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Marathon Attends uWestFest 2017 Conference

Marathon Attends uWestFest 2017 Conference

Marathon Consulting attended Umbraco's annual North American Conference, uWestFest 2017, in Denver Colorado. The Conference was a two day event March 16-17 and each day was filled with sessions ranging from ecommerce and efficiency to grid editors and progressive web applications. Here is the recap of the trip!
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The Importance of User Experience in Web Design

The Importance of User Experience in Web Design

Creating great user experiences means taking a user-centric approach to your products and services, understanding your users wants and needs and helping them achieve their goals whilst delighting them along the way. As a result, practices that enhance the user experience will produce a return on investment and provide a solid foundation on which your brand can grow.
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What You Should Be Asking Your IT Partner

What You Should Be Asking Your IT Partner

You are about to begin a custom software development project. You have identified several companies with the required technical expertise. Now, you need to identify the firm that offers the best chance of project success. The best way to identify that firm is by posing a series of questions to each competing company and determining who has the best answers. The highest probability of success is not determined by the elegance or sophistication of the software. It is determined by the use of repeatable methods, defining how the project will be completed. The following seven questions should provide a window into each competitor’s relative chance of success.
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