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Gordon Ross talks Service Design in Toronto

We’ve contributed to a number of Ministry of Justice service design initiatives. And we’re thrilled that our VP of OpenRoad gets to speak about them at IN FLUX!

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Celebrating User Experience in Vancouver

On November 25, over 250 technology professionals came together to celebrate outstanding achievement in the field of UX.

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Tackling gender diversity in the software industry

OpenRoad was thrilled to help narrow this gender gap by hosting a Ladies Learning Code workshop this week.

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OpenRoad is proud to co-host the 2nd annual VanUX Awards

From a fledging roundtable group of people interested in this thing called ‘user experience’ to a sold-out award show celebrating some of the biggest brands in Canada, the Vancouver User Experience group has grown up over the past twelve years. We’re excited to announce OpenRoad will be co-hosting the Vancouver User Experience (VanUX) Awards for […]

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OpenRoad’s 2015 Gastown Grand Prix party

Some of the best views of Vancouver’s legendary pro-cycling race are from our second floor offices on Water Street.

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Goodbye Cyberspace, Hello Code/Space at the 2015 BC Library Association Conference

Every year the BC Library Association gathers its members together to discuss the evolving role libraries play in our cities and communities across BC. This year, I was honoured to receive an invitation to speak at the annual conference. I’ve always been a big fan of libraries – from a child who visited regularly, to […]

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We’ve been running the Sun Run for over 16 years.

The Vancouver Sun Run is one of OpenRoad’s longest-standing employee events: we’ve been running it since 1999! This Sunday will be our 16th year participating in the popular 10-kilometre race run. Post-Sun Run, 1999. Nice shorts, Gord! Since the acquisition of design agency Mod7 in 2013, our T-shirt logos received a big upgrade. We revealed our first […]

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The Inaugural Vancouver User Experience Awards

As founding members of VanUE, we were thrilled to co-present the inaugural Vancouver User Experience Awards.