IDEO is one of the largest and most important American design and consulting companies. Starting from the industrial design and interaction design (one of the founders was Bill Modgidge) IDEO has extended its consulting services and fell under strategic competence of consulting companies like McKinsey. What differs IDEO from the others is approach based on(…)
Let’s Communicate Part 3
Non-verbal communication- mysterious background player Most of the confusion doesn’t come from the fact that we do not hear speech, are not able to cut sentences into logical pieces, or do not understand the words. Their reason is that people simply don’t understand the intentions of speakers, especially when the social context fails. When Demosthenes(…)
Let’s communicate Part 2
Yes, we can finally sit and start the conversation with our client. Of course conversation doesn’t only mean speaking, it’s both – effective listening and smart presenting our thoughts. How to do it as much clear as it possible? During conversation remember to: Demonstrate the initiative As a for example; Project manager, should show initiative.
Let’s communicate! Part 1
It’s not a secret that our business success highly depends on our communication skills. Paradoxically, many companies forgot to put those skills on the top of training list. How many project didn’t start because of our account manager / sales representative communication impotence? Probably we won’t ever now (or statistics are so dramatic, that’s better(…)
Everything is designed
Recently, after Tall Ship Races and famous Heineken Open’er Festival, Gdynia opened city for second edition of Gdynia DesignDays. The idea of this event was to integrate artists from countries over Baltic Sea, and give them opportunity to present their art-work on exhibitions or sell them in specially arranged containers. You could see there strange(…)
Let's talk about prototyping
Let’s talk about prototyping While working as a programmer many times I had to guess what client thinks about. Unfortunately, the specification does not reflect the reality of how the functions should work. This causes lots of problems. First of all, it triggers multiple adjustments, as the customer’s vision is completely different from the vision(…)
Wireframes and Prototypes – 6 common mistakes
It’s hard to imagine the work of information architect without use of wireframes and prototypes. Thanks to them we can see the final product before the graphic and web designers even start working. Terms website wireframes and prototypes, are often used interchangeably, so you might ask there any differences between them? Wireframes (and their more(…)
1.5 JustProto Version is now working!
Dear JustProto fans and users! It’s been a while since our last post. We sincerely apologize for this, but we were extremely loaded with lots of running projects and what’s the most important – improving JustProto. Today, we release a new, upgraded 1.5 JustProto version with several remarkable changes. – We made JustProto application significantly(…)
How to use JustProto-quick presentation
This short presentation shows how you can easily create a prototype- using JustProto on-line application! We are working on video tutorials at the moment, we surely let you know when it’s finished. Stay tuned and prepared for prototyping revolution! How to make prototype with JustProto View more OpenOffice presentations from szuszownik.
This is JustProto speaking: "How can I help you?"
JustProto – create image of your ideas! JustProto is a very smart application for creating and managing website prototypes. Available on-line interface allows you multilateral cooperation. It also facilitates the communication process of those who are involved in designing act. JustProto is a modern alternative for archaic methods such as ‘pen & paper’. This application is(…)
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