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Finance-2-Go: Transforming Financial Transactions in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University

The Finance leaders within the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at McMaster University noticed that financial transactions such as travel and expense claims followed a troubling pattern. Individuals entering financial information with a high transaction volume had a low error rate and those with a low volume had both a higher error rate and a … Continue reading "Finance-2-Go: Transforming Financial Transactions in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University"

May 15, 2023


Sheridan College- mobile onecard project

At Sheridan we are embarking on an ambitious 5 year plan to modernize and become a digital campus using people-centric technology that enhances the student experience and allows staff the capacity to effectively carry out their work.   Sheridan College is the first College in Canada to launch a fully functional (Student ID) mobile onecard in … Continue reading "Sheridan College- mobile onecard project"

May 15, 2023


Athletics+Technology+Academics=The new equation for belonging-SMU Esports

For many students, school environments can mean getting lost rather than allowing one to find their own path. It’s important to focus on personalized learning, building campus community, and cultivating a sense of belonging for all students, especially those at who are at a higher risk for dropping out. Establishing community both in and out … Continue reading "Athletics+Technology+Academics=The new equation for belonging-SMU Esports"

May 15, 2023


Digitization of pension plan member records

Pension Services administers the UVic Staff, Combination and Money Purchase pension plans. The primary driver of the timing of this project was the pandemic, however the solution itself was required to meet the department's long term, pre-pandemic need for digital record keeping. The purpose of this project was to digitize plan member files to: Increase responsiveness … Continue reading "Digitization of pension plan member records"

May 15, 2023


Transformational Risk and Assurance Services

The University of British Columbia (UBC) has been on a multi-year and multi-hundred-million-dollar large transformation journey to replace and modernize its Human Resources, Finance, and Student systems and processes to facilitate improved collaboration, innovation, and agility, thereby known as the Integrated Renewal Program (IRP). The Office of Enterprise Risk and Assurance (ERA) has created a … Continue reading "Transformational Risk and Assurance Services"

May 15, 2023


Tackling Fraud with a Re-engineered Internal Assurance Approach to Enhance Protection of Students’ Interests

In 2021, the University of British Columbia’s Office of Enterprise Risk and Assurance (ERA) performed a fraud risk review engagement for the Vice-President, Students portfolio (VPS) with a trailblazing approach that significantly contributed to strengthening its fraud risk management capabilities at all levels. This game-changing approach involved a coherent collaboration between the Internal Assurance (IA) … Continue reading "Tackling Fraud with a Re-engineered Internal Assurance Approach to Enhance Protection of Students’ Interests"

May 15, 2023



Saint Mary’s University Digital Transformation: Unifying Systems to Increase Student Success (PDF Presentation)

Saint Mary's University Digital Transformation: Unifying Systems to Increase Student Success (PDF Presentation)

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September 30, 2022



Reducing Waste, One Plate at a Time.

#IamReusable Developed in 2011 to reduce paper plates, coffee cups and plastic cutlery from landfills.  Customers pay a one-time $5 fee to join the program to re-use a  “green container” for meals. Expanded to include refillable coffee mugs and water bottles.  Now part of Fill it Forward usage tracking for water giving projects. In 2019 expanded again … Continue reading "Reducing Waste, One Plate at a Time."

June 15, 2022


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