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What We Do

We're a two-person team that designs and develops web-based financial planning applications and interactive calculators, using the best available technologies. We can help in every step of the process — brainstorming, design, modeling, prototyping, and production development.

We've been in business since 2001, and have had the privilege and good fortune to work for some of the biggest and best financial services companies in the United States.



Who We Are

Mike Novak

Mike Novak is responsible for project management as well as establishing and maintaining client and partner relationships. Additionally, Mike specializes in interactive design and information architecture. Prior to founding RI, Mike worked for Fidelity Investments and Razorfish.

Matt Stuehler

Matt Stuehler wears the technical hat, and focuses on web development, information architecture, and interactive design. He's been bridging the gap between design and technology since 1990. Matt also holds an MBA in Finance. He writes periodically at, and vents occasionally on Twitter as @stuehler.



Our Clients

Our Clients


Examples of Our Work

We believe that for most web apps, the right design is simple, easy to use, and most importantly, engaging. Our favorite rule of thumb — minimize input, maximize output. Here are a few simple demos that we think say a lot about our approach to interactive design:

College Savings Calculator

Am I Saving Enough For Retirement?



Contact Info

Results Imperative
1492 Highland Ave.
Suite #10
Needham, MA 02492
office:   617.416.0436
fax:   413.714.7374
email:   Mike / Matt