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Dark Patterns – Balancing Business vs Design requirements

When designing to present content we are often confronted with business requirements, that can have a negative affect on the design solution itself. Design can become less user friendly or even worse – dishonest.

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Dark Patterns – Balancing Business vs Design requirements

When designing to present content we are often confronted with business requirements, that can have a negative affect on the design solution itself. Design can become less user friendly or even worse – dishonest.

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Alexander Osterwalder: Business Model Innovation

Every Business Design process starts with analyzing the organizations revenue streams and economic architecture. Well known and not a secret anymore is Alexander Osterwalder with his distinct spirit to drive business innovation through business model design.

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Alexander Osterwalder: Business Model Innovation

Every Business Design process starts with analyzing the organizations revenue streams and economic architecture. Well known and not a secret anymore is Alexander Osterwalder with his distinct spirit to drive business innovation through business model design.

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Jon Kolko: My Heart is in The Work

This talk will examine our ability to affect change at the intersection of experience, behavior, meaning, and culture, and will emphasize our responsibility to approach our work with philanthropic enthusiasm that would make Carnegie proud.

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Jon Kolko: My Heart is in The Work

This talk will examine our ability to affect change at the intersection of experience, behavior, meaning, and culture, and will emphasize our responsibility to approach our work with philanthropic enthusiasm that would make Carnegie proud.

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David Armano: “Social Business Design.”

Social Media is like teen sex. Everyone wants to do it, nobody knows how. When it´s finally done there is surprise it´s not better.” (Avinash Kaushick)

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David Armano: “Social Business Design.”

Social Media is like teen sex. Everyone wants to do it, nobody knows how. When it´s finally done there is surprise it´s not better.” (Avinash Kaushick)

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Jared Spool: “Journey to the Center of Design”

It´s time we replace the User-Centered Design dogma. The goal of User Research is to inform Design

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Jared Spool: “Journey to the Center of Design”

It´s time we replace the User-Centered Design dogma. The goal of User Research is to inform Design

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Eric Wilmot: “The Shift from Human-Centered to Resource-Centered Design”

The question how to design for the next age is becoming more and more important. As a lot of indicators show that we need to become more sustainable in business – the age of human centered design is gonna end

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Eric Wilmot: “The Shift from Human-Centered to Resource-Centered Design”

The question how to design for the next age is becoming more and more important. As a lot of indicators show that we need to become more sustainable in business – the age of human centered design is gonna end

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Ryan Jacoby: “Business Design – The curriculum of 2012.”

This article is about the idea of an advanced degree in Business Design. The article has been written by Ryan Jacoby a Business Designer at IDEO.

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Ryan Jacoby: “Business Design – The curriculum of 2012.”

This article is about the idea of an advanced degree in Business Design. The article has been written by Ryan Jacoby a Business Designer at IDEO.

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Jan Chipchase: “How companies should address privacy.”

  Jan Chipchase one of the most important researchers at Nokia has published a very smart article about privacy on his blog www.janchipchase.com which you should definitely put an eye on. He shares some of his insights he has gained

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Jan Chipchase: “How companies should address privacy.”

  Jan Chipchase one of the most important researchers at Nokia has published a very smart article about privacy on his blog www.janchipchase.com which you should definitely put an eye on. He shares some of his insights he has gained

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Larry Keeley: “Innovation Summit, Chicago 2009″

On 21st of may the the innovation summit brought together influential innovation experts, business executives, academics and government leaders to discuss innovation and accelerate Chicagoland’s development as a globally recognized center for innovation.

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Larry Keeley: “Innovation Summit, Chicago 2009″

On 21st of may the the innovation summit brought together influential innovation experts, business executives, academics and government leaders to discuss innovation and accelerate Chicagoland’s development as a globally recognized center for innovation.

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Seth Godin: “About Tribes and Google”

In his speech Seth almost combines a big set of all the question marks on the marketers heads within Google and gives us  great answers about what they´ve done right so far and what they will need to do in

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Seth Godin: “About Tribes and Google”

In his speech Seth almost combines a big set of all the question marks on the marketers heads within Google and gives us  great answers about what they´ve done right so far and what they will need to do in

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Paul Bennett: “Speaks at ADC Berlin 2009″

Paul Bennett is Managing Partner, Europe and Chief Creative Officer of IDEO, a world leader in human-centered and design-led innovation. Paul´s presentation is about:  advertisement is polluting our environment, thoughtlessness design, insights from IDEO user-research lab, two examples of IDEOs

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Paul Bennett: “Speaks at ADC Berlin 2009″

Paul Bennett is Managing Partner, Europe and Chief Creative Officer of IDEO, a world leader in human-centered and design-led innovation. Paul´s presentation is about:  advertisement is polluting our environment, thoughtlessness design, insights from IDEO user-research lab, two examples of IDEOs

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Hugh Dubberly, Shelley Evenson: The consumers experience cycle

Written for Interactions magazine by Hugh Dubberly and Shelley Evenson. In this article, they contrast the “sales cycle” and related models with the “experience cycle” model. The sales cycle model is a traditional tool in business. The sales cycle frames

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Hugh Dubberly, Shelley Evenson: The consumers experience cycle

Written for Interactions magazine by Hugh Dubberly and Shelley Evenson. In this article, they contrast the “sales cycle” and related models with the “experience cycle” model. The sales cycle model is a traditional tool in business. The sales cycle frames

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Rob Fahey: “The crisis as a chance for the creative game industry”

Rob Fahey from gameindustry.biz wrote a great article about how the creative game industry will turn back on track out of the crisis. Stepping deeper in the mass market business and customers who create their own products will help the

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Rob Fahey: “The crisis as a chance for the creative game industry”

Rob Fahey from gameindustry.biz wrote a great article about how the creative game industry will turn back on track out of the crisis. Stepping deeper in the mass market business and customers who create their own products will help the

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Chris Bernhard: “User observations”

Chris Bernhard, calling himself a user experience evangelist made a great presentation about observing users (people). A more wordy presentation based on older but useful content around design research methods. It’s not so much about how one should collect this

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Chris Bernhard: “User observations”

Chris Bernhard, calling himself a user experience evangelist made a great presentation about observing users (people). A more wordy presentation based on older but useful content around design research methods. It’s not so much about how one should collect this

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Paul Bennett: “Design is in the details”

Showing a series of inspiring, unusual and playful products, British branding and design guru Paul Bennett explains that design doesn’t have to be about grand gestures, but can solve small, universal and overlooked problems.

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Paul Bennett: “Design is in the details”

Showing a series of inspiring, unusual and playful products, British branding and design guru Paul Bennett explains that design doesn’t have to be about grand gestures, but can solve small, universal and overlooked problems.

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Nicolas Nova: “Lessons on Innovation from the Game Industry”

Nicolas Nova is a researcher in the Media and Design Lab at the Swiss Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL). Get everything on: Nicolas Nova

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Nicolas Nova: “Lessons on Innovation from the Game Industry”

Nicolas Nova is a researcher in the Media and Design Lab at the Swiss Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL). Get everything on: Nicolas Nova

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Hasso Plattner: “Innovation, Speed & Success”

Hasso Plattner (SAP), gave a speech about the role of design and his strategic vision for driving innovation in areas such as ecosystems, community, operations, and technology. Seen on Institute of Design Strategy Conference 2007. Get the presentation as PDF:

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Hasso Plattner: “Innovation, Speed & Success”

Hasso Plattner (SAP), gave a speech about the role of design and his strategic vision for driving innovation in areas such as ecosystems, community, operations, and technology. Seen on Institute of Design Strategy Conference 2007. Get the presentation as PDF:

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Dirk Knemeyer: “Understanding “Business&Design” through casino poker.”

Like many people in the United States, I’ve become caught up in the recent poker craze. Though I’ve played a bit since childhood, it was only through the recent cultural rise of poker into the mainstream of sports and entertainment

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Dirk Knemeyer: “Understanding “Business&Design” through casino poker.”

Like many people in the United States, I’ve become caught up in the recent poker craze. Though I’ve played a bit since childhood, it was only through the recent cultural rise of poker into the mainstream of sports and entertainment

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Dirk Knemeyer: “A Design Framework for Meeting Human Needs and Desires”

The design community keeps making a lot of noise about designing for people/users/customers. However, while this notion is well-intentioned and even conceptually correct, I find much of it boils down to empty rhetoric. What exactly are we doing? More user

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Dirk Knemeyer: “A Design Framework for Meeting Human Needs and Desires”

The design community keeps making a lot of noise about designing for people/users/customers. However, while this notion is well-intentioned and even conceptually correct, I find much of it boils down to empty rhetoric. What exactly are we doing? More user

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Interview: “Roger Martin (Dean of the Rotman School)”

In a recent interview in Toronto, Martin asserted that real value creation now comes from using the designer’s foremost competitive weapon, his imagination, to peer into a mystery — a problem that we recognize but don’t understand — and to

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Interview: “Roger Martin (Dean of the Rotman School)”

In a recent interview in Toronto, Martin asserted that real value creation now comes from using the designer’s foremost competitive weapon, his imagination, to peer into a mystery — a problem that we recognize but don’t understand — and to

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Stephen P. Anderson: “Business needs Design now.”

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Stephen P. Anderson: “Business needs Design now.”

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David Armano: “Conversation Ecosystem”

Conversation Ecosystem Twitter allows users to send and receive abbreviated communications or “digital shorthand” from a computer or mobile device. These are called “Tweets.” The open-source nature of the application has spawned countless “mash-ups” where Twitter technology merges seamlessly with

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David Armano: “Conversation Ecosystem”

Conversation Ecosystem Twitter allows users to send and receive abbreviated communications or “digital shorthand” from a computer or mobile device. These are called “Tweets.” The open-source nature of the application has spawned countless “mash-ups” where Twitter technology merges seamlessly with

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Idris Mootee: “Human Centered Design (HCD) Is Innovation’s New Secret Weapon”

DOWNLOAD many Models and Frameworks(here) -> Keynote, Powerpoint, PDF http://www.fam99.com While every organization talks about how they use new tools to uncover new innovation opportunities, there’s simply not enough practice of HCD in companies’ planning process. User data is no

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Idris Mootee: “Human Centered Design (HCD) Is Innovation’s New Secret Weapon”

DOWNLOAD many Models and Frameworks(here) -> Keynote, Powerpoint, PDF http://www.fam99.com While every organization talks about how they use new tools to uncover new innovation opportunities, there’s simply not enough practice of HCD in companies’ planning process. User data is no

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Charles Leadbeater: “The rise of the amateur professional”

In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn’t just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can’t. He describes the rising role of serious amateurs (“Pro-Ams,”

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Charles Leadbeater: “The rise of the amateur professional”

In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn’t just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can’t. He describes the rising role of serious amateurs (“Pro-Ams,”

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Jan Chipchase: “Our cell phones, ourselves.”

Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase‘s investigation into the ways we interact with technology has led him from the villages of Uganda to the insides of our pockets. Along the way, he’s made some unexpected discoveries: about the novel ways illiterate people

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Jan Chipchase: “Our cell phones, ourselves.”

Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase‘s investigation into the ways we interact with technology has led him from the villages of Uganda to the insides of our pockets. Along the way, he’s made some unexpected discoveries: about the novel ways illiterate people

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Steve Portigal: “Ethnographic research – workshop lessons”

Connecting The Play of Improv with The Work of Ethnographic Research View another webinar from Steve Portigal Steve gave us great tips and tricks on how to do ethnographic brainstorming. Dont´t miss his brilliant stories. Get more of Portigal on

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Steve Portigal: “Ethnographic research – workshop lessons”

Connecting The Play of Improv with The Work of Ethnographic Research View another webinar from Steve Portigal Steve gave us great tips and tricks on how to do ethnographic brainstorming. Dont´t miss his brilliant stories. Get more of Portigal on

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John Maeda: “Laws of Simplicity”

The MIT Media Lab’s John Maeda lives at the intersection of technology and art — a place that can get very complicated. Here, he talks about paring down to basics, and how he creates clean, elegant art, websites and web

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John Maeda: “Laws of Simplicity”

The MIT Media Lab’s John Maeda lives at the intersection of technology and art — a place that can get very complicated. Here, he talks about paring down to basics, and how he creates clean, elegant art, websites and web

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Bruce Nussbaum: “How Do You Learn To Be Innovative?”

I get asked that question a lot by people and now I have a pretty good answer–go to the blog of Jon Campbell–Branding and Innovation. Campbell did some amazing work on the Harley Davidson site before deciding to go to

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Bruce Nussbaum: “How Do You Learn To Be Innovative?”

I get asked that question a lot by people and now I have a pretty good answer–go to the blog of Jon Campbell–Branding and Innovation. Campbell did some amazing work on the Harley Davidson site before deciding to go to

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Bruce Nussbaum: “Design Vs. Design Thinking.”

We’re having an excellent conversation about design and design thinking and I’d really like it to continue. If you missed Christopher Fahey’s recent comment, please read it here. It’s an important contribution to the discussion. “Here’s an idea: A young

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Bruce Nussbaum: “Design Vs. Design Thinking.”

We’re having an excellent conversation about design and design thinking and I’d really like it to continue. If you missed Christopher Fahey’s recent comment, please read it here. It’s an important contribution to the discussion. “Here’s an idea: A young

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