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Gartner APPS Recap: Emotions Charge Experience

Think about the last time you had an excellent experience, whether that is online or in-store. What did that make you feel? Happy, engaged and satisfied are common words used when customers relate good interactions with businesses. Now think about a time where you had a terrible experience with a company. When you got off […]

UpTop Featured in Clutch’s ‘Boutique App Developers Leader Matrix’

Clutch, a Washington D.C.-based B2B research firm that identifies top service providers and solutions companies, recently published its inaugural report highlighting the Top Boutique App Development Agencies, characterized as the strongest firms with fewer than 50 employees. The research leverages Clutch’s Leaders Matrix Methodology which maps each company’s focus in app development and user experience design against their […]

Taking the Guesswork out of Mobile App Development and Engagement

Remember Apple’s “there’s an app for that” iPhone 3 commercial? It may seem like ancient history now but, in fact, the viral and eventually trademarked phrase was thrust into the public’s collective consciousness just six years ago. Since that time, mobile app development has grown increasingly popular. As a matter of fact, recent research from […]

Mobile App Development: Native vs. Hybrid vs. Mobile Websites

Mobile devices provide both consumers and businesses with innovative ways to access information, create media and ultimately, solve problems. Unfortunately, with the proliferation of different devices on the market, your application’s potential users are fragmented across a variety of platforms and technologies. To get your application or website across multiple platforms, there are a few […]

UpTop Featured as one of Seattle’s Top App and Web Developers

Recently, UpTop was named as a Leader among Seattle App Developers by research firm Clutch. Clutch is located in Washington, DC and has the most detailed and extensive research coverage on app development agencies. Clutch’s research took into account our previous work, client base, and proven ability to deliver on mobile and web projects, and […]

Details of UpTop’s Intranet Development Work with CenturyLink

Clutch.co, an industry directory that identifies leading software and professional services firms, recently published the second UpTop-client review in a series of three. While the first review details an e-Commerce website redesign for a national mattress retailer, this one focuses on our long-standing relationship with CenturyLink and the work we did to bring their old-school […]

Adaptive design or progressive enhancement?

A lot of business blogs will suggest that you start your web development conversation by deciding whether you need to build either a responsive or an adaptive website. There’s some confusion inherent in asking that question, as responsive and adaptive design aren’t opposites. Responsive means creating a site that works well and looks good on […]