ABOUT THE CDAP PROGRAM
HELPING SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESSES NAVIGATE THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
Standard business practices have changed. The world has become increasingly more globalized and with it, the technological revolution has forged a digital landscape unlike anything else. As part of the 2021 federal budget, to deal with these digital changes, the Government of Canada announced the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) The goal of the program is to prepare businesses to meet the challenges of the digital age.
FULL TIME EMPLOYEES
CDAP Eligibility Criteria
*Company annual sales/revenues should be a minimum of $500,000 CDN in any one of the 3 years prior to the application.
**Private company structures include sole proprietorships and corporations.
Any eligible Canadian businesses can apply for the grant. The federal government will pay up to $15,000 (or 90%) of the total cost to hire us as your trusted digital advisor. The business is responsible for $1,500.
*Beware of any companies asking you for your personal information such as SIN number or banking information. Any pertinent data will be collected through the federal government.
HOW IT WORKS
THE DIGITAL ADOPTION PLAN
"If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail"
- Benjamin Franklin
The Digital Playbook is designed for businesses looking to keep up with the fast-paced changes in business and technology.
The plan we develop is customized to meet your specific business needs with the goal of improving your bottom line through process and technology solutions that will streamline your operations.
The grant funding covers our services to develop your Digital Playbook. We analyze your current state operations and workflow, and how data is managed across your organization. After that, we prepare a gap analysis that outlines opportunities for improvement along with 3 solution recommendations including a budget and timeline. Think of it as a roadmap for strategic success.
WHAT DOES THE PLAN INCLUDE?
Some examples include:
Implementing a real-time keg tracking system using loT
Creating a digital marketing and e-commerce strategy
Automating your accounting operations using cloud-based technologies
Connecting different systems to be able to talk to each other
Digitizing areas where you use paper or Excel to manage processes
Automating invoicing, contract and supply chain management
Automating standard operating procedures
Preparing for a cyber security audit
Setting up a system for Health Canada compliance reporting
Creating dashboards and analytics to provide actionable insights into your organization
Implementing a CRM or ERP system
WHY FLATSIX TECHNOLOGIES?
We have 15 years of digital transformation experience across many industry sectors.
Investing in digital adoption strategies and technologies doesn't always require heavy capital investment. From digitizing an inventory solution for manufacturing, to implementing a CRM system to manage sales or developing a supply chain solution for tracking medical devices, FLATSIX can develop a plan for your business.