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8 Ways To Hack This Popular (& Cozy) IKEA Item

The $15 TEJN IKEA rug is one of the most hacked rugs out there. It's at a price point that can't be beat, brings instant coziness to every space, and …

The Right IDEA: How to Practice IDEA Communication and Keep Your Audience Engaged

You can't completely avoid all aspects of promotion in content, but you can create guidelines around the ways you communicate and the content you distribute to make sure you're providing value.<p>The world of online content has been poisoned. Banner ads punch you in the face at every site you visit, …

Marketing

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving.<p>Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new …

Time Management

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Modern businesses need to stay constantly relevant to their consumer bases if they want to survive, and one of the best methods for doing that is …

User Stories Best and Worst Practices

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p>Summary<p>This presentation got …

User Stories

Top 10 UX Trends for 2016

2016 is almost over, so it’s the perfect time to reflect on the most influential UX trends of the year. When you examine the most successful …

The Wireframe Perfectionist’s Guide

When I was a developer, I often had a hundred questions when building websites from wireframes that I had received. Some of those questions were, …

WorldRemit CEO Ismail Ahmed to speak at Disrupt London

TechCrunch Disrupt London is coming this December. The two-day conference runs December 5 to 6 in the Olympic Village’s Copper Box Arena and features Startup Alley and Startup Battlefield where one startup will take home £30,000. You can buy early-bird tickets for Disrupt London here.<p>We’re …

Disrupt NY

3 Stealth Tools For Competitor Analysis

These days, it can be tough to keep up with all of the new trends in advertising, social media, landing page design — the list goes on and on.<p>It …

5 free apps that can boost your creativity

In itself, no app can make you creative. But sometimes it can help to give you that nudge you need to release your inner creativity.<p>We’ve all …

3 Ways Great Product Managers Prioritize Feature Requests

Product managers are busy people. And while meetings with marketing, sales, engineering, design, and support teams may fill their weekly calendars, it is the work of managing ideas and feature requests that most commands their attention.<p>To offer maximum value to customers, great product managers …

The secret to productivity isn’t working faster—it’s doing things in the right order

It’s not easy getting work done in outer space. Astronauts have to rotate between dozens of complex projects vying for their attention. If they mess up, an experiment years in the making could be ruined. Worse, people could die.<p>“The time spent in space is precious and the work you do is critical,” …

Time Management

5 Ways Customer Journey Mapping Can Transform Your Business Right Now

Customer journey mapping is a technique that is growing in popularity, not only with customer experience (CX) professionals, but also within …

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

5 Reasons Why Wireframes Are an Important Part of the Design Process

If you’ve been talking with any web company about a new design or redesign, you’ve most likely heard the term “wireframe” come up during discussions …

How chief information officers become chief innovation officers

In the early 1900s, large organizations needed another type of CEO: Chief Electricity Officer. Before there was an accessible and reliable power grid to plug into, organizations that needed electricity employed a CEO to make sure they had steady and cheap access to this vital commodity.<p>Given the …

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Time Management

Yes, you should write a fucking business plan.

Just because you’re a startup, doesn’t mean you won’t need it.<p>I know business plans aren’t in vogue. They’re not popular. Many of the startups that I …

The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

Advertise here with BSA<br>During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot …

UX Podcasts

Nothing more exciting than working out while listening to your favorite UX podcast, right? There’s a lot of content about User Experience, Usability …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

Time Management

The Most Productive People Know This Secret About To-Do Lists

Studies show that the most productive people use (and write) to-do lists differently.<p><i>What daily habits can someone adopt to lead a more productive life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Time Management

Post Ratio Landing Page

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The Future of Enterprise Design Is Consumer-Grade UX

April 18, 2016In John Maeda’s recent article, “The Distinction Between Designing for Enterprise vs Consumer Customers,” he explains why designing for …

Frameworks for Building Innovation Portfolios

Three Horizons and Disruptive Innovation<p>This article is the final draft of an earlier draft that I published to test out a unified framework …

You've never seen a kitchen island sink like this

Everyone wants more room in the kitchen, and it turns out that plunking your sink in the middle of the kitchen island is a big waste of space.<p>It was a realization that dawned on kitchen designer Matthew Quinn 12 years ago while working with a 6-foot-wide island.<p>"As soon as we put the sink in the …

My Role Models for Successful Product Managers

<i>Disclaimer: There are lot great Product Managers around the world, so remember, this is my personal list. If you are agree, awesome; if you disagree</i> …

Product Management

What Happens When You Apply Machine Learning To Logo Design

The rise of neural networks and generative design have created new opportunities for designers. But what if it went the other way, and robots created a Skynet that kills off human designers (or at least their careers) once and for all?<p>A heady question. Depending on whether you embrace or fear the …

Machine Learning

MVPM: Minimum Viable Product Manager

You’ve probably seen this diagram before. It elegantly shows that product management is the intersection of a diverse skill set.<p>Its simplicity has …

Copywriting in UI. Words that Make Design Go Round

Here in Tubik Blog we have discussed a lot of diverse aspects of design, including UX wireframing, layout, color palette, typography, appropriate …