Prototyping Solutions for the SF School District
18 July 2018
Throughout 2018, we have been working with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to provide parents, faculty, students and staff a cohesive digital experience, providing relevant and updated information in a seamless and timely manner. SFUSD is the seventh largest school district in California, educating over 57,000 students every year….
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…
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…
Announcement: Exygy is bringing Mister Machine onto our SF Team!
1 June 2015
Today I’m excited to announce a new milestone in growth for Exygy: bringing another Bay Area agency onto our full time staff. Mister Machine is coming under the Exygy umbrella. I’m tickled pink to have the whole Mister Machine team join us here at Exygy, starting full time today. Michael and Jesse, the principals of Mister…
Harnessing Agile and Lean Design for Impact: Introduction
25 May 2015
Note: This is the first post in a series covering how the principles of Agile and Lean can benefit mission-driven organizations, and how Exygy applies them in practice. A Sad Story Here’s a story that’s all too familiar: a non-profit approaches a design agency with a concept for a…