Updates: January '17

January 31, 2017

Welcome to the first edition of DesignHammer Updates where we will keep you apprised of news, tools, and tips. January can be a slow time of year, but we were busy onboarding new clients, sponsoring conferences, and staying informed on the ever-changing technological underpinning of the Web. I hope you enjoy the short contributions from the DesignHammer team; if you do, please complete the survey linked at the end to help us evolve into an even more engaging format.


Reader's Corner No.12: Star Wars Details, Google Approved Links, Social Media Checklist, and Improved Tab Sorting

January 30, 2017

One thing that makes DesignHammer unique is our diverse team. Each week team members invest time reading about individual interests to stay relevant. For example, this week a few things we read about include: Star Wars details, Google approved links, social media checklist, and improved tab sorting.


Reader's Corner No.11: NPM as a Build Tool, Great Work Environment, Process, and Project Management Mistakes to Avoid

January 23, 2017

In the technical world, things are constantly changing. Because of this, our team members consistently seek ways to stay up to date. This week we address the following topics: using npm as a build tool, creating a great work environment, process, and project management mistakes to avoid.


Reader's Corner No.10: Busyness Isn’t Productivity, 2017 SEO Predictions, Overcoming IT Project Management Challenges, and All Staff Blogging

January 16, 2017

Each week, members of the DesignHammer team share insights from readings done that week. This week we're covering: how busyness isn’t productivity, 2017 SEO predictions, overcoming IT project management challenges, and the value of having all staff members blog.


Reader's Corner No.8: Avoiding Project Disasters, Death of Curly Quotes, Resolutions, Performance Budgets, and Modular Design.

January 2, 2017

Members of the DesignHammer team share interesting reads, with a wide variety of topics. This week includes: avoiding project disasters, death of curly quotes, resolutions, performance budgets, and modular design.


Reader's Corner No.7: Project Management Fundamentals, Accessibility Law, Data-Drive SEO, and Over-Planning

December 19, 2016

In a constantly changing field, it is important to stay on top of industry standards. DesignHammer team members share some insights and take aways this week on project management fundamentals, accessibility law, data-driven SEO fixes, and getting past the planning stage.


Reader's Corner No.5: Open Source Communities, Project Management Pitfalls, Psychological Conversion Techniques, and SEO Mistakes

December 5, 2016

We have a variety of topics this week ranging from negative ranting in open source communities and project management pitfalls to psychological conversion techniques and avoiding SEO mistakes.


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