The 5 Principles of Solutions Architects

Many people may have never heard the term “Solutions Architect” before, but here at Intersect, it is one of the most important roles on our team. As our colleague, Anson Kao points out in a recent blog post, some companies will call this role a “Technical PM.” However, at Intersect we know that what these... [Read More]

The Job Every Aspiring Technical Founder Should Try

After my second startup failed in 2016, I found myself doing something I never thought I’d do — taking a full-time job. You have to understand, I’d spent all of my entire professional career up until that point working exclusively in the startup world — much of it as my own boss (and determined to... [Read More]

"Subscribe", you say?

David Bui Joins Intersect To Help Attract The Best And Brightest Talent

We’ve always said that Intersect’s greatest strength is our people. In order for us to find and attract such great people, we need someone equally as great in a recruitment role. Luckily, we recently brought on a Talent Acquisition Specialist that lives up to that hype; David Bui. Rather than us telling you all about... [Read More]

Celebrating The Summer Solstice, Miami Vice Style

Like most people, the Symbility Intersect team loves when summer rolls around. That’s why, for the third year in a row, we celebrated the Summer Solstice with a big party. On June 21st, we gathered our team members, clients, partners, and friends to take over the rooftop patio of Mascot Brewery in downtown Toronto to... [Read More]

Running My First Hackathon

On Saturday, June 2nd, I ran my first hackathon. Not just any hackathon, a hackathon for highschool aged women, dedicated to Arduino work and robotics. 20 students signed up, and 5 showed up. At first, I was disappointed with the turn-out, but throughout the day and the few days following, I feel like I’m the... [Read More]

Intersect’s 4th Annual Bike Day

What’s summer for a child without a bike? Learning to ride a bike gives kids confidence, a feeling of independence, and pure joy. Unfortunately though, not every kid is given the chance to experience these things due to circumstances beyond their control. While we wish that we could help every child around the world feel... [Read More]

Memoirs of an Intern

After 8 months, my time as a Product Design Intern here at Intersect is coming to a close. I’ve drawn a lot of boxes during my time here, and would gladly stay here forever if I didn’t have to return to that thing called “school”. Before I leave, I want to share some of my... [Read More]

SingularityU Canada and Symbility Intersect Announce Joint Effort to Build Better Futures Through Technology Enablement

The team at Intersect and I are proud to announce a new and exciting project to support SingularityU Canada and its mission to inspire and enable exponential technology and innovation across the country. Our first activity will be to support SingularityU Canada’s launch of the inaugural SingularityU Canada Executive Program this spring in Niagara-on-the-Lake. As... [Read More]

How Your Brand Can Win In The Future of Retail

For your brand to succeed, you must prioritize customer experience over everything. Putting the customer first shouldn’t be a simple discussion during weekly or monthly marketing meetings. It means building out every facet of your business to serve the relationship between your customer and the product. Retailers who are winning today, and will continue to... [Read More]

How To Make a Simple User Testing Plan

A user testing plan is the simplest way to guide your testing and ensure it’s being conducted effectively. It’s especially useful to map out and help demonstrate why user testing is so vital – or you could always just show them our last article. In it, we go over how user testing is tied back... [Read More]