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Building a Website that Works for Your Users: Part I

User Flow and Calls to Action

August 26, 2015

Without a good plan or forethought, a website can easily devolve into a mess of jumbled pages. When visitors arrive at disorganized websites, if it is not clear where they should go they usually leave after browsing a few pages. Which is why the MTC team has decided to put together a 3-part blog series on important areas to focus on while designing your new website or app.

Vision to Reality: The Importance of Contractor-Client Communication

August 20, 2015

At MTC we believe that our client experience is the most important interaction that we have on a daily basis. When developing websites and applications, we continually strive for a remarkable client experience. We are fortunate enough to have had such successful interactions that one of our clients eventually transitioned into an equally successful employee. Being that he has had the opportunity to have the unique perspective of both an MTC client and employee, we asked him to detail the process of what it is like to be a client of ours.

The Quantified Self

Building a Better You Through Data

August 13, 2015

Big Data has become an increasingly trendy topic, from fitness bands that test heart rate and steps taken to stress apps that help maintain a "zen" mindset. With all of these excess apps now becoming popular - which ones can provide the right data for you?

The (new) Anatomy of an Online Store

August 03, 2015

The evolution of internet marketing and branding have come a long way over the last 20 years. From data overload to simple, streamlined interfaces, the successful behemoths have evolved right along with it. However, former industry powerhouses, like Yahoo.com have been floundering to maintain prominence. Is it too late for these lagging companies, or can a few adjustments help them regain much needed market share?

Preventing the Summertime Slump

setting your team up for success through vacation season

July 27, 2015

Most people view summertime as the perfect opportunity to take time off from work and decompress. Whether you are jet setting down to the Caribbean for a tropical weekend, or your sights are set for a camping weekend in Maine, there is probably one person who will be less than exuberant about your travels . . .  your Project Manager.

UX and UI - there's a difference?!

July 21, 2015

Two acronyms have gained prominence with the rise of technology and designing for devices - UX and UI. So what are UX and UI? Given how these two terms are used interchangeably in almost every job posting and LinkedIn profile, it can come as a surprise that they are not the same thing. . . . . .

Designing with Data in Mind

Tricks to designing beautiful interfaces built to display large amounts of data

July 14, 2015

Data is the driving force behind any mobile or web application. But how do you create beautiful, functional user interfaces that present a large range of data? At MTC we work with a number of healthcare and retail companies, two industries in which enormous amounts of data are collected, so this question is one we must answer often. Unfortunately, there is no single answer for designing the perfect interface for big data, but there are a number of things to consider when designing interfaces to handle such a wide range of information.

MTC Selected as 2015 MITX Awards Finalist

Vocoli Ideation Software Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

April 22, 2015

Massachusetts Technology Corporation (MTC) is proud to announce its idea and suggestion platform, Vocoli, has been selected as a finalist for the 19th Annual MITX Awards in the Best Work Productivity Technology category. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX), the awards recognize excellence in concepts and creations in marketing and technology produced or developed in New England.

MTC Named Among Best Boston Developers.

March 12, 2015

It is a proud moment here at Massachusetts Technology Corporation. Last week we were named one of the top web design firms in the Boston area by the independent research firm Clutch.

The Friday Five: Happy Nurse Appreciation Week

May 09, 2014

From a printer that can print out your makeup to a patch that senses and distributes medicine when patients need it, this Friday Five is jam packed with cool things that went on this week.

The Friday Five: App Updates and Innovation

May 2nd, 2014

May 02, 2014

This week’s Friday five is all about innovation, bringing a new twist to what we know and love. Read on to learn about some of this week’s coolest updates and great inventions.

The Friday Five: A Mayor's AMA and GPS Shoes

April 25, 2014

If you could ask your Mayor anything- what would it be? See what Boston residents asked Marty Walsh and learn about the potential end of Google + in this week's Friday Five.

The Friday Five: A Marathon Tribute and Yelp for Doctors

April 18, 2014

Right in time for easter, we pay tribute to Google's greatest Easter eggs, uncover an app that's "Yelp for Medicine" and showcase beautiful pictures of Boston Marathon survivors. See some of the latest tech news and stand #BostonStrong in this weeks Friday Five.

The Boston Marathon [INFOGRAPHIC]

A history of the longest running marathon in the world

April 15, 2014

In honor of the anniversary of last year's marathon we decided to take a look at history of the Boston Marathon and what makes it so special to the people of Boston.

The Friday Five: Heartbleed and Noisy Tweeters

April 11, 2014

This was a pretty big week in technology. Heartbleed came to surface, the Webby awards were announced and social media platforms were abuzz like usual. Here are the articles that we found most interesting this week.

 
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