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Meaningful meetings: management meets and tech alignment

A blog about meetings and their structure might seem like the least appealing piece of writing you’ve seen all day… But these two meeting formats will help project managers bridge the gap between business and tech.

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Justin

Client Service Manager

17 Aug  ·  7 min read

Responsive design workflow in Sketch

Scattered layouts and inconsistencies: responsive design can be a pain. To ease it, we're working on an effortless, automated workflow – and we’ve already got the first plugin ready.

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Kjelle

Experience designer

6 Jul  ·  4 min read

WWDC 2017 feature mini-demos: NFC

We wrap up our tests of the best iOS 11 features announced at WWDC. In this post, we try out the long-awaited NFC capabilities.

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Jelte

Native applications Developer

29 Jun  ·  4 min read

WWDC 2017 feature mini-demos: PDFKit

We continue testing the best iOS 11 features that were announced at WWDC! In this post, we dive into PDFKit.

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Dries

Native applications developer

20 Jun  ·  3 min read

WWDC 2017 feature mini-demos: Guest WiFi access

This week, we're playing around with a number of iOS 11 features that were announced at WWDC! Today: the new guest WiFi module.

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Yannick

Native applications developer

15 Jun  ·  2 min read

WWDC 2017 feature mini-demos: Drag and Drop

This week, we're playing around with a number of iOS 11 features that were announced at WWDC! First up: drag and drop between apps.

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Jens

Native applications developer

13 Jun  ·  2 min read

Design like a developer with Anima App and spacings

Ever struggled with dynamic spacings in Sketch? We've got a workaround, using Anima App and our own plugin!

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Michiel

Experience designer

3 Jun  ·  4 min read

Prototyping with Framer: our take on the v90 update

It’s not a secret that we like Framer for rapid prototyping! We’ve written about the tool before, and we’re quite intrigued by its latest big update…

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Kjelle

Experience designer

3 Jun  ·  3 min read

Our product testing workflow

Quality is an important company value, and we’ve been working hard to improve our processes. And because we see testing as one of the biggest quality drivers, we’d like to walk you through our flow!

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Ivica

Tester

24 May  ·  12 min read

Adapting SCRUM: how we organise our development tracks

At November Five, we always want to make sure we are able to ship our products as qualitatively and efficiently as possible. In this post, we show you how we manage our development.

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Bruno

Director client operations

17 May  ·  9 min read

Our designers' thoughts on prototyping tools

Our designers compare two leading prototyping tools: Framer and Origami Studio.

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Kjelle

Experience designer

24 Nov  ·  7 min read

You make us Q: designing the Q mobile app

We've written about our collaborations with Belgian media company Medialaan before, when writing about the VTM app we built. This time, we'll be talking about another one of Medialaan's brands: Q.

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Justin

Client Service Manager

10 Nov  ·  7 min read

Let me see that 'thon: our very first Hackathon!

What happens when you let four groups of our team members loose around the office for a weekend? Apparently, hacking magic! Take a look at the results from our first ever Hackathon.

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Nick

Co-CTO & Founder

3 Nov  ·  6 min read

Structural design: creating a website’s design language

A large telco client asked us to completely reconstruct their website – without delivering the actual product yet. A great opportunity to highlight the importance of building a coherent design system!

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Kjelle

Experience designer

20 Jul  ·  5 min read

Pass the Dutch

Our office family contains a couple different nationalities, and while we’re all fluent in tech talk, we recently offered three of them an intensive crash course in Dutch. Curious about how that went? Let’s dive into it...

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Veronique

Talent manager

1 Jul  ·  5 min read

How consumer trends enrich your products

You might think that consumer research is boring… We’re here to prove you wrong! This post shows you how to use consumer trends to create products that add value.

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Nikki

Team lead - Strategy & service design

10 Jun  ·  7 min read

Video revamp: redesigning the VTM application

The VTM app is one of our prize ponies. This year, we crossed a major threshold together: our one millionth download! Time to lean back and bask in our glory? Hell no! So today we present: the complete makeover.

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Justin

Client Service Manager

26 May  ·  12 min read

8 tips for user interviews that will improve your digital products

We're always working to make our processes user-centered! This week, we share our best advice for getting valuable feedback from user interviews.

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Yasmine

Strategy & service designer

13 May  ·  8 min read

An energetic project: building a self-service platform for Ferranti

Software firm Ferranti knocked on our door to help them expand their business model and build a new module for their flagship product.

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Marc

PM

22 Apr  ·  5 min read

Our designers' thoughts on Sketch 3.7

Our design team walks you through the changes and improvements in the latest Sketch release.

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Jens

Experience designer

14 Apr  ·  11 min read

A very Android afternoon

All of our teams care about sharing knowledge, so Team Android got together for an educational afternoon.

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Arne

Team lead - Android

8 Apr  ·  4 min read

What is love? Spotify's Valentine Matchmaker finds out

Music as the spark for a romantic match: it’s certainly not a bad idea.

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Justin

Client Service Manager

18 Mar  ·  4 min read

Out with the old: selecting the right CRM

As any larger company can tell you, a well-oiled CRM system can be a tremendous improvement to an organisation. But when the system is flawed, it can cause a lot of mayhem and frustration for everyone involved.

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Masood

Strategy & service designer

1 Mar  ·  8 min read

Game of Watches: Designing for WatchOS and Android Wear

Love them or hate them, smartwatches and wearables are here to stay. Our designers compare the big players’ platforms: the big battle of WatchOS versus Android Wear.

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Noémie

Research & content designer

29 Feb  ·  9 min read

What to do with HTTP/2

While we like our shiny gadgets and tricks here, we also keep an eye on the basics that power our digital business.

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Stijn

Director web development

21 Feb  ·  6 min read

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