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Guidelines for Using Modal Dialogs

Posted in Experience Design

A dialog (or dialogue) refers to a conversation between two people. In user interfaces, a dialog is a “conversation” between the system and the people…

Study Shows Why Certain Companies are More Productive and Profitable

Posted in Business Strategy, and Leadership

Companies like Apple, Netflix, Google, and Dell are 40% more productive than the average company and have profit margins that are 30%-50% higher than industry…

MVP is Not Simply a Release

Posted in Agile, Design, Innovation, and Lean

A common misconception is that a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) consists of the minimum set of features deemed necessary for a working software product, with…

More Form Design Guidelines

Posted in Design, Experience Design, and Technology

We cannot get away from digital forms. They are everywhere – at work, home, banks, grocery stores, coffee shops, food trucks, kiosks, mobile apps, everywhere.…

Moving From “I Can’t” to “What if”

Posted in Design Thinking, Innovation, and Leadership

In Mona Patel’s TED Talk, SeeProblems as Opportunity, she explains how to shift your attitude from “ICan’t” to “I Can” by asking yourself “What if?”…

Tree Testing

Posted in Uncategorized

Tree testing is a usability technique for evaluating the findability of topics. A tree test evaluates a hierarchical category structure or tree. Tree testing is done…

Increase Quality and Time to Market with Rapid Prototyping

Posted in Agile, Business Strategy, Customer Experience, Design, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Innovation, and Technology

Markets are changing faster than ever. Driven by expediential changes in technology, customers want more personalized experiences and they want it now. How do you…

Agile Develop Success, Sprints, Planning and User Experience

Posted in Agile, Books, Business Strategy, and Experience Design

In Agile Development, a “sprint” is one iteration of a continuous development cycle. Within a sprint, planned amount of work has to be completed by…

The ProductCamp San Diego Experience, Small Tasks and Backup Plans

Posted in Business Strategy, Customer Experience, Experience Design, and Product

We held our first product camp in San Diego a couple weeks ago. It was a great event. I was impressed by the turnout and…

Brand Asset Valuator

Posted in Brand, Brand Experience, Business Strategy, and Customer Experience

Brand Asset Valuator (BAV) is a metric applied for the measurement of brand value of an entity. BAV was developed by Young and Rubicam. BAV…

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