Innovate your government

The Ash Center at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government has supported public and social innovation in government for longer than innovation has been a buzzword. Partnering with other non-profits, government agencies, and grass-roots organizations, they created the Government Innovators Network, connecting people and agencies big and small to make government work better for all. Digital … Continue reading Innovate your government

“Green is the new Crimson”

When this well-known institution of higher education needed a new tablet-optimized website that delivered static content, multimedia, custom infographics, big data visualizations, and an interactive timeline, Black Pepper provided the user research, interactive strategy, information architecture, and design direction for the new site. In addition to providing the latest metrics on the University's commitment to sustainability … Continue reading “Green is the new Crimson”

MIT IS&T: It’s responsive

We were proud to be selected as finalists for the 2012 MITX awards in the Educational Institution category for the responsively designed (to 5 breakpoints) Information Services & Technology website for MIT. The honor was not a surprise at all. The Black Pepper team interviewed, focus grouped, card sorted, wireframed, site-mapped, and usability tested the heck … Continue reading MIT IS&T: It’s responsive