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A bi-weekly hand-picked grass-fed locally-sourced list of the industry articles our creative technologists are currently reading. Topics include customer experience, design, marketing, business, finance, technology, media, and storytelling.



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January 28, 2019

A guide to color accessibility in product design


There’s a lot of talk about accessible design, but have you ever thought about color accessibility?

Source: Invision Blog

 Designing for Data Visualization


IBM designers share the unique challenges and opportunities of designing for data visualization.

Source: IBM Design via Medium

PayPal Quietly Took Over the Checkout Button


In the age of digital payments, CEO Dan Schulman kept the company relevant by teaming up with its foes.

Source: Bloomberg

How the developer experience builds trickle-down usability


Developer experience is the equivalent of user experience (UX). The way developers experience tools and consume libraries matters and leads to better engagement.

Source: TechTarget Network

The importance of Design QA in digital product design


In digital product design, the customer experience encompasses everything that the product team does; development, design, DevOps, and QA — everyone’s role impacts the customer experience but especially the design and user experience.

Source: UX Collective via Medium

Software Development: modern practices and where it’s headed


As Atlassians, we’ve had the opportunity to interview thousands of customers about modern software development processes.

Source: Atlassian

How to work effectively with engineers


Tips from a product designer on building valuable partnerships with engineers.

Source: Dropbox Design via Medium

Design Conferences 2019


The most comprehensive list of User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Interaction & Product Design conferences in the United States, Europe, Asia and all other parts of the world.


The Complete Listing of Data Visualization Conferences 2019


Any organization that’s using data should be talking about how to communicate that data. So you’ll see individual conference sessions about data visualization, or dashboards, or infographics all the time.

Source: Depict Data Studio
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