Archive of published posts by Caryn Humphreys

Agile Software Development

June 24, 2013

There are many ways to complete any given project.  Most teams develop a method, set that method in stone, and work toward minimal deviations.  Over the years, in many organizations, this method has worked relatively well at delivering a finished project.  This structure is called Waterfall.  Where this workflow method falls short is when the team is required to adapt to sudden changes in the middle of their rock-solid process.  Fortunately, this isn’t the only method.  But first, let’s take a closer look at Waterfall.

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Web Forms Infographic

June 5, 2013

Web forms are a key component for keeping channels of communication open on your site as well as a great way to generate quantifiable research.  Remember, though, that web forms are comprised of text fields, dropdown menus and various other interactive fields.  Each of these fields poses its own strategy for how it will function on your site. To illustrate the complexity of web forms, we’ve put together this infographic on how web forms are created and maintained! Read the rest of this post »

Hunting the Proverbial Unicorn

March 25, 2013

One of the most challenging aspects of developing any set of resources is having a strategy.  Whether you are expanding your knowledge of coding standards or adding a member to your team; you must have a strategy. Read the rest of this post »

3 ways to make your life easier

March 24, 2013

Computer sales have gone up by 220.5 million around the world from 2000 to 2011 (statisticbrain.com).  Chances are if you’re reading this, it’s likely not because some thoughtful soul printed this website out and handed it to you.  At this time last year, comScore – an internet technology company that measures peoples’ interactions with the digital world – released the 2012 Canada Digital Future in Focus report.  They found that Canada leads the world in online engagement; spending an average of 45 hours per month online.

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