Marine Bourgeaud

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How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Design Thinking

<i>My new</i> <i>book on visual thinking</i> <i>is out!</i> http://amzn.to/2yb69CZ<i><br>For reprint rights, or to hire me speak,</i> <i>contact me</i><i>.</i><p>When I first heard about Design …

UX Design

The Case Against Empathy

Designers love to tout their ability to empathize with users. But too much empathy can kill a company. Here’s what to do instead.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> The Way to Design, <i>a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses</i>. <i>It was a</i><i>dapted and reprinted with the</i> …

Fintech investor: 'Anything that has machine learning or blockchain in it, the valuation goes up, 2, 3, 4, 5x'

Andy Stewart, a managing partner at Motive Partners, said at the International Fintech conference in London last week: "I would call valuations right now frothy in general... tech generally is frothy."<p>A frothy market is one where valuations become detached from the underlining performance of a …

Machine Learning

1 Thing You Cannot Avoid When Building a Startup, Any Startup

Getting customer feedback is the only way you'll know if people want your company's product or service, startup expert Steve Blank says.

Startups

Why Venture Capitalists Are Excited About This Contact Lens Startup

As with so many startup origin stories, Simple Contacts’ was conceived because one of its founders was annoyed.<p>The problem was simple. It was 2015, …

How to Succeed With Design Thinking

Design thinking is the idea that we can solve problems by practicing human-centered design—putting people at the centre of the problem solving …

UX Design

Mindset? Process? Method? A Comprehensive Descriptive Model for Design Thinking

Design thinking has become crucial for many activities in the business world as well as in other contexts. However, design thinking is still a rather …

How IoT is disrupting the world around us

Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world around us. This may look like a bold statement to many, but that’s the truth. From elevators to planes, there will be 30 billion connected devices in the next three years. Clearly, IoT is moving fast, and tech giants are taking bold measures to …

Internet of Things

Q&A With Brian Chesky: Disruption, Leadership, and Airbnb’s Future

It’s been a newsy few weeks for Airbnb: the “home-sharing” company announced a plan to grow its business in China under a new name; closed another …

Spotify Has Acquired Television-Focused Startup MightyTV

This morning, Spotify announced it has acquired yet another startup, though this one is far outside the music industry.<p>Spotify itself broke the news that it has acquired MightyTV, a New York City-based startup that focused on user recommendations for TV and movie content. The company offered a …

Startups

How MassChallenge wants to create a ‘factory for startups’ and change economic models

You’d be hard pressed to find a bigger believer in the value of startups than John Harthorne.<p>The MassChallenge CEO gave the opening keynote at the …

Studio Libeskind to build twisted garden tower in Toulouse

American architect Daniel Libeskind's firm has been selected to create a 150-metre-high tower covered in trees and plants in the heart of Toulouse's …

La réalité virtuelle, nouvelle alliée des marques?

Nouvelle promesse marketing, communauté de fans, collecte de datas… A peine arrivée dans le paysage Tech, la réalité virtuelle commence à dévoiler …

23% des connexions en France se font désormais sur mobile

Il y a aujourd'hui près de 5 milliards d'utilisateurs mobiles dans le monde, pour un taux de pénétration de 66% selon le dernier rapport «<i>Digital in</i> …

Commerce

[FW Invest] Plus de 118 millions d’euros investis dans la Tech française en février 2017

Après un mois de janvier marqué par des opérations exceptionnelles, les investissements dans la Tech française ne tarissent pas en février, selon …

Top Five Digital Transformation Trends In Retail

This week, I launched a new series focused on the biggest digital trends impacting various industries. First up was healthcare, where technology is gifting patients with greater access to quality care through telemedicine—and arming caregivers with even more life-saving tools like wearables, …

eCommerce