Our “Welcome!” Podcast with Karim Kanji

Pivot Etc.

Our Creative Director Ian Chalmers chats with social media guru Karim Kanji, about our extensive collection of “museum objects”, the beginnings of Pivot (18 years ago!), and musings on design for healthcare. Welcome! Episode #16: Ian Chalmers by Welcome! By Karim Kanji on Mixcloud   Hungry for more? Check out our podcast with Mayo Innovation … Read More

Pivot’s probes on DesignMeets…Financial Services

Informed Design

On October 8th we hosted DesignMeets… Financial Services — our 21st event in just 5 years. With 6 incredible speakers talking about advancements in the financial services and #fintech space, it’s amazing to think that only “31% of Canadians use mobile banking to manage their day-to-day transactions” (Canadian Bankers Association). Design has infiltrated the industry, but why … Read More

Our Podcast with the Mayo Clinic

News & Events

Pivot’s Principle and Creative Director, Ian Chalmers, recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by the Mayo Clinic Centre for Innovation in Rochester, Minnesota. Check out the podcast for insights on design in healthcare.  

Featured: Pivot’s work on CDHF’s Microbiome video series on RGD

News & Events

Recently, we worked with the CDHF and developed a comprehensive, 4-part animated video series. We’re very excited to see the series featured on the Association for Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) website! The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (CDHF) supports the millions of Canadians who suffer from digestive disorders. The CDHF wanted to launch video series to educate Canadians about the human microbiome … Read More

Make Your Day Harder – Launch Event!

News & Events

Over the past several months we’ve been working closely with Dr. Mike Evans, Evans Health Lab, and Emily Nicholas, Patients Canada, to bring to life an amazing campaign… Tying together health and wellness recommendations with real life personas we’ve come up with the Make Your Day Harder movement! This campaign seeks to get people moving … Read More

Coming up: Pivot at the #hccmty meetup

News & Events

We are happy to announce that we will be sponsoring and attending a blockbuster meetup of three healthcare Twitter communities. On Wednesday, February 25th 2015, participants of Health Care Social Media Canada (#hcsmca), Healthcare Leadership (#hcldr) and Evening Rounds (#eRounds) will gather in Toronto for a combined, powerhouse meetup – #hccmty (healthcare community) to talk … Read More

Pivoteers Get Certified to 3D Print

Pivot Etc.

Yesterday, the Pivot design team made the trek through a Toronto blizzard to the Digital Innovation Hub at the Fort York Toronto Public Library. Our mission? To learn as much as we could about 3D printing—an emerging technology that will soon be common place. Once there, we were greeted by our instructor—James—who started the certification session … Read More

Happy Holidays 2014

Pivot Etc.

Reinvent, reimagine, and rejuvenate for 2015. #Happyholidays from all of us at Pivot! A video posted by Pivot Peeps (@pivoting) on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:26pm PST Pivot supports Pencils for Kids through the contribution of our services. This year, Pencils for Kids has nurtured a small number of local programs including Scholarships for Girls, … Read More

Our Work Featured at Pearson International Airport

News & Events

We are proud to announce that we’ve recently won an RGD SoGood Award for the work we’ve done for Canadian Partnership Against Cancer’s 1in3.ca site and brand. Even more exciting is that it’s on display at Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport for all to see until March 2015!   About the So(cial) Good Design … Read More

Recap: SickKids Hackathon

News & Events

This past weekend we were involved in Hacking Health for Kids @ SickKids at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning. The event, which brought designers and developers together with patients and healthcare professionals, was a platform for the rapid prototyping of digital solutions to problems within children’s healthcare. Designers from Pivot, along with our … Read More

Pivot is Hacking at SickKids

News & Events

We are happy to be involved with the SickKids Hackathon May 2-4 as sponsors, design mentors, and judges. We award the prize for BEST DESIGN on Sunday afternoon. Join a team at the hackathon and become a part of changing healthcare. hackinghealth.ca/events/toronto/hhsickkids2014