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The 7 best student portfolio sites of 2017

It’s natural to expect a student portfolio to fall somewhat below the standard of a professional designer with years of experience under their belt. …

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs You Can Do From Home

A full 98 percent of remote workers self-report that working from home enhances their productivity. Meanwhile, one study has found that only seven …

Employment

Predictive marketing startup Reflektion raises $12M for international expansion

Reflektion, a marketing startup that uses predictive analytics to increase conversion rates on e-commerce sites, has raised $12 million to support its international expansion plans. The new funding is an extended Series B round led by Hasso Plattner, with participation from returning investors …

Mobile payments to overtake credit cards by 2019, says UN report

This will be especially true in developed countries, while cash is still king for those in developing countries.<p>In the near future, we'll be paying for goods and services with our phones rather than our credit cards, says a report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).<p>…

FinTech

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design | Inc.com

As Jason Putorti, former lead designer at company Mint.com, once memorably put it, great design can seem like magic pixie dust sprinkled over a product, instantly transforming a so-so experience into something spectacular.<p>That's true, but also kind of intimidating to us mere muggles. Thankfully …

UI Design

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

The Future of Voice Design

<i>Brooke Hawkins will be speaking at IA Summit on March 24. Register for IA Summit with discount code UXBOOTH for $50 off.</i>Speech interfaces are on the …

UX Design

Why creative education for advertising is stuck in the dark ages

<i>Cameron Temple, executive creative director at international creative agency Stink Studios explains why he believes education for a creative career</i> …

Empower Your Customers with Interactive, Visual Data

Often, when we read about mobile engagement and analytics, the conversation focuses on collecting and analyzing customer data to better understand …

Pleo, a startup that offers a card and app to manage company expenses, gets backing from Creandum

London and Copenhagen-based fintech startup Pleo, which offers a card and app to manage company expenses, has closed an additional $3.25 million in funding. The round was led by European VC firm Creandum, with participation from pre-seed and seed investor Seedcamp, and previous backer …

Smart glasses are digital eyes for the legally blind

Yvonne Felix is watching me. This would not be remarkable for most people I meet with, but Felix is legally blind.<p>She smiles and tells me she can see …

Mobile ad startup Vungle says it’s hit a $300M revenue run rate

Adtech startups like to announce when they’ve hit $100 million in annualized revenue, but Vungle — which focuses on delivering in-app video ads — is doing a bit better than that. It says it’s now reached a $300 million revenue run rate.<p>And while the last three months of the year tend to be the …

3tags.org

Differences between web design and web development

“Web Design” and “Web development” are compatible terms, but they really do very different meaning. If you want to establish a new project or a new …

Web Design

64 People You Should Know in Design

When starting out a career in design, it’s helpful to know some of the great practitioners in your field so you can follow their work and use their …

The head of Bloomberg's $150 million VC fund explains the formula for finding a top AI startup

The internet was not yet a commonly-accepted technical protocol for networking and hardware of the terminal's kind hadn't been seen before.<p>So Bloomberg's engineers had to go about inventing the tech themselves — from the set of instructions to carry data across a network, to custom-built hardware …

Artificial Intelligence

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

The 9 biggest reasons people get fired by companies they founded

Being a founder doesn't prevent you from potentially getting fired.<p>Guys like Apple's Steve Jobs and Twitter's Jack Dorsey are some of the high-profile founders that once got pushed out by the board, one way or another.<p>How does it happen?<p>This Quora thread offers a few good answers to why people …

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

Debunking Five Myths of Corporate Culture

Recently, I read an article about the number of ad agencies trying to attract younger talent by copying the tactics of Silicon Valley startups. The …

Advice from Jeff Bezos: Here’s what the Amazon CEO taught this startup about cultural values

There are sprinkles of Amazon influence at Seattle startup Convoy, and that’s not by mistake.<p>Convoy CEO Dan Lewis spoke at a Startup Grind event in …

5 Entrepreneurs That Will Change The Way You Communicate

When it comes to effective communication, there's a whole lot you can learn from these business leaders.<p>When anyone with a laptop and a dream can start a business, hard assets are no longer the main determining factor in success. In the 21st century, communication is currency. The five people …

5 Things You Absolutely Need to Do Before You Start Your Business

As long as you have a drive to succeed, your inexperience won't be an issue.<p><i>How do I start a new business with no experience? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexandra Isenegger, who runs a</b> …

The Secret to Motivating Millennials That Most Entrepreneurs Miss | Inc.com

Millennials cite a sense of purpose as one of their top priorities in choosing - and staying in - a job. But in speaking with the millennials on my own team, I've learned that a "sense of purpose" means different things to different people.<p>Typically, it veers towards contributing to something with …

Employee Engagement

First-Time Tech Founder On Starting a Company: ‘You Will Feel Incompetent’

Meet Clara, your personal assistant. She’s every busy person’s dream, able to set up meetings and appointments with very little effort on your part. …

10 Steps to Extraordinary Business Success

Today’s digital world presents many new opportunities for business success. This article comes to shed light on each of them.

Success

Millennials prefer Microsoft Word for individual work, Google Docs for collaborative work

It was shocking to discover that millennials are emotionally invested in a word processor.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>The venture capitalist Marc Andreessen recently …

Gartner Predicts $111B In IT Spend Will Shift To Cloud This Year Growing To $216B By 2020

• More than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to the cloud during the next five years.<br>• Business Process Outsourcing spending will shift at a 43% rate to the cloud by 2020.<br>• Application software spending will shift at a 37% rate to the cloud by …

Outsourcing

How to Create Compelling Videos for E-commerce Marketing

According to a study led by Animoto, an online video creation service, 73 percent of survey respondents said that they were more likely to buy a product or sign up for a service if they watch a branded video that explains the product or service. What does this mean for business owners? It means …