The New Digital Battlefields
Most enterprises will not be able to adapt to the new digital battlefields, because adopting new skills today takes more than just hiring and procurement. It requires systemic thinking. Related… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Avoid This Mobile Checkout Mistake
What’s the biggest mistake I see among online retailers’ mobile sites? “Invisible” guest checkout. That’s guest checkout that exists, but is buried so far, it’s too easy to miss.
Why hiding guest checkout is terrible, just terrible. Hiding guest checkout in the first screen after this action amps the perceived difficulty of completing a purchase — a major source of friction, as it gives the impression that registration is required. Read More…
Andrew: This is a big shift in the agency space.
Publicis Worldwide gets in on the startup incubator game
Now more than ever startups are the belles of the ball, and the latest to join the ranks of potential suitors are ad agencies. Publicis Worldwide making its move, opening up a co-working space based out of The Trampery in Old Street, London, which will also house the agency’s incubator program for startups. The Publicis Drugstore is a £1 million ($1.6 million) project set to open in mid-October that will offer co-working space, organize hackathons and start a full-blown accelerator program for startups, as well as offering match-making services between startups and its clients. The cynic would say this is another desperate agency ploy to hang out with the cool kids, not to mention a way to cherry-pick hot startups to work with in order to impress their clients.
Don’t Dismiss Developers
Danny Crichton recently asked TechCrunch readers if developer-focused startups will ever find investors. It’s a debate that surfaces frequently in technology circles, with camps emerging on each side. On one hand, we find the “middleware analogists” — those who equate “selling to developers” to “peddling middleware,” which is code for…
Design Is Eating The World
The future, will not be made as much as it will be designed and anyone who wants to have a successful future, needs to learn design skills. Related posts: The Future by Design The New Industrial… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Why Getting It Wrong Is the Future of Design
We have figured out the rules of creating sleek sophistication. We know, more or less, how to get it right. Now, we need a shift in perspective that allows us to move forward. We need a pole right through a horse’s head. We need to enter the third stage of this cycle. It’s time to stop figuring out how to do things the right way, and start getting it wrong.
Samsung Woos Action Photogs With a Blazing-Fast Mirrorless Camera
Samsung’s new NX1 is perhaps the most powerful midrange DSLR-style camera on the market. This is a mirrorless camera has an absurdly high-resolution 28.2-megapixel APS-C sensor and an image processor that will be able to pull off some incredible feats.
Its future once in doubt, F-22 Raptor makes debut combat flight
After nearly a decade of being derided as dangerous to fly and an example of wasteful military spending, the radar-evading F-22 fighter jet flew in combat for the first time in this week’s U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.
In wake of first flight, Airbus sets sales goal of 15,000 A320neo jets
Airbus aims to sell about 15,000 A320neo planes over the next 20 years as customers look to replace single-aisle airliners with a model that promises 20 percent more fuel efficiency. The A320neo had its first test flight Thursday.