Harshal Kulkarni

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The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

eCommerce

The future of FinTech is racist, according to this anonymous data scientist

<i>This is an excerpt from a long interview between an anonymous data scientist and</i> Logic Magazine <i>about AI, deep learning, FinTech, and the future, conducted in November 2016.</i><p><b>LOGIC:</b> <b>One hears a lot about algorithmic finance and things like</b> robo<b>-advisers. And I’m wondering, is it over-hyped?</b><p><b>DATA</b> …

IBM ditches $1m annual Helvetica bill with new font

US technology company IBM is responsible for creating three of the most recognisable letters in the world. Well, that's according to Mike Abbink, …

Thinking About Design Thinking

I had a great morning convo with my Automattic Design colleague Mike Shelton that took me down the rabbit hole of successive Google image searches …

The user experience of blockchain

Blockchain will have a massive impact on banking, digital identity, smart contracts, digital voting, and decentralized notary. So what does this mean …

Blockchain

Enterprise software slows down digital transformation, survey suggests

'In many companies with legacy enterprise applications, ERP still stands for Excel Runs Production.'<p>Are the layers upon layers of enterprise software …

Enterprise Software

UX Lessons I Wish I Learned in School

<b>Summary:</b> Novice UX practitioners often start with the wrong mindset. Know the common mistakes and how to avoid them.<br>When I graduated with an advanced …

Ergonomics

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be a Successful UX Designer

Cut out the things that are holding you backPhoto by Tanja Heffner on UnsplashSuccess has different definitions for everyone. Becoming a <b>great giver</b> …

UX Design

Personas vs. Jobs-to-Be-Done

<b>Summary:</b> Jobs-to-be-done focus on user problems and needs, while well-executed personas include the same information and also add behavioral and …

UX Design

Human

<b>Increasing Voter Turnout: It’s Tougher Than You Think</b> In this 15-part series, election experts from government, academia, and the private and …

Design

Meet “Design Systems”, A New Smashing Book

It’s ready, and it’s shipping. We’re <i>very</i> proud to release a brand new Smashing book: “Design Systems” by Alla Kholmatova’s — our new practical guide …

Goldman Set Out to Automate IPOs and It Has Come Far, Really Fast

A few years ago, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s leaders took a hard look at how the bank carries out initial public offerings. They mapped 127 steps in …

This is the Relationship Between UX Design & High Conversion Rates

When landing on your site, what does a visitor want to do next? Part of your job is to predict what the consumer wants and deliver it. On average, …

UX Design

Tech giants acquired 34 AI startups in Q1 2017

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A total of 34 artificial intelligence startups were acquired in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the amount of activity in the year-ago quarter, according to the research firm CB Insights.<p>Tech giants seeking to reinforce their leads in artificial intelligence or make up …

Artificial Intelligence

Why is Renault Kwid so light weight? The kerb weight of c

Published On :May 13, 2018 Puneet<p>0<p>Answer<p>Published On :May 9, 2018 venkatmannegmail.com<p>0<p>Answer<p>Published On :May 3, 2018 By Arun<p>Thank you for …

Facelifts

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

8 Crowdsourcing Apps That Are Shaping Our Digital Habits

Crowdsourcing mobile apps are sprouting like mushrooms in app stores. If you’ve used Uber, Airbnb, or Easy Taxi before, then you probably have an …

Our Product Design Process

<i>We, the Experience Design Department at</i> <i>Perform Group</i><i>, have documented our ideal product design process. This is the process we use to launch and</i> …

UX Design

Technology Stack (Basic) — A Guide for Non-Tech Co-founders

I am tired of seeing non-technology entrepreneurs being taken for ride by programmers, specially by outsourcing companies. It’s difficult to learn …

How to produce better designs for complex apps

Designing simple, easy-to-use enterprise products is easier said than done. Customers expect enterprise products to deliver experiences like those of …

User Stories

Chatbots Will Be Your New Best Friend

Chatbots came on the scene in 2011 as business intelligence, artificial intelligence and messaging platforms combined into new forms of responsive technology. New ways were needed to support companies interacting with buyers and provide customer support that aligned and could evolve with changing …

Chatbots

How To Design With Discipline: UX Lessons From 3M

The 3M Health Care Business Group follows a strict UX design process that allows for complexity–but isn’t overly complex.<p>With $30 billion in revenue and 90,000 employees worldwide, 3M has built a thriving business over the past 100-plus years on one core principle: applying science in collaborative …

Nicole Kidman returns to London in tale of overlooked DNA scientist | Reuters

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Nicole Kidman, whose last appearance on stage in London was described by one reviewer as “pure theatrical Viagra”, has captivated audiences again with her performance as the sidelined scientist who helped unlock the secret of DNA.<p>The Oscar-winning actor’s portrait of …

DNA

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

"Designed with Love" - VNSG UEX meeting about SAPUI5

The Dutch user group focusing on User Experience had another really good meeting today, this time fully focused on UI5. Robert Eijpe from NL4B …

SAP SE

The 22 Rules of UX

5 Principles of Interaction Design

The world is getting augmented at a fast and stunning rate. Digital displays, sensors, and touch screens are blooming all over the place from laundry …

Finding Empathy for Users: A Plain Language Model User Experience Magazine

In their bestselling book on developing memorable ideas, <i>Made to Stick</i>, authors Chip and Dan Heath discuss what they named the “curse of knowledge”: …

Slippery Truths: What The Data Says About The Keystone XL Pipeline

Separating fact from fiction<p><i>This article was originally published in the February 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science, <i>under the title "Slippery Truths." It has been updated for the web.</i><p>After it was narrowly defeated last November, the bill for the Keystone XL oil pipeline just cleared the House of …