26 Feb

New User Experiences

Ready for new User Experience reality?

No matter how rich the information on your website, it's of little value if it isn't delivered with great user experiences. To compound this issue, maintaining consistently high standards is as challenging as ever;

05 Feb

Microsoft Acquires Sunrise

The latest Microsoft acquisition supports their new more open approach

So Microsoft is acquiring Sunrise for over $100 Milliion – another front end acquisition! Some of Microsoft's recent acquisitions really demonstrate how the organization is positioning itself as more device agnostic.

29 Jan

Developers in 2015

What's new for developers in 2015?

The beginning of a new year signals the start of a new release cycle for software vendors. So I thought I'd give my personal view of what I'm looking forward to and hoping to see this year.

22 Jan

UX and Emotional Design

UX and Emotional Design: Why they are not mutually exclusive

We are steadily inundated with creative UX presences, whether it be the bright new kiosk placed in front of our local grocery store, the Hallmark card section beautifully displayed inside it

15 Jan

You don't need a SharePoint Intranet

You don't need a SharePoint Intranet

Let's get real and be honest, the people in your workforce who really get things done, commonly referred to as Information Workers, are not asking IT to provide them with SharePoint or Office 365.

07 Jan

ConocoPhillips award-winning Intranet

BrightStarr wins Nielsen Norman Best Intranet Design Award 2015

The user-experience research firm Nielsen Norman Group has just announced the winners of their Best Intranet Design Annual Award for 2015. Among the winners is BrightStarr and ConocoPhillips.

18 Dec

Christmas Seminar

Christmas Roundup - What's hot for enterprise in 2015?

In 2014 we have seen some huge changes in the enterprise technology space, and here at BrightStarr we have really enjoyed being able to share these changes with our clients, partners and friends through all the events over the course of the year.

11 Dec

Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid Cloud – Best of Both Worlds?

Hybrid cloud infrastructure is a composition of two or more distinct cloud infrastructures that remain unique entities, but are bound together by standardized or proprietary technology that enables data and application portability.