In my last post, I said that I didn’t think Postgres was a good choice for a decision support database, versus a task-specific DBMS such as Redshift. In this post I’m going to take the opposite stand, and say that there are cases where Postgres is appropriate: namely, low-latency systems that contain a limited amount of data.
Design Thinking Design Thinking is a popular design methodology that cycles through five stages to provide solutions to complex and unknown problems. At a high level, following the system will enable you to achieve the best solutions by understanding your users’ needs, redefining the problems in a human-centered perspective, thinking of lots of possible solutions, … Read More
The Wolf Golf Scorecard app for Android, by Rod Biresch of Chariot Solutions, is a record-keeping application for a classic four-player golf game. Recently, Chariot had the opportunity to redesign and refresh the look-and-feel and usability of the application (first released in 2016) through a complete design deep-dive process.
Design in business is awesome and often misunderstood There are countless benefits of investing in design for digital products, from solving the right problems to increasing customer spending. Companies like Apple have proven design’s importance to success and market value, but that’s not enough for many companies. Unlike sales or marketing, seeing direct numbers tied … Read More
While users don’t think a whole lot about underlying software design, it’s an essential part of getting the customer experience right. Listen to our interview with Pete Fleming, Head of UX at Chariot Solutions.