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Hello Toronto, it’s great to see you!

The DevFacto team is thrilled to announce that we are expanding our presence in Central Canada with the official opening of our newest office in Toronto!  Read more

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

Thinking in the New World of Technology

Technology is constantly changing not just the way we do business, but also the way we think about doing business. It is no longer enough to simply “keep up” with technology or maintain the status quo. What worked in the past, what works now, may not be what sets you apart from competition in the future. Read more

The Importance of Recognizing a Fundamental Shift

It was the fall of 1876 in the sleepy town of Brantford, Ontario. The town was not known for much yet — Wayne Gretzky would not be born here for another 85 years. However, something even bigger than the ‘Great One’ was imminent. Read more

Quantifying the Cross-Platform Conundrum

When I first started out as a mobile app developer, I was constantly struggling with the question of how to build the best experience on the most devices with the least effort. A survey of my peers offered little help – usually I get a passionate overview of a favorite platform, but invariably we end up with the same outcome: “It depends.” Read more

The Next Mobile Frontier: Context

From construction to energy to manufacturing and more, a priority in many of the industries that surround us is a strong focus on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). HSE is important for many reasons and all organizations have a duty to ensure that their employees remain safe at all times. The recent emergence of mobile devices has created an opportunity to make HSE programs far more effective. Read more

Making Good Apps Great

Making an app is fairly easy. You have an idea, scribble some mockups on a napkin, spend a month or two hunched over your computer and then release it to the world. The overwhelming majority of apps are average or maybe even good. Taking it to the next level is much harder. What makes a good app great?

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff (because mobility doesn’t have to be hard)

I often hear companies complain that transitioning to mobile is overwhelming. The mobile space is new and constantly changing; there are many opinions but few best practices. Read more