Irene Au, operating partner at Khosla Ventures, led the user experience team at Google for six years and the user experience and design team at Yahoo! for eight years. In this talk she looks at how the different views of design at Google and Yahoo affected the companies. What was it about Yahoo’s organisational structure […]
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It’s easy to joke about the retro-futurism of the 1950’s with its kitsch views and inaccurate predictions, but we all still love it. We’re all excited about technology and digital product design, but what does it hold for our future? What are the opportunities and challenges ahead of us?
The recent trends, of everything becoming connected, show no signs of letting up. By 2020, predictions state that over 50 billion items will be Internet-connected, from lightbulbs to plugs to fridges. Even yoga mats, argued Alex Jones, a business design consultant at Fjord, at the ProductTank November event – as a rule of thumb, all […]
There are some products you love. Some you even have a slightly unhealthy relationship with. Things you’re completely in love with, whether they’re apps, services or products. At Mind the Product 2013 Aziz Musa posited that these products are pure products, and that pure products is what we should all aim to build.
ProductTank July was all about making those tough trade-off decisions in Product Management. We heard from Harry Jones, co-founder and CPO, at Top10.com and Azmat Yusuf, founder and CEO of Citymapper, before witnessing a mock debate between Mixcloud co-founder, Nico Perez and Moonpig.com, product director, James Henson . First up was Top10.com’s Harry Jones, who […]
Yep, we were really turning the fun factor up to 11 at ProductTank London last week. We had three insightful and delightful speakers – Martyn Jones, Paul Croft and Catharina Lavers Mallet – all giving us the benefit of their experience as product managers in gaming. The evening was curated with aplomb by Marc Abraham […]
Christmas season is setting in, and it’s time to start figuring out how you’re going to appease your Product Manager, rewarding their hard work this year or winning their favour over for at least the next quarter. Or perhaps you’re shopping for yourself, as after this year, we’re sure you’re entitled to it! Here’s a […]
With the holiday season just around the corner, we’re all scrambling to find the perfect gift for those who made a difference in our lives this year. Have you got a product manager you’d like to treat to something special this holiday season? We’ve compiled a list of great gifts your producteer will surely drool […]
OSX Lion brought a lot of multitouch gestures into applications. One of my favourites is the two finger swipe right/left to go back/forwards in Safari. When you scroll to the page limits, Apple shows off that elastic rebound they mastered so well on iOS. If the back/forward function is available on that page, your swipe […]
Tyler Tate is a leading UX designer, known for the 1KB CSS Grid, Founder/Head of UX of TwigKit and Head of UX for Nutshell CRM. He recently spoke at ProductTank and shared his experiences of building a brand new CRM – Nutshell – from scratch.