From the workbench.

October 21, 2016 / Michelle Gross

8 Free Google Tools to Improve your Digital Marketing Strategy

Whether you’re new to Digital Marketing or an experienced pro, the following search engine marketing tools & resources are sure to make life a little easier – or at least the search marketing plan more on-point. Check out this list of 8 Free Google Tools to inform and inspire your 2017 digital marketing strategy. Think with Google […]

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September 26, 2016 / Dan Wilde

How to: Put Together the Ingredients for a Healthy Test Case

Today’s blog is about what it takes to make a healthy test case that will help ensure that the product created matches the client’s requirements. Here is the list of all ingredients you will have to gather to ensure your test case is healthy: Test Summary Precondition Dependencies Test Data Test Steps Expected Results Test […]

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September 23, 2016 / Samantha Schaff

Video: A&D Client Evereve Showcases Application at Minnedemo24

It’s a wonderful thing when innovation meets real world business solutions. Trendsend, by Evereve, is the shining example of what can happen when two great teams (A&D & Evereve) work together to achieve their goals! Earlier this week, the Evereve team was given the opportunity to showcase the application at Minnedemo24. You can now view […]

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September 22, 2016 / Samantha Schaff

A Night to Matter

It was a night to remember at the 16th Annual Night to Matter Gala earlier this week. Amid the glittering gowns and star-studded attendees, the true mission of the night shone through. Bringing together community leaders, local business owners, international humanitarians, and the Sun Country airplane hangar locale – the non-profit’s event had all the […]

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September 21, 2016 / Samantha Schaff

Press Release: Evereve and A&D to Demo Styling Application ‘Trendsend’ at MinneDemo24

Evereve and Ackmann & Dickenson (A&D) will present the recently released application Trendsend at MinneDemo24, Minnesota’s foremost technology showcase event. The event will be held at The Riverview Theatre in Minneapolis on Wednesday, September 21st. Evereve, a fashion-forward retailer for moms, had a unique business need to grow their monthly subscription box business. With the evolution of direct-to-consumer […]

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September 8, 2016 / Amelia steinkraus

A Review: The Global Leadership Summit

Last month I was offered a free ticket by a friend to the 2016 Global Leadership Summit (GLS). The GLS is a conference gathering over 305,000 attendees in 675+ sites, 125 countries, and in 59 different languages for a two-day event. It has been on my radar for a couple years but for various reasons […]

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August 18, 2016 / Samantha Schaff

Our New Website: Goals, User Experience, and Data

As a technology thought-leader, part of our commitment to our clients is ensuring we are always well versed with the latest software development, user experience design, and digital marketing best practices. And what better way to showcase the talent of our team than to create a site reflecting our expertise? Without further ado, we are very excited […]

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July 15, 2016 / Sam Slotsky

React-Redux Blog Series: Manage State with Redux

In our last video, we introduced state management to our React components. Today we’ll introduce redux, a utility for managing the state of our entire application. We’ll be moving all of our application state into the redux store, and then we’ll see how to dispatch an action that causes the state to be updated. If […]

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June 28, 2016 / Samantha Schaff

Ackmann & Dickenson Recognized as Premiere Minnesota Workplace

Ackmann & Dickenson (A&D), a web, application development and digital marketing firm, is honored to have been nominated for multiple awards throughout the past few months. The majority of these awards are based upon A&D’s place as a top workplace in Minnesota. “Receiving this type of feedback from our team validates our passion for creating […]

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June 23, 2016 / Samantha Schaff

A&D Announces Partnership with Modern Climate

As modern business evolves and brands’ marketing challenges become more complex, Ackmann & Dickenson (A&D) partner Clear Night Group continues to diversify its rich platform of solutions. Clear Night Group’s fourth acquisition in the past 18 months, Minneapolis-based brand + technology company Modern Climate, generates customer experiences that sharpen, strengthen, activate and ultimately maintain a […]

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