App Money Matters: Never Cut Costs On These 9 Aspects of App Development
App Money Matters: A professional woman in yellow sits at a desk looking at a computer screen with UX/UI features on it. The background is overlaid with green textures.
Is This a Good Idea? The Basics of App Idea Validation
Do you have an idea for the next big app? How do you know if it's a good idea? Iversoft breaks down the basics of App Idea Validation in this new blog.
Women Leading in Tech: A Q&A with Iversoft Co-Founder and CTO, Vicki Iverson
An interview with Vicki Iverson, CTO and Co-Founder of Iversoft, where she dives into the tech industry and topic of women in STEM.
5 Basics of App Design: Where to Start When You Don’t Know Where to Start
So, you want to build an app — fantastic! More than just a fad, apps account for a whopping 89% of media time on mobile and more than half of all time spent online — more than desktop and mobile web combined.
What to Expect After the Skills Challenge
Recently applied to a job at Iversoft? We'll walk you through what to expect after your skills challenge so you'll know every step of the hiring process.
What To Expect During A Skills Challenge
What is an Iversoft skills challenge? How does it lead to a better candidate experience, stronger hiring decisions? Learn all about how Iversoft does it differently.
What Does It Cost To Maintain An App
Learn about the costs associated with app maintenance. What are the long term costs, how to scale your app and what to be prepared for in Iversoft's new blog!
What to Expect During an HR Interview?
Iversoft hires different. Learn all about our process in our five part series on Iversofts hiring practices
How Iversoft's Dedicated Team Model Puts Clients' Goals First
Iversoft's CEO Graeme Barlow explains how the dedicated team model improves flexibility and scalability for clients.
Why Job Seekers are Flocking to This Canadian Tech Company
Why are top tech professionals flocking to this Canadian Tech Company
Mentorship can help you grow (and keep) great employees. Here’s how
Laura Townson Iversoft COO on the importance of quality mentorship on growing and retaining strong and engaged teams
Investing In Diversity: Why Your People Are Your Greatest Business Asset
Investing in your people is one of the the most effective way to increase your productivity and grow your bottom line. Find out more from Iversofts' very own CEO, Graeme Barlow.
Interested in Applying at Iversoft? Learn about Our Interview Process
Iversofts' interview process is fully remote
Goldilocks and the Progressive Web Apps: Are they "Just Right" for You?
Should you invest in a website, an app, or both? In a perfect world, every business would be able to support both, but many can’t. Enter progressive web apps — the lesser known option that might be the perfect fit. If you’ve never heard of progresive web apps, we’ve got a popular fable to explain them.
The Case For Early Human Resources
Can you remember the worst job you ever had? Were the co-workers toxic? Were the teams in shambles trying to find resources? Was the work-life balance painfully non-existent? Everything seemed wonderful in the interview,
Laura Townson Wins InterCon Award For Tech Excellence, 2021
Laura Townson was awarded InterCon’s 2021 Award for Tech Excellence due to her innovative new work model
Iversofts’ Steph Barlow, Director of People & Culture, Wins CHRR Young Influencers’ Award
Steph Barlow, Director of People & Culture at Iversoft, has been awarded the Canadian HR Reporter (CHRR) Young Influencers’ Award for 2021.
The AR Advantage: How AR is Redefining the Future of Ecommerce
Augmented Reality (AR) is changing the future of ecommerce.
Medical and Mobile: How Telemedicine Is Transforming The Health Care Industry
The global Covid-19 pandemic has ushered telemedical tools into the spotlight
Does Your App Need An Update? When, Why, and How to make the most of it
Updates keep your app operating at peak performance.
3 Simple Lessons To Improve Your Team’s Mental Health
Iversoft's COO, Laura Townson, shares 3 ways to help you promote openness about mental health at work.
Should You Build an App Internally or Hire a Development Agency?
Should You Build an App Internally or Hire a Development Agency?
5 Ways an Old Pair of Shoes Can Help You Get Company-Wide Buy-In for New Software
Get company-wide buy-in for your software project.
How Iversoft’s Hiring Policies Create Better Client Experiences
Exceptional client experiences start with our hiring policies.
Iversoft Recognized by Hire Immigrants Ottawa For Employer Excellence
Iversoft has received the 2021 Employer Excellence Award from Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO).
This Mindset Change Could Save Your Business in 2021
This mindset change could save your business.
7 Foolproof Design Tactics to Improve Your UX & UI in 2021
Solid UX and UI design requires a deep understanding of human psychology and behaviour, working within established expectations, and keeping up with constantly evolving trends.
The Ultimate Guide to Developing a Mobile App for Your Company
It’s clear that developing an app isn’t something you should take lightly, but how can your company create something your customers love? We’ll walk you through every step.
Meet Iversoft’s New COO: Laura Townson
Iversoft appoints Laura Townson as its new COO.
70% of Digital Transformations Fail — How to Make Sure Yours Doesn’t
Companies that didn’t view digital transformation as necessary in their industry now recognize it as mission-critical.
How Harlequin Uses Tech to Delight Their Audience and Increase Revenue
Harlequin partnered with our team at Iversoft to create Book Breaks — an iOS and Android app that gives romance lovers access to hundreds of free serialized stories by their favourite authors.
Iversoft and Brydges & Associates Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Digital Transformation Solutions in the Wake of COVID-19
Iversoft and Brydges & Associates create digital transformation and business continuity services, enabling companies to adapt to disruption.
Coaching Events for Employers: A Rewarding Experience for Applicants and your Company
By partnering with organizations that help break down the barriers that skilled immigrants face, we’re able to meet an important group of talented candidates.
With the move to an optional compressed four-day workweek and a commitment to stay remote throughout 2020, Iversoft refocuses on what matters: its people
This pilot program aims to provide Iversoft’s people with increased flexibility to build their own schedules.
Four-day workweeks: Empowering our people with more flexibility and a better work-life balance
Iversoft is excited to announce our move to an optional, 4-day compressed workweek.
2020: A Year of Tremendous Change
A Letter from Iversoft's CEO.
A Commitment to do Better
A commitment to do better.
Feeling Drained but Far from Stressed: Digital Agency Gives Blood
We’ll admit that Steph Barlow has creative ideas for group outings at Iversoft. While we’re normally all about dispelling the myth that working at a digital agency is a draining experience, we do ha
Digital Consultancy Onboards Senior Talent
The bid for senior talent remains competitive in the tech space, with every digital agency vying for the sweetest grandma to boost company morale by showing countless pictures of her newborn grandson! At Iversoft, we lov
The Iversoft Family Celebrates the Holidays
As we continue to grow globally, we are humbled to give back to the families that surround us in Ottawa.
Dogs and Developers: How a Digital Consultancy Can Use Tech for Good
Iversoft has been a dog-friendly office since day one. Technically, Iversoft has been dog-friendly before there even was an office. Joey, the inaugural Iversoft dog, made the trip from Toronto to Ottawa back in 2010 from
Digital and Human Connection: Navigating Remote Work
In response to mass numbers of employees going remote, many for the first time, there’s been an outpouring of lists, columns, and social media on how companies can leverage technology to maintain business as usual.
How to Be a Data-Driven Business: Measure What Matters
On January 28th, 2020 Iversoft hosted a Women in Data Science event at the Iversoft offices and Shawna Tregunna, our Director of Digital Services spoke on how to be more of a Data Driven Business: Measure What Matters.
Mobile Growth Summit Q&A with Vicki Iverson
It’s amazing how many twists and turns a company journey can make over the span of ten years. If you had asked Iversoft CTO, Vicki Iverson, where she thought she’d be in ten years when she was first programmi
Social Media: Trends and Best Practices Presented to ORCCA
It seems the entire world is going through a digital transformation. Everything in every industry is shifting more and more to the internet, apps, mobile devices and being automated and streamlined wherever it can be. Co
Iversoft Kicks Off Its 10th Year in Business with New CEO and CRO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 19, 2019 [OTTAWA, ONTARIO] Iversoft, a digital consultancy celebrating 10 years in business, is excited to announce the transition of two senior leadership members to new executive roles.
Beyond Launch: How Ongoing Support Contracts Benefit Your Business
Note: This is the final part of a three-part series about ongoing support contracts. Each post can stand alone, but we recommend reading the post explaining what ongoing support contacts are and why they matter in genera
This App is No Longer Supported: Why You Need an Ongoing Support Contract for Your App
Note: This is part two of a three-part series about ongoing support contracts. Each post can stand alone, but we recommend reading the first post before diving into this one. It’s launch-day for your brand-new app
Everything You Need to Know About An Ongoing Support Partnership But Were Afraid to Ask
It’s been a long haul, but your app, website, or other digital product is complete. Now that it’s finished, you can thank your tech development team for a job-well-done and move on to other projects, right? N
The Future of Mobile Web? It’s All About Progressive Web Apps
What do you get when you cross the reach of responsive web with the presence of a native mobile app? Progressive Web Apps, or PWA’s for short! Coined by Google Chrome engineer Alex Russell in 2015, PWA&rs
Understanding UX Vocabulary: Five Terms That Will Change The Way You Create A Digital Experience
You’ve heard the buzzwords and know that your “user experience” online can make or break how you connect with your clients in a big way. People don’t just shuffle through a hardcopy of the yellow
How to Choose an App Developer
So, you want a mobile app. You’ve got a great vision for launching your brand into an amazing communication channel. But, you can’t handle it in-house; you have to hire an app developer. Once you let the wor
Iversoft Acquires ReSoMe, Launches Digital Marketing and Analytics Services
OTTAWA, ON – Aug. 29, 2017 – Iversoft, a growing technology company that specializes in creating digital experiences, today announced it has acquired ReSoMe Inc, one of Ottawa’s top digital marketi
The Trick To Elevating The Shopper Experience is Mobile
Does it feel like everybody is making an app these days? That’s because mobile has completely reinvented the customer journey. Previous to the introduction of our hand-held companions, when searching for inspi
Facebook Just Opened a Huge Door Into AR and VR
In case you haven’t been following along with the tech news last week, April 18th & 19th, 2017 were all about Facebook’s F8 conference. What is F8? It’s Facebook’s annual global developer conf
Iversoft Acquires Ottawa Gaming Studio
We got mentioned in the OBJ! Check it out: “Iversoft Solutions has made its first-ever acquisition in the form of local gaming studio Jelly Smeared Games, but that’s just the start of what could be a mo
Why Getting Virtual Reality (VR) Wrong is More Than Just a Little Spooky
One of the most popular things to emerge from the virtual reality (VR) scene has been the use of VR to scare the wits out of people. Halloween and horror movie enthusiasts love them — virtual haunted houses and vir
Healthy Choices: Making Technology Matter
If you could pick just one aspect your daily life to improve with mobile technology, what would you choose? Stronger social connections? A better commuting experience? More targeted entertainment? Research suggests that
The Evolution of Web Development: Are You Up to Speed?
Building a website to promote your company might feel like a one-time thing, especially if you’re not in the e-commerce business. But in today’s market, no matter what your organization does, the internet is
Top Five Reasons For Building A Custom App
Technology is one of the most important investments that organizations make to get off the ground and grow. Whether you build houses or provide health care services, as a business leader, you may need to decide whether t
Why Your App Is Good but Not Great: How to Take It to the Next Level
Would you use space on your mobile phone for an app that was simply “good”? In a competitive market, your product needs to stand out from the crowd. In other words, it needs to be great. If you are ready to d
The Top 5 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Mobile Apps
A mobile app is one of the newest opportunities for businesses to expand their image and interaction with their customers. The option to have your brand available at a 24/7 rate to users is not only incredibly attractive