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The Design Mission Statement

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

A mission statement is a written declaration of an organization’s core purpose. Properly crafted mission statements: serve as filters to separate what is important from…

The Design Vision Statement

Posted in Business Strategy, Design, and Leadership

Over the years, I have developed my share of Design vision, missions, goals and strategies. Early in my career, I developed the teams from scratch…

Form Design Best Practices and Guidelines

Posted in Design, Experience Design, Technology, and Uncategorized

Every day, we fill out forms. At the office to get our work done and at home to take care of our domestic needs. Forms…

Product Management and Design Working Together

Posted in Design, Design Thinking, and Product

The best product development experiences I have had have been when the Product, Design and Development work together. One experience that comes to mind, is…

Sometimes You Need to Show the Seams: Ubiquitous, Invisible and Seamless to Seamful Design

Posted in Design, Experience Design, and Technology

Mark Weiser gave us the concepts of ubiquitous and invisible computing.  Ubiquitous – available to us anytime and everywhere – and Invisible – we don’t see…

Where do your best ideas come from? How do you choose ideas to pursue?

Posted in Design, Design Thinking, and Experience Design

  Last week was the 5th annual San Diego Startup Week. I had the honor of speaking on UX and Agile at Moniker Warehouse and…

Dieter Rams Design Principles

Posted in Design

Dieter Rams’s early awards for carpentry led to him training as an architect as Germany was rebuilt in the early 1950s. Rams joined Braun in…

Design Thinking and the Circular Economy

Posted in Design, and Design Thinking

In the Fast Company post, Ideo Says The Future Of Design Is Circular, Adele Peter shares that Designers are now considering the entire system and…

The Right Color Palette for Data Visualization

Posted in Analytics, Color, Data Visualization, and Design

While visually appealing (harmonious) color palettes are easy to come by these days, finding the right color palette for data visualizations is challenging. Things are…

Design and Data Science: Creating Meaningful Experiences in the Machine Learning Era

Posted in Analytics, Design, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Technology, and UX and Analytics

With the advance of machine learning and “artificial intelligence” (AI), it has become the responsibility of both designers and data scientists to understand how to…

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