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Welcome CIC

May 31, 2013

We are delighted to welcome CIC as a Friend of WINNISPEED. The Composites Innovation Centre is a not-for-profit Manitoba corporation that is jointly sponsored by private industry and government. Its mandate is to support and stimulate economic growth through innovative research, development and application of composite materials and technologies for manufacturing industries.

“CIC is excited to be part of WINNISPEED’s broader mission related to solving problems for social good. If composites can assist with that in terms of being ‘greener’ or leaving less carbon footprint in terms of manufacturing processes than that’s what we are all about.”

Reserve your spot on either of the two days at https://blogs.rrc.ca/bit/event-registration/.

WINNISPEED 10,000 Grand Prize!

April 26, 2013

Would you like your business to run 100% faster? 1,000?

10,000 billSome WIKISPEED projects move 10,000% faster than industry norms because of their blend of Agile, Lean, Scrum, and Extreme Programming & Manufacturing practices. WIKISPEED has some of the best in the world when it comes to Agile for software, manufacturing, R&D, and other industries.

Here’s your chance. WINNIspeed is WIKIspeed, the Winnipeg agile event of 2013. Build a car with Joe Justice of Team WIKISPEED June 10-11. And in the process, learn how agile can transform your organization to reach that 10,000%.

 

Wanna build a 100 mpg organization?

April 16, 2013

Joe Justice of Team WIKISPEED can help you get there in Manitoba’s agile event of the year, WINNISPEED, coming to a college near you (Red River, actually) in June.

0 to awesome in 25,200 secondsRRC's 100 mpg WINNISPEED car

In just 7 hours (25,200 seconds) you will build a 100 mpg car from scratch, and in the process experience how Joe and Team WIKISPEED leveraged agile methodologies borrowed from IT to transform the manufacturing process.

Come learn how agile can transform your organization in 25,200 seconds (or less).

Details at winnispeed.ca.

WINNISPEED

March 28, 2013

Following raves in Barcelona and Paris, you can be one of the few organizations to join Joe Justice in the first Team WIKISPEED workshops in Canada. In each of two “WINNISPEED” workshops June 10th and 11th, Joe will guide participants through the building of a car from scratch to demonstrate how Agile techniques can transform your organization.

After that, you can apply the same concepts and methodologies to your own context (corporate innovation, small hardware/design start-up, service based startup, NGO, education, etc…) and begin to change the world.

The event will be professionally video taped for later release.

 

Business Conference Helps Students Network

March 9, 2012

RRC business students will have a valuable opportunity to rub elbows with leaders from Manitoba’s business community at Red River College’s 2012 Directions Business Conference.

Approximately 600 people, including past RRC alumni, are expected to attend this year’s event, which will be held on February 1 at Canad Inns Polo Park.

The annual business conference is aimed at engaging RRC students in the school of Business and Applied Arts, and helps provide them with a chance to meet people in the industry where they want to work. Participation also allows students to create contacts, and benefit from the experience of attending a professional business conference.

Students will be able to take in valuable career advice from Paul Soubry Jr., President and CEO of New Flyer, who is the event’s breakfast keynote speaker. After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, Soubry went on to study at Harvard and began his career in Winnipeg at Standard Aero. He eventually became that company’s president before joining New Flyer in 2009, and now sits on the Board of Directors at Mondetta Clothing, the Associates IH Asper School of Business, Economic Development Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Airports Authority.

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