We're still working four-day weeks

October 28, 2014 by Jamon Holmgren

For the last three years, I've set our "summer hours" to Monday-Thursday from June to end of August. It's been very popular with my employees. The Pacific Northwest is known for rain (Portland, Seattle) but the summers are incredibly gorgeous, and this gives everyone a chance to enjoy the summer more fully. The reality, of course, is that we still need to make money to pay the bills. We're a small team (11 of us now) and we live and die by our billable hours/weeks. And I wasn't about to reduce...

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The Top 5 Reasons We Love InVision

September 11, 2014 by Justin Huskey

At ClearSight we’ve been using InVision to collaborate, review, and present design concepts. The reason we’re big fans of InVision is because of its ability to streamline the design process. We use it for everything ranging from inspiration folders, collecting feedback, to even using it as a guide for developers. While there are tons of features that aren’t covered on this list, here are the top five reasons we consider InVision to be essential to our design process.

1. InVision makes things easier...

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How to Get a True Estimate

July 1, 2014 by Mike Waszazak

What's it gonna cost?

No one like surprises when it comes to money. “What’s it gonna cost?” is the first question I’m going to ask my mechanic when he tells me I need a new transmission. This isn’t a whole lot different than the startup that asks us to build an Android app. But as other industry leaders have noted estimating the effort and cost of custom development is a guessing game. Worse, it’s a game in which either we or our clients lose big, and that doesn’t sit well with us.

For smaller projects...

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