The Opportunities of Cloud Computing

By Lassi A. Liikkanen There are a number of technological drivers that are affecting the way interaction design is currently evolving. Even more than artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality, cloud computing has become the new norm for information technology (IT) in all kinds of companies. What does this mean for interaction designers? In…

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Liminal Thinking

By Dave Gray This is an excerpt from Dave Gray’s book Liminal Thinking: Create the Change You Want by Changing the Way You Think. 2016, Two Waves Books, an imprint of Rosenfeld Media. Principle 2: Beliefs Are Created Around noon on August 9, 2014, a hot summer day in Ferguson, Missouri, a young black man…

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Measuring the Value of UX

By Tim Dixon What do I mean by value? The value of a UX design or digital project equates with the impact the project makes. “Impact is the tangible change that research provides—be it in policy, business, industry, or society.”—Oxford University e-Research Centre Given the ubiquity of technology in our lives, there has, until recently,…

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Finding Design Strategy

By Justin Wear Everyone’s a design strategist these days—and that’s a problem. Beginning in the late 2000s, companies decided that design thinking was the next Six Sigma, and executives rushed to the promised land of creativity for the business masses. In the aftermath, businesses lost sight of the benefits of real design strategy, preferring instead…

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