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Designers and product developers have argued for years whether true innovation comes from new technologies or smarter insights. The answer..
As technology’s role in medicine grows, it promises to make therapies more effective through better use of data to shape treatment, or thr..
It’s tempting for brands to think of Gen Z as “like Gen Y, but more so”, but this would be a mistake. Not only is America’s current under-..
The city of Portland needs to rethink its approach to housing development, or risk losing what made it such a vibrant city in the first pl..
After more than a decade of flirting with mass personalization, we’ve learned it can be a double-edged sword: it’s so tempting to customiz..
Customer Relationship Management software is often hailed as a breakthrough for companies wishing to transform the way they connect with t..
An explanation of three emerging technologies that take much of the potential risk out of product innovation.
The End of Product Failu..
A Gen X designer reflects on his interactions with Millennial-run startups as clients, and sees plenty of cause for optimism.