Emotional Design with A.C.T. - Part 1

Boxes and Arrows

12 Wikipedia (2010, January 2). As UX professionals, we strive to design engaging experiences. These experiences help to forge relationships between the products we create and the people who use them.

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Designing for Social Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

It took both the telephone and the mobile phone 15 years to amass 100 million users, but Facebook did it in 9 months. We see more and more people becoming connected on online social networks, and it seems our networks are growing exponentially.

Design 111

Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

When the exciting opportunity to work in a post-bubble dot.com startup arose, I jumped to take it. I had the luxury of doing things exactly as I thought right, and for a while it was truly fantastic.

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IA Summit 10 - Dan Roam Keynote

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. | This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit. Our theme is meant to inspire everyone in the community—even those who aren’t presenting or volunteering—to bring their best ideas to the table.

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

30, 2010, Forrester.com, accessed August 15, 2011. The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. Regardless of size or sector, every organization today faces existential threats from changing customer expectations and a booming. technology industry.

So You Wanna Build a Library, Eh?

Boxes and Arrows

The following article is an abridged version of Chapter 7 of Nathan Curtis’s 2009 book, Modular Web Design published by New Riders. The book’s first half addresses how to modularly break down your design, build it back up, and communicate in new and interesting ways.

Case study of agile and UCD working together

Boxes and Arrows

Large scale websites require groups of specialists to design and develop a product that will be a commercial success. To develop a completely new site requires several teams to collaborate and this can be difficult. Particularly as different teams may be working with different methods.

Faceted Finding with Super-Powered Breadcrumbs

Boxes and Arrows

Instead, as shown in Figure 7, Edmunds.com resets the model year to the current year, 2010, which simply disappears from the breadcrumb.

The Stranger's Long Neck

Boxes and Arrows

Show Time: 33 minutes 42 seconds. Download mp3 (audio only) Download m4a (with visuals, requires iTunes, Quicktime, or similar) Ireland’s Gerry McGovern shares a few of the key ideas in his recent publication The Stranger’s Long Neck – How to Deliver What Your Customers Really Want.

IA Summit 10 - Day 1

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. In this open-format discussion from the 2010 IA Summit, facilitated by Nick Finck, practitioners talk about how our profession can pave the way to a bright future.

IA Summit 10 - Whitney Hess Keynote

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes Keynotes. | “Day 1 – Dan Roam &# :[link] | “Day 2 – Richard Saul Wurman &# :[link] | Day 3 – Whitney Hess | Additional podcasts will be posted as available over the coming weeks.

IA Summit 10 - Day 2

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit. Our theme is meant to inspire everyone in the community—even those who aren’t presenting or volunteering—to bring their best ideas to the table.

IA Summit 10 - Day 3

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit. Our theme is meant to inspire everyone in the community—even those who aren’t presenting or volunteering—to bring their best ideas to the table.

IA Summit 10 - Richard Saul Wurman Keynote

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. | “Day 1 Keynote – Dan Roam&# :[link] | Day 2 Keynote – Richard Saul Wurman |. In this keynote presentation from the 2010 IA Summit, Mr. Wurman discusses his 19.20.21

Google, Stanford, and The Government Fight Swine Flu

Boxes and Arrows

Note: Nate and Tony’s book on remote testing, “Remote Research&# :[link] will be published by Rosenfeld Media in 2010.

Drawing facial expressions

Xplaner

Here’s a quick video on drawing facial expressions. You might also want to check out a related post from Communication Nation in 2005. You can also see a larger version of the video here. Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

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Working Smarter conversation with Jay Cross

Xplaner

Had a nice conversation this morning with Jay Cross and I asked him to do a walk-through of my notes from the conversation. You can see a larger version of the video here and you can see the full sketch on Flickr (and add your notes!) Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

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How to Win Friends and Influence People Remotely

Boxes and Arrows

Living in Australia and working with team members based in the US and India, discovering ways of being more effective in my job, has become a bit of a hobby. However my situation is not unique. Knowledge workers are increasingly required to work in a distributed manner – in some cases this is working specific weekdays from home, in other cases it involves close interaction with team members spread across continents.

Jason Fried on simplicity

Xplaner

Jason Fried on Simplicity. Open Jason Fried on Simplicity on NextSlide. Dave Gray talks with Jason Fried of 37 Signals about simplicity, Twitter, Blogger, Mies Van Der Rohe, Antonio Gaudi and their influence in his design work. Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

The complete value creation model

Innovation 360

As promised, here comes the complete value creation model I have developed over the years – all development made in real and challenging business development cases.

The complete value creation model

Innovation 360

As promised, here comes the complete value creation model I have developed over the years – all development made in real and challenging business development cases.

Company is a force for good

Innovation 360

Today, when moderating a table at founder alliance one of the delegates just came from a meeting with Bransson who dropped the line “Company is a force for good” Worth thinking about.

Jason Fried on nature

Xplaner

A short, 5-minute chat with Jason Fried about nature and how it influences his work. Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

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The flying geese

Innovation 360

In the Spring, when you see geese heading North for the Summer or South in the Fall, flying along in ”V” formation, you might be interested in knowing what scientists have discovered about why they fly that way. It has been learned that as each bird flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird immediately following.By flying in ”V ” formation, the whole flock adds at least 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew on its own.

ZipBuds: a short story in product development

Bennett Cherry

When students ask what it takes to get a product developed from concept to consumer, I now have another great example to share with them: ZipBuds, from Digital Group Audio (DGA).A A little background would help, wouldn't it? Here's how it goes.Erik Groset, President and Co-Founder of DGA, has been a featured Guest Entrepreneur in my classes over the past 2 years and has done a masterful job of. confidence ingenuity innovation perseverance photography solving a pain stories student entrepreneurs

The enemy of past success

Innovation 360

There is nothing more dangerous believing you are successful, nothing in the past success guarantees any future success. It is your perception and capability that impact future success. Even things happening that are feelt to be out of you control you can still adopt to it, overcome it and finally learn how to live under uncertainty.

THE INNOVATIVE TREND CREATES DEMAND FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PEOPLE

Innovation 360

The most trendy right seems to be innovation. Companies such as Apple, Facebook, and Google has created a wave of management literature, lectures and theories that will help others to think as creatively. Innovation has long been recognized as key to getting businesses to achieve success. Innovation creates new markets and opportunities for improvement.

THE INNOVATIVE TREND CREATES DEMAND FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PEOPLE

Innovation 360

The most trendy right seems to be innovation. Companies such as Apple, Facebook, and Google has created a wave of management literature, lectures and theories that will help others to think as creatively. Innovation has long been recognized as key to getting businesses to achieve success. Innovation creates new markets and opportunities for improvement.

NEW CREATIVITY

Innovation 360

Art for art’s sake has become an obsolete expression and entrepreneurship is the solution to the cultural worker’s needs. Our politician aims to bring out the entrepreneurial spirit of our artist, e.g. as the Swedish government has now developed an action plan for cultural and creative industries.

It’s The Angels’ Time

Innovation 360

That was the theme a few days back at 2010 Angel Capital Association Summit in San Francisco and the title of the speech by angel investor and blogger Basil Peters , who asserted that VCs are essentially dinosaurs saddled with too-big funds at a time when entrepreneurs can create companies cheaply and quickly, sometimes over a weekend.

Entrepreneurship by son of the preacher

Innovation 360

The other day I spoke to Hans Rosling , professor in global health and advisor to the world’s leaders. He gave me he gave me a very tangible advice on how to establish a business in Africa as I was writing a trendwatch about Africa together with my college and friend Maria Sporre: “Find a missionary’s son who you can work with, listen carefully and stay place to understand the culture.” ” If you are intressted in the full trendwatxh please visit [link].

Even more insanely by Steve Jobs

Innovation 360

When it comes to innovation, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is legendary. His company slogan “Think Different” is more than a marketing tool. It’s a way of life–a powerful, positive, game-changing approach to innovation that anyone can apply to any field of endeavor.

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DNA coded pit falls

Innovation 360

I all companies I have worked in or with, including the one with the best entrepreneurs, there are a few pit falls that seems to be inherited in entrepreneurship regardless of culture, trade or geography. Before pointing those out outlining my suggestions let´s set the scene: The DNA of entrepreneurship is about believing, it is about doing the impossible, literal going where no man went before– with determination, focus and a pathological believe that you will success.

DNA coded pit falls

Innovation 360

I all companies I have worked in or with, including the one with the best entrepreneurs, there are a few pit falls that seems to be inherited in entrepreneurship regardless of culture, trade or geography. Before pointing those out outlining my suggestions let´s set the scene: The DNA of entrepreneurship is about believing, it is about doing the impossible, literal going where no man went before– with determination, focus and a pathological believe that you will success.

Social entrepreneurship – philanthropy or business?

Innovation 360

Sweden was distinguished visit in the spring, by Richard Branson, CSR’s new rock star and super-entrepreneur. Not only as a model for social responsibility – in his own special style, he has also taken the throne as a social entrepreneur with the now winged words “a business is a force for doing good” But what is social entrepreneurship really?