Converge In The News

News stories and articles about Converge Consulting Group

Converge and the importance of understanding Little’s Law

The American Society for Quality took the unusual step of making Full House: Understanding and Improving Capacity in Healthcare by Converge’s Robert Gerst a global open source article in response to overwhelming demand. Interest has been so strong,...

Converge interview on Alberta Health Services

AHS announced a major reorganization. It’s a joke. http://www.albertaprimetime.com/Stories.aspx?pd=5581

Converge critical of Alberta pipeline review

Converge Consulting Group Inc.’s Robert Gerst is interviewed by CTV’s Alberta PrimeTime. http://www.albertaprimetime.com/Stories.aspx?pd=5558

Canada’s troubled National Household Survey: We get to do it all again in 2016

Here is a recent post from Yahoo News featuring comments from Converge Consulting Group’s Robert Gerst on the latest problems with the National Household Survey. Saying the NHS will be delayed due to quality control issues is like claiming a pig...

Converge Consulting Group vs. Statistics Canada

Converge Consulting Group Inc. called the National Household Survey data worthless. You can read our about it here. The new Head Statistician of Statistics Canada disagrees. He said our comments were irresponsible. What is really irresponsible is bureaucrats...

Canadian Health Care Wait Times “Manufactured” Says Latest Research

CALGARY, May 22, 2013 – Wait times in the Canadian healthcare system have been manufactured by out-of-date and technically corrupt approaches to capacity management and planning. That’s the conclusion of “Full House“, the featured...

Employee Engagement Nonsense–Read the Canada One Interview with Robert Gerst

Robert Gerst of Converge Consulting Group was interviewed by Julie King of Canada One. Read; Exploring the Misuse of Statistics in Business: Is it Time to Do Away with Employee Engagement Surveys?.    

Converge Presenting at the IAIA Global Conference in Calgary

The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) holds its 33rd Annual International Conference in Calgary, Alberta, May 13-16 at the BMO Centre. Impact Assessment (IA) identifies and assesses the problems and issues at stake with proposed development...

Converge Article Sparks Employee Engagement Credibility Crisis

It’s official. The employee engagement industry is at war with itself. Even the New York Times has taken notice. The conflict concerns the validity of employee engagement surveys. There isn’t any. The skirmish began when The American Society for Quality,...