Implementing a domain-specific language in Python
19th October

Implementing a domain-specific language in Python

We explore an implementation of a domain-specific language with Python, leveraging some of its features to create a syntax that's more conducive to a specific task

19th October

Implementing a domain-specific language in Python

People-first approach to innovation
10th October

People-first approach to innovation

User-centred design is vital to inspiring innovation within government projects. Here's why.

10th October

People-first approach to innovation

Do we really need AMP?
6th October

Do we really need AMP?

Internet users are demanding ultra fast mobile experiences, but is AMP the best solution?

6th October

Do we really need AMP?

Expanding the C-suite: Why customers need a seat at the table
5th October

Expanding the C-suite: Why customers need a seat at the table

As more organisations embrace human centred design, many struggle to become truly customer centric. Read our thoughts on the critical piece they're missing.

5th October

Expanding the C-suite: Why customers need a seat at the table

Banking on change: How tech is shaking up the finance world
14th September

Banking on change: How tech is shaking up the finance world

The blockchain, cryptocurrency and mobile payments are in, and old-time banking models are out

14th September

Banking on change: How tech is shaking up the finance world

Banks must give customers what they want
25th July

Banks must give customers what they want

The way people transact has dramatically shifted, but banks haven't. Here's why they need to overhaul their financial product lines, and fast.

25th July

Banks must give customers what they want

How to build culture-driven digital transformation from the top down
1st July

How to build culture-driven digital transformation from the top down

The greatest hurdle to achieving digital transformation has nothing to do with technology and everything to do with people.

1st July

How to build culture-driven digital transformation from the top down

Is tech the answer to Australian healthcare's biggest ailments?
5th June

Is tech the answer to Australian healthcare's biggest ailments?

The healthcare sector needs to increase efficiency and improve patient experience and outcomes. Here's how tech can get us there.

5th June

Is tech the answer to Australian healthcare's biggest ailments?

Diagnosing Australia's healthcare system
10th April

Diagnosing Australia's healthcare system

Could disruptive digital technologies be the answer to the 'broken' healthcare industry's biggest ailments?

10th April

Diagnosing Australia's healthcare system

Nostalgia marketing can only work alongside design thinking
4th April

Nostalgia marketing can only work alongside design thinking

Taking consumers for a walk down memory lane is a popular and powerful marketing tactic, but here's why their needs must come first.

4th April

Nostalgia marketing can only work alongside design thinking

Why VR is a tactic, not a strategy
7th March

Why VR is a tactic, not a strategy

Marketers should stop worrying about virtual reality and start worrying about customer reality.

7th March

Why VR is a tactic, not a strategy

Why putting the customer first should be every transport brand’s priority
22nd February

Why putting the customer first should be every transport brand’s priority

How Qantas’ new innovative offerings have given its journeys the competitive advantage.

22nd February

Why putting the customer first should be every transport brand’s priority

What's driving disruption in the transport industry?
10th December

What's driving disruption in the transport industry?

Intelligent transport is on its way to Australian roads, but are businesses, government bodies and consumers ready for the massive changes its arrival will bring?

10th December

What's driving disruption in the transport industry?

Design doing
2nd November

Design doing

There are no shortcuts: getting the results requires stakeholder workshops to be held, prototypes to be built, and users to be tested.

2nd November

Design doing

The many problems of design thinking
28th April

The many problems of design thinking

Many organisations trying to use the methodology hit one major misconception: that design thinking is "done" by designers and the process only looks at visual aspects.

28th April

The many problems of design thinking

Usability for days
11th February

Usability for days

For World Usability Day, we invited our clients to share their niggling business issues with us. Here's how we solved their problems and a few of our own along the way.

11th February

Usability for days

Best-laid plans need a human touch
7th January

Best-laid plans need a human touch

Trial-and-error is the secret sauce that launches projects into orbit.

7th January

Best-laid plans need a human touch

Feeding all them chickens
8th June

Feeding all them chickens

There is something special about coming into work and knowing that you are going to be taken care of.

8th June

Feeding all them chickens

World Usability Day 2014
5th October

World Usability Day 2014

User engagement is essential for us to understand the experience we provide to people with our digital products.

5th October

World Usability Day 2014

The "shmickness" of things
4th July

The "shmickness" of things

Giving consideration to seemingly low priority items like 404 pages results in a fuller, more engaging experience for the user.

4th July

The "shmickness" of things

Giving the Hatchd studio some love at 30fps
25th June

Giving the Hatchd studio some love at 30fps

Like a montage from a bad movie, we were able to fluff hair, apply makeup and get our back office ready for the prom.

25th June

Giving the Hatchd studio some love at 30fps

The role of content in user experience
19th June

The role of content in user experience

Forget about what you want to say, write what your users want to know. Content that doesn't directly relate to user goals is irrelevant and has no place on your site.

19th June

The role of content in user experience

Are web components the future?
15th June

Are web components the future?

It's easy to be skeptical when you see people reinventing the wheel, but every iteration is a slight improvement on the previous attempt.

15th June

Are web components the future?

The CSSConf debuts down under
19th June

The CSSConf debuts down under

Ana Tudor took to the stage and demo'd how to make and explode a rhombic dodecahedron using only CSS/SASS and a whole lot of clever maths.

19th June

The CSSConf debuts down under

Modern love
14th February

Modern love

Technology isn't killing romance. It is, however, contributing to its re-definition.

14th February

Modern love

Images weighing your site down? CSS can lighten the load
7th February

Images weighing your site down? CSS can lighten the load

As a site design gains complexity and visual richness, it risks becoming heavier and heavier, until its download time becomes unacceptable.

7th February

Images weighing your site down? CSS can lighten the load

When designing for edge cases, let's call a spade a spade
21st August

When designing for edge cases, let's call a spade a spade

A good design is geared towards its target audience; it is built assuming that audience has some base of knowledge.

21st August

When designing for edge cases, let's call a spade a spade

UX - What does it mean to you?
20th July

UX - What does it mean to you?

Although strongly associated with digital things, user experience pervades every aspect of a person's interaction with a brand.

20th July

UX - What does it mean to you?

Thinking points and fanboy moments from the 2015 Analytics Conference
15th October

Thinking points and fanboy moments from the 2015 Analytics Conference

I had a fanboy moment when I got to catch senior data advocate Simo Ahava—a personal favourite.

15th October

Thinking points and fanboy moments from the 2015 Analytics Conference

ZeroMQ and the art of work distribution
1st August

ZeroMQ and the art of work distribution

It's a not-uncommon problem in many areas of computing: you have a computationally expensive task that requires several attempts to get right.

1st August

ZeroMQ and the art of work distribution

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