What We Do

We specialize in User Experience Design, Mobile Application Development, Innovation Consulting and Brand Experience and Strategy in business and consumer markets. Clients come to ÄKTA from across all sectors for the answers and results they’re looking for to drive success.

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Our Work

Our work reflects an unwavering focus on the art and science of humanistic experience design. We build for a constantly growing array of technology platforms, but tailor our approach based on a deep understanding of your business and customers. Your goals guide us as we us logic and data to break down complex tasks and reconstruct them as basic as human interactions.

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ÄKTA in Motion

A behind-the-scenes look at the people and culture of one of the fastest growing companies in the country.

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Amplifying Connectivity

How The Multipeer Connectivity Framework Informs the Innovation Process.

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The Art & Science of Mobile Dashboard Design

What Humanistic Experience Design can teach us about designing the “right” business & user dashboards.

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An Opportunity to Grow With Us

Do you have what it takes to make the huge leap with us in 2015?

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Customizable iOS App Component

We sat down with one of our developers to hear how he created a user-customizable pull-to-refresh component that any app with a UITableView or UICollectionView could use.

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ÄKTA works with leading global brands and emerging growth companies to discover new opportunities, define intelligent user experiences, design innovative digital services and bring successful products and applications to market.
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Engagement Experts

Over the years, we’ve helped clients of all sizes, from local startups to multi-billion dollar global brands, to launch hundreds of applications, digital products and multi-platform services. Our design-led development process is centered on digital engagement, with a concentration in mobile, but we're powerfully platform agnostic.

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3 Reasons You Can’t Just Ask Customers What They Want
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One of our top User Experience Researchers examines why asking customers direct questions can be dangerous.

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Head Gear: An Augmented Reality Mobile Application
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What happens when Facial Recognition Software meets Augmented Reality? A fun and cool app for kids and adults alike

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Customizable iOS App Component
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We sat down with one of our developers to hear how he created a user-customizable pull-to-refresh component that any app with a UITableView or UICollectionView could use.

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The Art & Science of Mobile Dashboard Design
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What Humanistic Experience Design can teach us about designing the “right” business & user dashboards.

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White Papers

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The Future of Customer Experience in the Food Industry
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Join ÄKTA’s Executive Chairman Dean DeBiase, and Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s Senior Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Officer as they discuss the future of the fast food industry.

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Team ÄKTA In The Spotlight
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We sat down with our iOS Developer Suyu Zhang, to hear how he created a user-customizable pull-to-refresh component called “CBStoreHouseRefreshControl”.

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John Roa Featured In Michigan Avenue Magazine
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Start-up king John Roa is blazing a digital trail in Chicago—and doing it his own way.

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ÄKTA Recognized as One of Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies
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ÄKTA earns a spot on the prestigious Inc. 500 list.

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