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Those of us in the web design and development world are sometimes asked to explain what UX is all about. The truth is, there is not one, static definition. There many dimensions to UX or User Experience, and it’s a discipline that can be viewed from many angles.  The goal of great UX design,… Read More
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At Promet Source, our favorite types of questions are “why not?” and “what if?”  This mindset energizes new approaches and possibilities. It’s the perspective that’s fueled a lot of our collective brainpower lately, sparking some big questions such as:  What if we could leverage the coding and… Read More
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What is Provus?
Early in 2020, as COVID-19 began to seize headlines, counties throughout California were on the front lines as “hotspots,” and citizens of Marin County were paying close attention.  Understanding the critical importance of conveying alerts and daily updates in a visually powerful format that could… Read More
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Heuristics is one of those words that sounds extremely academic, but whose meaning is refreshingly simple. Essentially, heuristics refer to rules of thumb, mental shortcuts -- or the kinds of decision-making frameworks that we engage in every day. Sometimes we do so consciously, other times, we act… Read More
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Web Usability Heuristics
Until recently, content management systems essentially fell into one of two camps: Intuitive, easy-to-create and manage SAAS solutions, such as WIX and Squarespace, or Flexible and scalable solutions, such as Drupal, for websites with complex data models and a depth of content.   Quantum… Read More
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Covid-19 has presented higher education websites with distinct challenges. During a semester when it's iffy whether students or faculty will be present on campus at all, a cohesive communications platform that offers easy access to all necessary updates, information, and resources is more important… Read More
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In the evolving world of web design and development, component-based design systems represent a revolutionary leap -- a previously missing link that replaces an environment of siloed functions and time-consuming complexities with high velocity capabilities that fuel flexibility, consistency, and… Read More
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Often, the most effective means of managing complexity is a laser-sharp focus on simplification -- breaking down a project into its smallest component parts and visualizing incremental  steps toward completion beginning with the smallest building blocks.    That’s exactly what Brad Frost has… Read More
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Depiction of Atomic Design Elements
When Lehigh University set out to redo its website for prospective undergraduates, one overriding factor was crystal clear to the staff members and stakeholders who were making the key decisions concerning the site. The cohort of digital natives to whom the website needed to appeal, was likely to… Read More
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Website redesign decisions often percolate for months, if not years, before action is taken and the team dives in for a do-over. Prior to taking the plunge, there tends to be a lot of low-grade dissatisfaction that gains momentum, as more and more conversations focus all the ways that operations… Read More
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Reasons to Redesign a Website