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The pandemic has supercharged wicked digital problems. Here’s how.

By Kelly Pedro Jun 30, 2020

Lola Oyelayo-Pearson, Shopify’s Director of UX, Multichannel, talked about wicked digital problems and what designers can do about it on Fluxible TV.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible

How to design a design team

By Kelly Pedro Jun 26, 2020

Adaptive Path co-founder Peter Merholz shares why the team, not any one designer, is the atomic unit of design organizations.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft UXWaterloo

How to support active transportation in Waterloo Region

By Kelly Pedro Jun 19, 2020

Zeitspace created an app to make it easy for residents to let Regional Council know they support active transportation.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Active Transport

A tale of two active transportation proposals

By Kelly Pedro Jun 18, 2020

While a $41 million funding announcement to boost active transportation was lauded, another plan to add temporary bike lanes divided Waterloo Regional council.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Active Transport

Rethinking adaptive experiences with universal design

By Kelly Pedro Jun 17, 2020

Designers can adapt today’s experiences to meet the needs of the largest number of people possible, design ethnographer Kelly Goto tells Fluxible TV.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible UX Research

Fluxible TV speakers appeal for resilience in tech

By Kelly Pedro Jun 12, 2020

Tech should enable change — that’s where resilience comes from and it needs to be baked into everything UX designers do.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible UX Research

Zeitspace says thanks to Open Ears and NUMUS with financial support

By Mark Connolly Jun 11, 2020

The concert was an artistic and financial success, featuring performances by musicians in our own Waterloo Region, but also from outside the region.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Fluxible Arts and Culture

A practical guide to product management

By Kelly Pedro Jun 4, 2020

Jay Judkowitz, vice president of product at Otto Motors, offered a practical guide to product management at the latest ProductTank Waterloo meetup.
Topics: Our Craft Product ProductTank

Benefit concert a ‘thank you’ to Open Ears and NUMUS

By Kelly Pedro Jun 2, 2020

Eve Egoyan, JoJo Worthington, Benton Roark, Erso, and Pulitzer-prize winning composer Caroline Shaw and The Hands Free, will perform June 4.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Fluxible Arts and Culture

How to be a better product manager

By Jeff Fedor Jun 1, 2020

There's no clear path to learning how to be a product manager. Most of us learn through success and failure. Here's the best advice and worst advice product managers have received.
Topics: Our Craft Product ProductTank

How the UX industry has changed

By Kelly Pedro Jun 1, 2020

From UX design to experience design and agencies to internal teams, Fluxible speakers reflect on how the UX industry has changed.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible UX Research

Zeitspace Session recap: Remote user story mapping

By Kelly Pedro May 29, 2020

User story mapping is a simple approach to help agile teams see the big picture when it comes to product design.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions UX Research

As temperatures rise so does demand for more space for walkers and cyclists

By Kelly Pedro May 27, 2020

The City of Waterloo aims to fast track plans to boost cycling infrastructure and address inequities over who has access to public space and who doesn’t.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Active Transport

Zeitspace is supporting Open Ears and NUMUS

By Mark Connolly May 26, 2020

Fluxible is presenting a benefit concert for Open Ears and NUMUS as a part of Fluxible TV, a streaming event that’s happening on June 4.
Topics: Community Company Culture Arts and Culture

Lessons in leadership

By Kelly Pedro May 25, 2020

Capital One’s Aaron Irizarry joined the latest uxWaterloo virtual monthly meetup to talk about how to be a successful leader.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft UXWaterloo

Moving beyond simple searches: How to dig deep with secondary research

By Matthew Reynolds May 22, 2020

Doing secondary research is a great way to ramp up quickly so you’re better prepared to design and develop something for clients
Topics: Our Craft UX Research

We’re starting to critique software. Here’s why.

By Matthew Reynolds May 19, 2020

Design critique has been used for decades to provide structured feedback, but can it apply to software development? We think so.

What is design critique? Communication

By Kelly Pedro May 14, 2020

Design critique prepares UX designers for better conversations when they do get a seat at the table, says Aaron Irizarry, co-author of Discussing Design.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft

How to run a user story mapping session remotely

By Kelly Pedro May 13, 2020

The next Zeitspace Session will give you tips and techniques for how to get the most out of a remote user story mapping session.
Topics: Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions

How to do design critique: a tool for designers to improve their work

By Kelly Pedro May 12, 2020

Design critique helps UX designers improve their work. But how do you do a design critique? Here's a step by step way to run a design critique.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft

Innovation in an era of uncertainty

By Kelly Pedro May 7, 2020

The three e’s of lean innovation are empathy, experiment, and evidence. Here’s how you can start using them to get results now.
Topics: Our Craft ProductTank Lean Idea Validation

How you define innovation is now more important than ever

By Kelly Pedro Apr 27, 2020

In the next ProductTank Waterloo virtual meetup, New York Times bestselling author Brant Cooper discusses the three e’s of lean innovation and five ways you can start using them right now.
Topics: Our Craft Product ProductTank Lean

Product analytics: What game are we playing and how do we keep score? How to align your team to the same goal

By Jeff Fedor Apr 24, 2020

How do you know if a product feature is succeeding? Will everyone agree or know? Product analytics gets everyone focussed on solving the right problems
Topics: Product Analytics

Why UX researchers should stop solving problems

By Kelly Pedro Apr 22, 2020

Often UX is focused on the solution, rather than on a deeper consideration of the people it's trying to help, UX researcher Steve Portigal says.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Product ProductTank UX Research

Want to be an agile leader? Here’s how you empower your team

By Kelly Pedro Apr 14, 2020

In our latest Zeitspace Session Dave Dame, vice president and global head of agile at Scotiabank looked at scaling your agility by scaling your leadership
Topics: Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions Agile Lean

Product positioning in a downturn

By Kelly Pedro Apr 9, 2020

It’s more important than ever to talk to customers & understand how priorities have shifted, positioning expert April Dunford told a ProductTank Waterloo.
Topics: Product Positioning ProductTank

Boosting tech literacy in Waterloo Region

By Kelly Pedro Mar 31, 2020

From a grocery store to a kitchen: How Kitchener Public Library is increasing tech and digital literacy in Waterloo Region.
Topics: News Community Waterloo Region Arts and Culture

Universal design is changing the designer’s tool kit

By Kelly Pedro Mar 23, 2020

Several past Fluxible Conference speakers share their insights on universal design, inclusive design, and how the UX industry can move the needle on both.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible Diversity Inclusive Design

Keeping up morale while working remotely

By Kelly Pedro Mar 18, 2020

Anxiety levels are higher than normal as people with and without mental health issues fear for their loved ones and job security. But there are ways employers can ease fears.
Topics: Company Culture

How the Waterloo Region arts community is coping with the pandemic

By Kelly Pedro Mar 16, 2020

'It’s all fairly new ground for everybody. Nobody has policies in place to handle pandemics from an arts perspective,' says Richard Burrows, artistic director of Open Ears Festival.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Arts and Culture

Empowering teams with agile

By Kelly Pedro Mar 9, 2020

The next Zeitspace Session is about giving leaders the tools to build trust in their team when it comes to decision making.
Topics: Community Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions Agile

Trust in the tech sector is down, but UX designers can help build it up

By Kelly Pedro Mar 4, 2020

The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals trust in the tech sector has dropped as people worry they won’t know if what they’re seeing and hearing is real.
Topics: UX Design News Trends UX Research

Web accessibility is usability

By Matthew Reynolds Feb 28, 2020

Our latest Zeitspace Session looked at the good, the bad, and the ugly of web accessibility.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Company Culture Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions Diversity Inclusive Design

From hacker to mentor: Zeitspace’s Michael Song on helping the next generation of programmers

By Michael Song Feb 24, 2020

Hackathons are a great way for those new to software development to cut their teeth.
Topics: Software Development Community Waterloo Region Our Craft

Cargo bike documentary coming to Waterloo

By Kelly Pedro Feb 19, 2020

Waterloo’s bicycle mayor is hosting the screening of MOTHERLOAD at the Waterloo Public Library on March 7.
Topics: News Waterloo Region Arts and Culture Active Transport

Want to learn more accessible UX design and development? The next Zeitspace session is for you.

By Kelly Pedro Feb 18, 2020

The free session on Feb. 25 will give you the basic tools to meet a new law coming into effect January 2021.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Community Company Culture Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions Inclusive Design

Local abortion app being used across Canada

By Kelly Pedro Feb 13, 2020

Zeitspace co-designed and developed Choice Connect with SHORE Centre, which has provided more than 2,435 referrals since it launched nationally.
Topics: Community

How we used a video game system to solve a real-world problem

By Bety Rodriguez-Milla Feb 11, 2020

Sometimes in software development, you find what you need in unlikely places.
Topics: Software Development Our Craft Case Study

Testing a business idea from concept to design and development

By Kelly Pedro Feb 6, 2020

‘The perfect fit’: Zeitspace helps Green Brick Labs validate their latest software product.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Our Craft Product Lean MVP Idea Validation Case Study

How to manage product risk

By Kelly Pedro Feb 3, 2020

David J Bland discussing reducing business product risk and his new book 'Testing Business Ideas' that he co-authored with Alex Osterwalder.
Topics: Our Craft Product Lean Idea Validation UX Research

How to design a city with mental health in mind

By Kelly Pedro Jan 29, 2020

As urbanization grows, cities are losing the key factors that foster mental health: green spaces and social interaction.
Topics: UX Design Community Waterloo Region Our Craft Active Transport UX Research

New app helps Waterloo Region residents do more good

By Kelly Pedro Jan 29, 2020

The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation’s new tech tool lets would-be donors see their lasting impact.
Topics: Software Development UX Design News Community Company Culture Waterloo Region Our Craft Case Study prototype

Welcome to Zeitspace, Jackson Noël

By Zeitspace Jan 15, 2020

Fearer or heights, lover of chicken and waffles, Jackson Noël joins Zeitspace as a software developer.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Working at Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Maria McLoughlin

By Zeitspace Jan 14, 2020

Maria McLoughlin, studying Rhetoric, Media, and Professional Communication at the University of Waterloo joins Zeitspace as a writing co-op.
Topics: Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Marty Mukherjee

By Zeitspace Jan 13, 2020

Marty, an international student in University of Waterloo's Scientific Computing program has joined the Zetispace team as a co-op software engineer
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Matthew Reynolds

By Zeitspace Jan 10, 2020

We have a bunch of new faces at Zeitspace. Today we’re excited to share the news that Matthew Reynolds has joined Zeitspace as a ux design co-op.
Topics: UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace

Want free advice? Sign up for Office Hours

By Kelly Pedro Jan 6, 2020

We all need someone to bounce ideas off, the multidisciplinary Zeitspace team is yours for the asking, we'll give you 1-hour of free, no-obligation advice.
Topics: Software Development UX Design News Community Product

Why we started a company-wide book club

By Catherine Mittelholtz Jan 2, 2020

We value growth and learning at Zeitspace -- a book club is one way as a team we explore topics and improve our craft as engineers and designers.
Topics: Company Culture Our Craft

Why we added an RSS feed to the blog

By Kelly Pedro Dec 16, 2019

Despite the death of RSS Readers, RSS is still a very relevant and important technology, so we made sure the Zeitspace site had one.
Topics: News

Tech for good: Fluxible and True North align to bring tech talent to Waterloo Region

By Kelly Pedro Dec 12, 2019

Fluxible, Canada's UX Festival will be part of Communitech's True North program for 2020.
Topics: News Community Fluxible

Here’s one easy way to level up your UX knowledge

By Kelly Pedro Dec 3, 2019

Monthly UXWaterloo sessions are a great way to not only meet people from the community but also to level-up your User Experience skills.
Topics: UX Design Community Our Craft

How can tech companies retain women workers?

By Kelly Pedro Nov 25, 2019

#movethedial aims to make us think about not what diversity is but how diversity behaves and the changes we need to make for a more inclusive culture.
Topics: Company Culture Diversity

4-H gave me a passion for learning and growing. Here’s how I’m paying it forward.

By Megan Pollock Nov 20, 2019

UX Designer Megan Pollock developed a love for learning and growth through 4H. Now she's giving back by running a Computer Club for a local chapter.
Topics: Software Development Community Company Culture

Why cycling advocates are frustrated with plans for Westmount Road

By Kelly Pedro Nov 6, 2019

When constructing a road it's an opportunity for more inclusive design to get people of any gender, age or ability to take transit, cycle or walk
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Active Transport Diversity Inclusive Design

Why all good design starts with research

By Kelly Pedro Nov 5, 2019

UX Research plays an important role in developing both empathy and a thorough understanding of the problem.
Topics: UX Design Community Waterloo Region Active Transport UX Research

What will the next 50 years of digital life look like?

By Kelly Pedro Nov 1, 2019

Experts predict that technology will make human lives better but caution that it may be at the expense of privacy.
Topics: Trends

Music in the Sky

By Kelly Pedro Oct 29, 2019

A SkyWatch hosted session on space featured a talk by Alex McVittie's that opened students eyes to think about their world in a different way.
Topics: News Community Waterloo Region

Three great ways to enjoy arts and culture in Waterloo Region

By Kelly Pedro Oct 24, 2019

Simple ways to take advantage of the rich arts community Waterloo has to offer.
Topics: Community Fluxible Arts and Culture

We need more women in science

By Kelly Pedro Oct 21, 2019

Representation matters including women in science. Early STEM programs are important to improve diversity and help more women become scientists.
Topics: Company Culture Diversity

How to build an equitable city

By Kelly Pedro Oct 17, 2019

Complete Streets reverses our car-centric world. Walking to school means less traffic, improves concentration & gives a sense of independence & confidence.
Topics: Community Active Transport

Why we should design our streets with walkability in mind

By Kelly Pedro Oct 15, 2019

The health, safety and economic benefits of improving the walkability of streets of our neighborhoods.
Topics: UX Design Community Active Transport

Building clickable prototypes tech firm’s super power

By Kelly Pedro Oct 10, 2019

Zeitspace uses clickable prototypes to quickly bring products to life, reduce risk, and reduce development time.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Our Craft Lean MVP Idea Validation Case Study

'I’m trying to waste less'

By Kelly Pedro Oct 4, 2019

Alexis Blondin, a Zeitspace software engineer, talks about eco initiatives he's leading to waste less.

Why did Zeitspace hire a journalist?

By Kelly Pedro Oct 3, 2019

Kelly Pedro discusses why Zeitspace hired a journalist to tell the stories of our work as well as the causes we care about.
Topics: Community Company Culture Fluxible Arts and Culture Active Transport Diversity Storytelling

Millennials are craving experiences and that makes UX designers more relevant than ever

By Kelly Pedro Sep 27, 2019

A CB Insights study suggests that Millenials are craving experiences elevating the importance of UX Designers on products and services.
Topics: UX Design Community Active Transport Trends

Fluxible Conference encourages us to look beyond the bubble

By Kelly Pedro Sep 26, 2019

This year's Fluxible challenged us to think outside of the established norm, to challenge our assumptions to create a better world.
Topics: UX Design News Fluxible Arts and Culture Diversity Inclusive Design

Want to be a manager? First think like a leader, UX expert panel tells Fluxible Meetup

By Kelly Pedro Sep 19, 2019

Panelists from Shopify, Manulife, and an independent foresight consultant discuss what it means to be a leader and manager in design roles.
Topics: UX Design News Fluxible

Complete streets puts pedestrians and bikes at the centre of design

By Kelly Pedro Sep 18, 2019

Complete Streets is an initiative to make the public infrastructure of streets more equitable, prioritizing designs to better serve pedestrians & cyclists.
Topics: UX Design Fluxible Active Transport

I used a Drop Mobility rental bike and here’s how it went

By Kelly Pedro Sep 17, 2019

Kelly Pedro, who wouldn't consider herself a cyclist, used a Drop Bike to attend Fluxible's Guided Bike Tour. It didn't go well.
Topics: Fluxible Active Transport

The Fluxible Schedule web app is back for 2019

By Mark Connolly Sep 16, 2019

Zeitspace, a Supremium Sponsor of Fluxible is pleased to announce the Fluxible Schedule web app is back for 2019. See all the conference meetups, sessions and musical performers.
Topics: Software Development Fluxible

Fluxible, Canada’s UX Festival, kicks off next week

By Kelly Pedro Sep 12, 2019

A rundown of Fluxible 2019's week-long festival of music, meetups and art and music.
Topics: UX Design Community Waterloo Region Fluxible Arts and Culture Active Transport

Welcome to Zeitspace, Kelly Pedro

By Zeitspace Sep 12, 2019

From stints at the CBC, London Free Press and freelancing, Kelly Pedro joins Zeitspace as a journalist.
Topics: Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Jesse Hoek

By Zeitspace Sep 5, 2019

We welcome former University of Waterloo co-op student, Jesse Hoek back as a UX Designer on the Zeitspace team.
Topics: UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace

Cycling and walking in Waterloo Region: let’s just get on with it

By Zeitspace Sep 3, 2019

Our friend Tony Reinhart recently had a dangerous near-hit while cycling just blocks from our office, and he wrote about it in a thread on Twitter. What he wrote resonated with us, and with his permission we’re reproducing it here.
Topics: Waterloo Region Active Transport

Welcome to Zeitspace, Michael Song

By Zeitspace Aug 27, 2019

University of Western grad, BBQ and Trance Music Fan, who always eats his pizza backwards, Michael Song joins the Zeitspace team as Software Engineer.
Topics: Software Development Waterloo Region Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Adekola Fakorede

By Zeitspace Aug 12, 2019

University of Waterloo grad, Adekola Fakorede joins the Zeitspace team as a Software Engineer
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Liam Yeates

By Zeitspace Jul 25, 2019

Cyclist, dad to American Bulldog 'Peaches', University of Waterloo grad Liam Yeates joins the Zeitspace team as a software engineer
Topics: Software Development Company Culture Waterloo Region Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Peter Spenler

By Zeitspace Jul 19, 2019

Climber, fencer and cringe-worthy comedy fan Peter Spenler joins the Zeitspace team as a software developer.
Topics: Software Development Company Culture Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Jonathan Faber

By Zeitspace Jul 19, 2019

Jonathan Faber, a Computer Science co-op student from the University of Guelph, joins the Zeitspace team a Software Engineer intern
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Bety Rodriguez-Milla

By Zeitspace Jul 10, 2019

Computational Physicist and Machine Learning Software Engineer, Bety Rodriguez-Milla joins the Zetispace team.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Adan Suarez

By Zeitspace Jul 5, 2019

Circumnavigator, Adan Suarez joins the Zeitspace team as a Software Engineer.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Getting to and from Zeitspace

By Mark Connolly Jul 2, 2019

Walk to amenities, ride the bike trails, or take the Ion LRT are key reasons why we chose to locate Zeitspace in Waterloo's SoUp District (South of Uptown)
Topics: Company Culture Waterloo Region Active Transport

Time and space for arts in Waterloo Region

By Catherine Mittelholtz Jun 13, 2019

Catherine Mittelholtz writes about the importance of the arts and culture community and reminds of the diverse opportunities we have in the Waterloo Region.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Arts and Culture

Welcome to Zeitspace, Amy Colford

By Zeitspace May 14, 2019

Film photography, radio and old computer fan, Amy Colford joins Zeitspace as a Software Engineer and talks about cutting her career short as a BASIC games developer.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Karen Klassen

By Zeitspace May 10, 2019

Karen Klassen brings a secretive, a-typical background for dev work to her role as Software Engineer at Zeitspace.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Zeitspace is Sponsoring the 2019 Between the Ears Festival

By Mark Connolly Apr 29, 2019

Zeitspace continues its support of our local arts and culture community with a sponsorship of the 2019 Between the Ears Festival
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Arts and Culture

Welcome to Zeitspace, Eddie Visser

By Zeitspace Apr 5, 2019

Former games designer, tattoo artist, strict adherer to the Lego brand guidelines, and now UX Designer at Zeitspace. Welcome aboard Eddie Visser.
Topics: UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace

Helping Design Scale with Design Systems

By Kesiena Eboh Apr 1, 2019

A design system brings consistently & helps design scale across an organization. Kesiena Eboh walks through the concepts and tools to create your own.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions

Positioning: a product manager’s best friend

By Jeff Fedor Mar 26, 2019

Usually considered 'marketing's problem' we are doing our product and sales teams a disservice if we don't realize positioning will make or break you.
Topics: Our Craft Product Positioning ProductTank

How to prioritize customer feedback

By Jeff Fedor Feb 6, 2019

There's no shortage of feedback from customers, support, potential sales, etc when all have the same urgency, how do you prioritize customer feedback?
Topics: Our Craft Product Agile Lean

Designing Effective Notification Systems for Digital Products

By Kesiena Eboh Dec 11, 2018

Notifications take careful consideration to get the design right. Kesiena Eboh, a Zeitspace UX Designer explores what factors lead to a good notification.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft

How your MVP is failing you and your users

By Jeff Fedor Nov 19, 2018

Using an MVP to validate a market need is a great start but it's only a start, on the path to delivering a truly commercial product for your customers.
Topics: Software Development Product Agile Lean MVP Idea Validation

React, Gatsby & Netlify: How we built an MVP Fluxible Schedule in 3 weeks

By Catherine Mittelholtz Oct 17, 2018

How we used the JAMStack, Gatsby, React & Netlify to build an MVP of the Fluxible app in 3 weeks.
Topics: Software Development Fluxible

Welcome to Zeitspace, Alexis Blondin

By Zeitspace Oct 3, 2018

From freestyle skiier to software engineer, Zeitspace welcomes Alexis Blondin
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Smavehyia Shahid

By Zeitspace Oct 2, 2018

University of Waterloo Systems Design Engineering co-op Smavehyia Shahid joins Zeitspace as a Software Engineer co-op.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Michael Lipski

By Zeitspace Oct 1, 2018

Future waffle truck owner, and Systems Design Engineering co-op student at the University of Waterloo Michael Lipski joins Zeitspace as Software Engineer intern.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Music is yet another reason we love Fluxible

By Mark Connolly Sep 17, 2018

Fluxible not only features design but it also has many musical experiences interwoven into Canada's UX Festival
Topics: UX Design Community Waterloo Region Fluxible Arts and Culture

Meet the Fluxible Schedule web app

By Mark Connolly Sep 17, 2018

Zeitspace built an MVP of a conference schedule app for Fluxible designed to keeps attendees informed about what’s happening each day of Canada's UX Festival
Topics: Software Development UX Design Company Culture Product Fluxible

Fluxible conference shouldn't be missed

By Mark Connolly Sep 5, 2018

Rodeo Labs' Stephen Fitzgerald on designing cycling experiences, Ben Grossman on the UX of music tech, & Farai Madzima on bias in multicultural teams
Topics: UX Design Community Company Culture Fluxible

Here comes Fluxible

By Mark Connolly Sep 4, 2018

Design is a strong part of our fabric at Zeitspace, we're excited to sponsor Fluxible Canada's UX Festival for 2018
Topics: UX Design Community Company Culture Our Craft Fluxible

Welcome to Zeitspace, Adam Allidina

By Zeitspace Jul 31, 2018

Adam Allidina joins the Zeitspace team as a Software Engineer
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Catherine Mittelholtz

By Zeitspace Jul 16, 2018

Catherine Mittelholtz from code to cake and back again, Catherine Mittelholtz a University of Waterloo graduate joins Zeitspace as a Software Engineer.
Topics: Software Development Company Culture Welcome to Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Max Besco

By Zeitspace Jun 19, 2018

Max Besco a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University joins the Zeitsapce team as software engineer.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Joe Maiolo

By Zeitspace Jun 14, 2018

Joe Maiolo, a graduate of the University of Waterloo, joins the team as a Software Engineer and introduces himself and his love of shawarma and deep-fried cheese.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Thanks to Open Ears for another great festival

By Mark Connolly Jun 4, 2018

A recap of the 20th edition of the Open Ears Festival that Zeitsapce sponsors because we believe in supporting arts and culture in the Waterloo Region community
Topics: Community Company Culture Waterloo Region Arts and Culture

Welcome to Zeitspace, Malek Karray

By Zeitspace May 15, 2018

Malek Karray a Computer Engineering co-op student at the University of Waterloo joins the Zeitspace team as a Software Engineer intern.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Kesiena Eboh

By Zeitspace May 8, 2018

Kesiena Eboh a graduate of the University of Waterloo's Global Business and Digital Arts program joins the Zeitspace team as a UX Designer.
Topics: UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Megan Pollock

By Zeitspace May 3, 2018

Megan Pollock a Systems Design Engineering graduate of the University of Waterloo introduces herself as Zeitspace's latest UX Designer
Topics: UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace

Zeitspace is Sponsoring Open Ears

By Mark Connolly Apr 18, 2018

We're all about great experiences, sponsoring the Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound is a natural fit for Zeitspace.
Topics: Community Company Culture Waterloo Region Arts and Culture

Bring Prototypes to Life with Framer

By Jesse Hoek Apr 17, 2018

Framer is a high-fidelity prototyping tool that lets you combine code and design to build experience prototypes.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions

Welcome to Zeitspace, Dominic Lee

By Zeitspace Mar 6, 2018

Dominic Lee, a Computer Science grad from the University of Guelph joins the Zeitspace team as a software engineer
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

What is lean software development methodology?

By Jeff Fedor Feb 27, 2018

A primer on core Lean Sofware Development Methodology that helps define and prioritize features with core concepts from Ash Maurya, Alex Osterwalder, & John Cutler.
Topics: Community Our Craft Product ProductTank Agile Lean

Enter Zeitbooth

By Jeff Fedor Jan 23, 2018

After prototyping the session, we now run Zeitbooth to offer quick, unfiltered and honest advice on product, UX and software development issues.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Community Product Zeitspace Sessions

Growing the Zeitspace Team

By Mark Connolly Dec 27, 2017

We're looking for talented designers and software developers to join the Zeitspace team.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Hiring

Getting Started with Progressive Web Apps

By Thomas Broadly Nov 30, 2017

A recap of our progressive web app Zeitpsace Session where we built an app for the web, iOS, and Android.
Topics: Software Development Our Craft Zeitspace Sessions

Experiment: The Booth

By Jeff Fedor Nov 27, 2017

We ran an experiment called the Booth where we offered 15 minutes to get honest and unfiltered advice from Zeitspace partners.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Community Product Zeitspace Sessions

Making time for SHORE Centre

By Mark Connolly Nov 23, 2017

How working with SHORE Centre created a tech for good model for Zeitspace to give back to our community to design & build products for not-for-profits.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Community Company Culture Waterloo Region Our Craft

An Intro to Voice UIs & Assistant Apps

By Jeff Fedor Oct 18, 2017

How to build a simple Voice UI applcation for Google Assistant using Firebase and Dialogflow
Topics: Software Development Zeitspace Sessions

"See you later, Zeitspace", from Kanoa Haley

By Kanoa Haley Oct 3, 2017

Kanoa Haley, a Computer Science student at the University of Guelph talks about his experience working as software engineer during his internship at Zeitspace.
Topics: Software Development Company Culture Our Craft Working at Zeitspace

Welcome to Zeitspace, Thomas Broadley

By Zeitspace Oct 2, 2017

Thomas Broadley, a software engineering co-op from the University of Waterloo introduces himself.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Y we chose Kotlin

By Jeff Fedor Sep 20, 2017

A story covering the technical advantages over Java that led us to use Kotlin for the Android app we built for the YMCA.
Topics: Software Development Our Craft Case Study

Why Zeitspace Sponsors Fluxible

By Jeff Fedor Sep 17, 2017

Jeff Fedor talks about how Zeitspace's commitment to learning and improvement along with investing in our community are the reasons we sponsor Fluxible.
Topics: UX Design Community Company Culture Our Craft Fluxible

A farewell to Zeitspace from Dmitry Kobets

By Dmitry Kobets Aug 29, 2017

Dmitry Kobets a software engineering co-op student from the University of Waterloo talks about his internship as a developer at Zeitspace.
Topics: Software Development Company Culture Our Craft Working at Zeitspace

A farewell to Zeitspace from Ethan Xue

By Ethan Xue Aug 17, 2017

Ethan Xue, a software engineering co-op from the University of Waterloo talks about his internship working at Zeitsapce
Topics: Software Development Company Culture Our Craft Working at Zeitspace

We're feeling lucky

By Jeff Fedor Aug 8, 2017

Investments in active transport in the Waterloo Region make us grateful for the community we live and work in.
Topics: Community Company Culture Waterloo Region

Introducing The Zeitspace Sessions

By Mark Connolly Jul 14, 2017

Zeitspace Sessions are our way to give back to the community, to teach skills and methods that we find useful in our product, design, and software development work.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Community Our Craft Product Zeitspace Sessions

Welcome to Zeitspace, Jeff Fedor

By Mark Connolly Jul 1, 2017

Mark Connolly discusses the product and software experience that Jeff Fedor brings as a partner and new member of the Zeitspace team.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace Product

Entering Zeitspace

By Jeff Fedor Jul 1, 2017

Jeff Fedor joins Zeitspace as a partner bringing his product management expertise to the growing product design and development consultancy.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Welcome to Zeitspace Product Positioning

Welcome to Zeitspace, Dmitry Kobets

By Mark Connolly May 31, 2017

Dmitry Kobets from the University of Waterloo Software Engineering program joins us for his summer co-op as a software engineer intern.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Kanoa Haley

By Mark Connolly May 30, 2017

Kanoa Haley joins us from the University of Guelph's Software Engineering program as summer co-op.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Welcome to Zeitspace, Ethan Xue

By Mark Connolly May 29, 2017

Ethan Xue joins the Zeitspace team for a summer internship as a co-op software engineer.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Zeitspace in Kitchener

By Mark Connolly May 10, 2017

We moved into our second office at 305 King St, as we continue to grow.
Topics: UX Design News Kitchener

Mastering the Google Design Sprint

By Mark Connolly Apr 10, 2017

Mark Connolly, partner at Zeitspace was designated a certified Google Design Sprint Master to help companies explore and validate ideas.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft

Zeit flies when you're having fun

By Mark Connolly Mar 31, 2017

How Zeitspaces uses google design sprints, story mapping and prototypes to help bring products to life for our clients.
Topics: Software Development UX Design

Welcome to Zeitspace, Fabio Nobre

By Mark Connolly Mar 21, 2017

A Brazilian-native, and new Canadian, Zeitspace welcomes software engineer Fabio Nobre to the team.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace

Running a design sprint to increase project clarity and organizational capacity

By Mark Connolly Mar 13, 2017

How Zeitspace helped Capacity Canada use a Google Design Sprint to help a service organization explore and validate new ideas.
Topics: UX Design Community Our Craft

Welcome to Zeitspace, Dylan Cooper

By Mark Connolly Mar 6, 2017

From QBasic to software developer intern at Zeitspace. Welcome Dylan Cooper, fan of Johnny Cash and tasty beef doner kebab plates.
Topics: Software Development Welcome to Zeitspace Zeitspace Alumni

Zeitspace is hiring

By Mark Connolly Jan 31, 2017

Zeitspace is hiring a software engineer
Topics: Software Development Hiring

A co-op arrives at Zeitspace

By Mark Connolly Jan 9, 2017

What's it like to intern at Zeitspace? Dylan was our first co-op and in his first 4 days, we did user story mapping and committed production code.
Topics: UX Design Company Culture

An auspicious day at the office

By Mark Connolly Jan 3, 2017

Zeitspace's first office at distillery labs where we worked on our first software design and development project.
Topics: News Company Culture

Three milestones for Zeitspace

By Mark Connolly Dec 23, 2016

A series of 3 firsts for Zeitspace: a new office, our first co-op student intern, and our first project.
Topics: Software Development UX Design News

Making time at Zeitspace

By Mark Connolly Nov 30, 2016

Scrum sprints are a powerful tool that we use at Zeitspace to not only complete our work but to plan our business.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft

Sprinting in California

By Mark Connolly Nov 14, 2016

How Mark Connolly, a Zeitspace partner, became a Google Design Sprint Master as part of the Google Developer Experts program.
Topics: Software Development UX Design Our Craft

Conversations About Zeitspace

By Mark Connolly Nov 7, 2016

Spreading the word to the Waterloo Region tech community about Zeitspace's software design and development services in the early days of the company.
Topics: Community Company Culture Waterloo Region

Greetings from Zeitspace

By Mark Connolly Oct 31, 2016

How Zeitspace was born from Shopify's acquisition of Boltmade to become a product design and development consultancy in Waterloo, Ontario.
Topics: Software Development UX Design News

Let’s all meet at Fluxible!

By Mark Connolly Sep 6, 2013

Part of Fluxible Canada's UX Festival is free meetups and brown bag lunches covering topics of interest for Waterloo Region's UX Community.
Topics: UX Design Community Company Culture Fluxible