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Chicken Farmers of Ontario launches new CFO Connects Portal mobility functionality

BURLINGTON, ON – MAY 27, 2019 - Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) announced today that a new mobile CFO Connects Portal platform will soon be available. CFO Connects – Mobility will launch in June 2019 and will be accessible for use by all CFO farmer-members.
 
Technical Lead for the project, Luke Oribine, speaks highly of the new technology’s ability to further integrate farmers onto the system. “CFO Connects – Mobility will introduce a new innovative way to access all the existing features and functionality of the CFO Connects Portal – direct from a smartphone or a tablet – anytime, anywhere, on any device.”

“Since its inception in 2013, CFO Connects has revolutionized the way the chicken industry does business by leading with a digital strategy,” said Rob Dougans, President and CEO, Chicken Farmers of Ontario.

Dougans also stated that “CFO is redefining the workplace. Whether it be in the office or on the farm - technology is enabling us to be more productive and efficient.”

Key features of CFO Connects - Mobility will include:

  • Compatibility with any iOS or Android device (of any size)
  • New, efficient interface
  • Additional pre-populated fields to reduce redundant clicks, and save time
  • Auto-population of methods based on units for medications
  • And many more
Ed Benjamins, Chair of the CFO Board commented that “the CFO Connects technology has been continually evolving to meet the needs of its ever-changing user base. Today’s announcement builds on that evolution and continues to move us forward – our mobility strategy is about simplicity.”

CFO farmer-members and applicable industry partners will receive communication from the CFO Board when CFO Connects – Mobility is available for use. Farmer-members and industry stakeholders will not be required to download the new technology, or make any systemic changes, in order to access the new mobility functionality. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting launch.

Media Inquiries:

Kathryn Goodish
Director, Communications & Stakeholder Relations
Chicken Farmers of Ontario
p: 289.288.4201 l e: kathryn.goodish@ontariochicken.ca