Want engaged employees? Hire for curiosity and personality

At Project X, the work we do for our clients is challenging, and we don’t sugar coat it. Our team goes above and beyond for our clients, which often involves unexpected hours spent working to tackle a problem on very short notice. Yet when you hear our employees speak, not only do the

Employee Spotlight: John Zhang

John Zhang has been a consultant at Project X since 2016. In this blog he discusses the value he feels he is getting from working with our multitalented team. In my previous role before starting at Project X, I would look at staff that had been working there for three or four years lo

Nik Zoricic Foundation Golf Classic 2017 – Remembering a Hero

Project X is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Nik Zoricic Foundation & Friends Golf Classic, taking place on July 24th in Uxbridge, Ontario at the Coppinwood Golf Club. Proceeds from this event support the Nik Zoricic Foundation’s aim to support ski programs and prom

Weathering the storm: Insurance and weather analytics

When you work in insurance, staying on top of the weather and catastrophic events is forefront in your mind. In the U.S. alone, weather-related damage resulted in upwards of $50 billion in losses to the property and casualty industry in less than a decade. You need to be as prepared a

Project X Turns 12!

  On July 1st as Canada celebrates 150 years of independence, Project X will turn twelve years old. We want to thank you for taking this journey with us, and we’re excited to see what the next twelve years will bring! Here is a message from co-founder Graham Boundy: Twelve

Point-A to Point-B: Weather analytics and Transportation

If you work in delivery services, supply chain, public transit or road works, keeping on top of weather is a primary concern. To plan better for weather, you need to learn from it and be prepared for it. By owning a weather data feed, you can perform analytics on past performance data

Weather, Consumer Behaviour and “The Profit of One Degree”

Who hasn’t at some point made an impulse purchase during a spell of gray and rainy days? It’s no secret that weather affects people’s moods and behaviours, which in turn affects the retail industry on a day-to-day basis. During a downpour people are much less likely to shop in-store,

Project X Labs introduces a North American weather data feed

Project X Labs is pleased to announce the launch of our North American weather data feed, available as a subscription service. Weather has a tremendous impact on the day-to-day and long term operations of numerous industries. By owning this feed, you can add context to your data and n

Project X welcomes Colin Low-Ring as our Director of Sales

Project X is pleased to welcome Colin Low-Ring as our new Director of Sales. With over 20 years of experience working in the enterprise technology landscape and a proven track record of management and client success, Colin is helping to set the groundwork for the expansion of Project

Insurance case study: Catastrophic events reporting app

As an insurer, property assessments and mitigating actions relating to a hurricane or flood need to be completed quickly in order to reduce the amount of payouts for claims. Project X is always working to come up with solutions to common problems for various industries. We have develo