Garofalo Studios

Garofalo Studios, a service from Garofalo Enterprises Incorporated, is a user experience and interactive strategy consultancy that works with companies to create solutions which engage and delight the people who use them.

Garofalo Studios

Garofalo Studios is a user experience and interactive strategy consultancy

User Experience & Interactive Strategy Consultancy


Specializing in Enterprise UX, and Location Intelligence + UX

Garofalo Studios

We work with companies to create solutions
which engage and delight the people who use them.

Services

Consulting

We will collaborative with your team to establish a user experience and interactive strategy, with a focus on innovative capabilities and business growth strategies. Along the way, we'll help you leverage research techniques to make data-driven design decisions (D4). Our practices emphasize progressive techniques to help you create products and/or services which engage and delight the people who use them.

  • User Experience (UX) Strategy
  • Interactive & Web Strategy
  • User-Centered Enterprise System Architecture
  • Information Architecture Strategy
  • User Research & Personas
  • Usability Research Studies & Methodologies

Workshops

Ideation & Brainstorming Workshops facilitated by our team and guest experts custom-tailored for you and your organization. Establish a baseline of the theoretical, then go beyond to immerse you and your colleagues in practical world of innovative product and services design.

Get serious about taking your organization to the next level, through workshops geared to transform innovation from a buzzword to a practice that are purposeful and action-oriented.

UX Coaching

We'll help you and your organization build a culture of solution-oriented innovation and design from the ground up (even if that means working through internal politics).

Rather than outsourcing a project and the sustainable knowledge leaves with the consultants when the project concludes, our "user experience coaching" is a partnership between your team members with our team and guest experts, so your team members can retain the knowledge to carry efforts forward into the future.

  • User Experience (UX) Strategy
  • Uncovering User Research Insights
  • Generating Ideas
  • Crafting Experience Blueprints
  • Defining a Roadmap & Generating Alignment
  • Creating Scenarios or Personas
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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.

~ Albert Einstein

Garofalo Studios

Our Four Pillars

Collaborative Ideation

Connecting people together to unleash big ideas, smart ideas, fun ideas, bold ideas, and even challenging ideas. It's amazing to see how even a goofy idea from one person, can spark an idea of brilliance from another.


Creative Innovation

Balancing "go big or go home" with "keep it simple." Challenge the norm with new perspectives. In the words of Albert Einstein, "there is always a better way to do it, find it."


Informative Research

Embrace agile research methods to make informative decisions. Identify who your target audience is and determine what resonates with them.


Inspiring Perspiration

Then it comes down to hard work with determination and reliability. Iterating to be nimble and adapt to changing environments.

Garofalo Studios

About

Our Principal Consultant, Frank Garofalo, has worked in the web and interactive industry since 1999. Over the years, he has had employment experience with various companies, such as Esri, The Walt Disney Company, Bank of America, Cyber View, and Garmin.

Through his employment background, Frank has been involved with design and user experience efforts on projects for Fortune 100 companies, US Federal agencies, and with budgets of over $12 million.

  • Managed a 35+ person department of User Experience Architects, User Interface Designers, Icon Designers, and Usability Research experts, at a billion-dollar software company.
  • Started an online media and interactive solutions agency, Cyber View, in 1999.
  • Received a Master of Science from Purdue University in Computer Graphics Technology.
  • Provisional U.S. Patent (#62/327,354) filed in April 2010 for a multi-touch hardware device developed related to his graduate research.
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Experience with the following industries:

  • Business (Enterprise, Financial, Manufacturing, Recruiting/Head Hunting, Small Business, Wineries)
  • Education (Higher Education)
  • Government (Federal, State, Local, Facilities, Public Works)
  • Health and Human Services (Public Health, Human Services)
  • Natural Resources (Agriculture)
  • Public Safety (Emergency/Disaster Management, Homeland/National Security, Law Enforcement, Wildland Fire Management)
  • Transportation (Railways, Ports and Maritime, Public Transit)
  • Utilities and Communications (Electric, Gas, Water, Wastewater)
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