Delightful Reveal #39

A weekly update on all things Flagrant

Jack Permenter
By Jack Permenter
October 09, 2023

“What have I told you about listening to inanimate objects?!”

What we did:

  • Started to socialize a presentation for a team-wide management retro.
  • Held a two-day on-site with a client in Madison, WI.
  • Prioritized ambitious user stories (epics) for on-site discussion.
  • Reviewed and shortlisted prior user research to use during our on-site.
  • Collaboratively mapped, sketched, and storyboarded two user interfaces.
  • Began to increase the fidelity of our on-site sketches using Balsamiq Mockups.
  • Prepared for another product strategy workshop to discuss design fiction.
  • Discussed remaining open questions and planned for research with a new user group.
  • Began defining user stories and user flows for a new user group.
  • Concepting and Wireframing the Madison+ Ruby website.
  • Put together Flagrant Post Card and Sticker packets for the team.
  • Kicked off an engagement with Metis Communications.
  • Scheduled annual Respectful Workplace Training for November.
  • Added pagination to all list results across a client app.
  • Designing pricing sheets for the addition of a new feature in a client’s CRM.
  • Discussed another run of our TQLGB+ stickers, pins, and bandanas for sale.
  • Attended Rocky Mountain Ruby.

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re interested in:

  • SM Entertainment’s metaverse company ‘Studio KWANGYA” (HelloKPop).
  • What is Michel Gondry doing these days?
  • Relearning front-end development via Tailwind, Hotwire, and Bridgetown.

What we’re struggling with:

  • Charlists in Elixir (and how they’re the standard way of showing lists of integers in a certain range).
  • Google Docs not turning highlighted text into a link when you paste a URL
  • Recalcitrant home sellers.
  • Health.
  • Recovering from jet lag.
  • Migrating a database on owned by a user to one owned by an organization.
  • Not making standby on a full flight; waiting at the airport for 8 hours until next flight. 

What we’re buying:

  • More Flagrant Stickers
  • More Training Tracker Stickers
  • Training Tracker t-shirts
  • A splitting ax
  • Rug pads to prevent old dogs from slipping on rugs

What we’re celebrating:

  • Chris & Max’s 1 year workiversaries! 🥳
  • Throwing a few more pots on my second day at pottery 101 class. First night I only made 1 to keep.
  • A good friend getting into a Graffiti and Street Art Exhibition

Going to the Renaissance Festival this weekend

If you’re looking for a team to help you discover the right thing to build and help you build it, get in touch.