Sitecore is quickly gaining traction as a preferred CMS system by companies here in Columbus. We've been getting some request to do development work as well as a few simple questions. Hopefully this blog give you a little more information if you are thinking about building a new website using it as your CMS system.
What is one of the absolute worst UI mistakes you can make? Well I'm sure there are a lot but I just filled out a finanical application for one of the nations largest banks and I think their site qualifies. This blog is not to embarsse them but I thought it was a good example of how even the largest companies with the largest budgets make bad decisions when it comes to website design, development and UI/UX.
After you build a web application and get your users to start working with it how do you keep them engaged? How do you make sure your web application is used regularly? Using push notification via text message, email or any other medium is a great way to do that.
Interactive wireframes are a great step in the discovery process of any web based project. They go beyond the standard view of static wireframes and help clients explore how the website or mobile application will function instead of just showing what the website will look like.
Who actually owns your website? Or maybe asked a different way, who has the ability to shut your site down if they want? We are starting to see panic stricken clients asking this question more and more often and it's one you should be asking now.
As the federal regulations around stopping frivolous lawsuits are handicap accessibility are about to take effect more and more law firms are trying to file their class action lawsuits against organizations. We have had a variety of companies reach out to us to help make their websites ADA compliant. The problem is that while everyone wants to accuse our clients of not meeting the ADA standards no one seems to be able to say exactly what that means.
Most web developers and designers have used the Bootstrap framework for years but apparently the US government is getting involved now too. If you do work at the national or possibly even state level for website and web applications you may see this pop up on an RFP requirement soon.