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Creating Stellar Presentations: Four Key Tips


One way we build culture and foster growth at AnswerLab is by hosting monthly Learning Lunches, workshops on a variety of topics that are aimed at broadening our team’s personal and professional skillsets. Since we started hosting these events, we’ve covered topics ranging from building financial savviness to public speaking skills, to developing your own personal brand. […]

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Three Lessons to Design for the On-Demand Economy


Last month I attended the ever-informative Designers + Geeks Meetup here in San Francisco featuring speakers from four local startups that are part of the emerging landscape of an on-demand economy. Speakers included Danny Salvatori of Luxe Valet, Joshua Scott of shipping app Shyp, Morgan Springer of Sprig, a dining app, and Amritha Prasad of […]

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From Physical Product to Digital Experience:
Rethinking Customer Interactions

Woman in grocery store with shopping basket

We’ve reached a ‘digital tipping point’ – by the end of 2014, digital interactions are predicted to influence 50 cents of every dollar spent in retail stores. Most companies acknowledge that a significant portion of their future growth will be driven by digital efforts, yet less than half believe their company has a clear digital […]

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UX Lessons at the Movies

Black and white photo of two people in a movie theater

There is a lot of overlap between UX research and film. When we do research, we are (hopefully) watching and listening with the attention of a good actor. We’re working hard so we can convey a story or point of view to an eager audience of stakeholders. And if we pay enough attention to either […]

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AnswerLab Needs Your Help to Get to SXSW!

Pebble smartwatches

  Exciting news! AnswerLab CEO Amy Buckner Chowdhry is teaming up with wearables industry veteran Kerry Bodine to conduct a research study on the design and usability of smartwatches. We’d love to share the results at SXSW in Austin, Texas next March — but we need your help to get there!     Please vote […]

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Top 7 Tips for Creating Mobile Healthcare User Experiences

Smartwatch and Mobile Device

Mobile Healthcare Is Here To Stay Healthcare is moving beyond the walls of the doctor’s office. Mobile technologies are supporting healthcare, making it more portable and personal. The proliferation of wellness and fitness apps is well documented, but mobile technology is also being used to support the practice of medicine. This infographic  shows just how […]

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