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4 min read

John Chlopek

John Chlopek
Principal, Business Solutions Practice

Highlanders present in front of a whiteboard filled with colorful post-it notes

9 min read

Getting Started with Design Thinking

6 Design Thinking Mindsets & Practices for Beginners

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

5 min read

Curtis Blackwell

Curtis Blackwell
Manager, Digital Product Delivery

Gif showing CSS App.js tab

5 min read

How to Debug React Native Apps Using Expo and VSCode

A step-by-step process for debugging in React Native

Brad Zasada

Brad Zasada
Senior Application Developer

highland blog: adventures in vertical monitor-ing

6 min read

Adventures in Vertical Monitor-ing

Shifting Perspective on My Most-Used Sites and Applications

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

5 min read

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

A person standing at an elevated peak, looking down at a winding road between lush trees.

7 min read

6 Tips to Help You Identify JTBD Over a Long Period of Time

How to keep JTBD lean when addressing complex questions

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

A Highlander stands at a wall, reviewing Journey Map stickies.

13 min read

Getting Started with Journey Mapping

A Comprehensive Primer to Creating Your First Journey Map in Just Three Weeks

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

A small goat wearing a t-shirt on a leash.

4 min read

How to authenticate users in a new Laravel app with a legacy database

I initially thought there was more to this, but my team realized we could remove a bunch of unnecessary code from our spike.

Curtis Blackwell

Curtis Blackwell
Manager, Digital Product Delivery

40 Generations of Conway's Game of Life, represented as rows of shapes made up of small blue dots

5 min read

Cellular Automata in JavaScript

Conway’s Game of Life, as Built on a Saturday Morning

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President