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Lab Reaction: Lessons from Apple and Nissan

Lab Reaction: Lessons from Apple and Nissan

I have been thinking a lot lately about people’s reactions to the recent Apple announcements. The most common feedback I hear is the “OMG $1000 phone?!?!?”, but let’s save my thoughts on that for another day. When I read this Forbes article about Apple and Nissan, I...

DPL Reading List – September 22, 2017

DPL Reading List – September 22, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. What Your Innovation Process Should Look Like – “By now, most organizations have concluded that they face the threat of disruption. Some have even started to realize that because...

DPL Reading List – September 15, 2017

DPL Reading List – September 15, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. In manufacturing, software jobs outpace production jobs for first time – “The increased demand for software developers is particularly concerning for manufacturers who are discovering how...

Legacy Application Wrangler

Legacy Application Wrangler

/* This post is part of a series about what we cover in our Software Design and Development Clinics, a 1-week series of classes where we dive into various aspects of software design and development principles. Legacy application migration is a core focus of this...

DPL Reading List – September 8, 2017

DPL Reading List – September 8, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. Designing IoT Products for Consumers – “Rather than trying to breathe life into inert objects, designers should focus on designing IoT products that are mute and functional.” 4 Examples of...

Generating Print Graphics on the Web Using SVG

Generating Print Graphics on the Web Using SVG

While redesigning our tradeshow booth, I needed an image of outer space. Google image search to the rescue, at least for a placeholder. After a few rounds of revisions, the design was nearly complete. But I was still using the placeholder star field. I could have...