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Mobile, Metrics & Mayhem

Mobile analytics from vince baskerville Due to changes in my schedule, I unfortunately couldn’t stay for the entire conference, however I still enjoyed the few sessions I was able to attend at Internet Summit 2012 at Raleigh, NC and had a blast during my mini-workshop session. The abstract This is my deck for the mini-workshop on Mobile Analytics for Internet[…]

Semantics, LESS, and Sarcasm

(no direct audio… feed is from camera) I recently gave a presentation on LESS at a local (Atlanta, GA) HTML5 meetup to ~120 or so people from the area. Wesley Hales does an amazing job as the main Organizer of the group, and also has graciously recorded the event for others to watch later. The[…]

Rethinking your Mobile First strategy

Exactly what is “mobile first”? It is a term and strategy that Luke Wroblewski coined which in a nutshell is about using the mobile web as a constraint to think about desktop web design and development decisions. Now, when I say re-think your mobile first strategy I’m not saying that the above ‘mobile first’ is[…]

Build half a product

Regardless if you believe in the whole Lean Startup idea or not, I think it’s just great business advice for understanding that you should always build upon a solid foundation. You want to be really leery of falling into the trap of building “everything but the kitchen sink” type of approaches. Building upon a solid[…]

Why is your Minimal Viable Product (MVP) really just a PoS?

With all of the available buzzwords surrounding startup  enthusiasts, one of the top phrases is MVP: Minimal Viable Product. Although I do believe in the concept, it has gotten so popular that people are quick to use it without genuinely understanding it. With no fault to Eric Reis, as he’s clearly explained the idea of[…]

Cloud Out Loud Podcast via Engine Yard

[ Posted originally @ http://www.engineyard.com/podcast/s01e44-vince-baskerville ] I was given the honor for being apart of the Cloud Out Loud podcast seriers from Engine Yard. For a bit under 20 minutes Chris Tosswill and I discussed what TripLingo is and what I do there, why I love mobile development, my longstanding passion for data driven design, and[…]

Designing great UX via Appcelerator Titanium @ CodeStrong 2011

Slidedeck: http://www.slideshare.net/vince.baskerville/uxd-codestrong Above is the video of my presentation and slidedeck for the Appcelerator CodeStrong event this year. This presentation will give an overview of some of the many accepted methods of creating a great User Experience on mobile devices. While developing an application for a mobile device, we recognize many of the ‘physical’ differences,[…]