TD Tech Jam

Together with TD, we designed a non-technical, digitally inspired hackathon that empowers employees with the knowledge and opportunity to imagine and develop the next digital solution to better service clients.

The Tech Jam engages and empowers TD employees to be an active part in designing TD’s future. Employees are equipped with the knowledge, tools, and guidance needed to develop significant digital solutions.

“You know they believe in the idea they’re working on, they’re passionate about it and they want to make a difference. This is a good example of how we can use the talent we have to make a difference in the lives of our customers and employees.”

Rizwan Khalfan | Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Payments Officer

The Tech Jam is designed to deliver creative solutions to TD’s most challenging business problems at speed. Bringing employees from across the bank together to collaboratively ideate and design solutions guarantees unique and perceptive ideas that address common problems.
“We’re always striving for speed and in these instances you see how quickly getting the right people together in a focussed environment can deliver a solution.” 

Janice Withers | EVP & CIO TD Bank

The Tech Jam is dedicated to creating real, tangible innovation from the hackathon. Setting aside teams and resources to ideas before the hackathon starts solidifies this commitment and ensures that the ideas can come to life for TD employees to actually use.

    • On average, two participant developed Tech Jam solutions are launched as a POC or are fully deployed. 
    • Tech Jam is an established innovation tool within TD’s corporate innovation program.
    • Tech Jam has expanded from Canada into the US.
Summary
The Tech Jam leverages technological advancements, upskills and empowers employees, and produces tangible results that streamlines the bank’s innovation and development process. The hackathon unlocks employee creativity to modify the day-to-day banking experience while establishing digital fluency among the TD brand, making TD’s employee jobs easier and their customers happier. 

Learn more about the TD Tech Jam in the TD Tech Jam Case Study.