"You'd think the popularity of the [application] would get bureaucrats to say: 'Hey, people want this. And we don't have to make it ourselves,' " Poncsak said.And just for some comic relief Lifehacker has a link to the Cubicle Warrior's Guide to Office Jargon.
Poncsak learned he has to start small before going big.
He's now in Regina, developing a similar system for that city's transit system. Smaller cities and companies, he says, are more open to outside technology.
"The big ones want to be innovative, but they're too conservative to be innovative."