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Success at CANSEC 2017

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Jun 2017

Success at CANSEC 2017

We would like to congratulate Lucie Trempe-Hann from Airbus Defence and Space for winning HumanSystems’ CANSEC promotion! Thank you to all who took part in our promotion and made it such an enormous success. Now that CANSEC is over, we would like to thank everyone for visiting us at booth...

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Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

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May 2017

Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

How HSI® helped Pacific Gas and Electric develop a strategy to maintain workers’ skills. The Need: Across North America, organisations of all kinds invest billions in skills training.  Depending on the frequency of use and other causes, inevitably – and predictably – these skills fade.  So yet more is spent...

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Collaboration Announcement

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Mar 2017

Collaboration Announcement

HumanSystems® and the Canadian Centre for Product Validation announce collaboration agreement to fuel product development innovation HumanSystems® Incorporated (HSI®) and the Canadian Centre for Product Validation (CCPV) are pleased to announce a collaboration agreement to deliver usability testing services to further expand the comprehensive array of product testing services now...

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Usability Testing During Product Development and Acquisition

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Mar 2017

Usability Testing During Product Development and Acquisition

A road map for better human-system integration Usability testing provides evidence-based insights into product performance that contribute to market acceptance and commercial success. Successful product design, development or acquisition starts with understanding user needs, and then evaluating how well these needs are met in each component of a system.  A...

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Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

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Sep 2016

Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

Neck pain is a serious concern within the pilot and flight engineer community. HSI® has taken part in research focused specifically on characterizing the typical neck loads experienced by CH-146 Griffon aircrew within the Royal Canadian Air Force – identifying and prioritizing potential mitigating strategies, and evaluating the benefits of...

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Hypothetically Speaking: Simulated Scenario Development

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Jun 2016

Hypothetically Speaking: Simulated Scenario Development

Simulated scenarios, whether created as virtual first-person games or eLearning modules, provide an opportunity to create realistic environments without committing expensive “real-life resources”. For the purposes of our work, HSI® often constructs simulated scenarios for task analysis and training. For example, HSI® developed scenarios for the Defence Research and Development...

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Enabling Soldier Data Visualization

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May 2016

Enabling Soldier Data Visualization

Researching, developing, and understanding soldier systems (i.e., clothing, equipment, weapons, and tasks) is very challenging. For example, the successful integration of new components requires an intimate knowledge of many variables and complex relationships between data sets. HSI®, with funding from Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), investigated this issue and...

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People scattered around a room, climbing ladders, looking out windows, zero gravity (people handing off ceiling as well as standing on floor)

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May 2016

What Do My Colleagues Do All Day?

Do you ever sit at work and wonder, “What do my colleagues do all day?” Yesterday, HSI had its 2016 Project Briefing Day. We do this once a year to get updated on what neat and innovative research projects our consultants worked on over the past year. Not only does...

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Top Human Factors Tweets of 2015

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Dec 2015

Top Human Factors Tweets of 2015

Before we close up shop for the holidays, we want to countdown our favourite tweets relating to Human Factors and Ergonomics from over the past year. Shamelessly, we’ve included one of our own – hey, at least we didn’t rank it as #1! Follow us @HSI_Guelph. Safe and Happy Holidays...

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