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Meet a Whipcordian: Kam Shahid

By Kam Shahid on July 18, 2019

My name is Kam and when I was five years old, I wanted to be an astronaut. By the time I was six years old, I realized I had a better chance of designing spaceships than actually flying them. So, I decided to become an aerospace engineer. One of my deep, dark secrets is that I grew up in Hamilton, Ontario (that’s me standing in front of the first Tim Hortons in Hamilton). It wasn’t until I moved to Toronto that I was able to realize my educational ambitions.

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Empowering The Digital Transformation of Agriculture

By The Whipcord Team on May 28, 2019

The first product we’re offering to farmers is what we consider the next most natural and logical step to creating value on the farm: First Pass Route Optimization. With First Pass we’re able to offer growers the opportunity to reduce their in-field miles and costs by over 5%, which results in a reduction in fuel, equipment and labor expenses. First Pass is a product that solves a universal need in every field. 

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How a Turnkey Solution Adds Value To Your Business

By Sasha Goble, Brand & Communications Manager on May 15, 2019

If you're a business searching for a solution that offers more reliability during times of uncertainty, then you're not alone. Everyday it seems like there's another report predicting those uncertain times are increasing, with outages being "bound to continue as extreme weather events become more frequent and severe.” Hearing about how BC Hydro's customer outages have tripled in the past 5 years, the luxury of a Disaster Recovery (DR) solution has now become a necessity.

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Meet a Whipcordian: Matt Mendes

By Matt Mendes, Chief Financial Officer on May 9, 2019

Hi all –

My name is Matt Mendes and I recently joined Whipcord as CFO after spending over a decade working in the corporate world.

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Can Your Business Survive A Disaster Tomorrow, If You Don’t Prepare Today?

By Ron Singh, Regional Sales Manager, BC on May 8, 2019

Living in BC today, we’re used to the beautiful scenery, greenery, mountains, parks and of course the rain, but what we’re hearing about in the headlines paints a much different picture:

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How Technology Delivers Value Directly To Growers

By Matt Coutts, Program Manager, Agriculture on May 1, 2019

No industry is more durable or has more permanence than agriculture and at Whipcord we understand the substantial value technology delivers. For those reasons, we intend to build our agriculture products with growers at the center, as we acknowledge their importance as stewards of the land. 

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What Is The Internet of Things (IoT)?

By Dan Hamilton, Vice President of Technology on April 24, 2019

Well first off, the Internet of Things is a buzzword. And like many technical buzzwords, the underlying concept that it purports to describe existed long before the media-friendly “IoT” moniker came into existence.

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How The Digital Revolution Enables The Family Farm To Compete

By Matt Coutts, Program Manager, Agriculture on April 23, 2019

Agriculture is among the oldest and most important industries in the world, serving the population globally by providing a basic necessity: food. 

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Meet a Whipcordian: Chris Perlette

By Chris Perlette, Junior System Administrator on April 11, 2019

 

Hello!

Chris here – I was born and raised in Calgary, living there until I left to attend the University of Lethbridge, where I’m currently completing my Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

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Farmers’ software optimizes field passes

By External Author on April 1, 2019

First Pass is a guidance line software that enables farm equipment working on the same field to work efficiently together by creating one correct route that any of the machines can take anywhere on the field. | First Pass photo

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