What we’re reading now: 1 in 4 apps are abandoned after a single use


1 in 4 apps are abandoned after a single use! http://recode.net/2015/06/13/one-in-four-mobile-apps-are-abandoned-after-a-single-use/ This startling figure should be a reminder that user testing isn't the only thing you need to do to make sure your app is

What we’re reading now: 1 in 4 apps are abandoned after a single use2015-10-13T18:37:16+00:00

Platform thinking


Hopscotch Labs attended a Tesla presentation in LA recently. Tesla's focus on creating a universal platform, first for themselves and their customers, but secondarily for all car makers was an incredible reminder of the need

Platform thinking2018-02-13T05:46:49+00:00

Cure Violence: Community Behavior Change


Anti-Violence Neighborhood Campaign, Cure Violence (previously CeaseFire Chicago) [metaslider id=174650670] Project Goal: CeaseFire is a leader in preventing violence between individuals. They needed a strategy to change the thinking about the social norms and behaviors

Cure Violence: Community Behavior Change2018-02-13T05:46:49+00:00

Gaining Traction by Hacking an Exec


Kaaren Hansen of Intuit helps insights gain traction with non-designers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOlHwn7MVpI&feature=share&list=UUBUzBgyzuUjQXTwC7jzxyBw&index=13 Making design insights tangible to execs worried about their bottom line is tough. Thanks Kaaren Hanson, this is a great presentation.

Gaining Traction by Hacking an Exec2018-02-13T05:46:50+00:00

Who is this?


This morning I received an email from Monster.com about an old resume that I’d posted there ages ago. It asked me to update the resume. Simple enough request, but following the link led to a

Who is this?2018-02-13T05:46:50+00:00

Is it culture?


Last night the topic of corporate culture came up in my Operations class. As 'culture' as a term is used freely we tried to define it based on the team case studies we were reviewing for the day (the 1996 Mt Everest trajedy and a separate case on ...

Is it culture?2012-06-21T17:42:10+00:00

Virtual Platforms, Trust, and Community Values


The New York Times just posted an article about anonymity and social media platforms. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/15/technology/hiding-or-using-your-name-online-and-who-decides.htmlIt reports on the increasing monitization of your personal data...

Virtual Platforms, Trust, and Community Values2018-02-13T05:46:50+00:00
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