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Updates: May '17

June 16, 2017

The weather is heating up in North Carolina; summer tends to show up early here. At DesignHammer, the heat and humidity cannot slow us down. We are kicking off the summer months with four Communicator Awards granted by the AIVA, prepping for summer conference presentations, developing new client projects, and supporting our local eateries (one of our favorite pastimes, yum!)


Reader's Corner No. 31: Why Well-Planned Projects Fail, A Year of Google Maps and Apple Maps, Trump's Twitter Blocking and the First Amendment, and The Complete List of Google Penalties

June 12, 2017

After a busy week full of conferences, we are glad to all be back in the office together. We have a great variety of articles to share with you this week. The topics include: why well-planned projects fail, a year of Google Maps and Apple Maps, Trump's Twitter blocking and the First Amendment, and the complete list of Google penalties.


Reader's Corner No. 30: iOS Reach Navigation, Deleting a Google My Business Listing, Effective Brief, and Hacking Yourself

June 5, 2017

This week is full of presenting and attending conferences, and we look forward to all the new ideas and fresh perspectives. Keep a look out for those insights next week. We have some interesting articles to share with you from last week, including: iOS each Navigation, deleting a Google My Business listing, effective briefs, and hacking yourself.


Updates: April '17

May 31, 2017

Spring is now in full swing at DesignHammer. We continue to work hard solving client problems, though are also happy to get out of the office and meet clients, vendors, and prospects at conferences around the country. We have been making submissions to awards, and hope to have some good news in upcoming issues. We even survived one of our local teams winning the NCAA Final Four.


Reader's Corner No. 28: Vue.js 2 + Firebase, Beyond PageSpeed Insights, How to Fix Change Management, and Stopping Global Cyber Attacks

May 22, 2017

We have a lot of interesting articles to share this week with you. We have an easy to use tutorial on how to use Vue.js 2 + Firebase, and how to improve your site's performance moving beyond Google's PageSpeed Insights. We also address the dreaded change management and how to fix it, and wrap up with a recently slowed down global cyber attack.


Reader's Corner No. 27: Tinder's Smart Photos, Browser Engine Explained, Avoiding Online Marketing Mistakes, 3 Project Manager Calendar Tools

May 15, 2017

This week we are covering a wide range of topics, including Tinder's Smart Photos, explaining what a browser engine is, online marketing mistakes and how to avoid them, and 3 different tools to create a project manager calendar.


Reader's Corner No. 26: Product Market Juicer Question, CSS Peeper, and Chrome Encryption Requirements

May 8, 2017

We've had a few busy weeks during this conference season, but are happy to be sharing a few favorite articles with you. This week we're reading about a product market scenario, the Chrome extension tool CSS Peeper, and Chrome's upcoming encryption requirements.


Reader's Corner No. 25: Design Terms You’re Getting Wrong, Six Programming Paradigms, Getting Biased User Data, and Writing Proposals

May 1, 2017

We’re sharing with you topics this week that cover both design and development, as well as project management. The topics are: design terms you’re getting wrong, six programming paradigms, getting biased user data, and writing proposals.


Reader's Corner No. 24: 12 Questions for Drupal PM's, Being Grumpy at Work, JAVA.UTIL.DATE, and Thinking in Alternatives

April 24, 2017

Part of our team is away at DrupalCon 2017, but we still have some ideas to share from out favorite articles read last week. We're talking about: 12 questions for Drupal project managers, why being grumpy at work may be beneficial, all about JAVA.UTIL.DATE, and how to think in alternatives.


Reader's Corner No. 23: Hate Speech Fines, Rare Events, Multipotentialites, and Nginx growth

April 17, 2017

We hope your holiday weekend was relaxing and fun! Some of DesignHammer team members are sharing on the following topics this week: German cabinet backing social media hate speech, risk and rare events, why some of us aren't wired for one calling, and the growth of Nginx.


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