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Bears, Boarding Passes, Boring Logos…

"What We’re Talking About" is a blog series featuring the articles, websites, topics, and trends that the Forum One team has been chatting about. Another long-form piece came to our attention this week from National Geographic, giving users “A Bear’s-Eye View of Yellowstone.” The single page feature follows the… Read More

Good Data Visualization Practice: Tile Grid Maps

As I consider data visualization practices, I would be remiss not to include ways to display map data, as it is clearly a prevalent data visualization case. To that end, in this latest in my series of reviews of good data visualization practices, I consider an increasingly-popular mapping approach: tile… Read More

Designing for Millennials, Designers Coding, Harriet Tubman…

"What We’re Talking About" is a blog series featuring the articles, websites, topics, and trends that the Forum One team has been chatting about. Millennials…that precious audience that so many of our clients are trying to reach. This week we read a report by Kate Meyer with research results… Read More

Designing for the Olympics, Messy Interfaces, Prototyping Tools…

"What We’re Talking About" is a blog series featuring the articles, websites, topics, and trends that the Forum One team has been chatting about. The 2016 Summer Olympics Games are right around the corner. Designing the look and feel for the Olympics is a massive undertaking that takes years, so… Read More

Longform, Accessibility, Virtual Reality…

"What We’re Talking About" is a weekly blog series featuring the articles, websites, topics, and trends that the Forum One team has been chatting about around the office. Fresh on the heels of our presentation “Should I Longform?” at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, we took a look at… Read More

See You at DrupalCon NOLA!

For all you Drupalist enthusiasts out there, we hope you are as excited as us at Forum One to be heading down to New Orleans for DrupalCon 2016, from 9-13 May. Les bons temps vont surement rouler! The Forum One team will be there in full force, and we’re… Read More

Building a Data-Intensive Mobile Application

The amfAR COPs/ROPs Database is a database application containing a great deal of information about the way PEPFAR allocates funding to its partners through a variety of implementing agencies. It’s a major boon to transparency in AIDS funding, since users can break data down based on a number of… Read More

PSI Launches Dynamic New Career Portal

We are sending joyous high-fives to our friends at Population Services International (PSI) on their recent launch of a new careers section at PSI.org. As part of an internal revitalization of their employer positioning, PSI came to us for help in demonstrating the dynamism of… Read More

Adding Socrata to Your Drupal Game Plan

If you’re reading our blog, you’re probably already aware that some of the most important and sophisticated websites are built with Drupal. See whitehouse.gov, commerce.gov, brunomars.com. You’re probably also familiar with Socrata, the open data provider for federal, state, and local governments. The Socrata platform provides access, cost-savings, and data-driven… Read More

Should I Longform? Flowchart

Our theme for the trip? Longform content! While we’re very excited about how nonprofits and other brands are leveraging highly designed, long, narrative content, we’ve been around the block a few times. We know this stuff can go crooked quickly when considerations are rushed over. Longform Content: A Cautionary Tale… Read More

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