What’s the Hackathon Secret Sauce?

What’s the Hackathon Secret Sauce?

On August 23rd, Capital One Canada and Hackworks launched Gift the Code, a hackathon with the aim of helping six Toronto charities enhance their technical ability to overcome challenges and better fulfill their mandates. The hackathon is a testament of Capital One’s...
Shape the future instead of reacting to it

Shape the future instead of reacting to it

In our previous blog post, Innovation is not a Buzzword, we made the argument that innovation is a necessary endeavour for an organization or company’s continued relevance and success. Over the coming weeks, we have 5 planned posts that will delve deeper into...
Innovation is not a Buzzword

Innovation is not a Buzzword

In March of 2013, The Onion, a satire news organization, published a mock article with the title, “Word ‘Innovate’ Said 650,000 Times at SXSW So Far.” It was a comical and apt observation of what can be described as an era obsessed with innovation. It was true in 2013...
Hackworks Launch

Hackworks Launch

Today we are officially launching Hackworks. And while this may be the company’s public debut, Hackworks has actually been germinating and growing for over four years inside XMG Studio, and we didn’t even realize it. Back in 2011, XMG was already reaping the benefits...