DevFacto Recognized Nationally as "Great Place to Work"

DevFacto is honored to be recognized as a 2016 Certified Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work® Institute!great place to work certified JAN2016

The Great Place to Work Certification Program is the official standard demonstrating the highest level of workplace culture.  This certification is bestowed on organizations through a rigorous process that includes a detailed analysis of its employee feedback and workplace practices and programs, and is subject to several audits.

Recognition by Great Place to Work is held as the highest accolade of workplace culture performance by business leaders and top talent around the globe. In addition to recognizing organizations with high performing workplace cultures, the institute is able to provide in-depth data and analysis with benchmarks at the national and international level.

 

Culture Counts: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em!

DevFacto: 7 years, 100+ consultants and a 97% retention rate. How do we do it?

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Microsoft Cloud Comes to Canada

Today Microsoft announced that it would be housing Canadian cloud data in Canada. Let that sink in for a moment. Read more

My Life at DevFacto as an Intern – Week 1

I’ve never been in an office like this before, but then again, I’ve never worked in an office where its people came first before. Read more

QualityConf 2015

I had an amazing time at QUALITYCONF. I will jump at any chance to sketchnote some great topics from engaging speakers, and QUALITYCONF did not disappoint. This DevFacto event happened from March 27 to 29 at Stone Ridge Mountain Resort in Canmore Alberta. Read more

World Information Architecture Day YEG

Unfamiliar with information architecture? So was I until I attended the IA summit in San Diego last March. It was there that I first learned about World Information Architecture Day.  Read more

Live Sketchnoting @ UX Camp YEG

I was asked to live sketchnote UX Camp, a day of user experience presentations put on by UX Edmonton. Having sketchnoted UX Camp last year, as well as events like ‘Reimagining Shaw Conference Centre’ recently, my acceptance of invitations like this is pretty quick now. It is fast becoming something I love doing, regardless of the stress involved in drawing at speed in front of a large group of people. Read more

The Power of Investing in your Employees

In today’s highly-connected world, our employees and team members are faced with many distractions – from surfing the web and social media sites, the distractions of telecommuting, instant messaging and more. We are all expected to put in a full day’s work but measuring individual productivity can be difficult. While some organizations opt to ‘control’ their ecosystem through website blocking, monitoring of internet usage and other tactics, I believe that nothing drives accountability more than passion and investment. Read more

What is a User Experience Designer?

“What do you do for a living?” People have been asking me this question at parties or family gatherings since I started working full-time around ten years ago. Read more

Working On-Site is as Awesome as You Are

I am just in the final stages of wrapping up a project where I worked with a client on-site for several months to deliver a solution.

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