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Since 2014 we have been on a mission to solve problems and create value through remarkable digital experiences. Here are a few things we learned and a few things that happened along the way.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Apr 16

Why FreshWorks?

The tech industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Here's why you should be part of our team.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Jan 2

Conducting Effective Research for User Experience Design

For an application to be successful, a user’s wants and needs must be known and become the focus of designing an application. We’d like to share some user experience research tips that will assure your product or service meets user expectations.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Dec 17

Government as a Platform in Action

Innovative public servants in BC launched the BC Highways API three years ago. FreshWorks used this open API to build a new, modern digital service for BC drivers, which helped fuel its growth into one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Dec 12

A Study In Communication

In the September Lunch & Learn, our Full Stack Developer and Project Manager Rachit took a look at communication, styles of communication, and shared some of his personal strategies for communication in a software development environment.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Nov 15

Utilizing Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to send MIDI packets

This article will throw light on the utilization of Bluetooth Low Energy to send MIDI packets containing musical information which is generated according to the angle of rotation and linear velocity of the device being tracked by smart sensors.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Oct 22

How to Land the Job: Tech Interview Tips from a Developer

We’re constantly growing, and always in search of passionate developers to join our team, but sometimes some really amazing people come in for a tech interview and don’t really know what to expect. Here’s what we’re looking for in candidates.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Oct 11

What Connect 2019 signals about the state of digital government in BC

Last week, I attended Connect 2019, a BC Government organized invite-only event that looks at the state of digital government in BC and what the future may look like for BC Citizens. It was my first time there so I want to share some things I took away.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Sep 26

Sailing Plan App Sets Sail

When it comes to sailing, safety should always be an utmost concern.

Sailing (Float) Plan has one simple goal: to help save lives. Spending just five minutes to create a plan could mean the difference between being rescued, and being lost at sea.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Jul 8

FreshWorks Wins Employer of the Year - VIATEC Awards

FreshWorks Studio took home the highly coveted Employer of the Year award at the 2019 VIATEC Awards on June 14th. Browse the photo gallery.

FreshWorks is hiring! Click the link below to explore open positions.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Jun 17

BC Wage Subsidy Program

Hey BC business owners - did you know you can partially offset the cost of bringing on new talent to your team? The GT Hiring Solutions Wage Subsidy program is a valuable resource that is not nearly utilized enough. Click to learn more.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Jun 6

Increasing Diversity in Your Business

Attracting diverse talent has been a hot topic in the business world lately. In the month of May we gave diversity even more time in the spotlight, paying mind to practices that promote diversity in your business.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | May 31

Understanding The Discovery Process in Software Development

The old adage is to measure twice and cut once; the discovery process in software development builds a shared understanding of your app idea. This saves time, improves concepts, and gives you the tools to create a remarkable digital experience.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | May 21

A Place for Mom: Senior Assisted Living Advisors Launch In Canada

Three members from the A Place For Mom (APFM) team in Seattle joined us here in Victoria for an evening celebrating months of hard work that culminated in the on-time delivery of a fantastic new website. Join the party - click the link below.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | May 6

FreshWorks Quarterly Updates (May 2019)

What’s the buzz? The FreshWorks bees are working harder than ever in 2019. In our first-ever video update, FreshWorks founders Sam and Rohit share a range of news including VIATEC's Fu**-Up Night, award nominations, and exciting new projects underway.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Apr 29

FreshWorks is Ready for Agile Open Canada

The infamous unconference is coming to Vancouver May 27-28, and FreshWorks is one of Agile Open Canada’s sponsors this year. Join us at Soundhouse Studios to help shape the unconference through deep, meaningful information sharing and networking.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Feb 4

Creating an AI Chatbot Powered by IBM Watson

As part of a proof of concept project, we tried using IBM Watson’s Assistant, Speech-to-Text. and Text-to-Speech services to create an interactive chatbot. Read on to find out just how easily you can harness the power of AI.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Jan 22

OKRs at FreshWorks: The Challenges and the Potential

What it feels like for a Software Developer to participate in a goal-driven Career Development Program

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Jan 7

Fresh at FreshWorks: My First Few Months as an iOS Developer

After graduation I immediately started looking for a job, and because I was a junior, I found it very difficult to find a company that would take a chance on me. After a long search, I found FreshWorks and I began my journey as a junior software developer.

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Written by FreshWorks Studio | Aug 10

August FreshWord: FreshWorks is Fourth in Canada

After more successful projects, Clutch.co has just ranked FreshWorks fourth in their Leaders Matrix of Top Canadian App Development Companies. We’ve also been recognized by Instabug, continue to grow our team, and will be moving to a new office very soon.

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