We are excited to announce that Oomph and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association have been selected to present at the premier Drupal conference in the United States, DrupalCon, in April 2017. J. Hogue, Oomph’s Director of Design and User Experience, and John Eckroth, the Director of Digital Communications at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, will discuss the strategies that drove key UX & Design decisions for the new BCBS.com website. This case study will look at how a large healthcare organization with widespread content owners benefitted from a flexible component-based design system combined with the power of the Drupal content management system.
Every digital project is unique—goals, stakeholders, priorities and budget can vary drastically. It’s this very fluctuation that makes project management so interesting. Despite the differences, there are some basic project management truths that we follow here at Oomph. While they’re not etched in stone (who has the time or strength?), they are important tenets that we uphold with both our clients and our project teams.
Build tools and task runners were invented to prevent human error and make your life easier. They can bring you workflow nirvana, or cost you countless hours of aggravation and misery. Which tool is the best fit for you and your project? The current climate mostly talks about two build tools, Brunch and Gulp. Both of these tools are great, but there’s definitely pros and cons for each.
UX will continue to advance rapidly in 2017. The question is, in what ways? I’ve spent some time thinking about the UX trends I noticed happening with our client work over the past year, and I began to draw some conclusions about how those trends will evolve (or not) in 2017. From moving beyond mobile […]
Dashing out to find the perfect gifts for the designer or developer in your life? Our engineering team reveals some of the products they are loving right now. Snapnator The magnetic power connector is back, and it’s a snap. Meet Snapnator, the MagSafe-style adapter designed to attach to any laptop or device that has a […]
At Oomph, one of our core values is personal. It’s a value that defines not only how we work with our clients, but also how we approach design and development. Brandon Herford, our new UX Engineer, comes from both an engineering and a fine arts education where, among other things, he studied how to make […]
If you’re working in an industry that handles information relating to health care, there’s a good chance your organization has strict security practices and your next website refresh won’t be as simple as discovery-design-build-ship. There are going to be a lot of checkpoints along the way relating to security and governance—all designed to protect patients […]