A Sneak Peek of InRhythm’s NYC Meetup on Node.js

04. August 2015 0
A Sneak Peek of InRhythm’s NYC Meetup on Node.js
On July 15th the crowd gathered at IRHQ for a Meetup on Node.js. Our senior NY consultant guided everyone through an exercise using Node and then we transitioned to hands-on coding. During the workshop we built an SMS-driven customer service tool using PM2, Gulp, React, WebSockets, ES6 Map, LevelDB, Deploying to Heroku, BrowserSync, Twilio(SMS), and more. We ...

Getting Florida InRhythm

23. July 2015 0
Getting Florida InRhythm
This week, along with CEO Gunjan Doshi, we’ve deployed a 4-person team to Florida on a mission of guiding a client on their journey of digital transformation in accordance with industry standards. In addition to thought leadership and enterprise Agile coaching, our team will be leading the front-end architecture, UX design, and more! They are ...

Oh What a Night – Node.js Meetup Recap

21. July 2015 0
Oh What a Night – Node.js Meetup Recap
Last week our Engineers gathered together for an instruction on Node.js with Sandro Pasquali, author of Mastering Node.js. It was a great night filled with study, hands-on coding and creative exploration. All our participants walked away having built a customer service platform upon an SMS messaging layer; a full application in about 120 minutes. Beyond Node, we made ...

Web Assembly – Addressing Javascript’s Fatal Flaw

06. July 2015 0
Web Assembly – Addressing Javascript’s Fatal Flaw
Javascript is a necessary evil. Well, not exactly, but this is a belief held by some software engineers in various circles. The claims vary, but they attack the same basic underpinnings of the language: As an interpreted, compiled-at-runtime, dynamic language, Javascript lacks even the ‘ability’ to execute operations at a speed that is commensurate with ...

Diving Into Template Strings with ES6

01. June 2015 0
Diving Into Template Strings with ES6
With the exciting beta release of ECMAScript 6, we thought it would be fun to play with one of its boasted features and provide a little tutorial. Template strings are strings that allow for embedded expressions. With the exciting beta release of ECMAScript 6, we thought it would be fun to play with one of ...

The Recipe For Great UX – An Infograph

27. May 2015 0
The Recipe For Great UX – An Infograph
Successful UX is a requirement in our IoT, not a luxury. But, with all the buzzwords we throw around, the basics tend to get lost along the way. Here, at InRhythm, we continually stress the need to focus. It is often best to ignore all the frills and head back to the basics. Ready to ...

Top 5 UX Tools – I Absolutely Love!

07. April 2015 0
Top 5 UX Tools – I Absolutely Love!
Why Use Them? Before the time we hit the shower in the morning, many of us have already checked our text messages, emails, or news / sports feeds at least once. The mobile device and all its glory has fundamentally become a part of our day to day life. So have you ever wondered who ...

Agile Teams in a Flexible Workplace

18. February 2015 0
Agile Teams in a Flexible Workplace
It’s common knowledge that co-location is key to the success of an agile team. Over the years, I’ve created and observed many ways to make the distribution somewhat less painful, and to reduce the impacts, but make no mistake: there is just no substitute for putting a team into the same physical room. Experienced teams and ...

Top 3 Reasons for Software Developers to Make a Move

09. February 2015 0
Top 3 Reasons for Software Developers to Make a Move
Is the grass really greener on the other side? It’s the age-old question for anyone looking to make a job change. For software developers and UX designers, it can be easier to identify that it’s time for a change by asking 3 simple questions: Am I bored regularly? Have I learned anything new in the ...

Avoid Feature Frenzy

29. January 2015 0
Avoid Feature Frenzy
I am fortunate to sit in many product strategy meetings. The majority of these meetings usually focus around adding functional features. However, there are those rare occasions when the following issues are discussed: “I saw Billy using our app. I could not believe it took him 5 steps to get to it. We should fix ...

Let’s Get Physical – The Case for Physical Agile Artifacts

06. January 2015 0
Let’s Get Physical – The Case for Physical Agile Artifacts
One of the many observations made by new agilists regards the use of paper in an agile team. Between task boards, backlogs, release plans, goals, and other formal (and informal) artifacts, there is a lot of paper used. Let’s face it: we know Post-It sales have increased with the popularity of Agile methods! A considerable ...

InRhythm 2014 Year in Review

30. December 2014 0
InRhythm 2014 Year in Review
We’ve had an incredible year here at InRhythm! We’ve expanded our UX, Front-End Engineering and Agile practices, added key people to our team and were listed in the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list for a 2nd consecutive year.    

What UX Designers Can Learn from Gaming?

29. December 2014 0
What UX Designers Can Learn from Gaming?
Most UX professionals follow the standard practice of extensive research, reviewing competitors’ sites, conducting user tests and working with marketing to collect relevant data. These are all valid and essential components to building a great user experience, but there are other areas to explore to gain insight on usability. As a life-long gamer, I have ...