Why Companies Need to Iterate Based on User Feedback Ryan Martens is the founder and CTO of Rally Software, which provides agile application lifecycle management solutions and services to software developers. Rally is Ryan's fourth software startup. Follow him on Twitter @RallyOn. Unfortunately, Twitter and Facebook have become real-time streams of rotten tomato throwing. Just ask Bank of America, which encountered wrath from its Facebook customers when it decided to tack on monthly debit card fees.
Mobile web content adaptation techniques Introduction This article will help you pick from amongst the many techniques for building a mobile website. It doesn't describe how to do it, rather it instead tries to help you to pick the right approach. Before we begin it's worth clarifying exactly what the goal of the exercise is. Generally speaking, people who are looking to build a mobile site fall into two categories. Theodolite iPhone App: Augmented Reality Compass, GPS, Map, Zoom Camera, Rangefinder, Inclinometer Theodolite is a multi-function augmented reality app that combines a compass, GPS, map, photo/movie camera, rangefinder, and two-axis inclinometer into one indispensable app. Theodolite overlays real time information about position, altitude, bearing, range, and inclination on the iPhone’s live camera image, like an electronic viewfinder. Uses are endless, and Theodolite is great for outdoor sports, hiking, boating, hunting, golf, sightseeing, photography, and navigation. The app is used in the field every day by surveyors, geologists, architects, engineers, military personnel, competitive sportsmen, and search and rescue workers around the world. Theodolite set a new standard when it debuted in 2009, and has been a #1 selling navigation app worldwide. It has been featured in iTunes, included in Apple special event keynotes, and even filmed by Apple at the Great Wall of China!
If the Bank of England is going to do more QE, it should get ultra adventur The Bank of England. As regular readers will know, I'm not in favour of a new programme of "quantitative easing" for the UK in current circumstances. Not until there is an extreme deflationary threat does it strike me as warranted. That moment may come soon enough, but we are not yet there. 4 Tips to Keep Your Website Ahead of the Curve This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Sure, having a website for your business serves a practical need: to draw net-surfing users to your product or service. However, it's also much more than slapping on a run of the mill two-column template and calling it a day. Nothing kills an online buzz like a poorly designed or drastically outdated website. Dry and boring default templates, broken assets, confusing pages and invasive widgets do nothing but harm a page's style, which in turn reflects poorly on the company.
Website Usability Test: TED.com As you might have noticed by now, most of my blog posts are inspired by people asking questions about how to get started with usability testing , tips and tricks for usability testing , and a range of other advice. Among the more frequent questions that people ask, or more properly, that people would like to see, is a complete website usability test from start to finish. That means from your first look at a website, deciding what questions to write, sharing a test with your testers, and interpreting the results. Home-SV1 - Cyfe Startup Track number of new sign ups, app downloads, subscriptions, and other related KPIs in real-time. Social Media Monitor brand mentions, track number of Twitter followers over time, view Facebook demographics, and more. Marketing Monitor all your marketing channels like email, SEO, SEM, social media, and analytics from one place.
their Pros and Cons - Write Speak Sell Can you read this? If you’re a blogger, then you use a blog commenting service. I personally use CommentLuv Premium. I like introducing my readers to new bloggers. CommentLuv displays the commenter’s last blog post with a link back to the visitor’s website. How Klout Found Success by Focusing on Users This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. There's no set formula for startup success. Some companies focus on design, mastering industry research or one-upping competitors to make it to the top. In the case of Internet startup Klout, though, the focus is on users.