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Design Product design

Facebook chat bubble – drag where to close?

I found out that I wasn’t the only one to find the Facebook Chat Head/Bubble super confusing. But I think just changing one work on the tablet interface might solve the problem.

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Design Product design

Requirements versus specifications

Recommended reading is this recent post from UX provocateur Nathanael Boehm

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Product design

“Novel ideas by themselves have no impact on society. It is their implementation that separates invention from innovation.”

We were talking “innovation” at work so I thought I would pull out this article. Innovation is such a buzz word it seems, to me at least; it loses its meaning each time it is uttered. But it’s meaning is concrete. “innovation is more than just the generation of novel ideas or the dissemination of […]

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Product design The Work Experience

Do you have a Chief Ideas Officer?

GE launched an interesting campaign site recently on “creative innovation” with short videos including an interview with Edward de Bono who talks innovation; namely: about simplification being a skill about the need to make someone responsible for simplicity about someone needing to be responsible for innovation  – and their remit being to connect those with […]

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Product design

Varnish caching for noobs

For a while during my time at Daemon I could talk geeky with the best of them – well at least follow the conversations. Jason Barnes, Daemonite development manager was filling me in on what the team had been up to recently. This included their visit to cfObjective conference where Geoff (head Daemonite) gave a talk on Varnish. […]

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Events Product design

Social media marketing your product

The topic at last week’s Product Maven’s focused on social media marketing. Presentations came from Enjel Phoon, a lawyer whose firm recruited on twitter, the developer and entrepreneur behind product marketplace Blue Parcel, and PR consultant Roger Christie. Lessons learned: Leverage channels that will surprise your audience. “Fish where the fish are swimming”. Delve into metrics to […]