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  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035762
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The first survey of innovation, advanced technologies and practices in the Canadian construction sector was recently conducted. Of the five types of technologies listed in the survey, communications technologies have the highest percentage of use (46% of businesses). Of all the techonolgies, three computer-related technologies had the highest percentage of use : e-mail (38%), company computer networks (25%) and computer aided design (23%). The three advanced practices with the largest percentage of business using them, each with one third of businesses, are: design-build contracts, computerized inventory control and computerized estimating software.

    Release date: 2000-10-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035768
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Why do innovation surveys produce radically different estimates of the number of R&D performers than R&D surveys? The factors contributing to divergence are presented with detail on selected contributors.

    Release date: 2000-10-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035776
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Location, location, location - is it important in research and technology? Statistics Canada survey data are being used to provide a new approach to analyze the usefulness of mapping key innovation indicators. By attaching survey data sets to sources with a larger sample size, detailed geographic distributions of establishments are estimated. Numerous data sets are being explored with the benefits to be realized in an interactive GIS.

    Release date: 2000-10-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000025114
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Fuelled by rapid technological change and the emerging global marketplace, the need for a stream of new and improved products - in other words innovation - is growing. Some 31% of the engineering firms surveyed replaced an existing products, added a new product to their existing line or diversified into new product lines.

    Release date: 2000-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000025116
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Innovation is the basis for progress and the key to success for many organizations. This article examines the effect of perceived barriers to innovation by sector. For instance, the financial services sector is cautious about new technological developments due to feasibility risks and markets outlets.

    Release date: 2000-06-01
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  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035762
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The first survey of innovation, advanced technologies and practices in the Canadian construction sector was recently conducted. Of the five types of technologies listed in the survey, communications technologies have the highest percentage of use (46% of businesses). Of all the techonolgies, three computer-related technologies had the highest percentage of use : e-mail (38%), company computer networks (25%) and computer aided design (23%). The three advanced practices with the largest percentage of business using them, each with one third of businesses, are: design-build contracts, computerized inventory control and computerized estimating software.

    Release date: 2000-10-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035768
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Why do innovation surveys produce radically different estimates of the number of R&D performers than R&D surveys? The factors contributing to divergence are presented with detail on selected contributors.

    Release date: 2000-10-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035776
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Location, location, location - is it important in research and technology? Statistics Canada survey data are being used to provide a new approach to analyze the usefulness of mapping key innovation indicators. By attaching survey data sets to sources with a larger sample size, detailed geographic distributions of establishments are estimated. Numerous data sets are being explored with the benefits to be realized in an interactive GIS.

    Release date: 2000-10-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000025114
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Fuelled by rapid technological change and the emerging global marketplace, the need for a stream of new and improved products - in other words innovation - is growing. Some 31% of the engineering firms surveyed replaced an existing products, added a new product to their existing line or diversified into new product lines.

    Release date: 2000-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000025116
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Innovation is the basis for progress and the key to success for many organizations. This article examines the effect of perceived barriers to innovation by sector. For instance, the financial services sector is cautious about new technological developments due to feasibility risks and markets outlets.

    Release date: 2000-06-01
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