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  • Join us for World Information Architecture Day 2017

    World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) is an annual one-day conference focused on fostering a community of practice, learning and teaching of information architecture. The conference was started with support from the Information Architecture Institute and has grown consistently in number of attendees and locations ...

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  • Giving Your Product a Personality with Voice and Tone

    Take a moment and think about a piece of software you use and rely on every day. Maybe even pull it up in another tab or on your phone. Now, imagine what the interface would look like if there weren’t any words in it. For example, we use Gmail here at The Nerdery, and Google is one of the most successful software com...

  • Three Criteria that Every Useful IoT Product Needs to Meet — Podcast

    Incredible technology design isn’t always good enough. If a business is creating a product, they have to be accountable to the user. There really are no sales that are strictly B2B anymore. Even if you’re selling a proposition to another business, that business will then put it in the hands of users. If people don’t u...

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  • Nerdery Core Values: Solve Problems Pragmatically

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  • Nerdery Core Values: Integrity in all Circumstances

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  • Nerdery Core Values: Constantly Push Boundaries

    We ferociously reject the concept of “can’t,” and constantly push the barriers that are set in front of us. We don’t give up on technical problems or business challenges. We’re un-stumpable by choice, because we choose to have the fortitude and tenacity to continue with little regard to the odds. We persevere when others have given up and we take pride in our ability to never let a problem get the...

  • Nerdery Core Values: Win By Empowering People

    We believe 100 percent of our success comes from the people on our team and their passionate engagement in their work. We believe in letting people succeed or fail by letting them try — we give them our trust and then stand behind their decisions. There is nothing as powerful in business or life as a person who is engaged in a mission and empowered to see it through.

  • Nerdery Core Values: Be Humble

    We believe we will always have new challenges to tackle, and in all cases, the best ideas should be the ones that win regardless of the source. We are self aware and seek to transcend our weaknesses with the strengths of other people. We carry ourselves with quiet confidence and let the world develop its sense of us through our actions.

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  • This Is the QA Podcast: Episode 08

    Welcome to Episode 08 of This Is the QA Podcast. The Nerdery’s quality assurance podcast is written, produced and recorded by our acclaimed quality assurance team each month. Need to catch up on our past episodes? Listen here. In this month’s QA API segment, we’ll examine HBO’s Westworld and the importance of QA in p...

  • Assessing Your Data at the Start of a Digital Transformation

    Here’s an astonishing fact from IBM: 90 percent of all data on Earth was created in the last two years. With more and more connected devices coming online, we expect that percentage will only increase. Why do we bring this up when talking about digital transformations? Because as the sheer amount of data in the world ...

  • Using Machine Learning to Improve Customer Personalization

    “Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the web like deer on a freeway,” says tech author Geoffrey Moore. Many companies have effective data collection procedures, but few maximize their data with state-of-the-art analytical tools. Let’s walk through how machine learning can be us...

  • Welcome to the Web Challenge, Phoenix

    It’s my pleasure today to report from CO+HOOTS, The Nerdery’s co-working space in Phoenix, that The Nerdery Foundation’s inaugural Overnight Website Challenge in Phoenix is underway. So, happy inauguration day, Phoenix. For 24 hours, I’m enjoying the collaborative company of these teams and their designated nonprofits...

  • Introducing Nerd Therapy Minneapolis

    Ever had a project go over budget? Been on a timeline crunch? Built a product with too many features? Are you trying to figure out what Internet of Things means for your business? We’re excited to announce our new monthly event focused on helping you through these common project challenges and more: Nerd Therapy. Our...

  • Profiles in Nerdery: Josh Anderson

    Every month we feature one of our Nerds and have them share a little bit about themselves and what they love to do both inside and outside of The Nerdery. Today we’re highlighting Josh Anderson, Principal Software Engineer (Front-End) at our Minneapolis office.How long have you worked at The Nerdery? Six years Area o...

  • New Practices in Digital Strategy

    Implementing a new piece of software once looked like this: Drive to the computer storeBuy shrink-wrapped softwareDrive back to the officeInstall software................Realize ROI Those days are over, unless your target market is unreasonably excited to own the print materials for Civilization VI. Software...

  • 2016: A Brief Year in Review

    2016 gets a bad rap but we’re pretty proud of some of the things we accomplished in the past year. Excuse us while we #humblebrag for a moment. In 2016, we: Made the Inc. 5000 and Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Fast 50 lists for the ninth year in a rowLaunched a new brand identity and websitePromoted Tom O’Nei...

  • This Is the QA Podcast: Episode 07

    Welcome to Episode 07 of This Is the QA Podcast. The Nerdery’s quality assurance podcast is written, produced and recorded by our acclaimed quality assurance team each month. Need to catch up on our past episodes? Listen here. In this month’s episode, we’ll examine the relationship between developers and QA engineers...

  • Strategic Partner or Development Resource: What Does Your Project Need?

    Building a new digital experience for your customers is a daunting challenge. For businesses looking outside their organization, the task can feel more difficult. Finding the right people to work with depends on understanding which type of partner will best fit your business needs and project. A development resource ...

  • Toys for Tots; Blue for Bucklin

    Our annual Toys for Tots drive is in enduring memory of The Nerdery’s founding President Luke Bucklin and his three sons. In October 2010, Luke’s plane went missing while returning from a family trip in Wyoming. During the weeklong search through the mountains, Noah Bucklin’s hopeful classmates at his school wore Noah...

  • Responsible Storage of Sensitive Data

    You’ve heard about it hundreds of times: So-and-so got hacked! Thousands of users’ data has been stolen! These events point to an alarming trend: The internet is under siege. Hackers are relentless and it seems that sooner or later they’ll break through whatever defenses are used to keep them out. If that happens to ...

  • 2016 Nerd Holiday Gift Guide

    Having trouble coming up with gift ideas for that special nerd in your life? Or, is your answer, “I don’t really need anything” when someone asks for your holiday wishlist? We’re here to help you blur the lines between “want” and “need” with our annual Nerdery Holiday Gift Guide. Each year we ask our Nerds to share w...

  • Short-Term Profit vs. Long-Term Growth — Podcast

    Innovation is the food that helps your company grow. The problem is, innovation is also one of those nebulous concepts that’s kind of hard to pin down and doesn’t have a map handy to help figure out how to find it. One path that more and more companies are taking each day is researching how to make the...

  • 4 Key Perspectives That Shape a Digital Experience

    Modern consumers expect you to deliver perfect digital experiences in more ways than ever. They connect with you on tablets, smartphones and watches; through mobile apps, web apps and desktop browsers. For consumers, a digital experience is a smooth interaction or solving a problem in a mobile moment. For creators of ...

  • Building Trust Through Business Analysis

    Trust is the most important aspect of any relationship and a business-to-business relationship isn’t any different. But how do you build trust? I use the verb “build” because if you have the materials, you can create something that starts out small and continues to grow as you add more materials and perform the labor....

  • Industrial Manufacturing, the New Frontier of IoT - Podcast

    The industrial space is the new frontier of IoT— for real. While IoT has been around in this industry for a very long time, the sector is lagging in understanding exactly what IoT can do to turn its products into services. To find out the many places where industrial IoT is headed and the many places you can jump aboa...

  • This Is the QA Podcast: Episode 06

    Welcome to Episode 06 of This Is the QA Podcast. Our team of Quality Assurance professionals has scanned the latest and greatest in the world of QA to bring you this monthly podcast.  In this month's episode, we'll discuss job hunting as a QA Engineer in our QA API section. In QA News, we'll discuss a report about B...

  • VeeR Pong: Working and Playing in Virtual Reality

    Writing about playing beer pong in virtual reality doesn’t do justice to the actual experience, but I’ll try. I hope you can try it for yourself, either here at The Nerdery or at one of VeeR Pong’s many tour stops – next stop, DX Summit in Chicago. Our version of this game can be played without beer and ping-pong bal...

  • Extra Life Nerds & The Children’s Miracle Network

    For the fourth year in a row, the members of Extra Life Nerds will be gaming in a 24-hour marathon, raising thousands of dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network. 65,000 Ways to Help It’s hard to believe that playing games for an entire day has raised more than $65,000 for sick and injured children, but that’s j...

  • Nerds build Extra Life dashboard to further mission to help kids

    Since 2012, The Nerdery’s Extra Life team, Extra Life Nerds, has raised money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as part of a 24-hour gaming marathon. This year, the tradition continues on November 5, and this time, our Nerds brought a gift for every team participating.  Keeping Track of Donations ...

  • Core Values Week, 2016

    We commemorated The Nerdery’s core values throughout last week with daily messages from our leadership team shared with our Nerds, and now excerpts shared with you: Monday, “Integrity In All Circumstances,” VP of Software Development Chris Locher “I’ve reached middle age. I have served my country, raised chi...

  • Four Ways To Make A Business Impact With BIG Data

    “I have all this ‘big data,’ but how can it improve my business?” If you find yourself asking that question, know that you’re not the only one. Big data was fairly easy to ignore when it seemed to only exist in the hands of giant businesses with millions of customers. Then the Internet and the mobile revolution democ...

  • Prototyping Your MVP: Reducing Risk in Product Development

    People are messy, fickle and resistant to change. This combination makes developing new products really hard. It’s tough to figure out what people will allow to disrupt their lives long enough for them to find the product truly valuable. Fortunately, when developing software products there’s an excellent strategy avai...

  • Workspace Design and Co-Development Partnerships

    In many industries – especially in the technology and creative realm – workspace design and environments are becoming recurring topics of discussion. Research and case studies continually support the argument that productivity, output and overall happiness increases when employees enjoy the physical space in which the...

  • QA: Here There (Need Not) Be Dragons

    We’ve heard it so many times that it’s become cliche: “things went smoothly until we hit QA.” I’ve heard it from designers, from developers, from clients, from project managers and even from Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers. To hear it told, entering the quality assurance phase of the development lifecycle is akin to ...

  • Building a Budget to Build Your Digital Product

    Senior Software Project Manager It’s that time of year again; days are getting a little shorter, the nights are a little cooler, and your boss has been barricaded in his or her office for a full week. Sure, you officially started 2017 planning in June like you’re supposed to, but that was t...

  • This Is the QA Podcast: Episode 05

    Welcome to Episode 05 of This Is the QA podcast. Our team of Quality Assurance professionals has scanned the latest and greatest in the world of QA to bring you this monthly podcast.  This month, we’ll take a look at Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper’s QA connection, and an initiative to employ autistic adults as softwa...

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  • 4 Essential Components of IoT

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a pretty big deal, something you’d love to a) know more about and b) get in on. In this podcast, co-host Ben Dolmar, Mobile Technology Manager at The Nerdery, interviewed Peggy Emerson from Intel about just that. Emerson belongs to a sales group within Intel focusing on industrial appl...

  • Creating a Comprehensive Measurement Plan

    In order to measure the effectiveness of a digital experience we must plan and execute our measurements in ways that answer a series of questions: Why do we measure?When do we measure?How do we measure?What do we measure? Why do we measure? An important part of any digital experience is iden...

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The Nerdery

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  • Nerdery Foundation Puts Web Challenge On Hold Until 2017

    After careful consideration, The Nerdery Foundation is postponing its intended Oct. 15-16 Twin Cities Overnight Website Challenge, likely moving the 24-hour community service event back into its usual timeline of late-winter/early spring. To all volunteers and nonprofits who’ve applied, thanks for your interest, passi...

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