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When Cities Are As Creative And Collaborative As Startups

The finalists for Cities of Service’s Engaged Cities Award have a lot in common with today’s top companies. Just look at these inventive approaches to local challenges such as transparency and access to healthy food.<p>Many cities are very much like a legacy company—rich in history and earned …

Smart Cities

How we designed UX in HBO’s streaming platform – Muzli -Design Inspiration

<b>The new version of HBO’s streaming service, HBO GO, has been live for a couple of months now in Europe. It was a 10-month long project and here is</b> …

UX Design

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Happiness

HTC Vive Pro Gets Augmented Reality Features

A software update for the recently released HTC Vive Pro virtual reality head-mounted display unlocks the ability for developers to create augmented …

Virtual Reality

The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook: Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business

Publication Date: <b>February 13, 2018</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Whether you're imagining your new business to be the next big thing in Silicon Valley, a pivotal B2B provider, or an anchor in your local community, the "HBR Entrepreneur's Handbook" is your essential …

Management

The Best UX/UI Tools for Designers in 2018

The demand for UI/UX designers has never been higher, and it continues to grow. This is especially true for UX designers as user experience is a …

UX Design

How Design Thinking Is Taking Over The World

PSFK had the opportunity to catch up with IDEO's Bryan Walker on the role of a design firm in an ever-changing world

Design

Design principle: IKEA effect – UX Collective

The IKEA effect is a cognitive bias that can influence the outcome and perceived value of products to a big degree. People tend to place high value …

Hulu’s New UX Is Beautiful–And Frustrating

Inspired by the light and space artist James Turrell, Hulu reinvents its user experience for the post-cable world. But it still has a ways to go.<p>Cable killed the television antenna and now it too is facing obsolescence. Streaming services are slowly chipping away at cable’s customer base, as they …

Televisions

7 UX Topics Managers Need to Understand

As someone who has been in the user experience domain for a <i>loooooong</i> time, I have had lots of conversations with many different executives. Most of …

Mother of news aggregators

Awesome Animated Mockups for Your Next Killer Presentation

There are so many things to love about being a designer in this day and age. The community is connected and quite strong. There are plenty of great …

Mockups

What Google is learning about user experience

'We're living in the golden age of user experience.' But it takes an enterprise to deliver superior UX..<p>User experience and customer experience are …

Customer Experience

10 Marketers Who Nailed Their LinkedIn Profile | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

Eating healthy. Cardiovascular activity. Stopping the next episode from auto-playing. We all have our struggles. We know how we should act, but the …

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings. The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet …

Innovation

Freebie: The Basics of User Experience Design

Learn about core concepts in UX design as compiled by the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF), design thinking, interaction design, mobile UX design, …

Google’s AI is being used by US military drone programme

DoD’s Project Maven uses tech firm’s TensorFlow artificial intelligence systems, prompting debate both inside and outside company<p>Google’s artificial intelligence technologies are being used by the US military for one of its drone projects, causing controversy both inside and outside the …

Artificial Intelligence

How IBM's agile, design-first approach increases employee productivity

<i>During my first conversation with Fletcher Previn, IBM’s CIO, he told me that his approach to IT is to “lead with design.” I followed up for a full</i> …

What Happens When Data Scientists and Designers Work Together

Rise Science came to IDEO with a challenge. The young startup had built a robust data platform for college and professional athletes to track their sleep and adjust their behavior so that they played at peak performance. But for the players, the experience was challenging. Rise expected athletes to …

Design

User Experience Is the Most Important Metric You Aren't Measuring

Though critical, user experience is often overlooked in website and app design.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>User experience is often overlooked in website and app design and, indeed, the design of many things. How many times have you felt compelled to push a door …

UX Design

NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

A Step-by-Step Guide to learn Advanced Tableau - for Data Science and Business Intelligence Professionals

Introduction<p>See the data. Show the visual. Tell the story. Engage the audience.<p>Tableau is one of the most popular Data Visualization tools used by …

Data Visualization

Five Steps To Accelerate Digital Transformation With Design Thinking

It is clear that digital transformation is reinventing business practices. In today’s world, technological capabilities are constantly improving and in order to keep up, organizations must be agile and innovative as they integrate these digital technologies into their business practices. To stay …

Design

The story behind the viral photo of a teacher in Ghana showing students Windows on a blackboard

There has been global applause for a teacher in Ghana who posted photos of himself drawing on a blackboard with multi-colored chalk, the features of a Microsoft Word processing window. The students in his class can also be seen drawing it into their notebooks.<p>Social media exploded in admiration and …

Poor Management = Mediocre UX Design

<b>Summary:</b> Weak management support for UX and lack of UX leadership and role models correlate with unexceptional designs, according to data from 360 …

UX Design

Empathy Propels Marketing Past “Optimization” to Innovation

Are Personas Dead? According to a recent blog post on the Convince & Convert blog, they would have you believe they are.<p>Here’s why that’s wrong:<p>If I …

Top UX trends to look out for in 2018

This time of year is always appropriate to look forward and look to where progression will be made in the next twelve months. Here we talk you …

When great product teams ship broken UX: 4 steps to mind the gap

Photo by Hans-Peter GausterWhy do well-funded companies with ample resources often ship broken user experiences? No one is immune. Even design …

UX Design

The Daily Design Quote

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

The Designathon Experience – Muzli -Design Inspiration

People often talk about Hackathons. But what about Designathons? What’s it like to participate in one of those?<p>In October, I took part in one and …