Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

Becoming A Better Facilitator

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    Facilitation in the broadest sense means helping or enabling people to achieve a positive outcome. It's an important and often under-appreciated skill fo...

Why Great Products Need Great Collaboration

  Development and design working together makes better products for our users. Design and usability decisions have a big impact on the developers who implement them, and, ultimately, on the experience of users. For these decisions to be succe...

Three Skills Every New Programmer Should Learn

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In a recent interview, Joel Spolsky (the co-founder of StackOverflow) declared that the three things he would advise new programmers to learn are economics, writing and C programming. At first glance, that might seem like a curious choice, yet digging ...

How To Take Charge Of A UX Kickoff Meeting

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  I once worked with a digital agency that didn’t know how to hold a kickoff meeting. And they didn’t even know that they didn’t know. Weeks into every project, they’d simply find themselves frustrated over how they’d ended up in a ...

Lessons Learned From A First-Time Appreneur

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  There are over two million iOS apps and almost as many Android apps in the growing app economy. However, for every Flappy Bird app that gets lucky and goes viral, there are thousands of apps that take time and hard work to launch and persis...