What is the Google Speed Update?

What is the Google Speed Update? Google recently announced a new ranking algorithm designed for mobile search called “Speed Update”. In July 2018, Google will officially include page loading times in how it ranks sites for mobile searches. This update shouldn’t be surprising news from the search engine giant who changes its algorithms over

By | 2018-06-11T16:10:11+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Digital, Web Design|Tags: |

4 Takeaways from World IA Day 2018

Thriving in the Experience Age If there's one thing we know as a company that was birthed out of the revolutions of the information age, rapid evolution is key to survival. As we transition from the information age to the experience age, our connectivity to our mobile devices and the 'internet of things' is

By | 2018-03-12T18:08:17+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Digital, UX/UI|Tags: , , |

Strong Information Architecture Makes Your Digital Strategy

Strong Information Architecture Makes Your Digital Strategy Digital Strategy. Data Accessibility. Community … It’s no wonder why we’re excited to be a sponsor for World IA Day DC 2018. This annual gathering, hosted by the Information Architecture Institute, connects people that are passionate about Information Architecture (IA) with other like-minded professionals to share their thoughts, ideas, and work. As technologies evolve considerably from year to year, a recurring topic

The Breakdown: How the Internet of Things Impacts Your Mobile Strategy

Today's mobile technology is no longer just about portability. It's about integration. The Internet of Things (IoT) has resulted in users' expectations of interconnectivity among all their devices–their mobile phone must communicate with their home devices, their vehicles, and even the things they wear. Everything is mobile; everything is

Data-Driven Design: Approaching UX with Musical Intuition

When it comes to User Experience (UX), a data-driven design approach is a smart and savvy way to evolve a website, app, or any other digital product. It not only sets the rhythm of the experience; it follows the beat of the users—what they feel, think, and do. In the same way that DJs

By | 2017-05-09T12:56:57+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Digital, UX/UI|Tags: , , |

AWS Launches Amazon Lex: Alexa’s Voice Tech Opens to Developers

One of the major announcements in the midst of the AWS Summit in San Francisco is that the voice-control technology powering Alexa is now available to all software developers. AWS unveiled "Amazon Lex," a platform that enables developers to build conversational applications. With Lex, Amazon provides developers with tools to create voice and text

By | 2017-04-21T13:35:29+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Digital, Mobile Application Development|Tags: , , |

Mac OS X Turns 16: How Apple Simplified Its UI Design

With Steve Jobs back at the helm in 2001, Apple forever changed the game in computer user interface (UI) design when it unveiled Mac OS X. As narrated in Inside Steve’s Brain, it was clear that in the process of developing OS X, Jobs put a heavy focus on fully revamping the Mac OS

By | 2017-05-02T17:01:31+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Digital, UX/UI|Tags: , , , |

Design Thinking [Video]

What is Design Thinking A designer’s work is often perceived as the final object or deliverable of a project but the reality is that great, user-friendly design is a process. Understand the Why If you haven’t seen Simon Sinek’s “Start With Why” TedTalk, it’s a great look into the bigger picture surrounding the importance

By | 2017-05-25T17:17:07+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Categories: Digital, UX/UI|Tags: , , , , |

Curating Content for all Generations

In our fast-paced digital world, we’re exposed to hundreds of pieces of content every day. Take a moment and think about how many blog posts, news articles, social media posts, and even pesky ads you’re exposed to on a daily basis. Due to this fact, and the fact that overall we are all immensely overstimulated,

By | 2017-01-12T21:18:34+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Digital, Web Design|Tags: , |

15 Essential Tools For Designers

15 Essential Tools for Designers As designers, we continually rely on tools and resources to help produce great work. There are hundreds of design tools out there and sometimes it is hard to find the right one. Whether you are a UX Designer, Visual Designer, or Front-end Developer, these tools may help make your

By | 2017-01-26T21:10:46+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Categories: Digital, UX/UI|Tags: , , , |