May 31 2018

Evaluating an Agency Website

When you look at an agency’s site, what do you look for? We recently redesigned our website at MojoTech, and we spent a lot of time looking at other agency sites to help us think about how to move forward with ours. This exercise made something

Sep 15 2017

How to Be a Better Software Consultant

As consultants at MojoTech, our job is not only to deliver great software products but to make the client-consultant experience enjoyable. In other words, we focus not only on results but the process itself. This balance is crucial to ensuring all

Mar 13 2017

Speaking the Product Language

Imagine for a second you’re renovating your kitchen. You’ve hired an interior designer and a contractor to build things out. They’re incredible at what they each do, but it doesn’t take long to see they can’t communicate. The kitchen eventually gets

Mar 22 2016

Who moved my dev shop?

Like many of my “vintage”, I enjoyed Dr. Spencer Johnson’s 1998 classic, Who Moved My Cheese?; a motivational tale written as a parable that illustrates the different ways in which people, or businesses, respond to change. As an upwardly mobile

Duncan Shaw
Feb 09 2016

Overcoming Problems with Inertia In Big Companies | MojoTech

Newton's first law of motion states: >"An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force." In other words, objects tend to keep on doing

Duncan Shaw
Apr 09 2015

How PSDs get you into trouble.

In our industry we commonly provide clients with some form of high-fidelity visual prototype of what they want to build. We use these prototypes to guide the discussion and gain feedback. However, these visual assets (often Adobe Photoshop Documents

Dec 03 2014

Why We Don't Do Work for Equity Deals

At MojoTech we're lucky to be able to work with big and soon-to-be-big companies to design and develop a broad range of digital products. Oftentimes, we're approached by soon-to-be big companies who have great ideas but need our technical know-how to

Nick Kishfy
Jul 01 2014

Getting Internal Buy-In For Your App Project: Bringing the Team Together

Our final essay in a three-part series from CEO Nick Kishfy (@kishfy) on how best to get internal buy-in for something built by an outside agency. Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of the Series. If you’ve made your case and aligned your pitch

Nick Kishfy
Jun 24 2014

Getting Internal Buy-In For Your App Project: Overcoming The Four Most Common Objections

Our second in a three-part series from CEO Nick Kishfy (@kishfy) on how best to get internal buy-in for something built by an outside agency. Did you miss Part 1 of the series?. Part 3 of the series is now posted. No matter what steps you take to

Nick Kishfy
Jun 17 2014

Stuck Getting Internal Buy-In For Your App Project? Here’s How To Break Through.

Our first in a three-part series from CEO Nick Kishfy (@kishfy) on how best to get internal buy-in for something built by an outside agency. It happens all the time. A forward-thinking employee (that’s you) wants your company to hire an agency to

Nick Kishfy