Interview with Grant Kinney
21 October 2016
Recently, Jesse James, a Designer and Front End Developer at Exygy, interviewed Grant Kinney, a Software Engineer at Exygy, as part of the Exygy team member interview series. Let’s talks about your early years and background. Starting all the way back? Hehe. I guess you could say I grew up in…
3 ways to build Civic Tech solutions that succeed
11 October 2016
Civic technology — technology that improves the public good — is a growing space with plenty of room to learn. I was recently invited to speak at three conferences in Europe in the civic technology space, so while reflecting on my personal journey over the past five years in this space, I…
3 Projects, 3 Takeaways: My Summer Internship at Exygy
3 October 2016
This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to be Exygy’s first design intern. As a wrap up of my time there, I was asked to write a brief post about my thoughts on working at Exygy. Throughout the process I ended up working on 3 client centered projects, as well…
Proud to be a B Corp!
27 September 2016
Exygy has been a registered B Corporation since 2010, and we are excited to have been re-certified in 2016 with our highest score yet! Every two years, we undergo a rigorous third party certification created by B Lab to assess our impact on our community, employees, customers, and the environment….
Here’s how to build empathy and test your product with users: Human-centered design with the White House’s Opportunity Project
18 August 2016
Earlier this week, Exygy took to the airwaves to broadcast a live intro to human-centered design training for the White House’s Opportunity Project. Here are some things we covered: How to build empathy for the user through needs finding approaches, particularly user interviews, empathy maps and journey maps. How to test…