Insights

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Digital Services and Products, Management Consulting

Your website is not your brand

OXD’s Design Director Kallie Ashenden discusses the importance of a holistic brand approach when it comes to your website.

remote user research concept illustration of zoom call with man and post-it notes
Digital Services and Products, Digital Transformation and Innovation, Government Consulting, Management Consulting

How to broaden your reach and reduce participant barriers with remote user research

UX Designer Winnie Ho shares how we worked out some of the kinks encountered with remote user research and virtual engagement.

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Digital Transformation and Innovation, Government Consulting, Management Consulting

How you can use GBA+ for inclusive analysis in projects

Director of User Experience Jacqueline Antalik discusses the benefits of Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+)—a tool that helps you see how different genders and diverse people experience policies, programs, and services.

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Management Consulting

An Agile approach to an anti-racist and inclusive workplace

How do we understand and meaningfully address our part in perpetuating systemic racism? What does it mean to create an anti-racist and inclusive workplace environment?

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Digital Transformation and Innovation, Government Consulting, Management Consulting

Digital Transformation as an endurance sport

Service Designer Kevin Ehman draws parallels between his experience with endurance sport and his work in digital transformation initiatives with government.

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Government Consulting, Management Consulting

The Indigenization of policies and services in BC: lessons from Te Ao Māori

Reflections on working in the public sector and how British Columbia can move towards the systemic Indigenization of policies and services.

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Digital Services and Products, Management Consulting

Pokémon GO: a great example of safe, ethical children’s entertainment.

Creative Director Wil Arndt gives Pokémon GO four out of five stars when it comes to meeting high ethical standards for kids entertainment.

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Management Consulting

Gratitude in the workplace

Can a simple thanks lead to greater happiness and engagement at work? Jacqueline Antalik, our Director of User Experience, explores the question.