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Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Customer Experience

2018 Trends To Future-Proof Your Office!

Trends

Smart Cities Live....Great Content from a Inspiring Conference

Last month we were lucky enough to attend Smart Cities Live in London. With 40+ speakers from cities across the globe presenting over the course of 2 …

Tel Aviv

Smart City Strategy

When a city decides to start its journey towards being a smarter city there are a number of factors that will contribute to the success of its …

Smart Cities

This Is the Easiest Way to Make Poached Eggs Perfectly Every Time

Are poached eggs the sort of thing you only ever have when you go out to brunch because trying to make them at home seems way too complicated? Yeah, …

Breakfast

Siri is about to leave Alexa, Google Assistant in the dust

Although Siri has been the first popular and widely known voice-controlled smart assistant, it has been shoved to the sidelines by the rapid …

Google Assistant

5 Stages in the Design Thinking Process

Design Thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It’s extremely useful in tackling complex …

Design

UI Designer Shares His Top 19 Bite-Sized Design Tips From Year’s Worth Of Advice

Some of you might already be familiar with UI designer Steve Schoger. Last month, DesignTAXI featured his free-to-download poster for web developers …

UI Design

Design Thinking, Deconstructed

At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach …

Embracing Agile

Agile innovation methods have revolutionized information technology. Over the past 25 to 30 years they have greatly increased success rates in software development, improved quality and speed to market, and boosted the motivation and productivity of IT teams.<p>Now agile methodologies—which involve …

The little-known behavioral scientist who transformed cities all over the world

Behavioral psychologist Ingrid Gehl influenced much of the thinking of her husband, the celebrated urbanist Jan Gehl. Imagine if all designers were married to behavioral scientists–or even if they just talked with each other.<p>“Why are you architects not interested in people?” Ingrid Gehl asked her …

Urban Design

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

New Microsoft HoloLens app can guide the blind through complex buildings

A brilliant use of technology<p>The promise of mixed reality has always been its ability to overlay the world with a layer of information that wouldn’t otherwise be there. Think: ratings for the restaurants you walk by or labels for the type of flower you’re smelling inthe park.<p>It turns out that …

Augmented Reality

Singapore airport may use facial recognition systems to find late passengers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers?<p>That might be an annoyance of the past at Singapore's Changi airport which is testing facial recognition systems that could, in future, help locate lost travelers or those spending a little too much time in …

Flying

Most Buzzed Designs of May 2018

Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in May 2018.<p>Janky …

Industrial Design

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Graphic Design

Social Innovation - Reports - World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation, an advisory body comprised of leading practitioners, thought leaders and …

Innovation

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Context<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution1 and emerging technologies—such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and additive …

Innovation

This Under-The-Radar Startup Is Disrupting the $72 Billion Watch Industry

Startups

This May Be The Biggest Economic And Social Shift Of The Last 100 Years. Are You Ready?

The changes coming in driverless vehicles are just the tip of the iceberg. What's yet to come is nothing short of unimaginable.<p>The constant chatter about driverless, autonomous, and electric vehicles is nearly deafening. Yet, in all of that noise what's most often missed is that the implications …

Roads

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

Hate Open Plan Offices? Here's What's Coming Next

Hold your nose. The era of the desk-less office is about to begin.<p>Observation: there's no dumb idea that can't be made worse and that's especially true with one of the dumbest ideas of all time, the open plan office.<p>Quick recap: there's a near-total lack of scientific evidence that open plan …

Hospital sound design can be deadly

A new design system attempts to solve this intractable problem through music.<p>Illness isn’t the only threat that comes with being in the hospital. In a 2014 survey of 20 hospitals, all but one hospital reported that the constant alarms of hospital technology are a problem for patient safety. When …

Medicine

Universities love a flagship building that sets them apart from the rest. But are they being designed with learning and research in mind?<p>University buildings that break the mould - in pictures<p>Universities, suggested the late Sir David Watson (professor of higher education at Oxford, vice-chancellor …

Higher Education

Snøhetta Designs New Library for Temple University in Philadelphia

Snøhetta is collaborating with Stantec to design a library for Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Envisioned as the campus' "social and …

ARTlab / Patkau Architects + LM Architectural Group

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project began as a renovation to Tache Hall, a 1911 student residence, for Music and Art at the …

URV University Campus / Josep Ferrando + Pere Joan Ravetllat + Carme Ribas

<b>Situation</b><p>The new building of the "Terres del l'Ebre" Campus is located in the area of the Tortosa Fairground, to the north of the city, situated …

Perkins+Will designs LEED Gold-seeking academic building for York University

Perkins+Will just won a design competition for Toronto’s York University School of Continuing Studies – and their eye-catching building will target …

York University

EY - Can the universities of today lead learning for tomorrow?

The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works.У вас есть вопрос? У нас есть ответ. Решая сложные задачи бизнеса, мы …