Where Does Gamification Fit into a Digital Customer Experience?


Last week I presented an internal Lunch & Learn on the subject of Gamification to the team here at Delvinia and AskingCanadians. Gamification is a term that frequently comes up in conversation between ourselves and clients and it’s essential that we all have a solid understanding of the concept, and examples of how other organizations more »

Backstage at the COC: Our Tour of the Semele Set


Earlier today, the Delvinia and AskingCanadians teams had the opportunity to go backstage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to get a sneak peek at the set for the Canadian Opera Company production of Semele, an ornate 450-year-old Chinese temple from the Ming Dynasty. COC associate technical director Barney Bayliss led our more »

Operanation + Rufus Wainwright = An Unforgettable Night with the Canadian Opera Company


When I worked as a journalist, I spent three years as the editor of BizBash magazine, a publication geared towards corporate meeting and event professionals in Toronto. The position required me to attend and report on a range of events across the city, including countless fundraisers and galas. (It wasn’t a bad gig!) The best more »

Microsoft Kinects with Hackers


When Microsoft’s Kinect for the XBox 360 came out last November its relatively low cost and ability to both record video and sense the position of objects in 3D space made it an extremely tempting piece of hardware for hackers. A $3,000 bounty was offered by Adafruit Industries to the first person who could create more »

Fragmentation of the Reading Platform


I have always been an avid reader of newspapers and books offline. In the past 6 months I have introduced audio and digital books into the mix. I find that what I read has not changed, but the ways I consume my reading certainly has. Not only am I using multiple devices, I am consuming more »