In 1993, management theorists Steve Haeckel and Richard Nolan introduced to the business world a concept borrowed from cellular biology, “sensing-responding-adapting.” The idea behind their framework was simple: the introduction of information technology had allowed companies to be more flexible and responsive to changing customer needs and market conditions, which led to a new means of developing strategy. Almost 30 years later, as COVID-19 sent shock waves through global economies, companies revived the sense-respond-adapt playbook as they attempted to evolve faster than the virus.
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he P.E.I. Rape and Sexual Assault Centre has launched a new campaign to help Islanders feel safer when going out for a drink with friends.
TECHNATION, Canada’s national technology industry association, along with leading-edge tech leaders from across Canada, is hosting its annual Hill Days this week to advance the industry’s forward-looking roadmap with the federal government. In October 2021, TECHNATION released its Roadmap for Sustained Growth in Canada’s Tech Sector with clear recommendations for key government officials including technology adoption, skills and talent development, public sector digital transformation, and cybersecurity.