Crisp is a messaging platform that we've adopted at SMILE to interact with our clients. Though we're using it primarily for our SMILE support communications at the moment, we're hoping to branch out and explore how it can help us with broader client outreach going forward.
It could also be that your designs feel dated, in which case you need to refresh your design sense to create some fresh interfaces. Most user interface projects tend to be chaotic from the onset, which is usually due to…
We recently wrote about our chosen design system - UXPin. One of the reasons we chose UXPin is its prototyping power. In this article, we'll take a look at how prototyping has evolved and the value it now brings to our educational clients.
Ask yourself this question. How important is your homepage? In the age of search engines, smart search, SEO etc, how many people actually land on your homepage and use it as a way to find out the information they are looking for?
Communication between a computer and humans have always been unnatural - typing to get a response isn't the most intuitive method of conveying commands/instructions as opposed to the ease of using voice. The introduction of speech recognition technology aims to bridge the gap of communication - where computers can make sense of certain phrases and sentences.
Content is the stuff that websites are made of. And with the sheer amount of content migration that can come along with a website redesign, a plan is needed to help smooth the process. Nowhere is this more true than in the education sector.
At SMILE, we use GatherContent to manage our own website's copy and media content. We have learned that the ability to easily arrange and view our content in this way has highlighted how this system can be further used as a powerful tool to identify or improve site map and menu architecture. Here, we share some of our key learnings.
I am a marketing communications consultant (Thread & Fable) who works with companies like SMILE on digital projects. In this article, I run through why marketers should pay attention to what systems their tech team are using and why it can make a difference to the project process and ultimately the cost.
Since 2014 SMILE have been working with the University of Birmingham, a Russell Group institution, on delivering their online event platform. The platform’s longevity is a testament to its success. In its first iteration, the platform began life as a…