We know teams set out to create, distribute, and promote amazing content – content that matters, that’s fresh, innovative, and relevant. We also know these teams can get in a rut and become risk averse or, worse, stagnant. And that conundrum sets up leadership challenges that even the best managers and most effective executives might not be prepared to handle.
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A survey was conducted with 452 adult respondents from the United States who were not employed in an IT- or marketing-related industry. In this survey, participants were shown 23 wireframes corresponding to different types of advertisements and rated how much they disliked them on a scale of 1 to 7.
Wireframes were presented for both desktop and mobile variants of the same ad,
User-experience research methods are great at producing data and insights, while ongoing activities help get the right things done. Alongside R&D, ongoing UX activities can make everyone’s efforts more effective and valuable. At every stage in the design process, different UX methods can keep product-development efforts on the right track, in agreement with true user needs and not imaginary ones.
Project Complexity is increasing…It’s a direct reflection of business as a whole in 2015. Multiple stakeholders spread out across multiple time zones, sometimes countries! Ambiguous direction, fragmented resource allocation, agile sprint cycles, communication issues. Pick a reason out of the hat and throw your best solution at it. Chances are it will rear its’ ugly head again sometime in the (near) future.
Two forces, working in grudging symbiosis, control the media: content producers and content distributors. If information travels along a highway, then the distributors own the road, and the providers make the stuff that rides on it. Neither has value without the other. But control both the road and its travelers, and a company might master its own destiny.
Depending whom you ask, Chad Russell and Charles Butkus’ invention is either a step forward for the Internet — or a death knell for free content. Their AdTrap device intercepts online advertisements before they reach any devices that access your Internet connection, allowing you to surf the Web — even stream videos — without those annoying ads.
Bitcoin is a virtual form of currency that can be used to make payments over the Internet without transaction fees or involving a financial institution. Each Bitcoin is subdivided into 100 million smaller units called satoshis, defined by eight decimal places.
The age of the “worker bee” is over. Companies of all sizes and shapes are wisening up to the fact that employees aren’t just task-doers — they’re thinking, breathing humans with a penchant for creativity and teamwork. Cloud collaboration is the driving force behind these new workplace principles — and it’s affecting hiring in a big way.
According to Intel, the number of networked devices now matches the world’s population, which means the Internet is a frenetic, crowded place. Can you imagine all that takes place in just 60 seconds online? We can…