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Kleeen Software is about to launch our 3rd generation Kleeen Authoring UI in Q1. And this isn’t a bad thing. We created a front-end, saw customers use it, learned from their real-world experience and feedback, then re-created it. As we learn and revise, we still have a shipping product. And the effort to overhaul most […]
Your first customers are using your product, and the word around the water-cooler is that you have a really cool solution. But now the first new feature request comes in, the next control someone wants access to, the first enhancement, the first custom screen. Now you have to tweak your navigation system to support another […]
You believe you know what you need to build. Your customers (internal or external) are falling over their feet for your vision. All you need to do is get your MVP, your V1.0, into their hands. And once you do, you can pour fuel on the fire and take off. But how do you do […]
You know your customers’ pain points. You have a vision – a solution. It isn’t some generic vitamin — you know you have a kick-butt pain killer. Now you got funding or approval for your project. You are ready to go. The next step is to validate your solution, iterate quickly, fail fast, then iterate […]
Low-Code / No-Code is a technological trend that is attracting attention in every B2B sector [TechCrunch, Inc, Forbes, Ascend.io]. This disruptive technology brings automation to the tech stack (UI, Infrastructure and Data Science), empowering developers to accelerate their productivity in the creation of key business solutions. However, it is important to note that the term […]
As Kleeen Software prepares to emerge from stealth mode, it is expanding its management team with the addition of Matt Fox as Chief Executive Officer.
Everyone loves a good dashboard. To be perfectly honest: dashboards can be stylish, dynamic, and inviting. But are dashboarding solutions really that useful?
This article will focus on how BI-tools have limited utility for empowering knowledge workers to take actions. As a result, we need to start thinking about solutions that help us create products faster; where any visualization of data are there to provide context, and is in service of helping an end user to take actions.
Getting good UI (the visual presentation) and UX (workflows) into production is hard. In many cases it is an order of magnitude harder than getting traditional software deployed.
This blog post discusses why the industry needs to solve Automation for UI/UX.
Our last blog post discussed the “dreaded demo,” and that its creation should define a sprint’s status as “complete.”
But this is not the only thing that teams fail to account for when scoping a project or sprint. Those blind spots, the tasks that are not tracked, are the focus of this article.
From everyone at the Kleeen Software family to yours, we wish you a wonderful and successful 2020.
Nothing is more scary than the words “live demo.” As developers, designers and product managers – we all focus on how they fail. But what if – and hear me out – we thought of demos as the mechanism by which we succeed? Whether you are presenting a new feature or in the development process, […]
Amy Yoshitsu, our VP of Design, was invited to participate on the Creative Next podcast series. Creative work is being disrupted by a seemingly unlikely force: automation. Each episode introduces you to a compelling innovator who offers a new perspective on critical issues related to our creative futures. Amy’s episode (SEASON 03 EPISODE 04) was […]
The arena of UX Design tools is growing – both in quantity and functionality – to empower designers to more precisely convey their creations to development teams. This expansion is driven by the increasing requirement to design and build visually pleasing products that allow instantaneous understanding of complex functionality. Consistency in component styling, micro-behavior, and […]
Due to the positive response on our article on The $$$ of Design, we have converted it into an Infographic (especially for those who say TLDR).
The battle cry for so many companies has been, “Design is so important—but we don’t have the time/money to do it.” And even for those who do find design resources, in nearly every instance they want a “quick mockup” so engineering can go build it. Validation, customer feedback, testing, and idea iteration are left to […]
Welcome to Kleeen Talk We are very happy to announce the launch of our new podcast, Kleeen Talk. This monthly video and audio podcast will contain conversations with entrepreneurs, visionaries, leaders and veterans of the B2B product creation world. Our goal is to uncover best practices and challenges facing engineers, designers, product leaders and even […]
I was recently talking to another CEO at a VC mixer event, who was lamenting the forthcoming challenges she will be facing with a startup that will soon span multiple countries; in particular, the company culture test. How do you create the feeling of a team, and a shared mission, when you don’t even share […]
Everyone knows “details matter,” but time and again product’s design and workflows are steamrolled in the name of deadlines. But not taking the time to workout the details can dramatically shift how a product is used and the data perceived. From choosing the right visualization, to the right font – details matter. We were recently […]
First of all, let’s face it, your team it’s not ready for Agile. It’s safe to assume that not all team members are: cross-functional, self-organizing, and problem solvers, that can continuously cope with change, and enhance the process, as the project evolves, right? And that Agile it’s’ not some recipe that you can follow and […]
When you have an idea for a new feature or product, all you want to do is “go go go!” It is that drive that turns great concepts into company success. But time and again, there is one wrinkle that keeps us from effectively executing on those ideas: the egocentric intuition fallacy. The egocentric intuition […]
In short, GitOps is a concept by a specific software vendor, and as its name points outs, it’s about leveraging Git on DevOps. Before we can start using it, we need to go through some of the critical aspects of it and understand its benefits. With the upcoming of the cloud and technologies such as […]
Very often, we have an excessive amount of information that we want to share with our end users. And because this data happens to share a similar axis (e.g. time) or axes (e.g. time and volume) we end up layering this data into one massive visualization, which is a tempting idea. Often the data to […]
From monolithic applications to Docker containers, cloud-computing technologies have evolved significantly in the last few years, disrupting how companies build and deploy their products over the web. Cloud-native applications are much more than just putting our software products into containers and moving them into the cloud, cloud-native is about how we design and architecture our […]
There are numerous English idioms that are used when talking about visualizations;“A picture is worth a thousand words,” and “Show, don’t tell.” These sentiments are not limited to English. In Chinese, there is an expression ”hearing something a hundred times isn’t better than seeing it once”; in Russian “the drawing shows me at one glance […]
A common issue all through enterprise software development projects is the pull-requests bottleneck, and while many had been there and suffered the pain, not many, actually know what’s best to do about it. Here is an abstract representation of a process where all the developers deliver their PRs at the same time and proceed to […]
Dmitry Lipkin brings over 25 yrs. of Marketing and Business Development experience to Kleeen Software’s Board of Advisers. Currently, he\’s the Head of Global Marketing (BL-SIP) at NXP Semiconductors, a leading global chip manufacturer. Prior to that, Dmitry has held various marketing and business development management roles at some of the world’s leading high-tech firms, […]
Kleeen Software Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round for Their Automated UI Design and Engineering Software
For immediate release San Jose, CA, May 15, 2019 — Kleeen Software—based in San Jose—has been working tirelessly on a technology that helps enterprise companies revolutionize the speed and quality of their product UI design and development. This enables enterprise products to mimic the intuitive user experiences consumers have come to expect. The technology is […]
We are pleased to welcome Sriram Ramachandran to the Board of Kleeen Software. Sriram Ramachandran has a long track record of leading teams at multiple venture-backed start-ups. Most recently, he was CEO and co-founder at Niara, a cybersecurity start-up that was acquired by HPE-Aruba in 2017. Following that acquisition, he became VP/GM of Software Products […]
We are pleased to promote Edison Romero to our Head of Research and Development. Edison has been integral in designing, leading, and creating core technologies critical to Kleeen Software’s success. Congratulations Edison.
We are pleased to welcome Treisy Jiménez Vega as Senior Frontend Engineer for Kleeen Software. Treisy comes to us from Hangar where she was Senior Web Developer. Treisy brings knowledge in IT management to Kleeen Software, and we are very welcome to have her onboard.
We are pleased to welcome Christopher Boone as an Adviser to Kleeen Software.Christopher Boone is a Managing Director at Cimbal Capital Group, a management consulting and private equity firm focusing on technology and industrial investment. Prior to CCG, Mr. Boone was CEO of Cimbal Mobile Payments, President & CEO of Visuvi, an image-initiated search engine (sold […]
We are pleased to welcome Henry Woo Sang Jr. as an Adviser to Kleeen Software. Henry specializes in bringing new technologies out of the laboratory into early customer engagements through to product handoff. At HP, he was one of the lead representatives for executive briefings representing HP Labs and worked directly with both sales and […]
We are pleased to welcome Daniel Rosenberg as an Adviser to Kleeen Software. Dan is an adjunct professor of UX at San Jose State University. Early in his career he introduced many UX methods and inventions that are now common practice. He also authored some of the first books on UX in the 1980’s including […]
Juan Carlos Valerio Arrieta is a proactive software engineer with 15+ years of experience and an entrepreneur with great experience to move from idea to market. He has been a software architect for the last 5 years, with a strong innovation background focused on customer satisfaction. He always keeps in mind customer needs and team […]
Manfred Artavia comes from HPE where he worked as a Front End Developer in one of the highest performance teams. He created challenging features and components using the newest web development technologies. He has a passionate for problem-solving and learning new technologies.
We are pleased to welcome Sebastian as Lead UI Engineer for Kleeen Software. Sebastian comes to us from Schoolmint where he was an Senior Software Engineer. Sebastian brings a focus on visualization and UI styling to Kleeen Software, and we are very welcome to have him onboard.
We are pleased to welcome Aarón Gómez as Lead Software Engineer for Kleeen Software. Aarón comes to us from HP Enterprises where he was a full stack software developer. Aarón brings a strong passion for problem-solving to Kleeen Software, and we are very welcome to have him onboard.
We are pleased to welcome Amy Yoshitsu as VP of Design for Kleeen Software. Amy has led the UX, UI, design language, and branding design for numerous products and projects at both start ups and enterprise companies. Amy brings a simultaneously analytical and creative approach to Kleeen Software, and we are very welcome to have […]
We are pleased to welcome Edison Romero as a Head of Research and Development for Kleeen Software. Edison comes to us from HPE where he was Lead, Technology Specialist. Edison has a strong innovation background on enterprise architecture solutions that brings to Kleeen Software, and we are very welcome to have him onboard.
We are pleased to welcome Mario Octavio as VP of Engineering for Kleeen Software. Mario was born and raised in Costa Rica, between the city on the central valley, and the natural beauty of Guanacaste province. He comes to us from HPE where he was Lead for Global Delivery Services. Mario brings a great experience […]