Meet AJ Robertson

March 24, 2015 by Justin Huskey

We’re very excited to introduce our newest team member, AJ Robertson!

AJ joins us as a Design Engineer, and will work closely with the design team to turn designs into fully functioning apps and websites. With great attention to detail and a natural eye for quality, he’ll make an excellent addition to our growing team of front-end engineers.

Outside of work AJ enjoys spending his time over in Portland; whether it’s finding a new coffee shop with his wife, connecting with the larger Ruby community...

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Case Study: ChildrenNow Scorecard (part 2 of 2)

March 5, 2015 by Ryan Linton

By now you’re familiar with the problems our design team faced going into the ChildrenNow Scorecard project and the solutions they came up with. If not, please check out part one.

As a development team we faced a different set of challenges. ChildrenNow maintains Scorecard indicator data in a set of Excel spreadsheets (xlsx files). We could have built a Rails application with an administration panel and required them to maintain the data there, but that seemed like overkill. The data is only updated...

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Case Study: ChildrenNow Scorecard (part 1 of 2)

February 2, 2015 by Justin Huskey

Not too long ago we were given the opportunity to work with the team over at ChildrenNow. For those unfamiliar with the name, ChildrenNow is a non-profit from California that works with leaders on creating a better social and educational environment for children. We met them through our mutual friends at Addis, who were working with them already to create a new direction for this unique organization on the web. ClearSight’s role in this story was to design and develop a specific section of this...

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