Post-it notes are the confetti of truth!
Downloading 1GB of data may use as much as two hundred litres of water. Bora Ristic, Imperial College London via the BBC World Service
A fun day taking senior marketing and developers off-site to an interaction lab.
No gossiping, no intrigue, no pussy-footing around problems and no telling people what you think they want to hear whilst privately disagreeing. We will be transparent in our dealings.
The Home Office providing succinct and pragmatic advice to commuters as part of campaign to thwart cyber crime through education: cyberstreetwise.com. This advert appears to build upon XKCDs excellent Password Strength cartoon.
The people farthest from understanding the technology are often the ones making the strategic decisions Dennis Kardys Great opening quote in Paul Boag's book Digital Adaptation. The inference is that the people most removed from digital publishing are senior management and their influencers. This is often true, certainly in the higher-education sector. However I might extend the point of reference…
Mentoring a team in a Design Jam is an excellent way to sharpen your facilitation and leadership skills. This is what I learned, and techniques I tried, at CityStarters and VISA Europe's Jam to explore the future of payments #beyondplastic. Icebreaking Time Management "Yes, and…" facilitation Task Delegation Icebreaking Simple icebreaking games can seem corny, especially to our British sense…
A wonderful slide gleaned from Thum YeeMun's talk at agile content conf. YeeMun was sharing her experiences using lean practices during her transition from digital agency life to her lifestyle start-up, Scarlett of Soho. The slide appears at 20m40s.
Mr Tappy is a highly extensible recording sled for mobile devices that can be used to capture your users as they interact naturally with devices, sites and software.
Nice example of functional requirements engineering and standardisation on a project that marries legacy infrastructure (the platform height, distance) with a new bespoke build (the new TfL S Stock trains). A usable, inclusive and delightful experience; someone, somewhere, did their job right. Next stop: throwing technology, like gap fillers, at the "Mind the Gap" interaction kludge =).