Improve your website with these automated scanning tools
Everyone—business owners and product managers alike—should use automated site audit tools to validate and improve their websites and web applications.
Host a human-centered project kickoff for project health and happiness
The primary goal of the project kickoff is to establish a tone of trust for the working team—as well as get out of the way all the initial logistics of today’s collaborative work environment.
How can non-engineers visualize code to understand complex software projects?
If you can understand the problem, you can understand even complex code, through auto-generated visualizations and big-picture status reports.
Broken Google Map in your web application?
Google implemented billing changes to Google Maps in July 2018. These changes broke applications that were previously grandfathered in since 2016. Fortunately, for most lower-volume use cases, the cost will remain free, but the changes require developers to setup Google Cloud accounts, establish a billing method, and use API keys to identify their usage going forward.
Choice architecture and software design: how Facebook works against your privacy interests
Facebook uses dark patterns and choice architecture to steer customer behavior away from privacy. Understanding how they punish and reward customer behavior is a first step towards regaining control.
Best apps for Apple Watch to increase focus and productivity
In the ongoing battle for control of your attention and focus, is the Apple Watch friend or foe?
What roles are required for successful projects?
A digital initiative can involve many different roles across planning, development, and launch.
How to write a great bug report
A great bug report can be as short as a tweet. When written well, it can be quickly addressed—and will earn you the love of your dev team.
Make mobile forms great again—turn off autocorrect!
Simple but ubiquitous WiFi login forms create frustrating usability issues for mobile users. Get it right, and your thoughtfulness and ease-of-use will extend to your brand, too.
Encryption is the new standard for websites
As of 2017, encryption is a baseline security requirement for all websites. Google, Apple, Microsoft and Mozilla’s browsers have nudged, and will now insist, on secure connections. Here’s how they’re moving the marketplace—and what to do for your organization.
Design patterns: one-click account creation via email
How can I easily invite a person I know, such as a client, partner, or customer, to create an account in my system?
Design patterns: trusted user account self-registration
How can I safely help people at organizations I trust, such as clients or business partners, to create user accounts in my system, if I don’t know who the person will be?
Prepare a website content migration strategy: six steps and three free tools for success
A great content migration strategy combines automated tools with an editor’s eye. Use the opportunity of a CMS re-platform or website redesign to inventory, assess, edit, and get a start on a customer-friendly site architecture.
How to choose a content management system
All software today is built upon other people’s work. When assessing a CMS product, the key criterion is not whether it is open source, but rather the quality of its components.
Webinar: How to Plan your Next CMS Content Migration
If you’re facing a site redesign and migration soon, this webinar will provide immediately usable tools and workflows. If you’re thinking about a CMS re-platform and site redesign in the future, you’ll gain valuable insight into the newest trends in content management.
What is a content-first CMS?
Content export and content migration are critical features to consider when choosing your CMS.