design

How to supercharge your wireframes

Why go to the effort? The thought and preparation that go into wireframes make a drastic difference on the outcome. Wireframes come in a spectrum of resolutions, but the important thing is to find the right balance of fidelity, examples, and annotation for the project and team. Wireframes should be thought of as sketches for … Read More

Jumping in Mid-Project (Insights from a Designer)

Intro Joining a project after it has already started is no easy task, especially when the project is launching a complicated enterprise application with a short deadline. Here are the take-aways from my experience when I was hired to join a team and lead design halfway through the build of an e-commerce site. Getting Started … Read More

Philly ETE 2019 – Peter Fleming – Less Code, More Impact! A Workshop

Abstract Let’s have some fun! No prior design experience required. This will be a lively, interactive exercise where we explore a user-centric and pencil-first approach to software design & development. In this hands-on workshop we will walk through some tried-and-true methods to: Listen to users to ensure we are focusing on their needs Wireframe to … Read More

Features Schmeatures, Build for Value!

Is Your Baby Ugly? Let’s take a step back to look at this thing that you are making. How do you know if you are building the right product or adding the right feature? We need some checks and balances to ensure that we are basing product decisions on what will provide the most impact for the end customer and not worry so much about vanity metrics.

What do blockchain, IoT, and cookies have in common? …Chariot Day 2018!

Socrates once said “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing about blockchain” // Your programming language might hate the environment! // Alexa can be a real jerk!!! // Chariot Day is an opportunity for Charioteers to share the things that they are most passionate about with other members of the Chariot family.

So You Want To Build An Android App?

If you’re reading this, you likely have an iPhone/iPad (iOS) application and are interested in expanding to the Android platform. You’ve probably already asked the hard questions to define what you want, why you want it, and how it fits into your roadmap. This article will help your business understand the impact of the Android … Read More

DevNews #41 – Microsoft and Secure Boot, 1 GB I/O per second, NYC High School for Comp Sci

DevNews #41 is brought to you by Chariot Solutions, leaders in software development in mobile, web, and integration, as well as mentoring and training. Find out about our services at chariotsolutions.com. Links: New York City gets a Software Engineering High School – Joel on Software – How cool is this? Wouldn’t it be awesome to … Read More