It makes sense for designers, developers and copywriters to want our websites, web applications and digital campaigns to be accessible to everyone on any device, anywhere. It’s a noble idea and I'd love to be able to do that all the time. More
Learn about the new Acquia Certification Program, which is the first effort to bring a universally-accepted standard for Drupal developers, similar to Google’s Adwords Certification or Microsoft’s Certified Professional Developer (MCPD).
Data v. Intuition is a debate that continues to intensify in every industry that relies on each for answers. Until recently, intuition was widely accepted as a great source of decision-making, but the arrival of big data has changed the way we look at our world. The old tropes of “experience” and “creativity” are no longer sufficient for making smart business decisions. Intuition will never be eliminated (nor should it), but knowing when to use intuition over data is the key to making the right decisions. More
A fresh agency website is something that is necessary, even critical, in supporting new business. It is how we communicate that we’re on the top of our game, yet when great clients keep walking in the door it is easy to get complacent and keep coasting with what is on the domain now. Afterall, if it ain’t broke why do it all over again? More
As the dev team burns the midnight oil to put the finishing touches on our new site, the design team is neck-deep in swag preparation for DrupalCon Austin. With a new booth comes a whole new set of giveaways and print pieces to design and produce, and always in not enough time. But not to worry, for everyone out there heading to balmy Austin as well, we've got some great stuff planned!
Continuing our series on using IA, UX, and UI documentation to increase product quality and process efficiencies, I’ll be providing an overview of some of the user experience documentation tactics that we use at Elevated Third.