If digital transformation is done correctly, there are five words the people behind such initiatives should never have to hear: “Why doesn’t this thing work?” The “thing” could be a mobile app offered to customers, a content management system used by employees on the back
The job hunting process can be daunting and nerve-racking. Part of my job is to help candidates prepare and ace interviews while also making sure they walk away with a better understanding of the role and the organization.
Since completing the certification in AZ-900, we’ve gained a solid grounding of the services, strategies, and benefits of Azure, which ultimately has led me to three major gains.
We sat down with Michelle Flynn, Client Partner at Architech, and Craig Lund, President of Marketing Talent Inc. to get their perspectives on how our digital and data-driven world has redefined the role of the Chief Marketing Officer.
In this article, we’ve broken down one of the most commonly misunderstood titles — Technical Lead — to shed light on what effective technical leadership looks like in practice.
The result of our work didn’t just deliver outstanding business results for Roto-Rooter. It also won Architech Microsoft’s Global Partner of The Year Award for OSS on Azure. One way we’re celebrating is to share the story of how we didn’t compromise quality for speed, despite a high-pressure situation.
On May 26th, Pralad Rao, Architech’s very own Head of Delivery, shone a light on the importance of building highly accountable teams, especially in the context of increased remote working due to COVID-19.
Proper requirements not only help in understanding and delivering better user needs but also help build the pathway to improved solutions.
Conversation design (also called voice design, voice user interface (VUI) design, or conversation user interface design (CUI)) is building experiences where a user interacts with an Artificial Intelligence (AI) agent to complete tasks.
Mental health in the workplace continues to be stigmatized and people often feel like they will come across as weak and attention-seeking if they discuss their emotional health in the workplace.
There’s good reason why story points are a bit of a conundrum for many people. For one thing, the scrum guide mentions estimation, but gives no reference to story points and how they…
Over the last few years a new element has gained traction in the world of digital development: the ‘Design System’. “A Design System is a collection of reusable…
It was December 2018 when I was talking with my coworker and future teammate Saeed Alam about his past experience at Capital One’s Digital for Good (formally Gift the Code).
In this post, I’m going to talk about some of the best ways to get your configurations to your Angular app. Just note, this isn’t a post about Angular framework level configurations…
Design Ethics – perhaps the biggest buzzword tearing its way through the Design community. For good reason, as it underpins how we [should] think about products and services…
“Let’s increase the participation and leadership of all women in tech.” It’s a pretty straightforward statement, and it’s only one layer of #movethedial’s mission to move the…
Last week our CTO Ashish Patel had the honour of hosting the Digital Transformation event as part of the American Marketing Association’s Legendary Leadership series.
In the context of Elevate Festival 2019, the meaning of moonshot took many forms. It was the idea of shooting for the moon – addressing colossal problems in the world, proposing bold solutions, and harnessing breakthrough technology.
Challenges of Integrated UX Conversations like “Hey, have you used this new app? It’s amazing!” are quite common these days. Every day we are using various applications spanning across different platforms. User experience design (UX) is revamping the application with an aim to ensure customer
Modernizing legacy systems is a hot topic. Businesses are gravitating towards modernization as a possible investment to their systems, especially as they’re struggling with legacy platforms. The benefits of modernization are often viewed through one of two lenses: operational improvement or competitive differentiation. Let’s further
Large enterprise organizations have multiple business-critical applications. Their IT teams and budgets are typically tied up maintaining these legacy systems, and as a result, the resources remaining to innovate or modernize are often very limited.
Digital transformation. It’s the buzzword that’s on the mind of every technology professional as companies across all industries look to modernize their tech habits, because in this increasingly digitized world, every company is a tech company.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the latest technology integrating it into the business, but the without incorporating a human element into digital transformation, the process will fall short.
Join us on September 19th, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm ET, for a panel discussion on the pursuit of true enterprise innovation with Greg Dubejsky (Director of Corporate Engagement at MaRS Discovery District), Andrew Grubb (Head of Innovation at Mercer), and Mark Reisler (Senior Strategist at Architech).
On July 19th at 1PM, join Jan Scholz (Senior Data Scientist) and Molly Puddister (Senior Interaction Designer) as they explore the intersection of data and design.
We asked our team to rank the top 5 contributions Canada has made to the tech or medical community.
Together, data and design enable our team to work with our clients to build better products for their end-users.
Responsive Design is outdated. Adaptive Design is labour intensive. Is there a better solution?
While technology is driving a lot of the change, the role of designers (service designers, interaction designers, etc.) will become even more crucial in terms of solving real-world problems and addressing underlying human needs.
With the number of connected devices around the world forecasted to reach 50 billion in 2020, businesses without the intention to implement IoT will be at a significant loss. The world of IoT is vast, and it’s easy to become lost in which data sources to focus on and how to ensure that you have the right strategy for your business. Architech’s two week proof of concept (POC) will help you understand how IoT works with your business, and create a custom solution.