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Sitecore Web Application Developers in Columbus, O…

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.

Sep 26, 2017

If you want to be a web developer in Columbus plea…

I do a lot of speaking and working with young software developers, scrum project managers, mobile app developers, you name the title I've met with them.  I always get asked "What do I need to do to get a great job as a software developer in Columbus, Ohio?"  Since I've hired probably 50 developers (mostly ASP.Net and Ruby on Rails) I thought I would answer the question here.

When big companies use bad UI (User Interface)

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.

Switchbox Props

Switchbox Props is a fun and engaging way to recognize and reward the hard work that your employees and coworkers are putting in on a daily basis.

10 Ways to Tell if your Organization Procrastinate…

If you've ever listened to a business book, motivational speaker, or high school guidance counselor you've heard about how people procrastinate but you've probably never thought that companies can procrastinate.  The sad truth is that most companies are better procrastinators on IT projects then college kids are during finals week.  Take this simple test to find out how your last IT or Web Development project went.

Custom Product Configurations and Javascript

The web is built for display data in tables, grids, images and videos but not as much for custom online image processing.  The good news is that with a little help from Javascript you can build dynamic image and product configurators online.  Check out one of our newly launched websites for an example.

Why do Small Businesses out Innovate Large Corpora…

After working on web based projects for the last 14 years I've been asked this question a lot.  I've seen some of the most innovative web project ideas come from departments in large companies.  I've seen large companies sign contracts for initial web prototyping on their mobile kiosks, web apps, etc. but there is absolutely no question that large companies are at a tremendous disadvantage when it comes time to implement a web or mobile application.

Rapid Prototyping for Corporate Innovation

Web applications often provide one of the highest ROIs possible for corporations looking to innovate but very few projects get completed.  Why do so many large companies talk about building innovative web applications but then hesitate to fund them when a good idea comes up?

What are interactive wireframes?

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.

What is a Backlogged Project?

Every company struggles with backlogged projects.  There are always too many projects and too little time.  The problem is that a lot of backlogged projects are important and are time sensitive but they get delayed (often indefinitely) because companies don't have a way to prioritize them.  

GeoJSON Data Conversion

Working with GIS data for new applications can present problems.  One of the biggest is the fact that most GIS data is still in legacy formats.  If you are having trouble converting legacy GIS map data we can help.

Who owns your website?

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.

ADA Compliance - A Web "Standard" that Needs to be…

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.