whiteboard presentation Takeaways from Breaking Development Conference 

December 30, 2013

This past October, I was fortunate enough to attend the Breaking Development conference in Nashville, Tennessee. It focuses on emerging techniques for doing web development and design for the wide array of devices people use today.


BoundariesofBlog Boundaries of The Blog: Where does casual, socially, serialized content begin and end? 

November 20, 2013

How many features have to go away before a blog is not a blog? 

Tools & Tips

opening a file How To Make Your Sitecore Data Templates Look Like Folders 

October 25, 2013

One of Sitecore’s many virtues are its configurable UI. Some of these configurations are just minor improvements, but doing these goes a long way to creating a pleasant content management experience for users.


Frustration of slow loading When Slow Loads For Some Users Make For Slow Loads For All Users 

October 1, 2013

Every once in a while, a server performance situation comes along that can still surprise me. I just recently ran into one of these.


gameOfThrones-illustration Your Site is Westeros. Your Users Are Pawns in a Game of Thrones 

September 13, 2013

We have found that certain TV shows contain user personas instructive to—or at the least entertaining us during—our work as information architects.  If a TV show is a website, then its characters are the site’s users. 


Coveo-binoculars O, Canada! O, Coveo! 

June 10, 2013

I recently had the opportunity to head to the Québec City headquarters of one of our partners, Coveo, for some training on their product. Here are some highlights.


conversionPrimer What Is Your Site Really About? A Conversion Primer 

June 10, 2013

A writer friend recently asked me for advice on sprucing up her personal website. In advance of our lunch date, I gave her a homework assignment: Who are your top three desired visitors? What do you want them to be able to do on your site?


BBJ2013 TBG Garners BBJ Book of List Recognition 

March 27, 2013

TBG has consistently ranked among the top Web design, IT consultant and software development firms in the Baltimore area since it came on the web scene in 1991.