User Experience

An App the Foster Parent System Really Needs: What an Agile Rapid Prototyping Exercise Taught Us

By | July 6th, 2016|Categories: Agile, California, Case Study, Government, User Experience|

Chris Cairns and other leaders of 18F within the GSA created a seminal RFQ in order to qualify cutting-edge firms to do Agile work for the Federal government.

One Platform, 18 Organizations, 6 Countries, and 9 Launches

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: Agile, Drupal, Project Management, User Experience|Tags: , |

After almost two years, we launched the first of 18 GlobalNET sites for the Department of Defense’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

Introducing Accessible Continuous Integration

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Development, DevOps, User Experience|Tags: |

It’s time to evolve Continuous Integration beyond technical problem solving into a practice based on serving those we build the tools for. Continuous Integration is ready to undergo the transformation needed for broader adoption, that it may reach its full potential.

Using myBalsamiq as a UX tool on a Distributed Team

By | January 27th, 2015|Categories: Design, User Experience|Tags: |

We recently started using myBalsamiq to create wireframes and the move from the desktop to online version of this tool was a game changer for our distributed team.

Information and Presentation Design: Gleanings From a Course With Edward Tufte

By | May 6th, 2009|Categories: Design, User Experience|

I recently had the opportunity to take Edward Tufte's one day course, Presenting Data and Information. Tufte is the master of the subject, and everything I've heard about his course was positive, I can now concur and recommend that anyone interested in data visualization and usability should take this course [...]