Discover how OXD ensures great user experiences that meet our clients’ highest standards. Jim Peers, our awesome Quality Assurance (QA) Manager, unveils how his QA team works and the critical role they play in software development.
Some companies try to streamline by leaving QA off, but at OXD we recognize that this approach is risky, and in the long view, costly. QA Manager Jim Peers explains why including QA testing in your digital project is worth the cost.
OXD UX Designer Hitomi Yokota explores the question, “Should we compensate research participants?” We believe it’s not only essential, but also an ethical requirement.
In the wake of personal tragedy, designer Jacqueline Antalik practices deeper patience and compassion for research participants.
OXD spoke with senior managers and director-level public servants across Canada for their perspectives on Digital Transformation.
Reap the benefits of a successful content migration with these three recommendations.
OXD’s Design Director Kallie Ashenden discusses the importance of a holistic brand approach when it comes to your website.
Four observations made from watching a two-and-a-half-year-old use an iPhone.
UX Designer Winnie Ho shares how we worked out some of the kinks encountered with remote user research and virtual engagement.
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.
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?
An OXD Service Designer draws parallels between their experience with endurance sport and their work in digital transformation initiatives with government.
Reflections on working in the public sector and how British Columbia can move towards the systemic Indigenization of policies and services.
How and why we used a Platform as Service (PaaS) to help the Ministry of the Attorney General build capacity and improve citizen access to justice.
How can illustration help improve the way users experience your product? An OXD Designer explores the question.
OXD's QA Manager and web accessibility expert Sophie Repussard shares four simple tests to help you evaluate your website’s accessibility.
Creative Director Wil Arndt gives Pokémon GO four out of five stars when it comes to meeting high ethical standards for kids entertainment.
Learn about the benefits of decoupled content management.
TransLink partners with OXD's Service Design team to understand customer experiences during their Transit Fare Review.
Replatforming your legacy CMS to Drupal 9? Software Developer Christine Pan shares some tips to help you avoid the common pitfalls.
An OXD Service Designer reflects on their experience working with the BC Government and offers six tips to make your privacy impact assessment process easier to navigate.
Can a simple thanks lead to greater happiness and engagement at work? Jacqueline Antalik, our Director of User Experience, explores the question.
Senior UX Designer Dave Kachman shares his key takeaways from Designing Together, by Dan Brown, including fundamental concepts that are applicable in almost any situation (not just design) to improve collaboration and navigate successful conflict.