Tag: human factors


HSI® wins contract to support research about how human factors shape military operations

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Nov 2019

HSI® wins contract to support research about how human factors shape military operations

Guelph, Ontario, Canada, October 2019 – HSI® has been awarded a five-year contract with Defence Research and Development Canada’s Toronto Research Centre (DRDC TRC) for support in Information Operations, Intelligence and Cyber research. The human aspect of military operations is shaped by many things. Culture, comprehension, and motivation all affect...

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HSI® wins Innovation Solutions Canada contract for Firefighter R&D

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Nov 2019

HSI® wins Innovation Solutions Canada contract for Firefighter R&D

Guelph, Ontario, Canada, November 2019 — For improved firefighter situational awareness, HSI® has been awarded an Innovative Solutions Canada Phase 1 (Proof of Concept) contract of $200,000 in response to an innovation challenge developed and funded by the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) administered by Defence Research and Development...

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HumanSystems® wins contract with Ontario’s IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator) to support major control room refurbishment

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Sep 2019

HumanSystems® wins contract with Ontario’s IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator) to support major control room refurbishment

GUELPH, Ontario, Canada, September, 2019 – HSI® (HumanSystems® Incorporated) continues to expand into the electrical utility market with a new contract to help Ontario’s IESO upgrade its control-room workstations and displays. The IESO is the Crown Corporation responsible for managing the electricity market and the day-to-day supply of electricity in...

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Measuring Training Effectiveness

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Aug 2017

Measuring Training Effectiveness

Training is an essential part of everyday life. From the day we are born, to our first day of school, first job, and current job, we have received training at every step. In today’s fast-paced environment companies have recognized the need to keep their employees trained. That is why in...

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Cyber Security – Is software the answer, or is it employee training?

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Aug 2017

Cyber Security – Is software the answer, or is it employee training?

Cyber Security is an increasingly trending issue. Companies are spending millions of dollars on cyber security software, professionals, and certifications to try to play defensive when it comes to their systems and confidential data. It seems that every week we hear about another organization that has fallen victim to the...

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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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CANSEC 2017

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May 2017

CANSEC 2017

CANSEC – HSI® and YOUR CHANCE to win a Fitbit! CANSEC 2017 – CADSI (Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industry) Booth: #503 CANSEC is fast approaching, on May 31-June 1st. For those of you who don’t know – CASNEC is Canada’s largest Global defence and security trade show. HSI®...

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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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