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mLevel Runs Agile With a 5-Day Design Sprint

“We’re gonna build and test a realistic prototype in five days.” This is the mantra of the design sprint, a fast and collaborative design process first brought to life by Google Ventures. They claim you can solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days… sounds great, right? The product team at mLevel …

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Congratulations to the finalists of the 2016 Moxie Awards!

Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article 14 winners. 7,000 nominations. Five years running. One night. New venue. And a caliber of innovation that — quite simply — can’t be so cleanly computed. Built In Chicago’s Moxie Awards are back, and this year we’re celebrating Chicago’s cream-of-the-crop digital technology companies like never before. Chicago’s tech scene …

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Bring Learning to a Global Audience in Multiple Languages

Today, more than ever, businesses are operating on global levels… with leadership and resources spread across the world, new challenges are often introduced. One of the challenges mLevel is aiming to solve is providing a game-based training solution that works for global teams. How do you keep your employees up to speed on the latest …

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mLevel 2.0 is nearly here!

If you haven’t heard, mLevel 2.0 is planned for release in the next couple of months. With our second major release comes some exciting functionality as well as a completely new look. Our ongoing mission is to increase employee engagement in learning objectives AND improve learning and retention of your most important information – the …

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mLevel Collaborates with Microsoft on eLearning apps for Windows 8 at TM Forum Management World 2013

We have been working hard at mLevel to develop game-based enterprise learning apps that engage employees and impact business results. We are thrilled to team up with Microsoft to provide the mLevel eLearning apps to attendees of the TM Forum Management World 2013 Conference and Expo in Nice, France next week. Here’s a snippet from …

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Design Considerations When Building Cross Platform Applications: Security

The final part of my series on Design Considerations When Building Cross Platform Applications has finally come with one of the most critical components that’s commonly underestimated and/or ignored until the end of the software development lifecycle (SDLC): security. In fact, a common misperception of application security is skewed to either the server or application …

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Design Considerations When Building Cross Platform Applications: Data Architecture

Since I started this blog series a couple months back, the landscape in mobile applications has changed quite a bit, but the design considerations remain constant with regards to data.  In this post, my fourth of the series on Design Considerations When Building Cross Platform Applications, I will focus on the many faces of data …

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Please, keep the abstractions to a minimum.

I’m lucky enough to be one of the developers at SuperConnect working on a greenfield software project.  For me brand new projects are one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences a software developer can endure. New projects always introduce a pressure to “get something working.” With this pressure it is very easy to introduce decisions that can …

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