Defying the Production Triangle: There is No Spoon

The production triangle is a concept related to all production (goods or services). It is taught in every business related class and defines the relationship between time, quality, and cost. This model of constraints has been around in one form or another for as long as humans started creating. If you are not familiar with the production triangle, you aren’t alone, but the concept is simple.

So, how do you bend the rules you have control over, so that all three can be achieved? The answer actually contains two solutions. The right people and the right technology.

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8 Takeaways from Hopscotch Design Festival

Centerline was lucky enough to not only attend sessions at the first-ever Hopscotch Design Festival, but as a sponsor, to help out on the marketing side of things. With a lot of in-house talent and creative types, we were very …

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Applying Our Pasts to the Present: Part II

What can the unique experiences of Centerliners teach us about graphic design, project management and other parts of the content marketing process? A lot. Whether we’re managing projects, designing or directing, we’re using the skills and knowledge gained in our past. Each experience has something unique to offer – and we’re applying it to every creation.

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User Experience Design Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

At its core, User Experience Design is about people. It’s about truly getting to know them, whether they’re stakeholders or end-users. The more you know about someone’s digital preferences and behaviors, the better you’ll be able to design for them. In this post you’ll find a high-level blueprint for executing good UX strategy. Not every process will look identical, but this will help you see how UX design fits into the digital experience design process.

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Applying Our Pasts to the Present: Part I

Together, Centerliners have a pretty impressive resume. While a few of us came here straight out of college, most Centerliners have a unique – and valuable – career history. Every job offers many opportunities for learning. Here are five Centerliners …

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100+100: A Day on the Teaching Farm

Six Centerliners – a mix of experienced gardeners and new farmers – stepped away from their computers and got their hands dirty at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Teaching Farm. “I am naturally drawn to getting my hands dirty – I …

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Under a Minute: Standout Videos

What makes a video standout? The design, the cinematography, the message, the creativity – there are many aspects that add up to a remarkable video. So we asked our editors and art directors:   What’s your favorite 60-seconds or less …

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The IBM Mainframe50 Campaign: More Than an Anniversary Celebration

How would you go about changing customer perceptions while celebrating an anniversary AND driving sales? That was the challenge IBM approached Centerline with prior to the 50th Anniversary of the mainframe.

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Making Of: Telit “Internet of Things” Video

Telit technology. A tiny chip that powers the wireless transmission of machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, present in so many of the amazing machines we have come to rely on, but rarely seen by the naked eye. With the realization that most people never have the chance to see the components of great technology, we created a video that would give them just that – an eye on the inside.

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The Project Management Tools We Couldn’t Do Without

An infographic of the tools that our project management and account management teams can’t live without.

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