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Webinar on Responsive Designer
Michael Porter    

Over 75% of our portal or web site related projects these days have some mobile component. If they aren’t doing it then they are making some serious plans for it.  That brings up a lot of questions on how to design a site to fit all the different channels that will hit it.  The new term is “Responsive Design”  Martin Ridgeway from our Experience Design (XD) group will host Responsive Web Design: One Size No Longer Fits All and it’s probably worth the time to see what he has to say.

Designing to allow an ever-increasing number of devices to access your website or web application is a game you can never win. There is arguably little business benefit to targeting minority devices, yet web-accessible smartphones that aren’t iPhones constitute a large group of users that is costly to ignore.

Responsive Web Design is a new approach to the design and execution of websites and web applications that offers a way to cater to a much wider array of users and devices than would be possible otherwise. Through the use of modern web standards and a thorough execution plan it is possible to create attractive, brand-aware user experiences that work across a wide range of devices – feature phones, smartphones, tablets, netbooks, laptops and desktop computers – without requiring expensive device-centric development.

Join Perficient for an informative discussion on Responsive Web Design to include:

• costs and benefits of Responsive Web Design
• examples of large-scale responsive websites currently deployed
• when to consider a responsive approach to your project
• the skills your team should have, and the techniques they should be using, when designing responsively

Presenter Martin Ridgway is Lead User Experience Designer in Perficient’s Experience Design (XD) national practice.

 



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Anemic IT Growth or Budgeting Shift?
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 3:18p   Michael Porter
ZDNet reports on a recent Gartner report of 2015 IT budgets.  They call it, “IT Spending for 2015 Anemic amid Digital Shift.”  Here’s the breakdown on who creates vs who approves the IT budget. I don’t interpret it quite this way. Yes, IT budget growth is anemic but there’s on telling piece of information in the ZDnet article The upshot: Spending on digital innovation will be funded outside of the IT budget. So yes, spending is anemic within [read] Keywords:
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Digital Transformation is All Around Us…Again.
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 8:19a   Mark Polly
The phrase “Digital Transformation” has re-emerged as a new phenomenon.  Google tells me there are 49 million (49,000,000) search results for the words Digital Transformation. First, why do I say it is a phenomenon?  It seems that many of our leading think-tanks are talking about digital transformation.  Here are some examples: Earlier this year, MIT Sloan Management Review posted this article: The Nine Elements of Digital Transformation Forrester is predicting that in 2015 &# [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm enterprise google mobile network
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Drug or Drug Device Portals
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 10:12a   Michael Porter
Eugene Sefanov has a nice post on the value of a patient portal for those who use a specialty drug or drug device.  He goes into some detail on the possible use cases with that kind of portal.  I like the approach  he takes.  Just being prescribed a drug doesn’t mean you are going to get the right outcome.  Anything you can do to ensure the patient has all the support he or she needs will improve that outcome. An effective way to provide patient support is through a portal that is sp [read] Keywords: collaboration application mobile
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IBM, Microsoft to Let Each Other Use More Software in The Cloud
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 8:14p   Michael Porter
Interesting news came today.  Two software behemoths and sometime fierce competitors have decided that co-opetition may be the best model.  IBM and Microsoft today announced a partnership making it easier for cloud customers to access each other’s software. The News IBM cloud users will be able to get Microsoft products like Windows Server and SQL Server, while customers of Microsoft’s Azure service can use IBM’s WebSphere Liberty and DB2, the companies said today in a statement. Cl [read] Keywords: ibm db2 enterprise google java linux microsoft office oracle server sql virtualization websphere
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Dreamforce: Community Cloud for Healthcare
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 10:15p   Mark Polly
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Salesforce Community Cloud Roadmap for 2015
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 2:15p   Mark Polly
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Successful Partner Communities with Salesforce
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 12:18p   Mark Polly
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Creating Customer Happiness with Salesforce Communities
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 3:12p   Mark Polly
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Content Marketing is Inherently Flawed?
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:12a   Michael Porter
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Why Do Contextual Ads Fail
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 3:12p   Michael Porter
I’ve blogged about the personalization failure before.  Now it looks like others are catching on to the ultimate failure on their part………… even as they harvest huge amounts of private information about us.  This article in ComputerWorld outlines the issues.  The author Mike Elgan hits the topic of privacy quickly and never lets it go: Companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon violate our privacy in order to show us relevant ads. So why do their ads miss the mar [read] Keywords: facebook google




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