Writing Meaningful User Stories

Writing Meaningful User Stories

Writing Meaningful User Stories Welcome to the third article in our user experience series! In our previous post, we discussed how to conduct user research in order to understand the user’s needs, desires, and constraints to better inform your UX designs. Now that you have compiled the results of your research, how can you best […]

MEDICAL DEVICE DEVELOPMENT USING AGILE

MEDICAL DEVICE DEVELOPMENT USING AGILE

ARTICLE ONE – EXAMINING THE PERSPECTIVES (AGILE – VS – REGULATED DEVELOPMENT) Greetings everyone, and welcome to the opening article in a series of blog posts concerning Medical Device Development using AGILE techniques.  I will begin by firmly stating that I am no expert on this subject.  I am, however, a successful practitioner of the […]

How to Conduct User Research

How to Conduct User Research

Welcome to the second article in our user experience series here at IQ Inc! In our previous post, we laid the foundation for why user experience is important to both the user and the business. If you’d like to learn more about that or refresh your memory, please check out the previous post here: https://iq-inc.com/why-ux-is-important. […]

The Type-Safe Full-Stack: Angular, NestJS, Nx

The Type-Safe Full-Stack: Angular, NestJS, Nx

Do you enjoy type-safety? Check out what Jeremy Zacharia, a Software Engineer at IQ Inc., worked on in his home office during this pandemic. Jeremy dove deep into how one can leverage Typescript in a monorepository. Please check out the following article that dives into backend and frontend architecture, as well as dependency restriction.   […]

MEDICAL DEVICE SOFTWARE SERIES – QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTING

MEDICAL DEVICE SOFTWARE SERIES – QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTING

MEDICAL DEVICE DEVELOPMENT USING AGILE PRINCIPLES Read all about it!! Medical Device Software Series Update! Beginning in April 2020, we will begin publishing a blog series on performing Medical Device Development using Agile/Scrum  methodologies.  Many myths and misconceptions exist on this subject, and some folks believe that using Agile methods are completely incompatible with medical […]

Why UX is Important

Why UX is Important

Welcome to the first article in our user experience series from IQ Inc! For the first post in the series, we will explain why a proper understanding of user experience (UX) is essential for IQ and our clients when creating or updating products. What is user experience? User experience has become a buzzword in the […]

Imposter Syndrome in the Tech World

Imposter Syndrome in the Tech World

Our Tech Blog Series will be a compilation of topics that are both meaningful and relevant to the Tech Industry (and beyond)! Our first blog covers the topic of Imposter Syndrome, a feeling that many of us experience at some point in our lives. Fellow IQ’er, Sam Cheng, discussed this psychological phenomenon at our annual […]

IQ Inc. Co-Op Solves Silly Problem with Technology!

IQ Inc. Co-Op Solves Silly Problem with Technology!

Tabs or Spaces, Composition or Inheritance, and yes — vi or Emacs; at IQ, strong opinions are in no way rare. When you build a team that values collaboration and communication you often stumble upon touchy subjects that beg to be discussed. Sometimes these discussions can grow lively. Sometimes these lively discussions can be bothersome […]

Experiment if you want to innovate

Experiment if you want to innovate

The value of experimentation There are two well-known failures that led to a life-changing breakthrough and a ridiculously simple product that has been ridiculously successful. Failures aren’t always failures. ‘I know 99 ways to not make a lightbulb.’ How many sticky notes would you guess have been used? That data isn’t readily available. But since […]

Role Of QA in Product Management

Role Of QA in Product Management

The QA Function ‘Inspector 12, ‘Say what you do and do what you say.’ Binders and binders of documents. ‘Process, process, process.’ These are concepts that will resonate, sometimes (most times?) negatively with anyone who has ever plowed through the process of achieving an ISO9001 certification. These outward signs of a commitment to quality look […]

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