Product Strategy & Design Insights

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Topic: Business Innovation
8 Image Optimization Tips That Will Improve Your UX and Site Speed
Article // Jun 30, 2021 12:30:00 PM // 7 min read
8 Image Optimization Tips That Will Improve Your UX and Site Speed

As a product manager, you’re constantly trying to improve the user experience for your customers and increase your internal team’s efficiency. 

4 Steps to a Mature, High-Functioning Design Team
Article // Jun 16, 2021 10:15:00 AM // 6 min read
4 Steps to a Mature, High-Functioning Design Team

As a company leader, you want assurance that you’re getting your money’s worth from your design team. One way to measure this is to look at your team’s effectiveness. 

What Your Team is Missing About Design Thinking
Podcast // Jun 2, 2021 1:30:00 PM // 2 min read
What Your Team is Missing About Design Thinking

The design thinking process is well documented and established. In fact, our most recent podcast guest, Wayne Li, was at the famous Stanford d.school when they helped create and document design thinking in the first place. 

How Digital Banks Will Fight Fraud in the Future
Podcast // May 19, 2021 11:40:09 AM // 1 min read
How Digital Banks Will Fight Fraud in the Future

When was the last time you visited a physical bank branch and talked to a real live human about your account? It’s probably been a while — and that’s the point. 

Why Your Design Team Sucks (and How to Fix It)
Article // May 5, 2021 11:41:50 AM // 7 min read
Why Your Design Team Sucks (and How to Fix It)

As an exec, you’re tired of hearing about the same open items and incomplete tasks. You think to yourself, didn’t we already solve this problem? Or, how on earth is this taking so long? 

3 Trends That Predict Which Fintech Companies Will Succeed
Article // May 4, 2021 11:42:38 AM // 5 min read
3 Trends That Predict Which Fintech Companies Will Succeed

Keeping up with trends might be enough in some industries, but not fintech. The fintech space is especially fast-moving and ever-evolving. Only companies that get out ahead of trends succeed. 

Fintech Future Roundtable: Bold Predictions for 2021 and Beyond
Podcast // Apr 27, 2021 9:31:18 AM // 1 min read
Fintech Future Roundtable: Bold Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

2020 brought change to every industry, and fintech is no exception. Thanks in large part to the pandemic, which forced at-home banking, tech adoption skyrocketed. Features that were once thought of as nice to have, or even too difficult to use — QR…

How J.P. Morgan Runs Cross-Functional Teams Within Legacy Infrastructure
Podcast // Apr 21, 2021 9:18:53 AM // 1 min read
How J.P. Morgan Runs Cross-Functional Teams Within Legacy Infrastructure

How can companies — especially large companies — achieve that perfect triad of collaboration between the design, business, and technology teams? It’s a perennial question that remains largely unsolved. 

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…

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