What to Consider Before Building a Custom Solution
Ensure your custom IT projects don't fail. Before you set your budget, commit to timelines, and start coding, there are some items you need to stop to consider, because if you don’t, you are at risk of spending time and money on a solution that no one uses or that causes you different problems up or downstream.
Citibank’s $500M Lesson Shows the Importance of Human-Centered Design
Citibank's accidental $500M transaction was blamed on a poor UI design. Here are the three main ways HCD could have helped prevent this problem.
Why Technologists Need to Be on Digital Experience Projects
An overview of why technical resources should be part of a Digital Experience "design only" project to help overcome technical roadblocks.
Why Do I Need Human-Centered Design When There's No Interface?
There’s no interface? You can and should still apply human-centered design and HCDAgile.
Empathy Produces the Best Results When Remotely Collaborating
Collaborating remotely is difficult, but it’s the new reality. Are you enabling your teams to effectively innovate while virtual?
How Visual Acceptance Criteria Speeds Development
This article outlines how to write visual acceptance criteria to keep the development process moving forward and avoid any backtracking.
How Do You Apply HCDAgile to Data Projects?
How do you apply the principles of human-centered design Agile (HCDAgile) to data projects? This recap from our October 2019 meetup discusses this question.
Why I Love XD Throwdown
When given the opportunity to explain Design Thinking in action at the first XD Throwdown, I seized it immediately!
Bringing Human-Centered Design and Agile Together
What happens if a company figures out how to integrate HCD and Agile?
1904labs Accessibility Training: How Accessible Technology Benefits All Users
Accessible technology can benefit everyone. Many of the technological conveniences we enjoy today were developed by innovators who were trying to make technology more accessible to people with physical and cognitive disabilities.
The Five Ss: Locking Down a Design in #HCDAgile
To prepare for the Five Ss, get the right people in the room: the key people who understand the nature of the activity you are going to prototype.
How do you create a road map in an HCDAgile World?
As far as planning, especially in an agile world, what's your strategy to produce that roadmap?
How HCD Infused Agile + Decision Science Helps Companies Succeed
Our definition of decision science is simple: It’s a practice in which machines help business leaders solve problems that have traditionally been solved by human judgment, intuition, and experience alone.
How Human-Centered Design Saves Resources and Boosts Profits
By combining empathy with the principles of information architecture, interaction design, user research, and visual design, HCD ensures that products not only function well, but are also easy and pleasant to use.