March 10, 2012

#SXSWi — How to get users addicted to your content

I love addiction; perhaps because I have a very addictive personality.  As such, I was drawn to the talk here at South by Southwest by @taraattrulia about […]
May 15, 2011

A followup on rapid prototyping

In an earlier post, I offered some thoughts on rapid prototyping. I mentioned my preference for the “high-fidelity prototype”, which leaves very little room to the […]
December 21, 2010

Some thoughts on rapid prototyping

So I have made my feelings regarding functional specs pretty clear already. It’s clear to me, and a lot of other folks, that prototyping can be […]
December 18, 2010

Filling in the gaps with experience design

The design of experiences is sometimes a mystical field of work. There are so many acronyms for similar or overlapping types of work that may affect […]
October 18, 2010

Your Culture Really is Your Brand

I read an interesting article titled “Brand Is Culture, Culture Is Brand”, which examined the relationship between the Human Resources and Marketing departments in an organization.  […]
October 15, 2010

Throw out your product specs…

I don’t like requirements documents. There, I said it.  I’ve been thinking about this latently for a number of months now, but all of this thinking […]
September 22, 2010

How to successfully integrate into a new company

New team-members are not created equal I’ve had the opportunity to evaluate and hire around thirty very talented people in the last few months, and it […]
September 5, 2010

Design thinking

Designers don’t just ‘throw sparkles.’ In the last post, we explored some of the differences between entrepreneurship today and ten or so years ago.  As I […]
May 23, 2010

Agile Design: continued thinking

In my last post, we just began exploring the idea of agile design.  The quick conclusion was that there are significant similiarties between design and development […]