Did you hear? Elevator Up turned 15 today! To help celebrate this milestone we wanted to share a little about where we came from and where we are going.
You may know Elevator Up as just a digital agency, but we’ve also launched several ventures in our 15-year history, including The Factory, coLearning, and Alignment Mapping.
Building Something Useful
What do we need to build, and why?
These are the fundamental questions we try to answer by gathering, validating, and updating the requirements of a project. I trust the importance of requirements is self-evident. Its primary importance is corroborated by the formidable Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (a.k.a. the SWEBOK, a.k.a. ISO/IEC TR 19759:2015), a multi-decade joint effort of the ISO and IEEE, which starts with a treatment of software requirements.
Example: User Stories
The ubiquitous form of the user story is one attempt to answer these questions by seeking to tie each incremental effort to a tangible, justifiable thing that a user can do. …
We recently welcomed Amber Wustman to the team as our Studio Manager! Amber brings great energy to the team and we’re very excited for her to start her new journey here with us. Continue reading to learn more about her!
Where are you from?
Byron Center, MI!
What is your favorite thing about your job?
I love the chance to be creative in different ways. Everything from crafting financial spreadsheets, 📊 inputting formulas and analyzing data to prepping the office for client visits or employee celebrations and anything in between. No two days are the same.
Favorite hangout outside of work?
In the spring/summer, it’s Brower Park on the Muskegon River. My family has camped there for years ⛺️, and it has become my place to get away. In the fall/winter, it’s whatever ice rink my son is playing hockey on that day. …