Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 2 – Trade Diversification for Businesses

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 2 – Trade Diversification for Businesses

Global Affairs Canada recently released its report Canada’s State of Trade 2019. Authored by the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE), the report overviews the major developments in Canada’s imports and exports in 2018. In Part 1 of my blog on this report, I described the report’s most relevant points about domestic and foreign economies…

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 1 – Key Points for Canadian Exporters

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 1 – Key Points for Canadian Exporters

Global Affairs Canada has released Canada’s State of Trade, an evaluation of the country’s economic performance. The report highlights and assesses key developments in Canada’s international trade and examines domestic and foreign economic trends. According to the report, the global economy has seen weaker growth than in previous years; however, Canada’s exports and imports both…

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Science: What’s the Difference?

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Science: What’s the Difference?

If there’s one thing that unites Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science, it’s Venn diagrams. It’s a sure sign we’ve reached the peak of a technology’s hype cycle when the popular articles about it stop complaining about buzzwords and start complaining about all the articles complaining about buzzwords. That seems to be the case…

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology R&D Trends

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology R&D Trends

While the transition to full autonomy will be gradual, technology developers and manufacturers need to be well ahead of consumer demand to push the technological readiness of autonomous vehicle systems. Constant research, development, and testing will help ensure that autonomous and connected vehicle technologies can be deployed once market and regulatory conditions support implementation. Having…

How Digital Tools Can Improve Employee Training

How Digital Tools Can Improve Employee Training

The digital economy has grown to $2.9 trillion in just 20 years and is disrupting every industry. Digital technologies have improved productivity, created new products and services, enabled new business models, and blurred the boundaries between industries. But how are we using technology to improve the skills development and training of our workforce? LinkedIn’s Workplace…