Category: Business

Non-Disclosure Agreements For Developers: What To Know Before You Sign

    Most days, your goal as a developer is to design, develop and program awesome software. However, part of the job is also finding new clients, and you don’t want to be caught off guard by unexpected legal documents that come up ...

Dwelling On The Past: The Importance Of Project Retrospectives (Part 1)

    We should always look for opportunities to grow and improve. Retrospectives and reflections allow you to codify what you’ve learned from experience, to document mistakes and avoid future ones, and to increase your potential to ...

Is Success Down To The Quality Of Your Work?

    One of the biggest fallacies of our industry is that good work speaks for itself. It is a self-delusional lie that those with a good reputation tell themselves to explain their success. I will let you in on a secret; I am not th...

UX Meets MBA: What Happens When A Designer Goes To Business School

    If great design can imbue customers with trust, why are designers so removed from product management and the larger business strategy? As a VP of UX with an MBA, I strive to bring both worlds together to create a new model in whi...

Tracking Internal Marketing Campaigns With Google Analytics

    Editor’s Note: This article is targeted at readers experienced in using Google Analytics. If you’re new to Analytics, the following guide might be challenging. Many websites use internal advertising in the form of ban...

How To Work Out What To Charge Clients: The Honest Version

    Have you ever read a post that has left you feeling wholly inadequate because you know you can’t live up to the high standards they layout? Well, that is how I feel when I read posts about how much to charge my clients. Wh...

How To Make Use Of Weekly Design Meetings

    How do you keep a team engaged? How do you make sure the team gets up to date with everything that’s being released? How often do the team members talk to each other face to face? Do they have enough support to finish their tas...

Convincing Clients: How To Get Sign Off When It Matters

    We have all been there. That dreaded moment when after weeks of work we have to present our progress to key stakeholders, and they mercilessly tear it apart. It feels inevitable, but usually, we can avoid these situations. Would...

A Comprehensive Guide To E-Commerce Platforms

    Did you know that bandwidth overage charges are (still) a problem and most users prefer not to rely on a developer? Well, I talked to 917 (real-life) users and created a guide to help others find the e-commerce software that suit...

Understanding Stacked Bar Charts: The Worst Or The Best?

    Data visualization has become an important part of our everyday life, allowing us to quickly assess information. And with so many chart types out there to choose from, it should be possible to effectively solve almost any task, w...