What businesses can learn from the booming wearable technology industry

Business Intelligence / Customer Insights In 2012, 30 million wearable, wireless monitoring devices were sold in the U.S. That figure spiked 37% from the number sold in 2011. In the “2013 Internet Trends” report released by KPCB a few months ago, Mary Meeker and Liang Wu noted an unusual pattern in computing cycles: the first cycle was Smartphones, followed 10 … Read More

Sharing with One Web: How to Avoid Mobile Dead Ends

Responsive design is quickly gaining recognition as the dominant approach to building new websites. With good reason too: a responsive design workflow is a fantastic way to build tailored web experiences for any screen size and resolution. Considering that 830 different screen sizes were detected in the second quarter of 2012, responsive design would appear to be a simple answer … Read More

“Live prototyping” – A glimpse of the future of mobile UI design

It’s time to build better design tools for the next generation of mobile user interfaces.  Why? Wireframing and static mock tools were designed for the old school desktop experience. There is a clear gap between what these tools can effectively express and the more dynamic, tangible and intimate mobile experience. Imagine you are designing a “physics-based UI with panels and … Read More