Glitter and sparkles swept America by storm the other weekend! Or at least some coffee shops, as Starbucks released its limited edition Unicorn Frappuccino (UF). People were sipping on blue and pink concoctions all over the place, and everyone had […]
The chatter at SXSW this year was all about the chatbot. Several sessions and a lot of side conversations were aimed at helping companies understand what chatbots are and how to use them. I got the sense that everyone wants to […]
There were so many great things happening at SXSW this year— I wanted to share just a small sampling of some of the things I learned while there. Emojis A small group of engineers and some passionate linguists and hobbyists control […]
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The internet and Wall Street are buzzing about the success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo’s first high-profile foray into mobile gaming. Nintendo’s market cap has grown by over $10 billion, as its shares surged 50% since its launch July 7th. It took […]
I’ve never been great with agendas in meetings. I often forget to write them and am not a stickler for keeping to them. Improvisational acting provides me a skill set to still succeed in this type of uncertain environment.
I framed an investigation of alternative postures in the workplace for a global fitness and wellness company by conducting design research. The project included user observation, competitive benchmarking and identification of a set of design tensions to inform concept ideation.
GE Healthcare hired Avenir Design to take a look at their showroom in Cleveland. We partnered with architectural services firm PlanTheSpace to lead their team through a workshop and ultimately create new schematics.
I spent over a week interviewing about 30 people on what makes a great customer experience. Surprisingly, it doesn’t take an expensive or flashy gesture to make your customer remember their positive interaction with your company. What matters is sincerity, giving your […]