We love creating great software, and we'd like to share how we do it and why.
These guides are a community-developed set of practice documents that describe how we operate as a team.
Grouping large amounts of data
Business Assumptions Exercise
Way to identify the assumptions a team has to mitigate risk.
Evaluating information architecture
Competitive / Comparative Analysis
What is out there and how can we differentiate?
Fast-paced sketching exercise
5-day product design process
Goal-Directed Task Analysis
Understanding goal-oriented organizations and their tasks
We use git, hosted at GitHub, for most source control.
ATS loves the open source ethos, and encourages aggressive open code releases.
Preliminary model of your product
SemVer is a way of specifying project versions so they increment in a predictable, meaningful way.
Visual User Story
Determining the product's visual style
Getting user feedback
Determining user profiles
UX Sites and Resources
List of UX sites and resources we find interesting
Tools our UX team uses
Product Component outlines
Four basic premises of writing - clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.