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The Future Of [Virtual] Education

Technology is reshaping how we learn, especially in education. Find out what we can expect from the future of education.
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Forget User Research – It’s A Waste Of Time

A common and critical topic in the design process is user research driven insights. Is it really worth the time and effort? Lucky Panchineela explains.
The Power Of Storytelling To Build Empathy

The Power Of Storytelling To Build Empathy

Storytelling can be a very powerful exercise in Design Thinking. It helps everyone involved empathize with their users and build a solution that works.
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Innovating Along The Business Pyramid

Pyramids are not only mighty monumental structures – they are also a way of thinking about innovation. Marco Cigaina explains.
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Your Choice: Fail Early Or Fail Big Time

Whether you're starting up in the garage or building a startup culture at your established company – failing early and often is a really good thing.
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Take Your Best Practices And Shove It

This isn’t meant to say that best practices and use cases are worthless – sometimes they just play a very different role in a specific place.
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Does A Bottom-Up Approach To Innovation / Idea Management Really Work?

The risk of implementing an idea management program in any corporation is the ‘Black Hole’ perception. If the program isn’t well-designed, it'll disappoint.
Is Preventing User Error Possible? Yes, When You Have True Insight

Is Preventing User Error Possible? Yes, When You Have True Insight

Has the interest in the performance of people caught up, with simply tracking the performance of technology? The topic of user experience management and how it relates to improving visibility into user performance seems to be a big draw.
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Giving Thanks For Mobile And Its Constant Change

For those of you in the United States, this is a special week. Thanksgiving is on Thursday and is a time for family, food, and self-reflection. It could just be that I'm overly anxious to enjoy this holiday, but...
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What Is Your Approach To Innovate Analytics In Your Business?

Early September the Library of Birmingham reopened. And remarkably this was a huge event. Libraries you say? Do they still exist? Are these not becoming mastodons of an era almost gone now we have the digital age? Sure. And...