Work Better Together — Dyspatch and Mailgun

This guest post comes from our friends at Mailgun, the email service built by and for developers. Mailgun integrates beautifully with Dyspatch, empowering seamless collaboration between developers and marketers on transactional email. — There is a fine line between working together and working against each other. When it comes to email, ensuring your teams have

How to Optimize Transactional Email to Build Customer Engagement

It’s a story almost as old as the internet itself. You make an online purchase from a well-loved, long-established brand, only to receive an order confirmation email that looks like it was coded by your ten-year-old nephew. In 1989.  Whether the result of inefficient workflows, an inability to work across silos, or due to the

Startup Slam 2018

On September 22, we hosted the fifth annual Startup Slam, a free-to-attend tech conference held at the University of Victoria. Sixteen sessions were grouped into four tracks: Student & Beginner Tech, Advanced & Professional Tech, Entrepreneurship, and Product & Design. And we managed to fit it all into a 7 hour day! We want to

Modeling a Good Work-Life Balance: Walking Our Talk

I have been reading a lot of interesting articles on work/life balance lately, specifically on the importance of giving employees the freedom to take time out of their busy schedules for important appointments. I have seen examples of some pretty unique strategies, like unlimited vacation, vacation bonuses, flexible work-from-home hours, and open office hours. But