Designing for Social Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

Let’s look at each type of tie, and how we might design for them. 9 So, when we’re designing for strong ties, we’re designing for small groups of people. When designing for strong ties: Think about their existing means of communication.

Design 110

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

Boxes and Arrows

As UX professionals, we strive to design engaging experiences. 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. What happens when the design is visual and interactive?

Design 105

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

I built a team with a dedicated user researcher; information architect; interaction and visual designers and we even made a guerilla usability lab and had regular test sessions. This required the design team to work a “Sprint&# (month long iteration) ahead of the development team.

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Jason Fried on design

Xplaner

Jason Fried on Design. Open Jason Fried on Design on NextSlide. Dave Gray talks with Jason Fried of 37 Signals about his design process. Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

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.

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.

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 throw developers, interface designers, business analysts, SEO experts, and usability guys together and expect them all to gel is optimistic but unlikely.

IA Summit 10 - Day 1

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. Download Going Interactive: How we stopped making static wireframes and started making prototypes – Kevin Wick Looking for more effective ways to communicate your research and designs?

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. The good news is that despite the complexity involved in understanding human relationships, we can study offline and online communication and create design principles to support what we find.

IA Summit 10 - Day 3

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. Testing Content: Early, Often, and Well – Colleen Jones, Kevin O’Connor In their presentation, Colleen Jones and Kevin O’Connor talk about how testing content is just as important as testing design.

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

Bolt | Peters recently collaborated with Stanford University’s Bill Behrman on designing the Google Sites template for local governments to use as a backup to deliver information on the H1N1 outbreak, and also disasters and emergencies in general. Just a few of them: Visual Design. *

How to Win Friends and Influence People Remotely

Boxes and Arrows

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. Nowadays most calls that involve design issues have a web conferencing session. 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.

Even more insanely by Steve Jobs

Innovation 360

Say No to 1,000 Things.Think differently about design. 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

So, based on the DNA code of entrepreneurship there are of cause pitfalls, or design mistakes of entrepreneurs hindering and complicating fast growth and success, all of them possible to treat if discovered and addressed. 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.

DNA coded pit falls

Innovation 360

So, based on the DNA code of entrepreneurship there are of cause pitfalls, or design mistakes of entrepreneurs hindering and complicating fast growth and success, all of them possible to treat if discovered and addressed. 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.

Jason Fried on simplicity

Xplaner

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. Jason Fried on Simplicity. Open Jason Fried on Simplicity on NextSlide. Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

This is a lesson that Timothy Prestero and his organisation Design that Matters learned painfully. In 2010, DtM came out with an incubator designed for use in developing countries that won a ton of awards. It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.”

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Emotional Design with A.C.T. – Part 2

Boxes and Arrows

model, a user-friendly take on using existing frameworks for designing emotional experiences. Designing relationships. Design goals, types of reactions & triune brain. Design Goals. Design goals, types of reactions, and forms of love. Poster: 2010 IA Summit.

When Information Design is a Matter of Life or Death

Boxes and Arrows

Subsequently, leaflets are heavily regulated in the way they need to be designed, written, and produced. Adding to the design challenge is the fact that the guidelines for how medicine information leaflets are designed changes from country to country, and the guidelines are often vague.

Design 114

What UX Designers Need to Know about Conversion Rate Optimization

Boxes and Arrows

The real problem many organizations face regarding conversion, is that content is often still considered “the stuff that goes into the design.” Putting content at center stage means changing some of the fundamental ways we think about content in the design process and how it helps conversion.

Innovation, ecosystems, platforms and the promise of more to come

Paul Hobcraft

Molecules Building and designing new networks for innovation collaborative innovation ecosystems exporting knowledge and innovation innovation ecosystems Innovation jobs-to-be-done innovation platforms thought leadership on innovation Voice of the customer

Innovation, ecosystems, platforms and the promise of more to come

Paul Hobcraft

Molecules Building and designing new networks for innovation collaborative innovation ecosystems exporting knowledge and innovation innovation ecosystems Innovation jobs-to-be-done innovation platforms thought leadership on innovation Voice of the customer

Three Ways Government Agencies Can Do More With Less —Right Now

IdeaScale

Coast Guard, is who is already utilizing “design thinking” and “human-centered design” methodologies to power how the Coast Guard leads innovation. The above methodologies then play a critical role in designing challenges and prototyping potential solutions generated by the workforce.

Direct to Consumer Disrupting Established Markets

InnovationManagement

In 2010, the Gillette brand, which is owned by Proctor and Gamble, held 70% of the U.S. It boasted continuous innovation in product design, and enjoyed a gross margin of around 60%. market for razors. Its market share has now slid to around 50%. It has suffered at the hands of two start-up companies, which went direct to consumer (DTC). They are Harry’s and Dollar Shave Club. Organization & Culture

Nomination Wanted: 2015 Thinkers50

Matthew May

My three areas of focus — strategy, innovation, and lean — are all founded on the ground-level, everyday application of Roger Martin’s Play-to-Win framework (strategy), IDEO/Stanford d school-originated design thinking (innovation), and Toyota-born systems thinking (lean).

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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. It boasted continuous innovation in product design and enjoyed a gross margin of around 60%. Warby Parker was founded in 2010 by four friends from business school.

Innovate and Persuade with a Well-Judged Nudge

Destination Innovation

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.

71 Innovation Methodologies

Open Innovation EU

Focus stage: Early-stage Published: 2010 more…. Human-Centered Design (IDEO). Updated Model of Design Thinking. Design Thinking Process (Stanford). Design Competitions. Focus stage: Maturity Published: 2010 more…. Design for Six Sigma (Idov).

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

Paul Hobcraft

The three most popular published this year were “The Emerging World of Connected Industrial Ecosystems” followed by “Platform Providers need to think more about Ecosystems Principles and Design” then “When is a partner not a partner?”

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How the current patent system actually hurts innovation (and how patent trolls are being fought)

Idea to Value

Take the story of Dr Troy Norred , who invented a new design for a heart stent which stayed in place using larger surface area, instead of damaging sutures or glue.

System 201

The single best way to improve your brainstorming sessions

Idea to Value

And that is because most brainstorming sessions are not designed to deliver results for the company , only for the facilitator. Taylor et al , and backed up by several other studies as summarised by a meta-analysis as recently as 2010. Brainstorming doesn’t work.

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

Idea to Value

He was about to release the iPhone to the world, and had turned Apple around from an indebted hardware maker to the trendiest computer company in the world, thanks to the focus on design and simplicity of the Macs and the phenomenal success of the iPod.

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Beyond The Conversation: Context-Fluid Experiences and Augmented Cognition

Boxes and Arrows

As UX designers in a world with exponential advancements in sensing technology, we ought to have context at the top of our list of things to consider in any design process—especially if we are designing for a “context-fluid” experience. 2010). 2010).

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

Paul Hobcraft

Take a look at the way IRENA is breaking down the innovation dimensions in this visual that covers 30 key innovation dimensions that will drive energy transitions across enabling technologies, new business models, different market designs, and system operation.

Opening up our innovation to stay relevant

Paul Hobcraft

Take for instance the Oxfam and Unilever partnership have been working together since 2010 to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Our whole understanding of innovation is changing; there are numerous shifts occurring.

Creating the Persuasive Pattern card deck

Boxes and Arrows

One of our finest tasks as designers is to filter the abundance of choice into easily digestible bits. This requires an endeavor into product psychology and the art of designing with purpose and intent. Stakeholders in design. All design has at least two stakeholders.

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

It has been a while since Henry Mintzberg developed his influential work that made us aware of the importance of structures in organization design. Structures are no longer of primary focus in design organizations. Organization Design in their eyes. 2010). 2010).

7 Must-Read Books on Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

Much of economics is designed around physical stuff, things we pick up and put down, and things we often trade physical tokens to buy in the first place. Part of good business is reading business theory. Innovation strategy is an enormous topic, and staying current can be an intimidating task.

A Wiser Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

Chris Baum speaks with Bill DeRouchey, co-chair for the 2010 Interaction Design Conference , about the upcoming conference and how the third annual conference will start to model the essence of Interaction Design. A Brand New Program For 2010, the program is quite different. Team Along with Bill and Jennifer Bove, his co-chair, the conference team includes several well-known designers. Bill describes how that will affect the design of the conference proper.

Corporate Innovation: THEATRE, BULLSH*T, OR FUTURE-SHAPING CAPABILITY?

The Future Shapers

So, with access to an accompanying slide deck, this thought piece is designed to help facilitate an honest conversation inside your organisation to establish the truth about your current corporate innovation capability. 11] IBM 2010 Capitalizing on Creativity.

University Crowdsourcing Zero Carbon Goal

IdeaConnection

Since 2010, carbon emissions at the university have been reduced by 47% and 100% of its energy needs come from renewables. But it believes it can do more and so is seeking the help of experts in green architecture, engineering and design.