ISN News

Safe Cities

The Challenge Safety has been defined as the physical, social and psychological integrity of a person. It is now a growing concern in many cities. Rising mental health issues, addiction, poverty, crime and violence are combining to create social disorder. Cyber-bullying and cyber-crime are increasing. Many cities also have to cope with the threat of…

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ISN Welcomes new VP of Business Development

Integral Strategy Network welcomes Scott Christensen to the ISN team as Vice President of Business Development. He joins us from Calgary, Alberta and brings a wealth of experience from the technology sector in business development, marketing, and sales. Scott will help to spread the ISN story, working with all of us to ensure we can…

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Collaborative Innovation

Canada’s Innovation Report Card The Conference Board of Canada released new data on the nation’s innovation performance in May 2018. The results are troubling. The country earned a C grade and was ranked 12th overall in an assessment of 16 peers. Only Germany, France, and Ireland placed lower. When provinces are assessed individually, Ontario and…

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Trailblazing Digital Transformation

A Revolution in Banking ISN associate Don Anderson was on the front line when banking history was being made. He was project manager for development of the world’s first debit card in 1979, and was project manager when the card was tested in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, from 1983 to 1985. The card was piloted by Pioneer…

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Smart Cities

Integral Strategy Network is working in many ways with communities who want to collaborate at a higher level to improve quality of life and opportunity. Some of these initiatives address immediate social, economic and environmental challenges. Others are more focused on the future. Some of the communities we work with – like Brandon, Manitoba –…

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The Business Revolution

Integral Strategy Network is working with organizations at the frontier of transformative change, helping to reinvent their business. Digital Transformation Waves of change in information and communication technology have triggered massive disruption in business, based on exponential gains in computing power and the growth of the Internet. New technologies are transforming entire industries and restructuring…

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Western Manitoba Pursues a $330 Million Economic Opportunity

Integral Strategy Network is helping communities in Western Manitoba work together on a major regional development opportunity that promises to deliver significant economic benefits. Other communities would gain from following their collaborative approach. Increasing Regional Prosperity Brandon, Manitoba, and four other communities in Western Manitoba are seeking to attract investment in a new soybean processing…

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