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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

Posted on September 19, 2017

If you work with IT teams often, you’ve probably heard the term “CMS” floating around. CMS stands for content management system. Content management systems are incredibly important and prevalent within web development, and knowing exactly what they are and why they’re important will help you to better navigate within IT and web development. What is […]

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The Many Benefits of Google Analytics

Posted on September 12, 2017

What Are the Benefits of Google Analytics? Google Analytics can be incredibly valuable for your business in many different ways. In this article we’ll take a look at some of the many benefits of Google Analytics. It’s Free and Easy to Sign Up With a tool so helpful, you’d expect it to cost something. Thankfully, […]

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Technology’s Effect on Our Health: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Posted on September 5, 2017

Do you remember when your parents would scold you for sitting too close to the television? They always warned us that the screens would, “rot our brains and our eyes would fall out”. When cell phones came out, everyone said the radiation from them was “damaging our brain cells”. Now, things really aren’t much different. […]

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Tips and Tricks for Navigation Best Practices

Posted on August 29, 2017

What’s the first thing you do when you land on any website homepage? Do you immediately enter in the URL of the page you’re looking for? Or do you use the site’s navigation tools to find what you need? You probably use the navigational tools available on the site to find your way around. The […]

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Email Newsletters Versus Business Blogs: Differences & Significance

Posted on August 22, 2017

Online marketing is extremely important in our highly technology infused era. There are so many ways to get the word out about your business in the online world, and two of the most common are email newsletters and blogs. Though if you’ve never worked with either, it might be difficult to tell the two apart. […]

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Ubiquitous Computing: Bringing Technology to the Human Level

Posted on August 15, 2017

In the early 2000s, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed what they called Project Oxygen. This project was aimed at creating a ubiquitous computing model that would make technology more human-centered for all. “For over forty years, computation has centered about machines, not people. We have catered to expensive computers, pampering them in air-conditioned […]

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Empathy Maps for Improving Customer Satisfaction

Posted on August 8, 2017

In any product production, be that websites, educational materials, or lipstick, consumer research is absolutely vital. If developers don’t know who their consumers are, they have no way of knowing what type of products they want and need. One of the best ways of generating this knowledge of consumers is through empathy maps. Daniel Hutcherson, […]

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Google Earth: Education, Empathy, and Virtual Explorations

Posted on August 1, 2017

(to take a closer look at any photo in this article, click on it and it will enlarge in a separate tab.) In April of 2017 Google announced their revamped Google Earth application. According to their official announcement in early April, the new software took two years to develop. With software chock-full of new and […]

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