Startup / Technology / UX

22 user testing tools

We’ve been experimenting with different user testing methods and tools at Spigit so I was interested to see Dr Karl Blanks speak on the topic in “Are your users losing the will to live?” Dr Blanks recommended a number of tools for user testing software in the session- some of which I’ve found to be excellent, some which … Continue reading

Has Apple lost its mojo?
Apple / Innovation / Technology

Has Apple lost its mojo?

Remember when Apple was the new shiny thing that everyone wanted?- when each launch was  amazing, unexpected, innovative? Apple products were something only the cool kids had. Well, now everyone has an iDevice- and Apple is emerging as the embarrassing uncle looking repetitive and outdated, with their profits  dropping for the first time in a decade. I’m … Continue reading

Entrepreneur / Innovation / Startup / Technology

From zero to launch in 4 months

In January 2012 Spigit– the company that I work for- decided to build and launch a free product which would provide a testing ground for companies thinking about introducing a full innovation platform. The platform needed enough functionality to prove the value of company-wide ideation, would be designed and built from scratch, and- oh yes- it … Continue reading

Apple / Enterprise / Entrepreneur / Innovation / Startup / Technology

Everyone Is Not A Product Manager

You see it everywhere: customers demand features, sales say they can’t sell unless something is added, developers introduce random changes without anyone else knowing they are coming. Giving feedback and suggestions is essential for a company’s product to grow and develop, but having knowledge of the wider strategy and putting proper thought behind each change … Continue reading