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August 16, 2017

A Review: WordCamp Minneapolis/St. Paul 2017

A&D Developer Pete Klein Shares Top Takeaways from WordCamp 2017   Photo courtesy of Wordcamp   A&D Web Developer Pete Klein recently attended WordCamp, a WordPress-focused conference that seeks to build community around open source code. The conference offers developers, designers, and account managers from local web development companies insights on how to use WordPress […]

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May 23, 2017

Announcement: Moving Minneapolis Office Headquarters

A&D To Reside In Newly Restored Maytag Building After 8 years of calling the historic Sherwin Williams building home, Ackmann & Dickenson is changing office locations. The move marks a new chapter by bringing all marketing agencies in the Clear Night platform under the same roof (GdB, GdB Pitch, and Modern Climate). Only 2 blocks from […]

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May 11, 2017

Press Release: Digital Agency Ackmann & Dickenson Acquires Jester Communications

South Carolina Company Joins A&D to Offer Mobile Software Products May 11, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — PR Newswire — Minneapolis-based Ackmann & Dickenson (A&D), a software development, design, and digital marketing agency, has acquired South Carolina firm Jester Communications combining robust mobile software products with state-of-the-art engineering capabilities. Jester Communications developed the award-winning mobile tool, Bolster, providing original equipment […]

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December 14, 2016 / Mark Schumacher

Usability & Design for Healthcare Technology

Highlights from the Perch Health Tech Event On December 1st A&D proudly sponsored the latest Perch event at our office in Phoenix, AZ. Perch is a health tech meetup that aims to grow innovative digital health technology ideas into industry-changing solutions. The meetup group brings together technologists, thought leaders, health tech startups, hospital admins, doctors […]

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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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