How to Build Teams Using ARMATURE’s Accreditation Software

Accreditors—how do you currently build your onsite assessment teams? If you’re like many of the accreditors we’ve talked to over the years, you follow a manual process: a staff member is responsible for sorting through the list of potential volunteers and reaching out to them one at a time, then confirming each and every team…


How to Make the UX Magic Happen

Like many aspects of technology, user experience (UX) design is both an art and a science. It blends the art of human understanding with the science of technology. When done well, UX transforms a bunch of complex code from siloed features into an end-to-end user experience that is elegant, intuitive, and highly effective. UX is…


ARMATURE’s Cat Fletcher to Speak at Selenium Conference

ARMATURE is a company of innovators and thought leaders, and we love to brag about our team members when they speak at conferences or do other awesome things. This month, we’re proud to announce that our senior architect, Cat Fletcher, will be speaking about refactoring for testability at SeleniumConf London. Cat’s expertise on this topic…


Configuration or Customization? We’ll Help You Make the Right Choice

Our quality management software is designed to flex to your needs, so you might not require those customizations after all. One question we get a lot: what’s the difference between a configuration and a customization, and how do I know which one I need? Understanding the difference between the two is key, for both financial…


Keeping Projects on Track: The Daily Stand-Up at ARMATURE

At ARMATURE, we take on big projects that require a substantial amount of coordination, collaboration, and communication to bring to fruition. When you have a team of developers building and testing complex product customizations, you need to run a tight ship to make sure that everyone and everything stays on track throughout the development cycle….


When Quality Management Fails, the Consequences Can Be Dire

In your job, do you ever lose sight of the big picture? It’s easy to do. As we go about our workdays, checking items off the list, we’re often so focused on the what that we forget to take a breath and reflect on the why. Quality management is not for the faint of heart….


Case Study: National Architectural Accrediting Board

The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) has an important job: it’s the agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture. Since most state registration boards require licensure applicants to have graduated from an NAAB-accredited program, the NAAB serves as the standard bearer and quality gatekeeper for architecture degree programs across the country. In…


Product Design Soul Searching

Everyone who works at ARMATURE has something in common: we’re all passionate about the work we do. Much of that work is in the product design and development world, and animated conversations about coding and full-stack have been known to dominate our happy hours, company outings, and even baby showers. We love talking tech and…


Human-Centered Design at ARMATURE

Our approach to doing business is built around the concept of human-centered design. We understand that the best way to create the right software for our customers is to put ourselves in their shoes—listening to their needs, letting them interact with the solution as we build it, and shaping the product to fit their specific…


Case Study: American Assoc of Colleges of Osteopathic Med

Online surveys contain a treasure trove of data, but they need to be supported by a strong and flexible system in order to deliver the powerful insights they hold. The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) sends out online surveys to collect large volumes of data from Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (COMs), and…