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

Boxes and Arrows

The content conveys the message, but the look and feel change how that message is interpreted, altering the meaning. 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. Whether you’re designing a website or a physical product, the formation of a relationship depends on how useful, usable and pleasurable the experience is.

Designing for Social Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

Some people believe that this is changing, that the web is making us closer to more people. 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. But the reality is, social networks rarely add to our number of connections.

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

Agile prefers to work out how to build something as we go, rather than do a waterfall style deep dive into specification and then finding out we can’t build parts of the spec for some reason e.g. a misjudgment of feasibility, misjudgment of time to build, or changing requirements. To quote the Agile Manifesto’s principles “Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.

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So You Wanna Build a Library, Eh?

Boxes and Arrows

It takes time and effort to get off the ground, can trigger significant and uncomfortable organizational change, and comes with an ongoing maintenance cost. Project priorities change. Timing: When change is in the air, there may be opportunity to insert a library into the discussion and approach. Can you time the expansion of your library to dovetail with when your experience are already undergoing significant change?

Case study of agile and UCD working together

Boxes and Arrows

We then considered the prioritization of information and content for each page, and this facilitated the production of wireframes that represented the culmination of all research, showed the interface and interactions for elements on the page, and were a working document that changed as we iterated the design. However, as the site changed so radically in the new design, we still had to release the site in an old style ‘big-bang’ manner.

Faceted Finding with Super-Powered Breadcrumbs

Boxes and Arrows

I believe Integrated Finding Breadcrumb design is more intuitive and resourceful than other faceted breadcrumb solutions due to the following key design recommendations made based on several years of designing and researching finding interfaces: Combine hierarchical Location & Attribute breadcrumbs Use Change instead of Set-Remove-Set Automatically retain relevant query information Label breadcrumb aspects Make it clear how to start a new search Allow direct keyword manipulation.

IA Summit 10 - Day 1

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. Through the analysis of brief case studies detailing common activities like shopping, travel, and health care, Luca Rosati and Andrea Resmini illustrate a complete set of design heuristics which can aid IA transition to this holistic approach, and help our discipline better grasp the design implications brought along by the change. This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit.

IA Summit 10 - Day 2

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. Download Experience strategy: Dealing with a UX mid-life crisis – Richard Dalton, Rob Weening We make changes to our user experiences based on heuristics, usability testing, and data, but do we really know if we’re improving the overall experience over time and across projects? This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit.

IA Summit 10 - Day 3

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. They discuss how this technique will change your perception of personas, no matter what you think of them now, and how it can showcase how real people are behaving related to your brand, product, or project. In this session, Don Turnbull and John Tolva look into these and other questions as they discuss research and designs unveiling how our interactions with both digital and physical environments are changing.

IA Summit 10 - Richard Saul Wurman Keynote

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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 He encourages the design community to take initiative and solve big problems rather than make small changes incrementally. Download Transcript of Richard Saul Wurman Keynote from Day 2 of the 2010 IA Summit in Phoenix, Arizona.

Google, Stanford, and The Government Fight Swine Flu

Boxes and Arrows

To help relieve the demand, the Stanford SIE Program , a Stanford University group that develops technology for social change, stepped in literally within hours of the interruption to create an ad hoc backup site using Google sites, so people could still access the critical info. Note: Nate and Tony’s book on remote testing, “Remote Research&# :[link] will be published by Rosenfeld Media in 2010.

How to Win Friends and Influence People Remotely

Boxes and Arrows

Please note this is a rapidly changing area, even in the time between writing this article and its appearance on B&A many things have changed. Once remotely located a designers ability to interact with other team members and effect change are funneled through the telecommunication mediums that the team uses to communicate. However this is changing rapidly with Powerpoint to flash conversion tools and built-in screen share facilities such as those found in Skype and iChat.

THE INNOVATIVE TREND CREATES DEMAND FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PEOPLE

Innovation 360

One can see that innovation is seen as a strategic way to change the market structures, creating barriers for competitors and change the maturity of a product. 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.

THE INNOVATIVE TREND CREATES DEMAND FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PEOPLE

Innovation 360

One can see that innovation is seen as a strategic way to change the market structures, creating barriers for competitors and change the maturity of a product. 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.

Even more insanely by Steve Jobs

Innovation 360

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

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Social entrepreneurship – philanthropy or business?

Innovation 360

According to Bill Drayton social entrepreneurs is “contractors working for social change through entrepreneurial solutions.” ” A social entrepreneur is in many ways the change that Gandhi was referring to by being an actor that creates value for society through change. Sweden was distinguished visit in the spring, by Richard Branson, CSR’s new rock star and super-entrepreneur.

The only we know is that we are uncertain about the future

Innovation 360

A connected world, 3 billion people demanding same level of standard as the Triad regions in terms of consumptions, energy, and experience and education, have changed the fundamentals of our world system. Are we facing a boom, a double dip, or a potential break-down of the global environment? No one can know for sure? The degree of uncertainty is higher than for a long time. We probable has to go back as far as the industry revolution to experience the same degree of uncertainty.

Charging for value – Sure…

Innovation 360

You might even be force to say no because you know that you will only compensate for the clients incompetence and not developing sustainable changes in the business. Over the last decade it has been a lot of discussions about pricing based on value. However, there are several issues related to that and not an easy task.

No honey, no money

Innovation 360

New players, BRIC companies as well as new entrepreneurs building global operations from the first day, are constantly finding new short cuts, new offers and changing price and delivery models. Over the past year I have I have meet up with several real professionals running their operations with precisions and knowledge, also profitable. Bur no exceptional growth rate, and all with a fear of being challenged by new entrants.

Gen Z Will Change Your World Again

Daniel Burrus

Every generation will develop different wants, needs and desires as they progress through the different stages of life and their responsibilities change. Much of what we thought we knew about Milennials is about to change as they enter the next phase in their lives and begin to think about starting a family or financially planning for their long-term future, so we need to stop thinking of them as 15-year-olds. .

How having children makes fathers’ brains less imaginative

Idea to Value

Everyone knows that having a child changes your life. But did you know that it also physically changes a parents’ brain? The difference between the two scans could then be used to calculate changes in brain volume across different brain regions.

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The creative stereotype: What does a “creative person” look like?

Idea to Value

One initial study of poetry in 2010 gave participants 60 poems for whom either black, white or crossover names for male and female authors were given. When it comes to creativity , generating ideas is only one part of the process. You also need to execute the ideas.

Nomination Wanted: 2015 Thinkers50

Matthew May

Author, THE SHIBUMI STRATEGY: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change (Jossey-Bass, 2010). Not until this year’s Thinkers50 nominations would I have ever given the possibility of being nominated a glancing thought. I consider myself to be more of a solid practitioner of others’ ideas than a high-concept thinker.

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We are falling badly behind on our invention in technology for the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

We are losing the race to stop our planet warming as our innovative human endeavours are not at the level they should be, or we simply lack the “will” to make the changes we so desperately need to undergo to protect our planet. That is shocking and needs radically changing.

Here Are the Top Five Crowdsourcing Wins of the Past Year

IdeaScale

Unilever launched its Sustainable Living Program in 2010, with goals to use internal company initiatives to reduce waste and change formulations, and conduct public relations and outreach campaigns to slash its waste output, reduce its carbon footprint, and be a more responsible corporate citizen.

Exploring the Connection between Idea Management and Customer Experience

IdeaScale

This number increased from just 36 percent in 2010. To do this, you need idea management to invoke positive change. Through positive change, companies like Adobe are implementing customer service management (CXM) to improve the customer experience.

Innovators in FMCG love Direct to Consumer

Destination Innovation

In 2010 the Gillette brand which is owned by Proctor and Gamble held 70% of the US market for razors. All that has changed with the internet and the DTC business model. Warby Parker was founded in 2010 by four friends from business school. It boasted continuous innovation in product design and enjoyed a gross margin of around 60%. Its market share has now slid to around 50%.

Innovate and Persuade with a Well-Judged Nudge

Destination Innovation

Changing the default position – e.g. so that everyone is enrolled into a pension scheme unless they deliberately opt out. In 2010 the British Government set up a Behaviourial Insights Team (BIT), which became known as the ‘Nudge Unit’ Its aim was to save at least ten times its running cost. Make things Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely and that will change behaviour.

Do Healthcare Institutions Need a Chief Innovation Officer?

InnovationManagement

Everyone wants to think that their innovation program is going to change the world and that feeling persists, because successful innovation programs can have enormous real-world returns. Businesses can save millions of dollars, new business models can disrupt markets, but some of the most impactful innovation efforts are genuinely in the healthcare space.

Laura Durán

Innovation 360 Group

She has also obtained one of the eight Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for her Master studies awarded by the European Commission in 2010. She has experience working with sustainability and environment topics with the UN Climate Change Consultant for Denmark in the Danish Embassy in Mexico City. CEO Office Manager. Background.

It Took A Pandemic To Realize These 8 Things

Game-Changer

I remember back in 2010 I started telling friends and people with businesses they should start adopting digital technologies, how things would change and they had to or risk being left behind. Fast forward to 2016, I gave speeches at universities and organizations talking about the Next Economy and how 10 key technologies would drive and change everything. Today, things have changed. The pandemic has changed the world as we know it.

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We are falling badly behind on our invention in technology for the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

We are losing the race to stop our planet warming as our innovative human endeavours are not at the level they should be, or we simply lack the “will” to make the changes we so desperately need to undergo to protect our planet. That is shocking and needs radically changing.

Get comfortable being uncomfortable

Game-Changer

Apparently there has been some innovative things going on, we don’t notice it because the experience of going to the dentist hasn’t changed at all. 40% of the companies that were at the top of the Fortune 500 in 2000 were no longer there in 2010. — @briansolis. Why hasn’t it changed? Are we really changing it? In a world of constant change, business leaders must get comfortable being uncomfortable.

How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

In 2010, DtM came out with an incubator designed for use in developing countries that won a ton of awards. If we really want to change the world, we have to focus not just on the change we want, but on the often dreary managerial tasks that must be addressed to realise that change. It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.”

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What is a creative “Flow State”? And how can I achieve it?

Idea to Value

A 2010 research study on classical pianists showed that those in a flow state performed in a state of ease, with lower heart rates, deeper breathing and even more relaxed facial muscles.

Focus and clarity – the theme of 2018 for Xinova

Xinova

End of Year – with Brad Roberts, Global Head of Network Platform Xinova has seen plenty of change since I joined our predecessor company in 2010, but no year has been more important than 2018 in bringing focus and clarity to the mission that we’re on. A lot can happen in a year!

Peet van Biljon

Innovation 360 Group

Peet managed McKinsey & Company’s global innovation practice from 2010 to 2015 where he served clients on innovation across a breadth of industries. Innovation culture, leadership and change management. Senior Advisor, North America. Background. Peet is a well-rounded international executive with deep consulting, high-tech and advanced industry experience. He is regarded as an innovative strategist, a creative problem-solver and a thought leader on ethical innovation.He

7 Must-Read Books on Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

Raworth makes a salient point as you look to the horizon: No form of growth, whether its population growth, economic growth, or the growth of resources, lasts forever; and a key driver of innovation will be changing our mindset towards all forms of growth, particularly in what we consume to drive it. Flatow’s history of innovation looks not at the brilliant inventors who changed our world but the people who thought they were full of it.

Peet van Biljon

Innovation 360 Group

Peet managed McKinsey & Company’s global innovation practice from 2010 to 2015 where he served clients on innovation across a breadth of industries. Innovation culture, leadership and change management. Senior Advisor, North America. Background. Peet is a well-rounded international executive with deep consulting, high-tech and advanced industry experience. He is regarded as an innovative strategist, a creative problem-solver and a thought leader on ethical innovation.He

Entering 2019 – What Do Each of Us Need to Focus Upon?

Paul Hobcraft

It is going to be a very tough year, unrelenting in change and innovation pursuit. As we enter 2019 I always like to take a day or so, to reflect and think about what I should be focusing upon in the next year, around innovation. What has influenced me in 2018 and what I feel is shaping my thinking going into 2019?

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Why “Follow your passion” is terrible advice for you & those you care about

Idea to Value

In 2010, only 45% of Americans were satisfied with their jobs, and this figure had been steadily decreasing since the 61% of 1987 (first year of the survey). Is this a passion at this moment in your life, and is there a chance your passions might change? Your interests and passions change throughout life. That then changed to be what I do now, which is understanding creativity and innovation.

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Business Model Innovation? July Retail Deals are the new Black (Friday)

Leapfrogging

Target has held a “Black Friday in July” event since 2010. The Prime business model changes how consumers shop as a whole. In the style of summer action movie blockbusters – a summer battle went down between Amazon and Walmart. Both retail giants offered discounts and promotions to rival those only seen during traditional Black Friday sales. These sales created the kind of hype associated with summer blockbusters and put the marketing punch for the new Terminator to shame.

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Understanding the Innovation Landscape needed for Enabling Technologies in the World’s Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

If you are interested in exploring the enabling technologies in different innovation landscapes, these links below will take you to specific briefs released in September 2019 on different parts of the energy system undergoing change.