millennials communicate, who they trust and how they consume information are also factors that, whether businesses are ready or not, are already impacting organizations and how they currently function.
On Tuesday March 3rd, 2015, we saw a gathering of over 700 people from all sorts of organizations looking for insights and
This is the final in a series about the future of business that highlights the impending shift in organizational change. In
A review of their 2014 data has found that 74% their users are Millennials (people aged between 18 and 34 years old). A deeper dive into the data from 2014 shows that there are four project categories in four areas that impact many parts of our lives every day...
The use of psychedelics such as LSD, mescaline, DMT, and psilocybin had a deep and profound effect on more liberal society and thinkers. Now, although most of these drugs are illegal, they have also become essential to many people conducting guided explorations in their respective fields, such as mathematicians, cartoonists, physicists, designers, software engineers, architects, and many other professions.
'Flexsourcing' is the idea that there is a core team delivering business-critical work and there is a pool of external resources that can be plugged in as and when required. There are no retained external resources in this model (this is why it is different from an agency-of-record or outsourcing relationship).
In one expert move, he has built a trust and accountability economy within his business. Employees must be really happy with this change. More importantly they must feel like senior management trusts them to do the right thing and this could deliver even better results and continued happiness (even in tough times).