Converge News

Converge Consulting Group to Describe the Statistical Trick That Conned a Nation at 20th Annual International Deming Research Seminar

Calgary, AB, Feb. 16, — Converge Consulting Group Inc. Partner Robert Gerst, will be presenting, What Matters: How statistical significance demolishes productivity, competitiveness, and effective public policy, at the 20th Annual International Deming...

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,...

Statistics Canada Chief refuses to debate reliability of the National Household Survey.

CALGARY, AB (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Converge Consulting Group Inc. reports they were contacted by a spokesperson from the Communications Office of Statistics Canada earlier this week and informed that the Chief Statistician for Canada, Mr. Wayne Smith,...

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CALGARY, May 22, 2013 – Wait times in the Canadian healthcare system have been manufactured by out-of-date and technically corrupt approaches to capacity management and planning.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,...

Voice of the Employee Receives Trade Mark Recognition

Converge Consulting Group Inc announces that Canadian trade mark protection has just been awarded to Voice of the Employee. This will help give HR professionals in industry and government a clear alternative to the use of statistical significance junk...

Meet Converge in Australia

Converge Consulting Group will be at the Hrizon World Human Resource Congress in Melbourne September 26 and 27. Meet Shelley and Kurt at our booth. They will be talking about Converge Solutions and Services including Practitioner of Change, Voice of the...

The Decline of Health Services in Alberta

The Decline of Health Services in Alberta: The Triumph of Professional over Real Management is gaining considerable attention. John Seddon highlighted the paper in Vanguard Consulting Group’s newsletter providing both a link and a recommendation....