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Make Tech Research More Fun (and Effective!) with a Little Design Thinking
How engineers at Upstatement design & facilitate workshop activities You’ve probably seen the aftermath of a design workshop — Sharpies and Post Its everywhere, walls covered in confetti colored paper. If you walk around the Upstatement studio,…
Why Google Docs was the right CMS for doctors treating COVID-19 patients
When presented with some of the most important content of our careers, we found ourselves going back to basics with the most pared down CMS of all.
What makes a good website redesign RFP?
We all love to hate requests for proposals – whether we write them or receive them. But many companies still use RFPs, so let's make them work.
Election graphics 2020: Land (still) doesn’t vote
News graphics continue to misrepresent the electoral college based on a state's landmass. It's not just misleading, it's inaccurate — but there's a better way.
How long should your website last?
Your website is an investment. But what lifespan are we operating on? How to think of investing in your site over different time periods and for different reasons.
Design systems: The ultimate brand and style guides for higher ed
A design system is your brand in action. They help big systems not only stay on brand, but also provide the underlying technical infrastructure to ensure accessibility compliance and performance at scale.
Making Zoom more human
Four new models for virtual spaces and how they could be truly immersive experiences.
How to create trust with careful branding and content choices
Public distrust in technology is growing at the same pace as our reliance on it. We at Upstatement think there is a way to use and design technology for the greater good while maintaining user trust.