18 Nov 2016
18 Nov 2016
20 Oct 2016
In web application design and development, there is no shortage of ideas and opinions on how to effectively manage clients and projects. But as a client, do you feel you have clear expectations of how to work with an agency and how they might work with you? There are different ways to kick off a project, different sets of tools for collaborating, and different styles of communicating; this post breaks down what we believe works best.
19 Oct 2016
Find yourself asking, “how do I go about redesigning an application?” We can help, if even just to get you off on the right start. Here’s a few things to help you prepare.
19 Aug 2016
20 Jun 2016
Think you are ready to discuss your project? Here is a checklist to get a better estimate from agencies.
23 May 2016
Unfortunately for America’s health care system, things haven’t been simple for a while. Providers face issues that cost time and money; consequently, the general population is adversely affected. Here are some (of many) obstacles that medical professionals confront regularly and ways we as designers and developers can help.
27 Apr 2016
4 Apr 2016
Over the years, we’ve had a number of product ideas. Here are five applications that never survived.
1 Apr 2016
Art, without distribution and discovery, moves nobody. Did it ever exist? Science, without clear explanation and advocacy, won’t be understood by the masses. Will it make an impact?
1 Mar 2016
Redesigning for digital health care will be a hurdle that we need to overcome. Here are just a few main points to show what’s at stake if we ignore or wait for someone else to figure it out.
8 Feb 2016
Don't forget the the middle-man in between you and the user. You know, the company behind the product? AKA your client? Their organization? To build a successful product, it’s just as important to get to know them for a lot of reasons.
12 Jan 2016
8 Dec 2015
As a designer, asking that simple question, ‘why?’, is very critical to my job, and one I need to ask before I start anything. Why?
14 Oct 2015
13 Jul 2015
The better we understand users, the better products and services we can create. User research is a critical, yet often overlooked step in the development process. Read on for a look at a few commonly held misconceptions about user research and learn why it's more more accessible for your project than you may think.
16 Mar 2015
12 Mar 2014
1 Feb 2014
As one of the team members at Planet Argon who handles incoming requests for project opportunities, I’m often fielded the question, “what does a typical web application cost?” Like a good software engineer, my response is, “it depends.”
30 Oct 2013
17 Sep 2013
Take advantage of the ambiguity in the world. Look at something and think what else it might be.
Quite often, we're approached by clients with a very specific idea in their mind. It's our responsibility to question it, tinker with it, evolve it, dismiss it, embrace it, and show them what we see it as. This process is riddled with ambiguity--until something comes to life that we can see and touch, both parties rely on trust. Trust that has been nourished throughout the course of our relationship. If our client doesn't believe that we'll act in their best interests, we'll never be able to make this journey through ambiguity together.
30 Aug 2013
Are you looking to a hire a web agency? Consider asking them these questions before you make a decision.
28 Aug 2013
There is a tendency to reduce the MVP to something so small it cannot it cannot be evaluated by the market you seek. Or worse, it’s misvalued.
23 Jul 2013
I was lucky enough to be put in charge of our Adwords account earlier this year. I was a newcomer to the world of online advertising, but I was eager to learn more. I didn’t expect to find such a deep, intricate maze of data, clicks, bidding, etc. It was enough to make my head spin. I can see how there can be jobs where your only task is to manage Adwords campaigns. This is some complicated shit. Let’s take a look at what goes into an Adwords campaign.
11 Jul 2013
Recently, the web community has been sharing a link that argues that carousels don’t work.
21 Feb 2013