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State of Equity: Healthcare for our Safety Net
The first of our Health Equity Webinar series, where our panelists discuss the state of equity in our healthcare system.
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#PasstheMic: Meet Michelle Adekolu
Let's #PasstheMic to Michelle, Scrum Master at Fearless and the Searchable Museum project with the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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#PasstheMic: Meet Adorable Jasmine
As we continue to #PasstheMic we are excited to spotlight Adorable Jasmine, the Founder of Deeper Tones Collective.
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#PasstheMic: Meet Lapedra Tolson
As part of our efforts to #PasstheMic this Black History Month and beyond, we are excited to spotlight Lapedra Tolson, the founder and principal at Friends From the City.
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Realist-Optimism: The Road to Digital Services that Center Peoples' Needs
It’s no secret that in the federal government space, there’s a love/hate relationship with Silicon Valley tech culture and the idea that we can "tech our way" out of all problems.
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Exygy Welcomes Hannan Abdi, Product Designer
We are so excited to welcome Hannan Abdi, who is passionate about including those traditionally excluded as subjects of research and as decision-makers in design.
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A Note of Gratitude for Supporting Exygy in 2021
As 2021 wraps, we're taking a moment to share our gratitude for your support this year.
app design, technical audit, website development
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Chomoka Scales to Five Countries during COVID-19
We’re proud to share that in 2021, Chomoka has expanded beyond Tanzania and into four additional countries, scaling its ability to create financial independence for women in rural areas.
design strategy, website development
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Evolving Traditional Product Metrics to Grow Positive Social Impact
Assessing a product’s impact is complicated. Here's how Exygy approaches creating product metrics to support meaningful social impact.
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Meet Yazeed Loonat, Senior Engineer at Exygy
We're thrilled to share our new Senior Engineer: Yazeed Loonat!
design strategy, website development
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Rewilding Technology: 3 Ways Tech Can Help Communities Thrive
What does it mean to "rewild" technology in the age of quick fixes?
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Exygy Welcomes Kevin Caldwell, Product Manager
Kevin Caldwell is Exygy's newest PM who is passionate about using technology to reduce our impact on the environment.
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White Women: How We Are Perpetuating White Supremacy at Work
Our Chief of Staff reflects on what it means to be a white woman in a position of power.
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Meet Shen Gao, Exygy’s Newest Product Manager
We're excited to introduce Shen Gao, Exygy Product Manager!
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How The Google Ad Grant Benefits Nonprofits
Nonprofits serve an important purpose in our society. As tax-exempt organizations, they are uniquely positioned to address problems in the communities they serve.
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Leading the Future: Jasmine Burton
Meet our phenomenal guest, Jasmine Burton (who goes by “Jas”), a social impact designer and hybrid professional.
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Meet Sean Albert, Exygy’s Engineering Lead
Sean is an engineer who is passionate about collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide impactful solutions to problems of all sizes.
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Exygy Welcomes June Kissel
June brings direct service experience, strong advocacy skills, and a passion for health equity to the team.
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Leading the Future: Kristy Drutman
Our fourth guest in our interview series is environmental media host Kristy Drutman, otherwise known as “Brown Girl Green.”
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Derek Chauvin’s Trial: Verdicts are not a substitute for policy change
The Black Lives Matter movement reminds us: “Justice would mean George Floyd would be here."
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Leading the Future: Linda Cheung
Linda Cheung is another changemaker who's moving the needle at the intersection of equity, social impact, and technology.
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Leading the Future: Cyd Harrell
This is the second of Exygy’s series Leading the Future: Her Point of View. Our phenomenal interview guest is Cyd Harrell.
website development
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Open Source: Influencing the Future of Social Impact
When nonprofits can use open source tools and technology, it increases their ability to champion social good and be impactful.
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Leading the Future: Vanessa Mason
Our first installment of an ongoing series, called Leading the Future: Her Point of View, inspired by Women’s History Month.
app design, design strategy, user research, ux/ui
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Service Design: 2 Easy Tools to Improve Your Organization
My favorite thing as a designer is collaborating with clients to answer big, messy questions.
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Racist Language in Software
Software as a field lacks diversity, but it wasn't until 2020 that folks confronted the embedded racism in software's code.
exygy team
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Dear America: Asian Americans Are Not Your Model Minority
By now, you’ve probably already seen and heard about the rise of Anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Why is an Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout So Hard?
The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is not a technical challenge — it’s a design and behavior one.
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Welcome to the Exygy team, Emily!
We’re starting 2021 off on a high note, by welcoming Exygy’s newest team member: Emily Jablonski!
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White Supremacy Has No Place in Our Country
On January 6th, entitled, armed, privileged, nationalistic, white supremacists stormed and desecrated our legislative bodies.
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2021 Vision: Our Commitment to a New Year
We’ve adapted to virtual communication, taken to the streets for social issues, & aligned to work on impactful projects.
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Open Source Software in Government: The Intersection of Two Public Goods
Exygy’s long time counsel, Joe Morris, and their 2016 article are an oft-referenced primer on open source licensing.
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Today We Celebrate, Tomorrow We Work
After five days of manic speculation and browser refreshing, love, justice and compassion won – by razor-thin margins.
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One Month Countdown: 12 Useful Election Resources for No Regrets
It has never been clearer that we must advocate for underserved communities both in our work, as well as at the polls.
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3 Ways Our Company Transitioned to be Fully Remote
5 months ago, Exygy, along with most of the Bay Area, closed our office and decided our team would work remotely.
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It is Time that Tech for Good Serves the Undocumented Community
As an undocumented teenager living in the pre-DACA era, I never thought I’d have the chance to do the work I get to do at Exygy.
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3 Steps for Shifting Government Services Online During COVID-19
Many cities are now faced with the decision to either pare back government services or shift their services online.
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8 Ways the Tech Community is Building Anti-Racist Products & What We Can Learn from Them
At Exygy, we are discussing the role that design, product, and technology should play in building a just society for all.
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Welcome, Kathy Cheng!
We’re thrilled to introduce Kathy Cheng, our Senior Product Manager!
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We are Part of the Problem: 5 Decisions We’ve Made (so far) to be Anti-Racist
We are reflecting, and taking action to address ways we individually and collectively address the racist systems.
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In Solidarity and In Action
As an organization that focuses on building healthy and resilient communities, our work is inextricably tied to dismantling racism.
design strategy
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5 Ways Government is Tackling the COVID-19 Digital Divide
What happens when you don’t have access to the Internet during the pandemic?
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3 Ways the Tech Community is Adapting to Fight COVID-19
Much of the technology to slow the impact of COVID-19 already exists; we just have to adapt it.
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Welcome to Exygy, Ivy!
Give a warm welcome to our newest Exygy team member: Ivy Teng Lei, our Growth Marketing Lead!
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Meet Antonella, Our New Senior Product Manager!
Welcome to the team, Antonella!
design strategy
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3 Steps for Non-Designers to Give Great Visual Design Feedback
As projects enter the visual design stage, providing feedback to your design team is a critical step in what can be an overwhelming process.
design strategy
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Designing for Health Equity
I believe we – as innovators, designers, community leaders, and residents – have a leading role in making health more equitable.
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How to Use the San Francisco Tier 3 Marketplace
Here’s what we’ve learned about how civic agencies and tech vendors can work together, leveraging the SF Tier 3 Marketplace.
design strategy, website design, app design
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4 Tips to Make User Data Collection Delightful
How can organizations design user-centered and intuitive questionnaires, surveys, and forms?
organizational development
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6 Steps to Becoming a Learning Organization
In our ten-plus years of practicing Agile, we’ve learned a few things about how it functions within government – often the hard way.
organizational development
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Improving Organizational Capacity and Leadership through Agile Coaching
We’ve built a set of agile processes that work for your organization – empowering your team, and accelerating your pace of delivery.
design strategy, user research
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How We Use Design Sprints to Rapidly Prototype and Build Empathetic Products
How we use design sprints to create solutions that are user-centered and sustainable.
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Digital Craftsmanship for Healthy & Resilient Communities
What is digital craftsmanship?
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5 Tips to Modernize Your RFP Process
Top five tips for government agencies to craft Requests for Proposals (RFPs) that attract top-notch, innovative partners.
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3 Ways to Build Civic Tech Solutions that Succeed
Three keys to making government services meet our 21st century needs.
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Proud to be a B Corp!
Exygy has been a registered B Corporation since 2010, and we are excited to have been re-certified in 2016 with our highest score yet!
user research, design strategy
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Human-Centered Design with the White House’s Opportunity Project
How to build empathy and test your product with users using human-centered design.
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Exygy Recognized as One of the Fastest-Growing Companies by Inc. 5000
Our team here at Exygy is honored and excited to be named on the Inc. 5000 list for 2016, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America.
website development
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Which License Should I Use? MIT vs. Apache vs. GPL
A guide to knowing which open source licenses to use: MIT, Apache, or GPL and their variants.
website design, website development
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How to Build Better City Websites
How does a city uniformly support, inform and empower residents? The solution starts with a city’s website.
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8 Inspiring Quotes for Social Entrepreneurs
Changing the world is hard work. With so much at stake, the work of launching and managing a social enterprise can seem overwhelming.
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Exygy’s Work with EWG Recognized as One of the “Top 10 Mobile Apps of 2014”
Exygy is recognized for our work with EWG on Food Scores, an app that helps users make greener shopping decisions.
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Is It Time to Redesign Your Website?
As technology changes, so does the way your audience interacts with your website.
website development, website design
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5 Pre-Launch Steps to Ensure a Successful Website Launch
5 recommended steps to complete before trying to launch your website.
website development
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Exygy Makes List of Top WordPress Developers
Clutch recognizes Exygy for award-winning WebPress development.
website design, website development
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8 Ways to Reduce Your Website’s Bounce Rate
While you will never get your bounce rate to zero, there are plenty of ways to reevaluate your content and reduce bounce rate.
website design, website development
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6 Things You Should Do After Launching Your Website
You’ve just launched your new website. Now what?