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Video, Conference, Chat & Collaboration Tools Roundup

Video, Conference, Chat & Collaboration Tools Roundup

Updated July 29, 2020. See this twitter thread for details. Yes, there are alternatives to Zoom I often joke that people spend the first few minutes of any online meeting discussing usability oddities of the collaboration tool itself. There are many solutions out...

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Survey & Form Builder Tools Roundup

Survey & Form Builder Tools Roundup

Updated August 5, 2020. See this twitter thread for details. Sometimes people will ask me about survey tools, or I'll see a solution that I want to keep an eye on. Therefore, I've created this list of survey and form building tools that I will keep updated. Most of...

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Buoymoji Rainbow is Third in Series of iMessage Stickers

Buoymoji Rainbow is Third in Series of iMessage Stickers

Buoymoji Rainbow is our 3rd release of Stickers for Apple iMessage on iOS. It's available now on the Apple App Store. This latest addition to our buoy themed emoji series includes whimsical buoys turned maritime emoji characters, with rainbow stripes and a blue-tinted...

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A Roundup of Product Management & Development Project Tools

A Roundup of Product Management & Development Project Tools

Updated July 10, 2020. See this twitter thread for details. There are a variety of tools available to help product teams manage the process of conceiving, defining, planning, executing, and delivering products in an and agile manner. What works for your team will have...

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Code-centric Design Tools on the Rise?

Code-centric Design Tools on the Rise?

Coded components will finally become the source of truth in UI design In 2018, I wrote about an emerging trend of tools that mingle visual design and code in ways that are notably different from typical "screen design" tools for drawing pictures of screens and...

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