Experiment 08 – New Compact Magazine View Option

Roy Madden

In Experiment 08, we took that feedback into account and added a new density preference which can be applied to text only, magazine, and card views. We added an option to open a source from an inlined article by tapping on the source name ( Thank you Xeor). Listening to the murmurs in the Lab Slack channel, it seems that controlling the density of the articles is important to the community.

UX Case Study: How We Designed A Bilingual Lifestyle Magazine

UX Studio

Lifestyle magazine Sport360.fit mainly speaks to the women of Dubai. Its parent company already had a successful sports magazine read mostly by men. Among Dubai magazines to this day, only they rely on influencer content, while in the app, users can contact influencers for advice, tips etc. In the new version, clicking on the shortened written name of the target language would switch languages. In this UX case study we show how we designed Sport360.fit.

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TEI 298: How product managers can use appreciation to improve product teams – with Dr. Paul White

Product Innovation Educators

” Use the person’s name. Magazines related to their hobby. ” * Use the person’s name. Magazines related to their hobby. The five languages of appreciation for product managers. White?is

Power Search across the Web

Roy Madden

Bring up the conversation around a product in business magazines. The initial search is performed against a set of default buckets: strategy magazines, trade publications, business magazines, and tech blogs. Once you’ve discovered a great new article, you can click on the source name and see the other articles that the source has published. Find the exact content you’re looking for with super specific topics and publications. The internet is a cavernous place.

3 SaaS Companies Radically Optimizing Business Operations


Receiving a 4.5/5 and an Editor’s Choice award from PC Magazine in 2017, Asana is a work management platform that business teams use to stay focused on projects, goals, and day-to-day tasks. Named the top-rated online payroll software of 2018 by PC Magazine, Gusto is a platform for payroll, human resource management, and administration capabilities.

The T-Shaped Product Manager

Roman Pichler

As the name suggests, product-specific capabilities are limited to a single product or product portfolio. Leadership skills enable you to effectively guide the development team and lead the stakeholders, create an inspiring vision , and reach sustainable agreements , to name just a few. Balancing Specific and Generic Skills. To do a great job as a product manager or product owner, you require two skills sets: product-specific and generic ones.

The Four Key Hurdles to Successful Product Launches

Pragmatic Marketing

magazine. Learning something requires much less commitment by the customer—typically just a name and email address rather than a meeting or full-blown demonstration (both of which can be intimidating and uncomfortable). Look for our article in the Spring issue of The Pragmatic magazine later this month—in it, we’ll provide a more detailed methodology you can apply to your product launches to help avoid these core hurdles.

The Four Key Hurdles to Successful Product Launches

Pragmatic Marketing

magazine. Learning something requires much less commitment by the customer—typically just a name and email address rather than a meeting or full-blown demonstration (both of which can be intimidating and uncomfortable). Look for our article in the Spring issue of The Pragmatic magazine later this month—in it, we’ll provide a more detailed methodology you can apply to your product launches to help avoid these core hurdles.

How feedly Changed My Career as an Art Curator

Roy Madden

My name is Ryan Cowdrey and I’m the Director of Curation at 23VIVI.com , an online marketplace that offers rare and limited edition digital art. Blouin ArtInfo, ArtNet News, Design Collector, Fubiz, BOMB Magazine, Colossal, to name a few.). As a digital art curator at 23VIVI.com, I follow upwards of 30 big-time art magazines to stay up to date on art creation and news. You, our users, use feedly for such a wide range of jobs.

Logo Design Trends: Best Tips for Creating an Innovative Logo

UX Studio

However, once a brand has become established well enough, it commonly abandons the logotype since everyone knows the company’s name. They can use him independently as a symbol in any size (looking cool in the navigation or on a T-shirt as well) or they can write out the company name. Dunkin’ Donuts shortened its name to Dunkin’. Rolling Stone magazine’s iconic logotype dating back to the 60s and Rick Griffin qualifies as an art piece by now.

Taking Your Product Across Cultures by Lisa Long

Mind the Product

The commercial world is littered with the wreckage of international expansion plans gone awry, whether it’s the $2 billion that US discount retailer Target misguidedly spent thinking Americans and Canadians are the same, Tesco’s failure to understand US shopping habits with its Fresh & Easy brand or the failure of the HP digital magazine Pivot to accommodate French and German editions in a layout that was grounded in English. Names are also fraught with problems.

12 Easy-to-apply Tips To Boost Customer Feedback Response Rate


According to Customer Experience Magazine , only 1 out of every 26 disgruntled customers will take the time to provide you with feedback. Mention them by name if possible, ask about a specific product, service, or person they just interacted with. Are you having a hard time scaling your customer feedback response rate? You’re not alone. Getting customers to respond to feedback requests is a challenge for businesses of all stripes.

Four psychology principles every UX designer should know


Though the concept of human-centered design has gone by many names over the years (human factors, usability, human-computer interaction, user experience design), this philosophy and methodology largely took hold during World War II. Image from Smashing Magazine. There’s a darn good reason why there are so many PSYCHOLOGY+UX articles floating around. User experience design has its conceptual roots in cognitive and behavioural psychology.

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Five Essential Steps for Getting into IoT Product Management

Mind the Product

As the name implies, product companies are building IoT products to sell to other companies or to consumers. Services companies have a wide range of services that span the whole lifecycle of IoT products including strategy consulting, development outsourcing, deployment, field services, and asset management, to name a few. Find publications (blogs, magazines, podcasts, etc.) You want to get into IoT product management, but where do you start? What skills do you need?

33 Amazing Articles Every Product Manager Must Read


Magazine reports that most CEOs read at least a book a week, and this doesn’t include blogs, articles, podcasts, and videos they devour, too. You also need to name KPIs for product people. Harvard Business Review published this article in its print magazine and later online about how a correlation in customer data does not lead to casualty. Many entrepreneurs and product managers write about the skills they brought to the table and those they learned along the way.

Product Managers Prepare To Do Battle Over Golf Balls

The Accidental Product Manager

This would have been just fine if it were not for the fact that the Costco golf ball got a favorable review in a popular golf magazine against the Titleist ProVI. Costco felt that they had to do this because Titleist is named in over 2,577 patents that relate to golf balls. A major golfing magazine compared the two balls and the Costco ball came out on top. The world of golf balls turns out to contain a great deal of combat Image Credit: likeaduck.

Search by Image in Flipkart Fashion

The Product Coalition

Search by Image feature Standard search is boring and applying filters is tedious As an individual in love with fashion and having a penchant to try the latest fashion trends, I look up to photos of stars wearing it or my ahead-of-time friends wearing it or even the photos in fashion magazines. The identification of T-Shirt/Shirt/Jeans etc from the image could be accomplished by any of the three image processing algorithms namely - SIFT, PCA-SIFT or SURF.

Paul Boag on ‘How to Work Collaboratively on the User Experience’ [VIDEO]


But if you give it a name, it sounds cool. So one of my favorite exercises is something called a user attention point exercise, another random exercise I made up and gave a name to. ” For according to Time Magazine, the average person has an attention span of eight seconds which is less than a goldfish when looking at a website. ” And, you know, you go to conferences like this and it’s Facebook and it’s, you know, big names on the stage.

The tools we use: Challenging dogma in the design process

Inside Intercom

It’s from a 1962 report published by a man named Douglas Engelbart. The video operator for the demo was a guy named Stewart Brand , who among other things published a magazine at the time called the Whole Earth Catalog. The magazine’s slogan was “Access to tools.”. Many of us in the design and technology community pride ourselves on being tool builders, creating products that others can use to get things done.

“Oops, I Did A Marketing” | Shawn Anderson & Shane Corellian, PDQ.com | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

Last names notwithstanding we actually are identical twin brothers. When you would open up these awesome glossy print magazines – in 2007 and 8 there were a ton of them – and there was one in particular that was widely read by Windows administrators and you saw these full-page glossies. The same ad campaigns would go over multiple magazines over multiple years. Your name is Shane or Shawn. And the magazine was never opened and I was just heartbroken.

The never-ending user journey through ads

Imaginary Cloud - Design

For instance, we expect to come across a few car ads if we read a cars magazine, in the same way that we expect music ads while listening to a music streaming service. The kind of ads that follow us around everywhere we go are different from conventional advertising and have a specific name for themselves: retargeting ads. Have you ever felt stalked by a product for which you barely showed any interest?

Lead Nurturing 101: How to get new customers beyond the free trial

Inside Intercom

Pro-tip: Keep your subject line personal with company name variables and make sure you outline a clear next step – demo, webinar etc – so they’re less likely to abandon your product again. The tactic is similar to what magazines do when they put “This is your last issue” on the cover of the last magazine in your subscription. Between 40% and 60% of people who sign up for a free trial of your software will never convert.

Modus Create Welcomes Larry Roe As SVP, Business Development

Modus Create

Earlier this summer, the company was named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. Reston, Virginia (September 24, 2019): Digital product development consultancy Modus Create, Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome Larry Roe as SVP, Business Development. Mr. Roe will be responsible for leading Modus’ growth engine, identifying new engagements to better serve our customers within our digital transformation portfolio of work, and developing new and existing partnerships.

Top 15 Podcasts for Busy Product Managers


Named in over 100 “Best of the Web” lists, this podcast helps you retrain your brain to experience and expect the best from both yourself and life. The magazine’s editor Jacqueline Detwiler hosts a rotating cast of individuals who answers the toughest questions and offer tips for being smart about life. Most product managers we know are extremely busy.

A New Way To Delegate And Split Expenses: Fintech UX Case Study

UX Studio

We named them Fix Split and Flexible Split. Designing An Arabic Lifestyle Magazine. It’s always a hassle to split expenses with friends, especially during online payments. Fintech startup Payment Courier set out to eradicate this pain by developing a payment plugin that can be integrated into any payment gateway or online payment system. In this UX case study, we describe how our team helped this startup enter the market with a well-designed product.

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Top App Development Agencies 2018–2019

The Product Coalition

Magazine has named it one of the ‘fastest growing private companies in America’?—?for Clutch has named them one of the top app development agencies in 2018. In the past few days we’ve been browsing the internet with a single purpose?—?to

Professional Spotlight: Nick Babich of UX Planet

The Product Coalition

Name your top five apps that you would never delete from your phone. Smashing Magazine holds those conferences and they continuously strive to bring the most exciting knowledge to their attendees. Our UX “fan-girl” dreams have been realized.

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Miro’s Andrey Khusid on the art of distributed teamwork

Inside Intercom

Here are five quick takeaways: In 2011, Forbes Magazine called RealtimeBoard (Miro’s previous iteration) “a virtual whiteboard on steroids” We chatted to Andrey about this description to see if the shoe still fits today.

The Rollaboard suitcase and the Paradox of Specificity

The Product Coalition

Magazine listed it as one of the top innovations in modern history and in 2011, a Discovery Channel programme highlighted the invention as one of the leading examples of how innovation adds value to a country’s net worth. They struggled with the original name, Schweizer Offiziersmesser, and it became known as the Swiss Army Knife.

eDavid and Goliath Inc.

Oren Steinberg

Large organizations are often slaves to procedures, emails, updates, reports systems memos, you name it. Remember that most of your audience is not going to all the conferences you are going to and they don’t read all the professional magazines you read. How can startups work with large corporations? B2B and B2B2C startups trying to sell into large corporations know this all too well: big companies like to work with other big companies.

The Ultimate List of Product Leaders You Must Follow (UPDATED)

The Product Coalition

Can you find your name? Magazine. Who are the best product managers? Check out the ultimate list of famous product managers you must follow to get the latest product news and inspiration. Everyone who ever wanted to leave a mark on the world had figures to look up to. The world of tech, which moves so quickly, can make idols out of normal people in a very short period of time. In fact, sometimes it seems that the latest, most popular solution; suddenly grows old.

Turning Software Into Money | Paul Kenny, OceanLearning | BoS USA 2017

Business of Software Conference

I got here because when I left college, I took a job which I said I would do for 3 months in advertising sales and I worked for a company that published technical magazines, things like PC week, Atari user and data link, computing and network magazine, all of these things. I saw people do that all the time, not only in adverts but also headlines for magazines. magazine we had a slightly – hang on, do they work or not? Paul Kenny, Founder, OceanLearning.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Another great article hailing from Smashing Magazine, focused on the importance of storytelling as a means to convey the core message of a brand, specifically in web products. This article showcases principles long used in Video Game design to make this point across, namely by focusing on elements such as personas creation, symbol introduction and by creating mascots, among other relevant features. March//9//2018 Here are some interesting finds on UI/UX of the week!

Lessons learned from scaling a team

Inside Intercom

They star on the 20 under 20 lists, get their faces on the magazines and for a brief period, they can do no wrong. Intercom has the metrics: the customers, the revenue, the products, you name it. If you analyze any problem for long enough, it ends up sounding like a people problem.

Product to Product: Rocketship.FM’s Mike Belsito & Michael Sacca on understanding users better


Listen to the episode below: As we continue to explore the human side of product this season, we’ve paired up with Mike Belsito and Michael Sacca (same first name!), Eleni: I was saying before we started this chat that I have personally never interviewed two people with the same name at the same time so we will see how this goes! Mike: Sure, my name is Mike Belsito and I’m the co-founder of Product Collective, which is really a community for product people.

Should you disrupt or create a category? 5 lessons from Gainsight’s CMO Anthony Kennada

Inside Intercom

Their names were Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, and they had just started Airbnb. It would have been easy for Richard Branson to feel overwhelmed and out of his depth when he started a print magazine as a 16-year-old. But it can be a real challenge knowing that’s what you’re doing from the outset. In late 2007, a pair of roommates found themselves scraping their wallets to come up with enough cash to cover their exorbitant San Francisco rent.

Intercom on Product: The dawn of a new decade

Inside Intercom

Emmet: What a name! Facetime, iMessage, you name it. If you take the Time magazine sense of the word, what has been the product of the decade? By Time magazine, what I mean is, warts and all, what has been the one that would go down in the history books for tech, do you think?

Creative Trespassing: How To Sneak More Imagination Into Your Work & Get More Done | Tania Katan, Author | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

And so in this photo, we just left the doctor’s office when we’re going out to Thai food and, um, she has swiped a magazine from the doctor’s office and she calls this subscription on the go. Uh, so the first one is a, there’s a, an architect named Will Brooder. Uh, and I said, you should look up an artist named Meg Dogood. So I had the privilege of meeting this woman named Stacey Kirk. Tania Katan, Author, Creative Trespassing.

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Say No With Confidence: How To Tell The Great Ideas From The Merely Good | Bruce McCarthy, Product Culture | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

My name is Bruce McCarthy. It’s biased by recency – the guy I talked to yesterday or the magazine article I just read. So I have this method that I call shuttle diplomacy which is essentially named after our former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger who managed to negotiate a cease fire in 1972 between Egypt and Israel when neither party would speak to each other or recognize each other’s governments. Bruce McCarthy, Founder, Product Culture.

Positioning For Growth: How To Make Complex Products Obviously Awesome | April Dunford, Ambient Strategy | BoS USA 2019

Business of Software Conference

Name me a couple of features. And they name this thing. April Dunford, Founder, Ambient Strategy. Sometimes it takes a system design engineer and some cat gifs to really help you see what you’re doing and this funny and informative talk from Boston in 2019 has both!