insights

Possibilities Unlocked

Continuous learning unlocks endless possibilities

Education never ends

Aviturians are determined to find new possibilities at every turn and recognize challenges as opportunities for growth. We believe learning is a continuous journey and that education has no end point. Join us on this journey; explore our insights to see what we’ve learned and what we’re continuing to discover.

Get the latest Aviturian insights sent straight to your inbox.

Blog Feature

November 24, 2021

Design Systems Definition: What They Are and Why They Matter

UX  |  User Experience  |  User Interface

Welcome to Create Impact, a new series from Aviture focused on the topics that inspire our engineers to innovate. In each article, an Aviture team member will take you on a deep dive into a subject they’re passionate about, showing you the thinking behind cutting-edge engineering advances, the latest UX trends, development theories, and other unique topics that enable Aviturians to embrace the Art of the Possible for our clients.   In this post, Frontend Engineer Chris Kollars explores design systems and their importance to creating a cohesive user experience. He explains how to define design systems, how they differ from and interact with component libraries and style guides, and why they are crucial for unifying your team around brand-based best practices and experiences.

Read this post

Blog Feature

November 17, 2021

How to Define Sentiment Analysis and Apply It to Your Organization

artificial intelligence  |  machine learning  |  sentiment analysis

What’s the best way to know how people really feel about your business, product, or service?   Sales are certainly one metric. If your sales increase, that’s a sign that people appreciate what you’ve put in the market. But this metric is imperfect, as it could also suggest that you have a product or service that’s so valuable, people are willing to overlook minor or even major inconveniences.

Read this post

Blog Feature

November 10, 2021

The Best Business Dashboards: Examples to Inspire from Different Industries

Data engineering  |  analytics software  |  business analysis  |  business dashboard  |  data strategy  |  system integrations

We’ve written at length about the power of strategic system integrations, especially when effectively visualized in a client or business dashboard. After all, what business leader isn’t looking for some version of a single source of actionable insights to improve their operations?

Read this post

Blog Feature

November 03, 2021

Gamification Defined: How to Use Play to Boost Profits and Win Customers

UX  |  User Interface  |  gamification

We’re long past the point where gaming is considered a niche culture.   According to the Entertainment Software Association, over 226 million people in the United States played video games of some kind in 2020. That’s more than two thirds of the entire population of the country. Some of these might be the prototypical hardcore gamer playing online via a console or PC, while others take a few minutes per day to indulge in a free-to-play mobile game on their phones.   Is it any wonder, then, that aspects of gaming have seeped into so many other areas of life?

Read this post

Blog Feature

October 27, 2021

Understanding the UX and UI Difference to Get the Best Results

UX  |  User Experience  |  User Interface

Welcome to Create Impact, a new series from Aviture focused on the topics that inspire our engineers to innovate. In each article, an Aviture team member will take you on a deep dive into a subject they’re passionate about, showing you the thinking behind cutting-edge engineering advances, the latest UX trends, development theories, and other unique topics that enable Aviturians to embrace the Art of the Possible for our clients.   In this post, Director of Customer Experience DJ Jahn explores the differences between UX and UI, common misconceptions about each, and how incorporating user-centric strategic and design practices into every step of the process can provide an exceptional product that wows the end user.

Read this post

Blog Feature

October 20, 2021

Cloud vs. Hybrid: What’s the Right Setup for You?

Cloud & Hybrid  |  Cloud Migration  |  Cloud infrastructure

When it comes to data integral to your business and software, you basically have three storage options to choose from:

Read this post

Blog Feature

October 13, 2021

System Integration Questionnaire: How to Know When It's Time to Integrate

Data engineering  |  data strategy  |  system integrations

It’s a well-known, deeply felt fact for every company: technology silos impact your operational efficiency.

Read this post

Blog Feature

October 06, 2021

How to Do a Usability Test

UX  |  User Experience

You’ve got a brand new product, app, or update coming in the near future. Your engineering team is ready to fire on all cylinders to bring it to the masses. The time is now.   But hold on for just a moment. How sure are you that people will use your product or service the way you intend?   Assumptions are the enemy of technology. They can lead engineers, departments, and entire companies down the wrong fork in the road, wasting time and resources and delaying innovation.   This is precisely where usability testing comes in.

Read this post