The Importance of Design Process With Flox Dairo

The Importance of Design Process With Flox Dairo

Like we do every two weeks, Ingressive had another Tweetchat session with our twitter community and Flox Dairo was our Tweetchat guest for the week. Florence Dairo also known as FloxDairo is a UI/UX Designer at OneFico, owner of Paylater. It’s an opportunity for tech founders, tech enthusiasts, developers, and designers in our community to gain in-depth insights on the importance of Design Processes.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency; Are they practical in Africa?

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency; Are they practical in Africa?

A lot of people would presume that the blockchain technology refers to cryptocurrency, and the first thing that comes to mind is Bitcoin. Well, that is the most famous type of cryptocurrency. The truth and reality of it is that the blockchain technology could be used for so many things as listed above.

Blockchains are signed, peer-to-peer, distributed ledger databases, and a cryptocurrency is a digital asset that can be an exchange medium. Cryptocurrencies are implemented by using blockchain technologies, the Blockchain technology is what allows transactions using the cryptocurrency to occur in a decentralized, distributed fashion. This decentralization is why using cryptocurrencies have so many advantages.

Self Development for Developers with Adewale Abati (AceKYD)

Self Development for Developers with Adewale Abati (AceKYD)

On the last Tuesday of January, we had our weekly(now bi-weekly) Tweetchat with Adewale Abati also known as AceKyd. He is a developer advocate at Ingressive and also the community manager.

This week’s Tweetchat was on SELF DEVELOPMENT FOR DEVELOPERS, it started with an introduction at approximately 7:00PM.

You can follow the hashtag #TweetchatwithAce on Twitter.

Previously in Figma Africa

Previously in Figma Africa

Figma Africa launched along with a free Design learning program (special thanks to Zach Grosser for creating the curriculum) that was self-paced and came with a well-curated curriculum, weekly activities, learning materials and resources for those interested in learning design to get started with. This didn’t go hitch-free but we found a way of adapting it to the individual communities and making it work especially with the many design reviews and weekly documentation of activities.

The Best Practices In UI/UX Design Thinking Process With Namnso Ukpanah.

The Best Practices In UI/UX Design Thinking Process With Namnso Ukpanah.

Design thinking, in summary, is a creative way of solving problems. This isn’t limited to design or coding problems, it spans across every industry. It is one of the most popular ways of brainstorming through problems. It is also a process that is mostly associated with creatives and functions more in a way allows one to learn as they are going about the creative process.

So in a way you are answering whatever problem you defined and creating different solutions or options for solving them while testing them at the same time.

How To Decide On The Programming Language To Specialize On By Omolara Adejuwon

How To Decide On The Programming Language To Specialize On By Omolara Adejuwon

The following tips have helped me through all these processes:

  • Resources — there are several places you can get information about a subject. Documentations, detailed answers (and questions) on StackOverflow, Youtube.

  • Know the kind of resources that fit your style and subject — There are some topics that may require you watch videos, read plain articles and sometimes combine both

  • Share your learnings and victories with people. This could be via knowledge sharing at your work place, articles, answer questions on stack overflow etc.

  • Read personal stories of how people fixed some certain bugs/errors. There is a kind of feeling when a solution has a personal touch. I cannot explain ;)

How To Build A Solid Portfolio With Babajide Duroshola

How To Build A Solid Portfolio With Babajide Duroshola

People use career portfolio to apply for jobs, apply to college or training programmes, get a higher salary, show transferable skills and to track personal development. This allows professionals show their competitive edge.

At the center of having a solid portfolio is “personal branding” in today’s market teeming with thousands of product and services, all of which are rapidly commoditized, a brand stands, from the cluster and attracts attention.

Finance and Regulatory Techniques That Accelerate Startups

 Finance and Regulatory Techniques That Accelerate Startups

Africa is rising, there are many entrepreneurial drive and zeal on the continent. But very little support which makes building a scalable and sustainable business very difficult. We have a lot of potential hidden here, stifled by the burgeoning systems and statutes that inhibit growth and acceleration. We tried to tackle the knowledge gap problem in the areas of Finance and Regulatory Techniques at the ecosystem hangout.

The Ecosystem Hangout held on the 30th of November at the Leadspace in yaba, was kicked off by Sean Burrowes, the COO of Ingressive. He talked about the services of Ingressive, the aim of the Ecosystem Hangout and also mentioned the opportunities for Entrepreneurs in the Ingressive Community, before introducing Olabisi Asatebo of Pedabo, who will be giving the first presentation.