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

Sendwithus + Asana = Swusana

At Sendwithus, we love Asana and use it to track all tasks and projects across the company. That said, there are couple of areas that we thought could use some polish. This blog post talks about a tool we created to help make Asana more effective for us, called Swusana. Swusana is an open-source script