strategy

Shop Talk: 6 Digital Strategy Tools We Love

August 22, 2016
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Design, Process, Strategy

In 2016, your business cannot be successful without a strong digital strategy. But as we all know, the hard part is the execution, not the strategy. When you boil it down, your digital strategy is only as strong as the tools you use to execute it.

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Impact: The Power of Purpose

May 23, 2016
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Design, Strategy

You don't have to be a philanthropist to do work that matters. Do you ever wonder whether your work matters?

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Marketing Outside of the Box

November 17, 2015
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Design, Strategy, Marketing

PepsiCo executive Brad Jakeman recently spoke at the Association of National Advertising’s annual “Masters of Marketing” conference in Orlando, FL, and he didn’t pull any punches when it came time for him to address to crowd. He did very little, if…

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Product Roadmaps That Lead to Success

November 16, 2015
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Process, Strategy

Ahhh, product roadmaps. If you’re a digital designer, chances are great that you’ve labored over one before. Love them or hate them, most organizations revolve around these sometimes-confusing pages.

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Seeing Green: ROI and UX Design

November 13, 2015
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Design, User Experience, Strategy

Have you heard the news? Companies that hire competent user-experience designers are seeing green. By green, I mean cash. Like, dollar bills, y’all (in the words of the O’Jays).

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One Pixel at a Time

November 10, 2015
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Design, Entrepreneurship, Strategy

Welcome to the 21st century, an era when keeping up with the Joneses is a full-time job. Where are you living? Who are you wearing? What are you driving? In this day and age, cutting-edge fashion and designer duds dominate, and no one wants to be…

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5 Steps to a Better Mobile Experience

November 04, 2015
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Design, Strategy

A few months ago, I accidentally left my iPhone at home when I headed out for the day. When I realized it wasn’t in my car, I felt like I was missing a limb, and I immediately turned around and drove almost 20 minutes back to the house to grab my…

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We Don't Do That

October 12, 2015
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Design, User Experience, Strategy, Marketing

In case you missed it, a lot has been happening over here at Nine Labs since Brad and I merged last year.

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Make Cheap Mistakes

June 28, 2015
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Design, Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Process, Strategy

One of the most common conversations we have with prospective clients is about risk. Lots of people come to us with ideas they want to build into companies or products. Some of them are really good ideas. All of them have risk.

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