Posts on the topic of UX

Nov 16 2017

How Abstract Helped the Bluespark Team Increase Productivity by 30%

Collaborating with design teams regardless of being a remote employee has always been a challenge when it comes to workflow, file management and team collaboration.

As designers we all have our own workflows and have cobbled together solutions to try and alleviate the age old problem of overwriting each other’s files while still having the flexibility to explore ideas independently.

Apr 4 2017

Bluespark Heads to DrupalCon Baltimore

Since 2009 (Bluespark founding) we’ve been using Drupal and attending DrupalCons. This year, about half of the Bluespark team will be at DrupalCon Baltimore. And we’re proud to support the event — and community — as silver sponsors.

Mar 21 2017

Libraries, Design, and Innovation: "Designing for Digital" Brings it All Together

Since 2015, Designing for Digital has brought librarians, academics, designers, developers, strategists, and innovators together in Austin, Texas, to share and collaborate.

Bluespark has attended the conference the previous two years but this is the first year members of our team are presenting. 

(This is also the first year our President and Founder Michael Tucker, is calling himself an official resident of Austin. He just moved there!)

Feb 13 2017

Ensuring a Seamless Checkout Process

The most important measure of an ecommerce site is its sales. If people put items into their shopping cart, go through checkout, and pay, that's a success. If they abandon the cart without buying, something has gone wrong. Not only is that a missed sale, it could be a potential customer who was too frustrated to come back again.

May 3 2016

The Art of Sketching before Wireframing. OK, it’s not really Art!

The Bluespark Design Process - PART 1


So you’ve got a great idea. Spent months thinking about it. Sold the idea to internally key stakeholders. Grabbed the attention of the right people, organized a team and managed to get funding. You’ve selected your agency and have gone through a discovery process and are ready to design out the idea. Now what?

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