Open Positions

New Opportunity: Design Lead

September 13, 2018

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

We want to add a Design Lead to our team. A Design Lead brings value and leadership throughout the organization and will be expected to serve in the following areas: How will we know this person is successful? Looking back 18 months, these are the things that we would say the person in the role...


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Open Positions

New Opportunity: Managing Director, Life Sciences

August 14, 2018

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

If the description below excites you, we’d like to talk with you about joining our team. —– Your ability to lead our Life Sciences team to re-invent employee and customer experiences will drive exciting, measurable results for our clients. You will have the freedom to design a strategic go-to-market program that will impact the Life...


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Mobile App Development

Arguing native vs. web? Try user vs. developer instead

February 22, 2018

  • Nelson Taruc Nelson Taruc

Recently, Aaron Gustafson posted an article detailing the pros and cons of native apps vs. web apps. It’s a question we frequently get at Lextech: Which approach is better, and why? While it was smart and well written, about halfway through Gustafson’s article I realized that we’re asking the wrong question, to the wrong people....


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Lextech News

Lextech receives TINYaward for most “wins” in Computer & Technology Software

January 16, 2018

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

We are so excited to share Lextech has been awarded the 2017 TINYaward for Most Wins in the Computer and Technology Software industry! Using TinyPulse, we send weekly surveys to our team to measure employee happiness and gather feedback. In these surveys, our team identifies opportunities to make Lextech a better place to work. Feedback...


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Business Strategy

Rise of the App Ecosystem (Part 2)

November 2, 2017

  • Nelson Taruc Nelson Taruc

In a previous article, our design team explored an emerging problem facing many companies trying to build a truly mobile workforce: An overload of apps results in a disjointed user experience, which leaves many employees frustrated with the company-given tools that were supposed to make their lives easier. Fortunately, there is a solution: More companies...


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Business Strategy

Rise of the App Ecosystem (Part 1)

October 24, 2017

  • Nelson Taruc Nelson Taruc

A fellow designer and I were sitting in a restaurant last December, listening to a user clearly frustrated about the apps on his tablet. “It’s just overwhelming,” he explained, as he swiped through page after page of apps required by his company to do his job. “I can’t even log into some of these apps...


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Platforms & APIs

HoloLens is here!

May 23, 2017

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

I had demoed a HoloLens previously while at the //build conference last year, but I hadn’t gotten the opportunity to really tinker with it. You can imagine my excitement then, when the Development Edition HoloLens arrived at the office. So what is a HoloLens? It’s a mixed reality headset combined with power of a computer, no...


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Mobile App Development

Ding Dong! The IoT Doorbell

July 13, 2016

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

Internetting the Things I was looking for a reason to experiment with the Internet of Things. We happened to have a few Raspberry Pi 2’s around the office, and our office has a nice reception area but no doorbell. So why not build a connected doorbell using Windows 10 IoT running on a Raspberry Pi? Installing...


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AppMinute

I, for one, welcome our new bot overlords

June 20, 2016

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

Here come the bots! One of the more interesting announcements from the recent Microsoft //build conference, was the introduction of the Bot Framework. Demoed during the keynote, was a Domino’s Pizza Bot that allowed the speaker to order a pizza, using natural language, from on stage. Seemed pretty neat, so I decided then, that I...


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Tech News

5 Killer App Combos for the iPad Pro

December 3, 2015

  • Alex Bratton

I’ve been working from my new iPad Pro since launch day and I’m impressed with things I wasn’t expecting. The larger screen is a joy to use for a number of apps like MindNode (mind mapping) and Mail. I was surprised by the power and productivity of split-screen multitasking on the iPad Pro. Split-Screen Productivity...


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