5 Traits of Superior Smart Home Devices

February 20, 2018

While leaders in smart products have begun to emerge, opportunity abounds as very few brands seem to have identified just what makes a superior smart device in the home.


New Frontiers in Connected Health Experiences

November 29, 2017

A dive into seven trends and technologies that will transform healthcare in the very near future – if they aren’t already.


How to Spark “Next-Gen” Creativity (via strategy+business)

November 15, 2017

Following a report that creative thinking will be a core capability needed in 2020, Eric McNulty explores just what “creativity” will mean for business leaders. He spoke with several people, including Essential’s Bill Hartman who cited the importance of creativity within defined parameters.


Driving User Experience to Industrial Environments

October 23, 2017

A well-structured user experience strategy, one that focuses on understanding the contextual requirements of each stakeholder (from management to operator) should be an integral part of any IIoT initiative.


Leveraging the convergence of Industrial IoT, Digital Transformation and Design

September 28, 2017

Knowing that design can enhance strategic competitive advantage, more commercial/industrial companies are using design to establish leadership positions.


Don’t Be Late For Launch

September 14, 2017

Be first, be smarter, or cheat. Striking the balance between achieving the greatest possible design and the need to achieve business outcomes.


As Service Design Evolves, These Skills Endure

September 7, 2017

As Service Design finds new applications in different industries, there are four core traits that continue to be necessary for bringing value to current-day business challenges.


Fuel For Thought: The User Experience of the Gas Station and What It Could Be

August 17, 2017

The User Experience of the Gas Station and What It Could Be. Through the lens of Jakob Nielsen’s “10 Usability Heuristics for UI Design.”


Total Design

July 26, 2017

Investing in design used to be justified by guaranteeing an attractive looking product that would seduce people into buying it. Now it’s not that simple.


User Centered Agile Design – How to stay focused on product/market fit

July 19, 2017

Is your development process leaving value on the cutting room floor? In this piece, Bill Hartman suggests 9 ways to incorporate worthwhile user-centered design methods into Agile development, leading to better outcomes for you, your team, and your users.

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