Companies involved in the artificial intelligence and machine learning industry have a unique opportunity to provide talent, infrastructure, or data to Canadian companies looking to use these technologies. Machine Learning (ML) is an Artificial Intelligence (AI), or cognitive, technology that allows systems to learn and improve from experience through exposure to data - and without … Continue reading More Canadian companies are adopting machine learning technology.
Particularly with food products - where the market is staggeringly abundant with choices - private label with big brands provides a good opportunity for sales volume, ease of market entry, and building relationships with retailers. Canadian Grocer's July 2018 article "The Rising Power of Private Label" indicates that private label store brands are rising in popularity, … Continue reading Private label food opportunities in the Canadian market.
What are Canadian manufacturers thinking about the year ahead? This - and many other questions - were answered in last week's 2019 Manufacturing Outlook Report webinar. The report (a joint presentation between SYSPRO and Next Generation Manufacturing Canada) offered insights into the mood and concerns among Canadian manufacturers. Insights gleaned from the report include: A mood of … Continue reading The year ahead for Canadian manufacturers
As governments at a national, provincial and municipal level recognize the growing need for adapting infrastructure to combat the effects of climate change, monies will be spent on both basic infrastructure projects and adopting new green technologies. Climate change and extreme weather events threaten existing infrastructure across the country, impacting its effectiveness, lifespan, cost, maintenance, … Continue reading Climate Change Adaptation – mitigating floods and other weather disasters
A new year... and a new set of things to worry about. This post is the result of a perfect storm of different things, including last week's Collection #1 data breach, and this story about the biggest cybercrime threats in 2019. It contains warnings about phishing, ransomware, ad fraud, ad nauseum. It's depressing, and it makes … Continue reading Cyber security in 2019.