Category: Design

Positioning Matters: GoPayment Examples

Intuit is an amazing place to work, we are dedicated to delivering innovative and inspiring products. Of course sometimes along the way we make mistakes. Go figure 🙂 Positioning matters when it comes to marketing, servicing and introducing during first use. In the context of a connected world tweets, blog posts and press releases matter […]

Warm Up Games for Teams

The things we have to learn before we do them, we learn by doing them. – Aristotle. Team Building activities and Icebreakers are designed to help groups develop effective communication & problem-solving skills.  Why use icebreakers? Create a positive group atmosphere Help people to relax Break down social barriers Energize & motivate Help people to “think […]

Automatic – Your Car and Smartphone, Connected

Automatic is a fantastic examples of “Never Enter Data” and “Just Do it For Me” design principles. The Automatic Link talks to your car’s onboard computer and uses your smartphone’s GPS and data plan to upgrade your car’s capabilities. It works with just about any car sold in the United States since 1996. They market the product: Easy […]

Flat Design and Skeumorphism

Lots of talk on the internet around Flat Design and Skeumorphism. Here are some handy links (Thanks Jason!) on the topic. DesignModo: Skeumorphism in UI Design, What is It? Cole Peters: Flatliners John Gruber: The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures & Effects in User Interface Design Max Rudberg: Flat UI is not the only way forward Matthew Moore […]

QuickBooks Online for iPad

[hr style=”1,2,3,4″ margin=”40px 0px 40px 0px”] Finally I can share a personal passion project at Intuit. It’s been a journey, but finally QuickBooks Online for iPad is here. Take your small business accounting software with you wherever you go with our new iPad app. Handle bookkeeping, customer invoices, billing and sales right from your iPad, from […]

Ignite Potential – Value exchange networks at IXDA 2013

Recently presented with Rich Radka on Ignite Potential – Value exchange networks at IXDA 2013 in Toronto, Canada. The presentation can be found on Slideshare Ignite Potential – Value exchange networks About the Presentation: What does every successful start-up, venture capitalist and savvy designer know? It’s that “value exchange networks” have the power to ignite massive human potential […]

Experimenting with our Makerbot

Experimenting with our Makerbot. The first creation was a Deer Head from Thingaverse. Pretty much the Makerbot has lots of implications for the future of mankind. If you’ve been living under a rock? MakerBot Industries is a Brooklyn, New York-based company founded in January 2009 by Bre Pettis, Adam Mayer, and Zach “Hoeken” Smith producing 3D […]

Attended Bunchball Rockstar in San Francisco

Attend the Bunchball Rockstar Roadshow in San Francisco.  What was the roadshow all about?  The Bunchball’s Rockstar Gamification Roadshow  a community of experts, peers and practitioners who will share the latest innovations in gamification, exciting use cases, and best practices for achieving maximum impact in both enterprise and consumer communities.  

Gamification Summit in San Francisco

Attended the Gamification Summit in San Francisco. Awesome event with Amy Jo Kim leading a fantastic workshop. Gamification Summit hosted informative keynotes, lectures and panels by outstanding speakers, with plenty of networking opportunities and a second day full-length, hands-on workshop led by renowned gamification designer Amy Jo Kim that will help you take your specific business requirements […]