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Twenty Years of Mobile Technology

Apple ushered in the era of mobile devices with the Newton. Looking back over the past twenty years, we've come a long way.

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DXY Does Natural Language Processing & Bots

The more a machine learns, the more effectively it can mimic cognitive functions and behaviors as well as provide a stronger user experience.

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This is a Good Problem-Solving Story

In the 1950s, Henry Kremer issued a challenge: design a human-powered aircraft. Many tried and failed because they were solving the wrong problem.

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Designing for the Internet of Things

Developing a connected device for the Internet of Things poses challenges, requiring a balanced, multidisciplinary approach to the design process.

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Digital Wayfinding and iBeacons

Digital wayfinding helps people navigate through internal spaces; it's a powerful technology.

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Mobile Apps and the Triple Bottom Line

Knowing about your "Triple Bottom Line" is more than a catch phrase, it directly relates to the overall performance of your business.

Posted by Andrew Borgia on January 29, 2011

Working Through Bottlenecks

DXY applied design thinking techniques to break through a bottleneck, to define what success of the project looked like for the client's departments involved in the project.

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Disrupting Unsexy Industries

As the organizer of TechPint and the client services guy here at DXY, I'm fortunate to hear a wide breadth of stories relating to business and technology in Northeast Ohio.

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How to Vet a Vendor

Daniel Young, the Founder and CEO of DXY, was interviewed by an online tech blog regarding the vetting of IT vendors.

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Keeping Your Inventory Under Control

Inventory shrinkage is an expensive problem. Good mobile apps dramatically reduce inventory shrinkage and other forms of inventory losses.

Posted by Andrew Borgia on March 21, 2011

What is the Purpose of Wireframes?

A series of principles that the DXY team takes in account during the design process, and a bit of guidance on how to keep on track during the hectic ideation phase.

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Budgeting is a Challenge

Learn about the myriad of components to consider when budgeting for a mobile app.

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FinanceFox Receives $28 Million Series

Congratulations to the Swiss InsureTec Startup Finance Fox. The young company that we supported in building a user friendly interface just founded 28 million US Dollar.

Posted by Anja Wiest on October 20, 2016

DXY is a 2012 Weatherhead 100 Winner

DXY earns a top spot among startups in Northeast Ohio for 2012 by winning the Weatherhead 100 award from CWRU.

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DXY Wins 2013 Weatherhead 100

DXY has been honored with a Weatherhead 100 award for the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio.

Posted by Andrew Borgia on December 05, 2013

DXYDOES: The Responsibility to Create

DXYDOES is a series of events that will focus on creations that enrich our business, social, and creative lives. Our first installment will feature speaker Ian Charnas of Thinkbox.

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Using Technology at Conferences

A well-planned conference app provides a higher level of engagement, adding considerable value to both exhibitors and attendees.

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Designing a Sense of Community

During a retreat in Barcelona with a group of mobile technology professionals, a discussion ensued on how mobile technology can facilitate a greater sense of community.

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Designing a Good App

Mobile app users don't download software based on functions, they use software because it solves a real-world problem.

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Budgeting for App Development

"In general, how much does an app cost?" That's like asking a builder, "in general, how much does an office building cost?" The answer depends on what you need to accomplish.

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DXY - What is the purpose of Mood Boards?

In the field of the Visual & Interaction Design, Mood Boards show a collection of pictures, interfaces, devices and content related to the target audience we want to address.

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Managing Expensive Assets

Businesses with hard assets need to keep close tabs on their location and condition. Mobile apps and the Internet of Things will have a powerful impact on how your business manages its assets.

Posted by Ashley Gan on January 21, 2015

DXY goes to Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon

You can meet us in Lisbon at Europes largest Web and Tec Conference from November 6th till November 10th.

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DXY on the 2015 Weatherhead 100

DXY has been named as one of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio by the Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.

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A Leadership Change for DXY

It is the start of a new era for DXY Solutions: Doug Hardman takes over as Interim CEO and Matthew Bolden joins as our new Business Development Director.

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Sustainability and Mobility Coexist

DXY links mobile tech with sustainability by recognizing that it reduces waste and improves efficiency.

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About Revenue Models

How are you going to make money with your app idea? Before you start, think first about your revenue model.

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Managing Change in a Project

Change is to be expected in complex projects. Having a robust change management process differentiates projects that succeed and those that don't; a point of pride for DXY.

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