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Spotlight on Red Cedar Business Analysts: Leading our Collaborative Community

By |December 29th, 2017|Categories: Crafting, Delighting, RCSG|

Here at Red Cedar Solutions Group, our company culture plays a big part in how we work. Throughout the entire process of software design and development, we believe that a culture of collaboration is vital to ensure that we can deliver the best possible product. More than just being a part of good design practices, [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Human Centered Design

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Delighting|

At Red Cedar Solutions Group, we specialize in user-centered design and development. By speaking with real users, we ensure that everything we build is optimized for usability. For a quick introduction to human centered design, watch this video from IDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=musmgKEPY2o  

Creative Confidence: Mapping Collaborative Innovations

By |April 27th, 2017|Categories: Crafting, Delighting, RCSG|

“The truth is, we all have far more creative potential waiting to be tapped.” So state Tom and David Kelley in their exceptional book Creative Confidence. Tom Kelley is the author of The Art of Innovation, and his brother David Kelley founded IDEO and Stanford d.school. RCSG has long been a fan of the creative [...]

Design Patterns: An Assembly Line of Code

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: RCSG|

To non-developers, software development can seem impossibly complex and difficult. For a writer and designer like myself, reading through lines of code is like trying to read Latin. But as I’ve learned more about the processes here at Red Cedar, I’ve discovered that many tricks of the trade translate back to common work processes in [...]

Crafting Stepwell: A Future Guided by the Past

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Crafting, Designing, Ed Tech|

  At Red Cedar Solutions Group, we’re always ready to take on new challenges. With each project we engage with clients, dive deep into understanding their specific needs, and thoughtfully craft our software to meet those needs Whether it’s our continuous work on MI School Data or our various independent software products, each project uses [...]

New Beginnings in the New Year

By |January 9th, 2017|Categories: Crafting, Creating|

The holiday decorations have been neatly packed away (ideally), all traces of New Year’s parties are gone (hopefully), and this is definitely the year the gym membership will be worth it. Well, maybe in a perfect world.   Clichés aside, the new year does signify new beginnings. And a lot has changed at Red Cedar [...]