Jeff Dance

Jeff is Founder and CEO of Fresh Consulting. Formerly a Strategy & Operations Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Jeff brings years of experience in the creative design and digital technology space, building teams and overseeing hundreds of digital projects.

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Community, Culture

All Black lives matter

“Race and racism is a reality that so many of us grow up learning to just deal with. But if we ever hope to move past it, it can’t just be on people of color to deal with it.”  – Michelle Obama, former First Lady of The United States of America George Floyd. Breonna Taylor.
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Community, Design, Hardware, News, Software, Strategy

Committed to Our Communities, Around the World: Fresh’s COVID-19 Response

Fresh’s COVID-19 response includes open-source emergency ventilator design, free access to innovation platform Invent Value, and coordination of local PPE suppliers via the Oregon Protective Manufacturing Collective. We’re in unprecedented times, and dealing with broad changes to business as usual. But while we navigate distance and disruption, Fresh is using its strengths in design, engineering,
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Expertise, Mobile App Development, Software, Web App Development

Application Estimation Approaches

An accurate and reasonable estimate forms a strong foundation for a software development project. There are many different ways that teams can approach the estimation process, and there is no such thing as a blanket ‘best approach’. A combination of expert estimation and historical estimation has been where we’ve found the most success, so we
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Expertise, Mobile App Development, Software, Web App Development

Creating High-End Applications by Blending Functionality and Emotion

Application design should focus on creating an experience that users remember. The key question to ask is why they will remember it. Is it emotion that invests your users? Or does functionality play a significant role as well? Functionality should always be placed front and center: It ensures that your application works. But that’s not
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Expertise, Robotic Software Development, Software

What Affects Estimation Accuracy

Variability is intrinsic to software development. Since there are so many elements that can change the trajectory of the effort, it’s difficult to deliver an accurate and precise estimation without a complete definition of what it entails. Two Sides Entailed in Gaining Definition  1. Defining a Requirement 2. Defining Solution to the Requirement In building
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Expertise, Mobile App Development, Robotic Software Development, Software, Web App Development, Website Development, XR Development

Planning for the Future: Why Estimate?

In our everyday lives we are constantly estimating time and cost. How long will it take me to get to work? How much will this new line of shoes cost? How many more miles can I go until the gas tank is empty? We estimate to help us make decisions and plan for the future.
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