Olds Connected Community
Olds Connected Community
 

Olds Connected Community

 
 
     
   
     

Olds Alberta is
a Connected Community

The Olds Connected Community Committee is committed to raising the “culture of use” in our community both for our general citizens and for business. One goal is to have every business in the Town of Olds to have a website and to having the businesses doing e-commerce via their web sites. We recognize that the future in retail and service business is going “virtual” and for our community of businesses to remain successful, we must embrace new technology and models.
 

Tablets useful for agriculture producers

Peter Grundig explains how farmers can benefit from using a tablet in this video from Farm Credit Canada learning videos. Peter tells us that farmers will use a tablet more than they expect – a way to have those equipment … Continue reading

Nike is all in with sports technology – motivating the runner in you!

You probably know Nike as the designer and manufacturer of sports wear and shoes but they also use technology to help promote a healthy lifestyle. Not only does this benefit the brand of Nike but it comes in handy for … Continue reading

Survey Finds Canadian SMBs Gaining Productivity with Mobile Devices

As the use of smartphones and tablets continues to multiply, Canadian business owners are reaping work-related benefits. Sage North America recently surveyed 476 small and midsized businesses in Canada and found the use of mobile technology is having a positive … Continue reading

Could a smartphone be the future of medicine?

One of the world’s top physicians, Dr. Eric Topol, has a prescription that could improve your family’s health and make medical care cheaper. The cardiologist claims that the key is the smartphone. Topol has become the foremost expert in the … Continue reading

 
 
 
 

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The availability of technology courses in the Town of Olds is abundant and varied giving businesses and residents numerous options. The Olds College and the Olds Municipal Library offer a variety of courses at various levels from beginner to expert.

The full report on the Olds Connected Committee and the FIbre To The Premise Planning is now available online.
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