Posts By: Thomas Archer

ICT West – Going Global

  In the past 2 years, ICT West has helped 108 companies attract over $230 million in sales and investment at 6 international events including Web Summit, CES and Mobile World Congress. Our experience, knowledge and global connections can help you succeed. On September 26th, 2017 SaskInteractive and ICT West partnered to host a lunch…

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Provincial Budget 2017-2018 Industry Impacts

The provincial budget was recently tabled on March 22, 2017. SaskInteractive has attempted to highlight impacts to the members, their business and the industry at large. The Saskatchewan Advantage:  As part of a major restructuring of Saskatchewan’s tax system, the Corporate Income Tax (CIT) rate will be reduced by a half point in 2017 and…

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Federal Budget 2017

The federal government released their Budget 2017 on Wednesday March 22, 2017. The budget titled: “Building a Strong Middle Class: #Budget2017” includes items aimed at facilitating the growth of the interactive digital media industry as well as the development of skilled talent. Budget 2017 announced the Canada’s Innovation and Skills Plan which includes programs and initiatives that are…

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Design in Tech Report 2017 – from SXSW17

SaskInteractive is at SXSW17 again this year gathering trends and seeking new opportunities for our members. Here is a snippet from the conference this week of John Maeda delivering his presentation. (audio along with the slide deck) Design in Tech Report: Design trends revolutionizing the entrepreneurial and corporate ecosystems in tech. Related M&A activity, new…

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#DigiCanCon Consultation Report

  The consultation report is now available! On September 13, 2016, Minister Mélanie Joly launched consultations on “Canadian Content in a Digital World”. During this exercise, all Canadians were invited to join the conversation and have their say on how to strengthen the creation, discovery and export of Canadian content in a digital world. The…

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SaskInteractive @ WDM’s Game Changer Exhibit

  SaskInteractive is proud to be a community sponsor for the Game Changers exhibit at the Western Development Museum in Saskatoon and we had the opportunity to attend the opening night festivities. SaskInteractive member Noodlecake Studios (and a sponsor of Game Changers) brought along some VR and a few of their games to add to…

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SaskInteractive @ U of S Computer Science Student’s Society Career Fair

On January 12th SaskInteractive participated in the U of S Computer Science Student’s Society Career Fair. We want to thank the university and the students for the invite and congratulate them on a very successful event. We had a great time presenting and representing our industry association to the students and the other booth vendors. We…

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City of Regina Call for Jury Members – Community Investment Grant Program

The City of Regina is seeking 10 representatives of our artistic, cultural heritage and cultural industries communities to serve on the Culture Community Investment jury for 2017. Members of this jury will act as peer evaluators, providing recommendations for the CIGP that funds festivals, exhibitions, performances, as well as other arts and cultural initiatives including…

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Tesani announces a new 2-day service design workshop

If you’re familiar with service design in North America, you know that there are limited options for training and education in this space. There are some excellent events offered in San Francisco, some formal education provided by SCAD in Atlanta – but there really isn’t a hands-on workshop style offering that quickly gets you up…

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saskinteractive presents the darkroom interview series! Episode 2

SaskInteractive is proud to present Episode 2 of The DarkRoom Interviews! Every month we’ll be uploading videos that feature Q&A sessions with people from within the interactive industry and beyond. This episode features Joel Rathgaber, Interactive Director at Look Agency. Joel discusses the role of an Interactive Director, the tools, projects, the future and the path…

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