What We’ve Been Working On: CFC

Posted on September 5, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

The Canadian Film Centre is a leader in mentoring content creators and entrepreneurs in the entertainment and digital media landscapes. By promoting the development of new ideas, production and best practices in film, television, digital media, music and acting, it is uniquely positioned within Canada’s vital and diverse screen entertainment industry. To celebrate more than 25 [...]

LEANARTS Pilot Takes Startup Thinking to the Performing Arts Sector

Posted on September 2, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

We’re joining forces with Canada’s Performing Arts Alliance and MaRS to help performing arts organizations de-risk their project ideas by applying the tools and methodologies used by startups. LEANARTS will bring together teams from a range of performing arts disciplines for a five-week crash course in startup-style ideation. Working with experienced mentors and instructors, participants will learn new strategies [...]

Entrepreneurs in Small Rooms Getting Coffee

Posted on August 29, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

Entrepreneurs in Small Rooms Getting Coffee is a new weekly Instaradio show for entrepreneurs to listen to on their morning commute. Hosted by Rob Kenedi, #smallrooms features candid interviews with real early-stage tech entrepreneurs. Guests share an unfiltered perspective of what they are going through right now, while providing tangible, actionable advice for other entrepreneurs. Previous [...]

Knight Foundation Celebrates Success of Front Porch Forum

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Front Porch Forum isn’t what you’d call a ‘typical’ startup media company. But innovation can spring from unlikely places – like a tree-lined street in Burlington, Vermont and a desire to use digital to connect more closely with the neighbours around us. Founded in 2006 by Michael and Valerie Wood-Lewis, Front Porch Forum’s mission is [...]

ProductTO Meetup @ TWG: Experience maps and user journeys

Posted on July 31, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

Are you a product person? Join us on Wednesday, August 6th 2014 for the ProductTO meetup for a chance to chat about experience maps and user journeys with the Toronto product community. At this session, we’ll be talking about experience maps, user journeys and more. We’ll start the session with some short introductory talks from [...]

Summer Node.js Meetup – Microservices, PostgreSQL, and a fireside chat

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

Join us on Tuesday Aug 5th for the summer 2014 Node.js meetup. We’ve got two great talks, a fireside chat, and pizza and beers. Visit the Meetup group to find out more and register. From IBM DevOps Services, Dejan Glozic will discuss leveraging a Microservice archicture with Node.js. Micro-services have emerged as a popular strategy for building modern distributed [...]

Join Our Team: Web/Mobile Developer (intermediate/senior)

Posted on July 14, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

Position Type: Full-time, permanent Company Name: The Working Group Inc Position Location: Toronto, Ontario Positions Available: 2 The Working Group is dedicated to creating business success for our clients and improving lives through technology and design. We carefully craft experiences that are purposeful, engaging and effective for mobile and web applications. TWG is seeking two [...]

Join Our Team: Full Stack Web Developer (junior/intermediate)

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Position Type: Full-time, permanent Company Name: The Working Group Inc Position Location: Toronto, Ontario Positions Available: 1 The Working Group is dedicated to creating business success for our clients and improving lives through technology and design. We carefully craft experiences that are purposeful, engaging and effective for mobile and web applications. TWG is seeking one [...]

ProductTO Meetup @ TWG: User Testing & Feedback

Posted on June 25, 2014 by Holly with No Comments

Are you a product person? Join us on Thursday, July 3rd 2014 for the ProductTO meetup, hosted by Henry Dillon along with TWG’s Director of Product, Tom Walsham.  We’ll be talking about User Testing and Feedback. We’ll start the session with three 5-minute talks from some great Toronto Product people, who will share their problems [...]

What WWDC Means for You

Posted on June 19, 2014 by Brian Gilham with No Comments

Today I had the opportunity to give a quick talk at Extreme Coffee about some of the new tech introduced at WWDC. It was one of those “you had to be there” kind of talks, but I figured I’d share the slides in case they come in handy for anyone else. I covered Extensions, Handoff, [...]