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Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP)

Get ahead and get help with digital technology adoption with the Government of Canada DTAPP Program: The following appears here: http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/ibp/irap/digital-technology-adoption/dtapp-index.html Click through for more info. As part of the Government of Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy, NRC-IRAP has been selected to deliver the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP) from October 2011 to March 31, 2014.  DTAPP represents [...]

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EMC: A great discussion about Continuous Improvement Culture and how Blackberrys are made!

RIM provided a great room, CI journey and finished with a great plant tour as we discussed creating and maintaining a Continuous Improvement culture RIM provided a great room, CI journey and finished with a great plant tour as we discussed creating and maintaining a Continuous Improvement culture. We started with RIM talking to us [...]

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What do vehicles and cell phones have in common in China?

I used to marvel at the cutting edge cell phones I saw in China when I first went there years ago. In comparison, it seemed that we always had the older technology here. Theirs seemed much better and had cooler features. The reason was, in part anyway, that because their wired infrastructure was immature, they [...]

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Run to Failure and Secondary Damage

Many facilities have a practice of running their equipment (or certain elements of their equipment) to failure. Run to failure means just what it says, doing nothing proactive or preventative to keep the machine operating and stopping only when the equipment breaks down. In most instances run to failure is not ideal as its costs [...]

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