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TINAN 64 (August 2015)

In TINAN 64 the MDB Insight team looks at global poverty, creative competitiveness, workforce automation, and supporting competitiveness and innovation in the manufacturing sector.


  • How rich are you?
  • Three key ingredients for creative competitiveness
  • Which jobs are most at risk of being automated?
  • Manufacturing competitiveness and innovation
  • Company Corner: Tyson McMann joins MDB Insight
  • Resource Review: “The Martian”

Posted on 20, Nov | Posted by

TINAN 58 (November 2014)


  • How robots could remake manufacturing
  • Getting to work tackling youth unemployment
  • Creating a food truck friendly community
  • Canada ranks 19th in gender parity
  • Company Corner: Tina Tian joins MDB Insight

Posted on 27, Aug | Posted by

TINAN Number 57 (August 2014)

In TINAN Number 57

  • Will robots really take our jobs?
  • The changing geography of innovation
  • Finding the hidden value in vacant spaces
  • How microloans are evolving in the U.S.
  • Company Corner: Ken Scholtens joins MDB Insight
  • Resource Review: Enterprise City

Posted on 26, Sep | Posted by

How will Baxter change manufacturing?

I initially heard about Baxter during my commute last Monday, as technology expert Jesse Hirsh did his weekly piece on CBC Radio One’s Metro Morning. I listened attentively as he outlined its capabilities, and how a new generation of adaptive robots might affect the manufacturing industry. After looking it up at the office, the adaptability, flexibility, and accessibility of the robot definitely had me thinking about what it means for manufacturing. Read the full blog post

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