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November 21, 2017

5 Steps to Spur Innovations Forward

Innovation requires both rigidity and freedom. Innovators need to be held accountable for their ideas, but they also need space to try new things. Breakthroughs cannot happen without rapid testing and experimentation, and they certainly cannot happen without failure.

November 20, 2017

Rules of the Game: 5 Common Creative Brief Mistakes to Avoid

In the game Dungeons and Dragons (or D and D for short), the person with the plan is known as the dungeon master. He or she creates what's called a dungeon master's guide, which creatively steers the game while adhering to certain boundaries. That, minus the sorcery, orcs, and dragons, is basically the creative's role in product development.

November 17, 2017

When Slower UX is Better UX

In most cases, a speedy user experience makes sense. Optimization is important, and frankly, most sites need more of it, not less.

November 17, 2017

Busting 5 App Development Myths

For something you use in the palm of your hand, good apps require a lot of effort. Smartphones are getting smarter, and mobile development's barriers to entry are getting higher. On average, IT professionals say they spend more than three months developing a mobile app.

November 17, 2017

Hire These 5 Developers on the Spot

If hiring a great developer is hard, then hiring one who fits with the broader team is next to impossible. In 2016, nearly two-thirds of IT executives surveyed by Cloud Foundry (Source: Cloud Foundry, Inc., Developer Report 2016) said they're caught in a developer crunch or expect to be soon. Nearly six in 10 said the shortage is already impacting their ability to hire the right people.