I really enjoyed the Fuck Drop Downs presentation from Eric Campbell & Golden Krishna at SXSW in 2016.

One of the things I find myself battling constantly — that I consider really bad UI — are Tables.

I had a battle again this past week, and the sponsor of the…


I’m sure this is me, and I’m going to be quite embarrassed when someone, anyone, hopefully comes along and explains this one to me.

A few weeks ago I learned about a startup that was supposedly the online version of Whole Foods, Thrive Market. Cool! I buy a few things…


I was blown away the first time I saw the Business Model Canvas by Alexander Osterwalder, I thought it was great. Similarly, I really loved what Ash Maurya did in creating the Lean Canvas. …


One of the things that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is idea generation, especially related to how large companies innovate. …


I’ve been spending a lot of time recently trying to improve some core steps in my design process, and this includes looking at the deliverables I produce.

One area that has been of particular interest is Task Analysis.

Oddly, there doesn’t seem to be much great information out there on…


As a provocation, imagine for a minute that you just designed your last screen. You could safely uninstall Sketch or OmniGraffle or whatever tool you use to design interfaces from your hard drive.

This might not be as far off as it seems.

I’ve been running a number of workshops…

jstrande

Founder, Certainty Studio. Product, Design, & Innovation

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