Evolution of the Federal Public Service in Canada

I’ve always found it interesting that those in my decade, (I’m in my mid 50’s), were not well represented in the public service.  I’m at the tail end of the baby boom, which is really the “bust” generation as described by David Foote in his demographic ground breaker; “Boom Bust & Echo”.  The government was simply not hiring many people

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Rent Bright, Affordable Space to hold more productive meetings and training sessions

Location is a Key Component of Productive Meetings Intersol Group is  situated in a prime Centretown Ottawa location in the Bank Street Corridor. In close proximity to the Glebe, you can walk to a number of restaurants, shopping, YMCA and the Canadian Museum of Nature. Getting here is easy too with access from Bronson, Bank Street and the Queensway as

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Deliverology – Will it make ‘change’ less of an uphill battle in government?

As consultants working with the public sector, seldom have we seen a concept take up so much space as “Deliverology”. Everyone seems to be talking about it. But is it truly something new, or just a repackaging of things people are already doing? And more importantly, can it really make a difference? The real strength of Deliverology, from our perspective,

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Municipalities – Relieve Your Budget Stress by Adjusting Your Sails

Today everyone seems focused on the Federal and Provincial budgets and the challenges they face with growing demands and global economic woes.  But as we all know too well,  problems at the top flow down to the next levels – that is, municipalities and ultimately to you and I, the taxpayers. Municipalities are struggling more than ever.  They find themselves in a perfect storm. Demands

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Lean: Implications for Project Managers and Business Analysts – Algonquin College Knowledge Builder

Feb 12, 2016 |13:00-15:00 | There is no charge to attend this learning event Lean has become a commonly used methodology within the discipline of business process management. Lean expert, Paul Youldon will introduce you to “Lean for IT” which applies Lean methods to typical IT areas such as service management, software development project management and IT planning and governance. During this session

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