July 2012 Archives

Do More With Less

One thing I think we do really well is get more done with less.  Less time.  Less experience.  Less money. Less room for error.  What we have “less” of has changed over time. Sometimes it even changes from project to project.  What hasn’t changed is our ability to consistently make the most of what we have.  It’s one of the reasons that we have steadily grown as a company over 5+ years. It’s hard to know exactly why or how we’re able to do more… Continue reading

7/23/12

HTML5 or Native Apps? Why We Chose HTML5 for LockerPulse. Plus – Our Awesome New Shirts

Over on the popular Speckyboy Design Magazine I wrote a guest post entitled Why We Chose HTML5 Over Native Apps that went up yesterday.  I go in to detail about why HTML5 was a better choice for LockerPulse.  I had been itching to write the post for a while.  I wanted to get it out to a large designer/developer audience, and also hopefully get a little pub for LockerPulse.  I contacted Paul over at Speckyboy, one of my favorite web design sites, and he agreed… Continue reading

7/19/12

Someone Needs to Make This…

I’m a big podcast fan.  Several of my favorites also record video, most notably the Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders and TWiT Network shows (This Week in Tech, This Week in Google, and Tech News Today). I like to consume these shows in a variety of situations – in the car, in the shower, while I’m cooking, while I’m doing errands, or just when I’m bored and want to watch something interesting.  I also use a variety of software and devices – iTunes on my computer,… Continue reading

7/15/12

Crafting a Team of Great Writers

In Rework, there’s a great essay entitled Hire Great Writers: Clear writing is a sign of clear thinking. Great writers know how to communicate. They make things easier to understand. They can put themselves in someone else’s shoes.  They know what to omit. And those are qualities you want in any candidate. Writing is making a comeback all over our society.  Look at how much people email and text-message now rather than talk on the phone. The full value of this didn’t hit me until… Continue reading

7/1/12