Category Archives: Innovation

Kindle Fire: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

by Stephanie Hart Let me start off by saying that I’ve only read six books on this Kindle. Well…three, really, but I read them all twice. That counts as six, right? Oh, which ones, you ask? (Even if you didn’t … Continue reading

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Four Steps to Video Success on the Web

Video is becoming the new ‘photograph’ on more and more web sites.  Being an interaction designer interested in optimizing customer experiences on the web, I’ve been doing some research on video web standards. One stop on my research trail was … Continue reading

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Familiar Packaging Design Impacts Customer Experience

There’s a customer experience associated with just about everything. What people think and how they feel while they interact with a product, technology or process shapes their customer experience – positive or negative. In this example, George explains how his … Continue reading

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Ice Tea Anyone?

En route to what was likely going to be an exciting but long evening, my niece’s high school graduation, we decided to make a quick stop at a Burger King to grab a snack and beverage. Passionate about usability and … Continue reading

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Brand and Expectation

I recently had the privilege of blogging with Jim Estill at World Innovation Forum (#WIF11).  As we chatted at the end of day one about the impact of brand on customer expectations, I asked Jim if he’d share some of … Continue reading

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What Type of Innovation Does Your Organization Need Now?

As day two of the HSM World Innovation Forum  in NYC progressed, I began thinking about how valuable the framework within which I think about innovation has become in filtering elements related to this vast concept.  The framework enables me to … Continue reading

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Six Lessons to Improve Entrepreneurial Success

From patent award winners, inventors and entrepreneurs to scientists, venture funders and (really bright) students Invention to Venture(I2V), held at the Davis Center on the University of Vermont campus, was filled with inspiring conversations that satisfied the creative, and sometimes … Continue reading

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