Enterprise software companies have a tendency to focus their product development efforts on pleasing the buyers who write the often very large check for their services. The financial buyer rarely if ever has first-hand experience with the product. Yet, you can bet that when renewal time comes around, their ears are buzzing with complaints from users that have had no choice but to use the product everyday to do their job for the past year.
Peer Learning in Circles of Accountability Fostering goals for continual learning, especially after graduating from college and entering the workforce, can be daunting to do on your own. The mentors that seemed so readily available in college are harder to find in professional life. Why not join a circle of peers to help encourage you
Visitors come to beautiful Colorado every year to discover outdoor adventures in the snow, hiking to summits, discovering wildflowers and natural wildlife. There also happen to be an abundance of local photographers that have captured breathtakingly beautiful photographs of landscapes that surround us in this most colorful state.
“Big Brother” in the Palm of Your Hand Bet you hardly noticed the last time a surveillance camera recorded your presence. You may have been walking down the street, entering a store, or ordering fries with your burger. While cameras are so ubiquitous that they are easily ignored and no longer deter all bad behavior,
Planning Smarter Problem to Solve The Agile Manifesto, embraced by software developers for over a decade, values responding to change over following a plan. Yet scaling agile in large organizations beyond individual SCRUM teams to manage groups of coordinated, agile teams is a relatively new concept. To better align the teams’ work to investment priorities,
Mobile Hackathon Project Problem to Solve The first iOS app built for Rally years ago was under-utilized, hard to use, and never updated. The reviews in the App Store were painful to read. As a hackathon project, a small group of passionate developers at Rally aspired to build a better mobile experience for Rally customers.
Modernizing the Rally UI Problem to Solve Once upon a time, the Rally interface used to look like this: The monochrome blue tabs and corporate looking interface of the Rally product reminded me of a website from the late 90’s. In 2013, customers had different expectations of what a modern UI should look like. Our
Accessible Online Learning for Museums Problem to Solve In the 1990’s, anti-discrimination legislation in the United States and abroad mandated that museums and cultural institutions adapt their exhibitions and facilities to provide access to persons of all abilities. Today, the access challenges facing museums are digital; technology has the ability to provide unprecedented access to
Too Many Clicks! Problem to Solve Rally is an industry-leading enterprise application for managing agile software development. At its core, Rally helps software development teams, programs, and businesses increase efficiency, predictability and alignment of work to strategic goals. The rollup of data depends upon team members updating the status of their work on a daily
A Learning Platform for Digital Natives Problem to Solve Robust learning management systems have been around for over a decade. Most college instructors find the learning curve for delivering and administering an online or blended course pretty high. Students get lost in the maze of homework to navigate, and passive learners can easily disengage if