Project 11 and the tech behind it

Here at DevelopmentNow, we are dedicated to exploring new technology and the many innovative ways to incorporate it with existing technologies to solve creative problems. When we aren’t doing that […]

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Written By Ben Kauffman

DevelopmentNow Innovation Scorecard

What it does The tool produces an innovation score percentage. It attempts to quantify the innovation of your idea beyond a simple ROI. This is helpful if you don’t know […]

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Written By Ryan Brown

8 Tips For Running a Simple Sprint Retro

A few weeks ago, we kicked off a new Android project when the discussion came up regarding the ceremonies we wanted to hold, and how much time we wanted to […]

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Written By Ryan Brown

Meet Our Newest Velocity Engineers

Each quarter, between two and four promising junior engineers from the Portland tech community are selected for Velocity, a five week incubator program designed to help accelerate their careers. Velocity participants […]

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Written By Alex Kipling

Not Your Average Tech Meetup

There is no shortage of tech meet ups here in Portland, and we’ve been to quite a few; but none quite like this. This past Tuesday a group of us […]

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Written By Ashley Zagst

The Story of Bright Pot

Who among us hasn’t killed a houseplant or two? Or maybe 10? With the memory of a recently deceased office fern fresh in our minds, the DevNow FedEx team conceived […]

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Written By The Bright Pot Team

First Steps with Android Accessibility and Talkback

Part 1: Turn it on and focus! Does this warning about a missing contentDescription sum up the extent of your awareness of accessibility on Android? That’s OK. That was me […]

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Written By Daryl Seaver