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October 22, 2020

Why User Experience Is Important: 4 Ways a Great User Experience Grew These Businesses

Air Force  |  Technology  |  UX  |  carson  |  decison logic  |  guardian

Designing a great user experience is more than just updating your website or application's user interface — it encompasses everything your users interact with. In addition, every dollar invested in UX results in a return of $100 — generating an ROI of 9,900%.   In a world where customer-centric companies are 60% more profitable, it pays (literally) to prioritize UX.   Understanding why user experience is important will have a positive impact on your business — the same as it did for these four companies. 

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October 01, 2020

How a New Client-Facing App Won Carson Group a $63 Million Client

Application  |  Aviture  |  Scaling  |  Technology  |  UX

With a younger generation quickly entering the financial market alongside older generations, it is becoming more and more important that a financial institution can capture clients from both demographics. Systems need to be updated to remain appealing to current design standards, but they also cannot alienate any one client group either. As new technology is introduced across the industry, the bottom line keeps getting pushed. If your business cannot adapt, it can seriously damage a competitive edge.

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September 10, 2020

As Cloud-Computing Continues to Grow, What Can That Mean for Your Business? (Chart)

Cloud infrastructure  |  Scaling in the Cloud  |  Technology

While the cloud industry continues to mature, it is becoming more accessible to businesses in every industry - as well as more necessary. When the world was hit with the pandemic earlier this year, changes were needed to almost every business sector with how data was accessed. Cloud solutions were paramount to making those changes happen quickly and effectively and will continue to be essential into the future.  

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July 08, 2020

Aim High: A Mobile App Revolutionizing the Air Force's Recruiting Process

Air Force  |  Application  |  Aviture  |  News  |  Technology

Aviture is excited to announce the release of the brand-new Aim High Air Force recruiting app! The app is a “sister app” to AirForce.com designed to draw in non-traditional recruits while expanding non-traditional networking around candidates and recruits. The Aim High app opens communication channels using rich “social-like” content to communicate with families and friends of recruits in ways that create a positive network, leading to recruiting success and career retention.

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June 10, 2019

GUARDIAN Team Wins 2019 USGIF Military Achievement Award

Awards  |  News  |  Technology  |  geoint  |  guardian  |  innovation

Aviture is excited to announce that the GUARDIAN project, built on the AWS GovCloud in partnership with the Texas Air National Guard, has won the 2019 USGIF Military Achievement Award. The GUARDIAN Team includes Texas Air National Guardsmen Maj. Alexander Goldberg, Maj. Curtis Wilson, Maj. Michael McDermott, and Maj. Travis Williams.

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September 14, 2018

Observables in Action: 3D Object Reconstruction

Technology

We recently had a project that included several unique and interesting technical problems to solve. One of those problems involved 3D scanning an object in order to create an in-memory representation of the surface of that object.

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April 19, 2018

Advanced Redux Form Pattern: Derived (but Editable) Fields

React  |  Redux  |  Technology  |  UX  |  forms

Let’s face it, forms can be extremely complicated. There are all sorts of issues you run into with forms to provide a nice user experience. That’s why it’s really handy to have a library to help you out. If using React/Redux, Redux Forms is a great library to help you manage that form state in your Store. Having Redux Forms work with the store also opens up the possibility to customize behavior via your own reducers. This will let you take advantage of all the built-in functionality of the library but also handle your potentially complicating scenarios. I’m going to show you how to leverage this concept to build a specialized form that reflects a requirement we had for a project, a derived but editable field.

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April 11, 2018

Implementing Gherkin, Cucumber and Protractor: A beginner's guide

Technology  |  automated acceptance test  |  automated testing  |  cucumber  |  gherkin  |  protractor

This is a follow up to my previous post Automated Testing and ATDD with Gherkin, Cucumber and Protractor: Getting Started where I discussed the path taken on my first project using BDD and how manual testing time and the # of bugs generated were both significantly reduced. With this post we'll be setting up a project to run automated acceptance tests with Cucumber and Protractor using human readable acceptance criteria written in Gherkin. Our feature tests will be hitting the ToDo MVC AngularJS example site.

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