We are happy campers today. Last night Valtech was awarded the prize for developing the best public service website, 1177.se at the EPiServer Awards in Sweden. We’re of course ecstatically happy for the great work done by our Swedish colleagues and wish them the best of luck in the continuing development. This is not the first time this website is awarded prizes, [...]
Likes on Facebook can be monetised easily A Facebook pop-up shop by Valtech, while small and temporary, can raise consumer interest and build awareness. A pop-up shop allows you to create a unique environment to engage your customers and generate more sales by promoting your products through additional channels such as Facebook. A Facebook pop-up [...]
To develop one or several apps, is in itself is not particularly difficult today. Assuming that there are reasonable objectives from a business perspective, as well as goals from a communicative and user experience perspective, apps are a good way to reach and engage users. However, the question you soon will find yourself asking is: – How [...]
A few months ago an article was published in Computer Weekly where corporate IT Lawyer Alistair Maughan, argues the case that Agile will not work in Government projects. I didn’t see this article when it was first published, but it was brought to my attention when a colleague noticed that one of the comments arguing [...]
I feel enthused to blog about my current project, which is the first project I’ve ran where we have a dedicated UX expert on the team. For those of you who are not aware of the term UX, it stands for User eXperience. The UX expert will work closely with the customer and business analysts, [...]
We had an excellent professional services day today. Rather than the previous format of set talks and dry presentations the organiser used the Open Spaces pattern. He drew up a grid with time slots and rooms then invited the attendees to write a single topic suggestion on a card and out it in a slot. When everybody who wanted to put a card in then he invited a second and then a third round.
The result was a suprisingly large number of different sessions. I was able to make it through the day without having to sit through anything dull or non-applicable. The large number of sessions meant that the groups were small and everybody got to interact. Good stuff!