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Everyone’s a Contributor: Knowing What’s Possible in Product Design

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 9.25.2023

Learning to code doesn’t come with the knowledge of what to code. Coding is a tool, and a (possible) means to an end — just like design, prototyping, devops, data visualization,…

Congratulations, You’re a Technology Company Now

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 10.31.2022

Assuming you’re like most startups out there, money is a finite resource. If you’re dipping a toe into the software product waters (or cannonball-ing right in), those limited funds seem…

What Can Fields Like Epidemiology Teach Us About Building Ethical Social Applications?

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 11.20.2020

What does going viral mean to you? Popularity? Successful promotion of some piece of content? To epidemiologists — or, really, just about any human person in the midst of this…

A Bad Design System Is Worse Than No Design System

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 5.30.2023

Design systems. There’s no shortage of articles out there detailing the what, how, and why. I’ll skip a retread in favor of some observations, now that we’re a few years…

The Software Cure-All: Finding Internal Pain Points to Automate Away

Nick Walsh An Article By Nick Walsh // 2.11.2020

We’re wired as consultants to be fixers, much to the dismay of our friends and family whose venting sessions quickly become unsolicited suggestion parades. Universally, that unsolicited part renders the…