Blog Category: Technology

18 Data Analytics Tools You Need to Improve Your Skills in 2021

If you trade stocks, distribute and sell products, or develop marketing strategies, you likely understand the power of data. Today’s data shapes nearly every decision we make and can determine a company’s path to success. We swim in data (2.5 quintillion bytes are created daily, according to some estimates), and we are constantly developing faster…

What is UX Design? Differences Between UX and UI Design

Though they fall under the same umbrella in web design, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) are two terms that are frequently used interchangeably despite their different purposes and definitions. For aspiring designers, understanding these distinctions are key in establishing general web development knowledge, honing applicable skills, and breaking into the UX/UI design field. …

What Is a Coding Bootcamp? (A Comprehensive Guide for 2021)

A coding bootcamp is a concentrated course that teaches essential skills and provides real-world training for people seeking jobs in computer and information technology fields. Coding bootcamps condense the time and expense required to pursue a traditional college degree by focusing on the hard skills that employers desire. As a result, bootcamps can provide an…

Partner Spotlight: TEKsystems Is Fostering the Next Wave Of IT Stars

TEKsystems is one of the largest staffing and recruiting companies in the U.S. With over 100 offices located around the world, the firm places candidates with companies who are seeking to fill IT positions.  Nicole Risinger has been with TEKsystems for four years, and is currently a recruiter for its digital and creative services team.…

What is UX Research?

At a high level, user experience (UX) refers to the experiences, feelings, and perceptions that one has when interacting with a company’s products, services, and engagement channels (e.g., website, kiosk, customer service). UX encompasses usability, design, marketing, accessibility, performance, comfort, utility, and other related dynamics. UX research refers to the process of studying and understanding…