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The 729 Solutions Blog is a place for us to showcase our unique approach to engineering, UI/UX design, our awesome partnerships with other companies and the voices of our growing team.

Prototype Workshop

Prototype Workshop

By Melony Smith | Apr 1, 2021 | App design, Consulting, General, Ui/UX Consulting, UI/UX Design, Web Design Consulting, Workshop Series

What to Expect When we’re building a new website, product, or service for our clients, our 729 Studios team uses all of the design tools, techniques, and philosophies that are at our disposal. For most projects, this includes creating wireframes and mockups to demonstrate what the finished product will look like. But sometimes our clients… Continue reading Prototype Workshop

Workshop Kickoff

Project Kickoff

By Melony Smith | Mar 25, 2021 | App design, Brand Identity Design, Consulting, Custom Software Development, Design, Development, General, Ui/UX Consulting, UI/UX Design, Web Design Consulting, Workshop Series

What to Expect In a Project Kickoff Workshop, 729 Solutions will make sure your project is starting off strong with our time-tested project management processes. We’ll walk through each of the steps that we’ll be taking to get your project across the finish line and make sure you know what information, access, the documentation you’ll… Continue reading Project Kickoff

Zendesk ACX Awards 2021

729 Solutions Software Architect To Judge Zendesk CX Awards

By Melony Smith | Mar 25, 2021 | Consulting, General, Partnerships, Zendesk

Zendesk is rolling out the red carpet in its first-ever “CX Academy Live,” an online event that will see startups from around the world compete in several award categories. Among the panel of esteemed judges will be our very own Zendesk “Guru”, Brandon Tidd. Brandon has been working with startups and small businesses for nearly… Continue reading 729 Solutions Software Architect To Judge Zendesk CX Awards

Localization in WordPress

Localization in WordPress

By Melony Smith | Mar 22, 2021 | Acclaro, Consulting, Partnerships, WordPress

Our planet has approximately 7.5 billion inhabitants, with over 6,500 different languages! Given this widespread of languages spoken, there is a clear advantage given to companies that can make their products and services available in multiple markets using that area’s native language and culture. WordPress is the number one Content Management System (CMS) and powers… Continue reading Localization in WordPress

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How Website Design Can Affect Traffic & Conversions

By Julio Estrada | Mar 16, 2021 | Consulting, Design, UI/UX Design, Web Design Consulting

How Website Design Can Affect Traffic & Conversions As humans, we rely on our senses to make first impressions of people we meet. This study found that more than 69% of people form a first impression of someone before speaking. The key indicators contributing to these first impressions range from smiling, politeness, listening, and even… Continue reading How Website Design Can Affect Traffic & Conversions

User Testing Tipe

Quick and Dirty User Testing Guide

By Melony Smith | Jul 1, 2020 | Consulting, Design, Ui/UX Consulting, Web Design Consulting

This piece will layout simple steps to follow to create and conduct a high-level usability survey and interviews with internal staff and select clients, covering topics such as: What methods to use (survey, interviews, etc.), Who to survey/interview, What questions to ask, What tools we recommend, Pro tips for a successful user testing, and How to compile your findings.

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Why Is Software Testing So Important To Successful Engineering?

By Chuck Fitzpatrick | Feb 28, 2019 | Consulting, Development

Why We Test Much has been written about software testing. There are examples and tutorials for every kind of software testing under the sun at the end of a Google search. Unit tests, Smoke tests, UI tests, workflow tests, Load tests, and Hydration tests, just to name but a few! As Developers write code, they… Continue reading Why Is Software Testing So Important To Successful Engineering?

Velocity Based Agile in the Wild: Two Case Studies

Velocity Based Agile in the Wild: Two Case Studies

By Laura Chaney | Jul 19, 2018 | Consulting, Philosophy

If Velocity Based Agile is all about success, what does success look like? Here are two examples of how 729 Solutions used Velocity Based Agile to achieve customer happiness. Case Study #1 Client: Larvol Business Scenario: Give the client clear insight into short term timeline and budget without removing their ability to add scope, re-prioritize,… Continue reading Velocity Based Agile in the Wild: Two Case Studies

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