September 2021

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Why We Need Service Design

Services provide a user experience just as much as traditional goods do. The line between the two has been blurring in recent decades because of new combinations of internet services and concrete goods. For example, a food delivery app is providing a transportation service but the food being delivered...

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Navigating the Return to Work

Unprecedented changes in the last two years completely changed the way we look at work and work arrangements. At some points, this happened with little or no warning. The push toward remote work has been one of the most pressing initiatives for businesses in every industry and creatives were...

August 2021

July 2021

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10 Tips for Better Wireframing

Wireframes are one of the most important deliverables for UX designers and other creatives. They illustrate the user path so everyone on the design team and in charge of it is working toward the same goal. Good wireframing makes the design thinking behind the project apparent so that it isn’t...

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Rethink Decision-Making for Organizational Agility

Slow decision-making prevents businesses from responding to market shifts, catastrophes, and opportunities alike. Improving organizational agility is intimidating for some managers and risk-averse business owners because it appears at first glance to abandon safety measures in favor of run-and-gun tactics. But the opposite is the case. Retooling the decision-making process...

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The Peak-End Rule: Memory & UX Design

Emotions and biases greatly impact our impressions of past experiences. For UX designers, the experience is everything. Understanding the way people develop opinions and make decisions is the only way to create a user journey that entices and delights. One of the most famous biases is called the Peak-End Rule,...