"GC Strategies focus on helping provide end to end solutions to their clients, where many focus on just providing resources. They work with visionaries in client and delivery organizations to design next generation solutions”
"GCstrategies listen and try to find solutions to my problems vs. selling me a solution to a problem I've never had."
Government of Canada - Senior Executive
"GCstrategies have a unique ability to compliment our global teams with industry leading independent talent."
VP of Client services - Global Software Solutions Provider
"GCstrategies listen and genuinely want to understand the greater picture from their clients."
Head of operations - Tier 1 Financial Institution
"Your greatest strength is you always present solutions to problems. If there is a gap, you reach out to your network and see how you can fill that need."
VP - Cloud Services - Major Crown Corporation
"GCstrategies understands our needs on a business and technical level. They look at broader issues and options to address needs. They suggest options that address not only our technical gaps, but can be extended to add value to end users of our service."
GoC - Chief Information Officer
"They take the time to learn their client’s business, vision and challenges and work with them to find solutions. Their strategic thinking and the ability to connect the dots in very complex projects and government environment. I think they truly understand the challenges of government."
Assistant Deputy Minister - (GoC)
"They see the bigger picture and do not chase the “quick sale”. I think they are first and foremost are a taxpayer and see efficiency and getting the best value for the government."
Chief Data Officer - Public Sector
The COVID Alert app is part of the Government of Canada’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, alongside other public health and economic support efforts. GCstrategies was asked to help with ongoing development and maintenance needs of the COVID Alert app and to support software systems that includes the related key server and healthcare portals.
Our mandate was to work alongside Invest In Canada to position Canada as the premier destination for foreign direct investment. This was done with Data analysis and Visualization.
During the COViD 19 Pandemic, We were asked to partner with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Health Canada (HC), and Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to work together on this interdepartmental initiative to build a tool which will allow for contact tracing; the tracking and monitoring of individuals crossing the border into Canada and also allow Canadians to submit required declarations digitally and reduce human contact.
Built a natural language processing enabled smart search interface for ECCC specifically in aid of reducing some of the administrative overhead associated with selecting an appropriate generic job description for a job posting. ECCC has provided roughly 1,000 generics that we use as our corpus and our team is currently building an AI model that can extract key terms and concepts from the data and return recommendations.
The access to information portal provides Canadian citizens with information. Any person can ask the government agencies for information on any topic. The agencies will respond with a report. This presents several challenges for the government agencies and citizens looking for information.
The Pre-Load Air Cargo Targeting (PACT) pilot project collects and analyzes pre-loading advance cargo information (PLACI) from voluntary air carriers at the earliest point possible in the supply chain to identify potential high risk air cargo, and take action before cargo is loaded onboard an aircraft at last points of departure. PACT looks at basic shipment data to identify anomalous patterns so that TC can direct air carriers to take further action if needed.
Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) needed a better way to provide relevant funding and program information to the many varieties of business owners across Canada. Through a strong partnership, GC Strategies and River Analytics and Automation, were selected to build a multi-channel chat-bot accessible via web, mobile, and eventually social media.
One of the most frustrating process for government employees and their IT counterparts is the onboarding, offboarding, and transfer process. Setting up emails, ordering computers, ensuring system access is in place, and even making sure a cubicle is available presents multiple challenges due to the many variations of roles and high turn over rate and seasonal employment.