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Our Approach To Website Design

Ever wonder what process goes into designing a website? Everybody has their own method, keep reading to see a glimpse into how we do it at Vancouver Island Works Project. Starting Off When it comes to building a new website, we always start at the same place: We start with a client who has come […]

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COVID Take BAS Where No One Has Gone Before?

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Zoom-etiquette

Online meetings have taken over many of our lives to keep us safe from COVID, but are they driving us crazy? I was recently watching a stock report about the top stocks in 2020 and the commentator joking stated that “if he had bought stocks in Zoom and plexiglass, he’d be a wealthy man”. To […]

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I like the Remix

If I was to sum up the world of Industrial Automation in one word this year, I would say that it would be“innovative”. Innovation has always been a driving force for the industry, but this year in particular, Ihave been impressed by many of the forward-thinking companies who are changing the way that wework, live […]

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Selling Through a Pandemic

Everyone on the planet has been touched and affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a homestay father I have students that I have hosted all over the globe, and I have spent a great deal of time everyday checking on the pandemic across the world. Here in North America I have been contacted a lot […]

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Digital is the New Normal

A blended workplace is now the new normal for many companies. Everyone has been rocked by the pandemic that struck the world in March of 2020. Shops closed and economic channels went in every direction imaginable. One thing that did evolve out of the pandemic was the almost instant embracing of online technology. Companies and […]

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Is Photoshop Still Relevant?

In the age of Instagram and Snapchat, do we really need to learn Photoshop? It seems like everyone with a smartphone is a photographer these days. With how advanced our camera phones are becoming, and the latest technologies showing up in our apps, there are dozens of ways to take amazing photos with just a […]

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24/7 Selling – Avoid Technology Burnout While Selling

I have heard it called the “Age of Continuous Connection”. It is a time when a sales person has the ability to interact with customers 24/7, but what is that model doing to those sales people? I know that I am guilty myself of 24/7 selling, and I’ll explain what that is. My wife got […]

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Automated Buildings: Consumer Trends Matter

I was recently in a conversation with an IT Service Provider and he informed me that his customers are totally loyal and that he does not need to subscribe to tracking consumer buying trends. I was both shocked and appalled that a company in this day and age is not tracking consumer buying trends. Let […]

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Customer 4.0 – Customers are Now Calling the Shots

Several years ago, I wrote a column about Customer 2.0 and their evolving wants and needs as a consumer. Just like versions of Microsoft Office software we skipped an upgrade and went directly to Customer 4.0. Customer 4.0 is actually a result of Industry 4.0 or the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We are a smartphone, app […]