5 Ways to Strengthen Process without Compromising Creativity

Marketers and creatives can get a little skittish when talk of process comes up. This should come as no surprise. After all, we hire them for their ability to be original, imaginative, and even unconventional. We want them to think freely, get us off the beaten path, and build an innovative brand that stands out in a crowded marketplace. We can’t then turn around and expect our creatives to be highly structured, process-oriented rule followers

Figma: Design, Prototype, and Collaborate Across Enterprise

The last few months, I’ve been helping to develop and integrate a highly customized WordPress instance for a client. It’s quite the balance of styling, extending WordPress through custom fields, custom post types, a design framework, a child theme, and custom plugins. The difficult part is that I’m doing it from simple mockups from a proprietary prototyping platform. While it’s a solid platform for visualization and design, it doesn’t easily translate to HTML5 and CSS3.

InVision: Prototyping, Collaboration and Workflow

Recently, I received an email with a link at the top that stated the folks were designing a new email and wanted our feedback. I clicked through on the link and it was a publicly accessible prototype of a new email design by the company. As I scanned the page, there were numbered hotspots (red circles) that could be clicked on and very specific feedback was provided by the folks visiting the page. I clicked

BugHerd: Point, Click and Collaborate on the Web

Here’s a gem for you… what if you could integrate your project management system with on-screen annotations to make it easier to report issues and tackle tasks on the web? No sharing screenshots, wondering about browser versions, or trying to decipher issues described by someone not as technical you are. What if you could just pop open a browser app, point, click and report an issue with your site directly to your web team or