Managing Virtual Teams

by | June 26th, 2015

Today’s Post is introduced by Thomas Powell, CEO of PINT, Inc.

Outside of PINT and my other firms, I spend a fair amount of time at the University of California – San Diego (UCSD) Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department. I have taught there for almost twenty years: mostly Web technologies but also programming language theory and software engineering.  One of my favorite activities over the years has been mentoring students in various independent study classes. During this time, I have worked with students on:
  • Usability-focused Web analytics
  • Bot detection and defense of content scraping
  • Anti-rigging mechanisms for review systems
  • A variety of Web frameworks and patterns

Unfortunately, since most of these efforts were from non-publishing undergrads, only a few people got to benefit from them. So starting this quarter, I’ve decided to surface some of this work and encourage sharing since there may be lessons and inspiration of value to others. Read on to see the first installment in this new series, about managing virtual teams.

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New UX Tools and Resources

by | June 15th, 2015

The user experience (UX) space changes pretty quickly. Trends and tools come and go at an almost daily pace. As a result, UX professionals generally appreciate anything that makes it easier to stay on top of the latest things happening in our area of expertise. To help this cause, I’ve put together a list of some favorite UX tools and resources of late.

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