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Mar 31 2021

Service Design: it’s never just a product

Digital products are still used in a physical world, and they need to be built for it. When we talk about “digital products,” we tend to think of apps, screens, dashboards—aesthetically pleasing interfaces full of data and delightful copy. Perhaps we

Andy Birch


Jan 19 2021

Designing a Better Portfolio

I’ve been a designer since the early 2000’s. I can say that in my nearly twenty years of experience I have not had a more difficult client than myself, which is probably the reason why I’ve let my personal website

Matt Rossi


May 19 2020

Digital Accessibility: Essential for some, useful for all

Accessible digital content can be used by the widest possible audience, including folks living with a disability. All users and business stakeholders benefit from accessibility. There’s a multitude of use cases where folks can take advantage of an accessible application. People

Sean Beard


Sep 21 2018

How To Learn Calligraphy (for beginners)

In our fast-moving world, it’s easy to overlook the amount of effort and time necessary to achieve true mastery of a skill. We millennials are obsessed with instant gratification. We often give up too soon, and in doing so, develop

Ivan Manolov


May 01 2018

Building the Right Product vs. Building the Product Right

Product Management Venn Diagram The Product Manager is an essential player in the software development process. Yet, we often find ourselves answering a troubling question when sitting down with eager prospective clients. > "Why do I need a PM? I already know

Paul Lanyon

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May 29 2017

Why Bad UX Is Causing Health Insurers to Lose Revenue

You and your marketing team spend a tremendous amount of time and energy getting people to visit your company’s website. You run ads. Publish content. Attend community events and hand out pens. Lots and lots of pens. And it works. People come

Mike Davis

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Apr 26 2017

Avoiding Blockers: Sketch for Developers

If you’re an engineer at a digital product company or agency, you’re probably no stranger to the principles of the agile method, sprints, and scrums. You know that they pretty much mean “work fast and avoid blockers”. These methods and

Jesse Hoyos