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Time to get out your library card or e-reader, SRC's President and CEO, Laurier Schramm, shares his top five books about technological innovation for National Get Caught Reading Month.
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We’re fortunate that many women in STEM careers have chosen to work here – scientists, engineers, researchers, technologists. Learn how five women at SRC came to be in a STEM career and what and who inspired them - and continues to inspire them - to stick with it.
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Offering a mentoring program in your organization can have an extremely positive impact in your business. Find out what makes a mentoring program successful.
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Although the two things might appear to be unrelated, being a research technologist and a competitive curler has some similarities: both require precision, problem solving and a supportive team. Learn how a professional curler takes the skills he learns on the ice into the lab (and vice versa).
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It seems like almost every week across the world, there’s a major online security breach that puts the data of individuals and businesses at risk. Cybercrime is a growing concern and the threats and attacks aren’t always obvious to the untrained eye.
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Saskatchewan’s Competitive Intelligence community has been rapidly gaining ground in the past year or so, with interest spreading across various organizations. We have the potential in Saskatchewan to create a Collaborative and Integrated network of practitioners who are proactively working together to understand the challenges we face, now and in the future.
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SRC's Community of Practice was a vital resource during the Lorado Remediation Project, providing resources and expertise to the project team. Find out the two important roles project management and cross-divisional support played in the successful remediation of the Lorado Mill Site.
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Purposefully designing learning experiences to accelerate skill and competency development allows a company's human resource pool to grow quickly. Here are 8 reasons why businesses rely on experiential learning and how it helps employees.
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Can and should small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do competitive intelligence (CI)? If so, how do SMEs create a CI program without exhausting resources?
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Summer break is in full swing in Saskatchewan. School may be over but the learning doesn’t need to stop! Science is all around us – from the thundering storm clouds on a hot summer day to the vibrant...
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A Community of Practice (CoP) connects like-minded colleagues who come together to share experiences and knowledge. Read on to find out how this concept was applied at SRC when a large group of people wanted to work on their project management certifications.
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The business world is hearing buzzwords, such as “Competitive Intelligence,” “Market Intelligence,” “Business Intelligence” and others similar in nature, more often these days. For the most part, these words all tend to refer to the same general practice of a formalized “intelligence function.” But practitioners, and the organizations who have such functions, tend to attach different meanings to these phrases. Why is that? And if a company doesn’t have such a function, is the intelligence piece missing?
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Chennoa Tracey is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan and was a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program. Learn about her experience working with SRC's Industrial Engineering team.
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Research programs that foster collaboration between industry and academia are an effective way to support industrial and social innovation. Learn about a recent mentorship that led to a ground-breaking discovery for the oil and gas industry.
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Innovative technologies and advancements are happening every day - how do we keep up? SRC's Business Intelligence team monitors megatrends, systems and technologies. Learn how these three levels interact and influence each other and industry.
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If you are part of a small company, you know that often your best analyst is you. Understanding how well your initiatives are doing in the market is not always clear, and knowing how far you’ve come is hard to reflect on. So what are some ways we can fill this knowledge gap?
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Time to sweep up that confetti and put the countdown clocks away. 2018 is here. And it’s looking to be yet another interesting year. But let’s not forget all that happened in 2017 (or maybe some of it...
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I’ve changed career ideas more times than Taylor Swift has changed personas. I’ve wanted to be a bus driver, an advertising executive, a mermaid, a race car driver, a psychiatrist, a singer... Ask any...
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