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CEO Sheryle Gillihan Acquires CauseLabs
Sheryle Gillihan, CauseLabs’ CEO, is pleased to announce her acquisition of the company. The will continue to use technology as a force for good by providing strategy, design and custom web development.
B Champions Retreat Reflection
Last week in New Orleans with fellow Certified B Corporations was energizing and enlightening. We learned a lot about New Orleans and the history of the people that shaped this city, its culture, its food and its societal norms. It made us think about our own cities and our position in creating future socio-economic norms.
Migrating, Updating & Securing a Local Museum’s Website
One evening in late May I got a phone call from our friends at the museum. It’s always alarming to load your website and realize you’ve been hacked. Regardless of the size or nature of the breach, you feel vulnerable.
CauseLabs Honored as Best For Workers
Today, CauseLabs was recognized for creating the most positive impact for their workers based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured on B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at bthechange.com/bestfortheworld.
WordPress 5.0 and What You Need to Know
This Spring/Summer, WordPress is introducing a new way of managing content in the 5.0 launch. The enhanced content editor, which they have named Gutenberg, will become the foundation for customizing and building websites on WordPress.
The Power of Clickable Prototypes
A clickable prototype links multiple screens together via hotspots that are interacted with via click or tap. The result is a testable, easy-to-update solution to a design problem that users can experience.
Advanced REST API Design
In our previous post, we covered the basics of designing a REST API: defining endpoints, using HTTP verbs and performing common read-write operations on data. In this chapter, we’re going to introduce some advanced use and edge cases you may want to consider in order to give your REST API a sound and long-lasting design.
What you need to know about REST.
If you are a developer and you’ve worked in any modern web application, I’m sure this term rings a bell for you. REST stands for Representational State Transfer. If you’re already familiar with the basics, hop over to our look at Advanced REST API design. If you’re in need of an intro, lets dive in and you’ll see why this architectural style has become a de-facto industry standard for back-end APIs.
5 Considerations for Designing a Learning Management System
If you’re the leader of an organization that offers a curriculum-based program to build young minds, you may be looking to take your impact further by leveraging some type of learning management system. As you may have already discovered, it’s no easy feat.
Analogous Learning and the Path to Staying Curious
When I was 6 years old, I started taking swim lessons. It was at the swimming complex at the University of Tennessee, where I remember watching the diving team practice from the 10 meter platform in complete, terrified awe. Lucky for me, I started with blowing bubbles in the shallow end. Slowly, we progressed to a swimming stroke: the doggy paddle. Did you hear that right? The doggy paddle. The instructor was teaching us how to swim like a dog.
3 Ways to Bring Your Whole Self to Work
Our team at CauseLabs believes that bringing our whole selves to work is crucial to both growing our culture, and creating the most innovative products for our partners. We have found that having a culture rooted in authenticity and vulnerability is key to being able to bring our whole selves to work. This kind of culture can be difficult to create, but we’ve found a few tricks to make it easier.
Wrap Up + Getting to Pilot
Remember, when we first started, we were refining a problem, onboarding your team, and setting up tools in preparation for Week 1. Now, we’ll do the reverse: reflecting on the problem, off-boarding the team, and thinking about how the tools worked. The ultimate goal is to better understand what it all means as we move past Week 4.