Product Strategy & Design Insights

Explore how we think, how we work, and what we’re working on through our collection of articles, podcast discussions, and webinars.

Topic: Design Thinking
How Cognitive Load is Hindering Your UX
Podcast // Nov 15, 2022 2:28:22 PM // 1 min read
How Cognitive Load is Hindering Your UX

For years, we’ve asked, “When you think about the typical app or website - what is the one interface element that everyone recognizes, that is always present, that always works reliably?”

How a Story About Eggs Can Help Your Business
Article // Jan 21, 2022 11:06:27 AM // 5 min read
How a Story About Eggs Can Help Your Business

Have you set your business resolutions yet for 2022? If so, congratulations. We’re nearly 20 days in  - How’s it going so far? 

How Good UX Delivers Landing Page Results
Article // Dec 16, 2021 1:44:01 PM // 8 min read
How Good UX Delivers Landing Page Results

Our team is often asked to design landing pages for a specific product or promotion, or we encounter an information architecture that’s been revised each time a new program or feature comes on line. Here are some important tips and tools to consider…

3 Quick, Low-Cost Steps to a Solid Design System
Article // Aug 18, 2021 2:25:38 PM // 6 min read
3 Quick, Low-Cost Steps to a Solid Design System

The benefits of a design system are well-known, yet many companies are intimidated by the prospect of creating one. They don’t know where to begin, they think it’s a gargantuan undertaking, and they’re not sure anyone will care about it anyway. 

Great Design Is Non-Negotiable — Here’s the Science to Prove It
Article // Mar 31, 2021 11:20:46 AM // 7 min read
Great Design Is Non-Negotiable — Here’s the Science to Prove It

Great design is not a luxury. It’s a necessity.   This bears repeating: Great design, a product that looks good and works well, is essential for success. Software has matured enough that you simply will not succeed with an ugly, ill-conceived…

Optimize Your Team by Applying Brain Science
Podcast // Mar 26, 2021 10:40:10 AM // 1 min read
Optimize Your Team by Applying Brain Science

The tech industry is full of stereotypes. The business exec who only talks in MBA acronyms and spreadsheets. The developer who’d rather code alone in a dark room than attend a co-worker’s birthday lunch. The diva designer who always insists on more…

Why Innovation Labs Don’t Work (and What to Do Instead)
Article // Feb 5, 2021 1:28:19 PM // 5 min read
Why Innovation Labs Don’t Work (and What to Do Instead)

What if you could lose weight by putting your friend on a diet? You could eat whatever you want and reap the benefits of your friend’s healthy habits by proxy. Scale this model to the masses and you’d be alarmingly rich. 

3 Steps to Faster Product Design Through Cross-Team Collaboration
Article // Jan 19, 2021 10:29:24 AM // 6 min read
3 Steps to Faster Product Design Through Cross-Team Collaboration

You know you need to keep pace with competitors, but you can’t seem to release new products or updates fast enough. And it’s not because you don’t have inventive ideas or dedicated employees. It’s too often the result of dysfunctional or inadequate…

Managing Design Across Multiple Departments
Webinar // Nov 4, 2020 8:41:37 AM // 1 min read
Managing Design Across Multiple Departments

As digital products, apps, and websites become more advanced and human-centered there is an increasing need for organizations to to stop “shipping the org chart” and work across departmental boundaries. This can be difficult, especially in large…

Chidi Afulezi - The Innovation Mindset
Podcast // Sep 9, 2020 7:46:16 AM // 1 min read
Chidi Afulezi - The Innovation Mindset

Innovation isn’t a project, it’s a mindset. It’s easy to fall into a pattern of approaching innovation with the same guidelines, principles, and processes that you would a project, but when it comes to real innovation isn’t the whole point to do…

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