Last week we had another L.A.B. session in which we dove deeply into our own brand. Who are we? Why do we exist? What were our first impressions of the company and how have they changed since weve been here? It was especially valuable since we had people who had been here just a few days and others for many years. Neat, right?
We recently had a client that asked us to help figure out why their users were not clicking through a call to action button at the bottom of a landing page and leaving, even though users spent a good amount of time on that page. We had some ideas. But first, we had to test these ideas so we asked users, why?
Earlier this week we met as a whole team to look at the next steps in our L.A.B. process and finalize some tasks so we could get started. At least thats why I thought we were meeting.
If you pay attention at all to the web or software development world at all, youve definitely heard of the Agile Method. We use it, its great – it saves us tons of time that translates to money for our clients. So far the results are the best websites weve ever built.
We get asked this question all the time: How do you get stakeholders to agree during a project? Its a good one. A really good one. It might be the the most important question to ask when youre trying to do something new.
In 10 years of doing design for a huge range of clients, weve fallen on our faces more than once. Every time we do, we figure out what went wrong and never do it again. Here are five ways we make sure projects keep moving.
Here are 5 big ideas we think we’ll see more and more of in the coming year. We’re hearing a lot about some of them already, so take a look and let us know what you’re planning for 2014.
How do you get data in the user’s hands in a format that actually helps them? This question and more are answered through our web design work in 2013. What challenges are you trying to solve?
Every project we do looks great, but lets be realistic: some of them have hiccups along the way to being great. Here are the top three reason why web projects go wrong and how to keep that from happening.
We’re talking about 9 BIG things in technology, design, content and usability here. These are the biggest issues we see in really old sites. Check your site: how does it fare?
Most people want to jump in and start designing a website when they think: Hey, we need a new website. That is really the fastest way to make sure you are going to burn up all of your time, bust your budget and burn out. (I honestly didnt plan for all of those to start with B.)