Operational Excellence Week Canada Blog

How Sobeys, one of the largest food service retailers in Canada, is responding to COVID-19

By: Natashia Dunham, Director of Shared Services, Sobeys

As a speaker for our Operational Excellence Week Canada summit in October, we reached out and asked Natashia Dunham, Director of Shared Services, how Sobeys, one of the largest food service retailers in Canada is handling the increased pressure on demand during COVID-19. We also asked Natashia her perspective on how operational excellence is helping their business react and manage their way through the crisis.

Building a Culture of Operational Excellence

By: Operational Excellence Week Canada

Businesses today are facing more volatility, complexity and risk than ever before. This exclusive guide to Building a Culture of Operational Excellence will take you through the critical steps companies must take to improve corporate culture, productivity and operational excellence and drive world class business performance.

Digital from the Ground Up: Growth and Innovation at Rio Tinto

By: Nigel Steward

In the lead up to Operational Excellence Week Canada in Toronto, we caught up with Nigel Steward, Head of Processing Centre of Excellence at Rio Tinto. Nigel tells us about the technological transformations that are taking place within Rio Tinto as well as the role of sustainability in their future thinking.

Future in Focus: How CNRL is Using Innovation to Reduce Operational Cost and Risk

By: Joy Romero

In the lead up to Operational Excellence Week Canada in Toronto, we caught up with Joy Romero, Vice President of Technology & Innovation at Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL). Joy provides insight into CNRL's use of 'game changing' technologies as well as their current carbon conversion initiatives. 

Learning from Human Error: How BP’s Human Performance Framework is Improving Site Safety

By: Hugo Ashkar

In the lead up to Operational Excellence Week Canada, we sat down with Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager at BP, to discuss his work in human performance and the role of human factors in overall risk management.

Human System Engineering: Human Factors, Procedures, and Safety Culture

By: Camille Peres

Camille Peres, PhD, Texas A&M School of Public Health sat down with us to talk about Human System Engineering. Find out the latest research in human factors including, ‘Contextual Inquiry,' how to properly develop and maintain effective procedural system and the role of machine learning in the development of a robust system of procedures .