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7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

FinTech v. traditional banking: It’s not a zero-sum game

The financial services sector is bracing itself for an unprecedented period of disruption. Innovations such as smartphones, big data analytics, and the blockchain technology that underpins Bitcoin, are forcing banks, insurers, and Wall Street firms to adapt to an unpredictable future where some of …

What It Means to Bring Loyalty to Mobile Wallets

Marketers are investing more in loyalty programs, and one way to boost their profile is to include them in mobile wallet apps. According to June …

Loyalty

Bank of America is building an AI helper for its mobile apps

If you've ever wanted to get financial advice from a computer, then you're going to love what Bank of America is working on. The company has announced that it's developing Erica, a "virtual assistant" designed to help customers better manage their finances. The service will sit inside the firm's …

Bank of America

What mobile carriers do next: Become banks

If banking is something you do on an app, why shouldn’t your mobile carrier actually be your bank? It’s more than just an idea. Orange, Telenor, and O2 are all building their own operations.<p>In the UK alone, people use mobile banking apps more than 7,610 times a minute, or 4 billion times a …

Why you should write your interface first

Tinder's Scott Hurff explains.The post Why you should write your interface first appeared first on InVision Blog.

Top 5 Mobile Design Trends To Look Out For In 2016

Consumers are spending more time consuming media on their mobile devices. The CMO Council reports that mobile digital media time in the US is now significantly higher at 51% compared to desktop media time at 42%. User experience is the central focus of the most relevant design trends, and …

UI Design

How to use data to improve your design

Sam Warren on how designers can use data to accomplish goals and delight customers.The post How to use data to improve your design appeared first on …

Can Big Data Make for Better Exhibitions?

Impressive. But to see where beacon analytics are really headed, visit the Tech Museum of Innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley, in downtown San …

Indian Startup News, Video & Resource Portal

7 Types of Push Notifications Users Actually Enjoy

Learn about the types of push notifications your users really want to see -- and how to optimize them.

Bo Ren’s framework for creative thinking in product management

“If you told me that a nonconformist-liberal-arts-law-school-dropout-three-startups-survivor could become a PM at Facebook five years ago, I would …

The difference between design and product management

Yesterday I was asked how a designer differs from a product manager. I found the answer surprisingly hard to give. Everyone designs, but not everyone …

UX Design

What Highly Effective Product Teams Are Doing Differently

Someone asked me recently: <b>“What makes an effective product team?”</b> Good question ProdPad has been a product-focused team from the start – after all, …

The Value Driven Product Roadmap – A New Approach

<b>TLDR:</b> In this post, I suggest a different approach to the popular feature driven roadmap by introducing the value driven roadmap concept.<p>Stop …

Checklist: Prepare for the Product Manager Interview

Buy a domain if you don’t have one this week. Use sites like SquareSpace to get a personal website and blog up quickly.<p>Add at least 5 blog articles …

How Product Managers Can Prioritize App Features

Product Managers: How Do You Prioritize App Features?<p><b>Building a product roadmap? Grab our free tips here.</b><p><b>Building a product roadmap? Grab our free</b> …

The Three Jobs of Product Management

No matter how hard and long you work, there are only 24 hours in a day. If you don’t want to have a psychotic break, you probably work 8–12 hours a …

Product Management

Product Roadmap Tools: 5 Easy Steps to Get Started

A great product roadmap starts with a clear product vision and a canvas explaining customer and market forces that will shape the product's direction. Historically, roadmaps were built using tools like Excel and Powerpoint.<p>But these tools tend to disconnect product managers from their strategy, and …

5 Things Great Product Managers Do Every Day

My favorite product managers are quietly powerful. Every day they take small steps that move their teams and business forward in a meaningful way. …

What's So Sensational About Your Customer Experience?

Digitally enabled and connected customers are looking for choice, transparency, simplicity, and personalized experiences when it comes to the products and services they buy. To the digitally empowered customer, products and pricing matter less. Experiences matter more. As a consequence, 89% of …

Product Lingo: 20 Words & Phrases You Need to Know

In product management, it’s important to know what you’re talking about. Make sure you understand the key words and phrases that every Product …

Can Hackathons Give Big Banks The Fintech Edge?

Banks and startups are coming together in nontraditional ways to develop better products faster.<p>Banks and other financial institutions are taking on some surprising partners in an effort to keep pace with innovation.<p>Accelerators, hackathons, venture capital and private equity firms, and even …

Financial Services

34% Use Augmented Reality For Shopping; Top Items: Furniture, Clothing, Grocery

Augmented reality got a major boost from the wildly popular Pokémon Go and now it looks like it could get another one at retail stores.<p>A shopper …

Augmented Reality

Mobile banking makes customers happier with their bank | The Star

The growing number of Canadians who use their phones for banking are happier with their financial institutions — and not just because mobile banking …

Retail Banking 2020: Evolution or Revolution?

Financial institutions must radically innovate and transform themselves to ensure success in the next decade. Are you prepared?

Why I'm convinced that smartphone-only banks like Monzo are the future

Over the past few years, a seismic shift has taken place in the world of retail banking. Traditional banks are now facing stiff competition from smartphone-only upstarts.<p>In the US, there’s Simple, and in the UK, there’s Monzo, Atom, Tandem, and Starling. By and large, these are all very much in …