Tips & Tricks

Analytics on a Budget [Video]

The Power of Data We live in a data-driven world. Every decision we make, every report we write, everything we do is powered by data. Appropriately leveraging data can be a powerful tool for enabling you to get the most out of your budget. Smart data decisions also help small businesses, make big business impressions. […]

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Are You Password Protected?

Passwords: A Cheap Way to Improve Your Security Posture As a recently retired Naval Cyber Warrior, I come from a long line of salty and forward leaning communications and network security sea dog. My favorite sea dog was a Submarine Skipper who took over as the Battle Group N6 (meaning he owned all long haul […]

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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 design/development […]

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The Traveler’s Technology Toolbox

The Traveler’s Technology Toolbox When I traveled to Japan, Project Fi connected me to the internet, Google Maps told me where to go, Google Translate filled in the gaps of my Japanese. Not only did tech change the way I traveled, it changed the digital landscape as I traveled. Technology Makes it Easier to Travel […]

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Making Applications Accessible for Everyone

This blog was drafted by our UX Summer Intern, Chris Caulfield. The growing digital population Today the internet has an estimated 3.4 billion users, this is 46% of world’s population. Within America, usage of mobile technology is only growing – 68% have smartphones and 45% have tablets. People are constantly engaging with applications on these […]

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The UX of Error Messages

So you made a mistake. Or wait, did the website you were using make a mistake? via GIPHY Either way, errors can cause great frustration for users–users don’t like them and they will bounce away from their intended path. To err is human, To err is also the computer. A poorly designed error message will […]

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Dynamic SharePoint Graphical Inventory using Visio Viewer

Dynamic SharePoint Graphical Inventory using Visio Viewer In this post we will create a Visio diagram with data shapes linked to multiple SharePoint lists.  We will then display the Visio floorplan diagram in a SharePoint inventory dashboard. 1. We start with multiple lists containing various different inventories. In this example we have different lists to manage […]

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Powering Collaboration & Crossing the Divide

I Have an Identity Crisis Really, I do. I’ve struggled with my job title since my love of design has merged into my exploration of markup and coding languages. Most days I split my time between sitting with the designers and sitting with the developers. And I could not be happier. via GIPHY As a […]

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3 Keys to User Onboarding [VIDEO]

Properly onboarding users to your digital experience is essential to converting lifetime users. Every day, our User Experience (UX) experts on our Digital team work with clients to ensure that they are implementing the best practices and core features of onboarding. Proper onboarding will help ensure that the investment you have made to your website, […]

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Dynamic SharePoint List Dashboard using Excel Viewer

Dynamic SharePoint List View Dashboard with Excel Viewer This post will cover how to create an Excel Dashboard inside of a SharePoint list or library view, using the Excel Viewer web part and an Excel sheet linked to your list or library.  The Excel sheet will use pivot charts and tables to display the data we want […]

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