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6 Navigation Design Mistakes, And 3 Apps That Do It Right

Apps are like little worlds of their own. They hold mountains of features dotted with microinteractions, oceans of data, and cities of users with …

UI Design

3 tips to create better infographics, faster (and cheaper)

Infographics remain among the most shareable content formats on social media. They’re also perfect for anything from white papers and articles to …

Infographics

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, …

When Empowering Employees Works, and When It Doesn’t

Research has regularly demonstrated that when employees feel empowered at work, it is associated with stronger job performance, job satisfaction, and commitment to the organization.<p>Many leaders today often try to empower their employees by delegating authority and decision-making, sharing …

Employee Engagement

Beyond Tools: How Building A Design System Can Improve How You Work

When high potential projects fall apart, it’s often a failure of collaboration and alignment. The tools, the assumptions, the opportunity, and the …

A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) Having undertaken initial user research and analyzed your research findings, the next phase of the design process is …

5 Technology Trends That Will Make Or Break Many Careers In 2018

Technology is bringing about seismic changes to just about every aspect of our modern lives. In 2018 we will see self-driving cars, artificially intelligent doctors and deliveries carried out by drones.<p>Contrary to what many seem to think, you don’t need to be a software engineer or computer …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

cloud-based data mining, text mining, forecasting, predictive analytics - cloud-based data mining, text mining, forecasting, predictive analytics

Get and Transform Data<p>Easily retrieve or sample data or text from CSV or Excel files, SQL databases, or Apache Spark Big Data clusters.<p>Handle missing …

Data Science

7 Usability Heuristics That All UI Designers Should Know

As UI designers, we are confronted with design problems every day. Knowing how best to tackle these issues means investigating, analysing, testing …

UX Design

Billionaire ex-Facebook president Sean Parker unloads on Mark Zuckerberg and admits he helped build a monster

Sean Parker, the first president of Facebook, has a disturbing warning about the social network: "God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains."<p>Speaking to the news website Axios, the entrepreneur and executive talked openly about what he perceives as the dangers of social media and how …

Pad Thai recipe: how to master Thailand's favourite dish

In a land as gastronomically diverse and exciting as Thailand, pad Thai is as close as it gets to a national dish. The instantly-recognisable, fragrant blend of freshly fried noodles, tamarind, garlic, chilli, peanuts and sometimes veg is, for many of us, the ideal introduction into Thai cuisine.<p>In …

7 Steps to Creating a Solid UX Strategy

Everyone knows that the first step in any business venture is research on the path to creating a strategy. This strategy determines how you’ll …

Wireframes, flows, personas and beautifully crafted UX deliverables for your inspiration

When people think of UX Design documentation, the first image that comes to mind is dense, long, and heavily annotated wireframes, full of…

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Data Analytics: Part 2 | Inc.com

In Part 1 of this blog we learned how data analytics assists companies in making impactful business decisions with an example I shared from one of our clients, Square Root. Here I'll share another instance wherein a client of ours benefited from the use of big data by increasing their bottom line.<p>A …

Big Data

The Research-Backed Impact of Not Using UX Patterns

Most people are creatures of habit. We love doing the same thing, the same way, day in and day out. Research tells us that we’re hard-wired for …

Where a Digital-First Customer Experience Fails: When it’s Not Designed…

With Thanksgiving turkey a distant memory – replaced by omnipresent holiday Muzak, elves and the tinsel-laden decorations in nearly every retail …