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Using Personas in Open-Source Projects

Design is all about making decisions. From a rebrand to a feature specification, from a new product to a new logo, every design change presents you with a fresh set of decisions. Personas are a way to help with those decisions.

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Leading with Empathy

Empathy is the first step to ethical design. Our new Executive Director Georgia Bullen shares her vision for Simply Secure.

A Guide to Gathering Feedback

While bigger companies have entire departments that do product design and market research, it can be difficult for smaller, distributed teams on a budget to get user feedback. We compiled a session guide to test your app with small groups, ideal for quick feedback at conferences and meetups.

Thank You and Farewell

Today we are announcing our search for our next Executive Director. Outgoing Executive Director Sara 'Scout' Sinclair Brody shares her thoughts as we approach this transition.

A Curated List of GDPR Resources

GDPR is around the corner, and here are our best tips.

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