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What does GDPR mean in the United States?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was created by the European Union (EU) in order to empower users to have more control over their personal data online. This regulation created data protection rules for all companies operating in the EU, protecting all EU residents. So what does this mean for US based companies? More than […]

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Oomph Pleased to Sponsor and Present at 2018 New England Drupal Camp

Since its inception in 2014, Oomph has supported the New England Drupal Camp as the lead sponsor. This is an important part of our overall contribution to the global Drupal community and we will continue in this capacity in 2018. This year the New England Drupal Camp will be held on November 16th and 17th […]

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What is GDPR? A “relatively” simple explanation

There is a lot of information out there regarding GDPR compliance. There is even more information out there in “reports” for you to pay for and download. Many of those reports discuss an idealistic view of GDPR compliance that is not attainable for all websites. Say you manage a website for a small nonprofit focused […]

Information Architecture

Oomph to host DESIGNxRI Event September 20th

This year’s DesignWeekRI is coming up, September 13 through the 21st, happening all over Rhode Island. While DesignWeekRI offers a Hall of Fame event and some great speakers, what we are excited most about are the Eat & Speak events that can take you all over the state to studios and offices in the design […]

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A11y, Chatbots, and AI, Oh My! User-Centered Design Trends for 2018

The world of UX and UI has been rapidly expanding in 2017 and is ready to continue to grow beyond our expectations. These yearly look-backs peppered with predictions for the future are getting harder and harder to write because of the sheer pace of change in the industry. The products that help designers design and […]

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Simple Strategies for Creating a Killer IA

What is Website Information Architecture (IA)? Simply put, it’s the practice of deciding how to arrange the parts of something (in this case, content on a website or blog) so users can understand where they are, what they are looking at, and how to get where they want to go. And whether or not it’s […]