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Frank Sinatra was renowned, among other things, for his ability to nail a recording in one take. The problem with making something look easy is that people start to believe it’s easy. The team at Shockoe spends a lot of time singing in the shower (and reading, training, and talking) to make it look easy in our own way.

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The Design System: The Hero Your Brand Needs

  The Case for Design Systems Maybe you want to build a design system. Maybe you don’t. Maybe you have no idea what one is. Regardless of where you’re at on the scale, you need one.Does your life depend on it? Well, no probably not. But does the success of your product or brand...

Why We’re Rebranding: a Letter from Our CEO

Hello from the world of Shockoe! As some of you might have noticed over the last few days, Shockoe is sporting a brand new logo. It's an exciting era for our company — our steady growth has brought new clients, new teammates, and pushed us into our larger...

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A Mobile Workforce: What Customers Want

Preface with a confession Full disclosure: I am not a developer nor a designer — I've been in business ops for most of my professional career. That said, I’ll give myself a dose of credit: I've been in tech for years, start-ups and well-established alike....

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5 Mobile Experience Design Trends to Try Now

With new technology being rolled out regularly, we designers have a fantastic opportunity to use new tools and methods to improve the products we create for mobile experiences. This is our time to marry content, personalization, voice interactions,...

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GDPR and How Mobile Should Prepare

It’s not just the EU that needs to worry — GDPR will affect developers at a global level The European Union GDPR, set to take effect on May 25th of 2018 will have a larger impact than the assumed immediacy of the European Union. What this means for mobile...

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Google Flutter goes Beta at #MWC18

What is Flutter?    According to Google, Flutter is a mobile UI framework for creating high-quality native interfaces for iOS and Android. As a Google Partner and a company that has focused on building cross-platform mobile solutions for individuals and...

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SQL vs NoSQL, the ultimate database match

In the blue corner, SQL stands with an arched back and titanium walker. In the red corner, NoSQL maintains steady movement and a toddler’s impatience. Created in the early 1970s, SQL was the unrivaled choice for applications both large and small that were...

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