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So much of the leadership conversation centers around the question “how do I get more out of my people?”  I don’t think I’ve been at a conference or sat in on a conversation with business leaders where the subject—and that exact phrase—hasn’t come up. Now, without a doubt, bringing forth the full... Read more
3 comments Posted 29 Jul 2011 by Polly LaBarre Feed
Claire Rowland is Head of Research for Fjord London, an international digital service design agency and has worked extensively in user experience research and design. Recently her focus has been on a shift in user experience from the desktop toward services delivered through multiple platforms... Read more
0 comments Posted 21 Jul 2011 by williamfromtexas Feed
Thomas Thwaite, designer and technologist, is perhaps best known through his Toaster Project. The Toaster Project was an attempt to build a toaster from raw, self-mined materials. The project exposed the complexity of seemingly simple and everyday technology. It leaves us to wonder how... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2011 by williamfromtexas Feed
The June issue of Harvard Business Review features an interesting article by Roger Martin (one of the leading management minds of our time and author of the just published book Fixing The Game). The article tells the story of how Scott Cook, founder and current Chairman of Intuit, kicked off an... Read more
1 comment Posted 25 May 2011 by Chris Grams Feed
A few years back, a good friend recommended I pick up a copy of Designing Brand Identity: an essential guide for the whole branding team by Alina Wheeler. Now in its 3rd edition, it's a beautiful book, well designed and easy to read or to use as a reference.
2 comments Posted 14 Feb 2011 by Chris Grams Feed
As 2010 comes to a close, I thought I'd write my last post of the year about a project that has really moved and inspired me. The project is called Studio H, and is the brainchild of two brilliant designers, Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller, who have found a new calling as teachers in one of the... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Dec 2010 by Chris Grams Feed
Tim Lee is, for my money, one of the most reasonable and thoughtful tech policy essayists we have. His latest, “Open User Interfaces Suck” got my attention, because he hits me right where I live. In his usual, respectful, level-headed way, he claims that open systems (like the open source... Read more
5 comments Posted 16 Nov 2010 by Gunnar Hellekson (Red Hat) Feed
We've made a small change on the site, but hopefully it will have a big impact. Thanks to the recommendation from the Client Advisory Team at Acquia, we made the RSS icon in the header a little bigger. Many subscribers use the RSS feed to
2 comments Posted 28 Sep 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
We've made a small change on the site, but hopefully it will have a big impact. Thanks to the recommendation from the Client Advisory Team at Acquia, we made the RSS icon in the header a little bigger. Many subscribers use the RSS feed to
2 comments Posted 28 Sep 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
At 64 Studio, we use the Linux kernel with real-time patches to ensure reliable, glitch-free I/O for our customers' demanding audio applications. Having source code and full control over the design of the system means that we can tweak the machine for the best possible performance on the target... Read more
7 comments Posted 24 Sep 2010 by Daniel James Feed

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