For the past decade or so, location sharing has been a hot topic of discussion. I remember when I first saw Snapchat maps, I was shocked at the ability to easily see my friend's locations on the map. I freaked out when I realized my location was automatically turned on, and my first instinct was to go on private mode as soon as possible. Other people, on the other hand, could … [Read more...] about Is location sharing now the norm?
As someone who works in higher education, I am constantly looking at cycles. My primary scope of work is Temple University's undergraduate enrollment cycle, where I work closely with members of my team to recruit and retain new students. While the waterfall method still exists in certain projects, I have observed that the majority of the work that we do follows an agile … [Read more...] about Agile and higher ed
Over the past two years, I've used my fair share of project management systems. At my first job out of college I used Asana, which I found super user-friendly and easy to keep track of my projects. I loved how I could color coordinate tasks, make separate lists for myself, and label tasks based on my needs. I never realized the importance of a project management system until I … [Read more...] about Introducing a new project management system
When it comes to UX and UI, something that boggles my mind is how often this component gets ignored. The first week of the semester, we collectively took a look at Zara's website and went over how poor the user experience is in many ways. As it stands, Zara's website makes it almost impossible for the user to seamlessly navigate between categories and the menu configuration is … [Read more...] about When UI gets ignored
In my original blog post, I wrote about Heineken's publicity stunt in the metaverse and how the brand launched a virtual beer to bring the community together. After reading about this publicity stunt, I decided to dive a little deeper into the metaverse and what means for us. Currently, we are watching the metaverse blow up, and consumers are absorbing information in ways we've … [Read more...] about Are you ready for the metaverse?