CoursePeer's social collaboration intranet solution proved successful;
Collaborative Intelligence and decision-making solution to launch next
TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - After seven years of successfully holding
the Western Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Summit—an annual meeting co-chaired by the mayors and business leaders of
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and Oakville to discuss issues of
significant importance to the Western GTA—the Summit's task forces
decided to further enhance their members' means of collaboration and
knowledge retention through the use of innovative technology.
CoursePeer, a University of Toronto and MaRS Innovation start-up providing learning
and collaboration solutions for enterprise and government, began a
successful implementation at the Summit in January 2014.
"I find the program very intuitive, accommodating and simple to use.
There is a bit of a fraternity building among the regular users," said
Peter VanSickle, Co-chair of Brampton and President of the Brampton
Downtown Development Corporation.
CoursePeer's platform allows users to collaboratively discuss the various topics
within the task forces by allowing users to share various types of
content including documents and multimedia material.
"The next step of this partnership is implementing CoursePeer's
Fluxision, our collaborative intelligence and decision-making solution
launching in the upcoming months," said Hadi Aladdin, Co-founder and
CEO of CoursePeer.
The platform is soon to be offered for public citizen engagement with
"CoursePeer holds promising impacts on the progress of governmental pronouncements,"
said Brian Crombie, founder of the Western GTA Summit. "The new
decision-making solution will support the Western GTA Summit's goals of
providing more means of citizen engagement that will empower the
CoursePeer is a provider of learning, collaboration and decision-making solutions
for enterprise, government and academia. Corporations use CoursePeer's
cloud solutions to offer employee training, certification, intranet,
long-term advanced performance assessment and powerful knowledge
capture and analysis tools. For more information, please see: www.coursepeer.com
About Western GTA Summit
The Western GTA Summit is a not-for-profit, community-led group that
discusses key issues facing the over 1.4 million people living in the
Western Greater Toronto Area. The Summit is built on three pillars of
Live, Work and Thrive, and has representatives from Mississauga,
Oakville, Brampton, Milton and Burlington.
SOURCE: CoursePeer Inc.
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Co-founder and CEO
Western GTA Summit