Mobility squared – innovation based on mobile device capabilities

2 months ago

This is another diagram from our enterprise mobile apps report, produced by Ark Group. Smartphones and tablets offer opportunities for designing innovative solutions that go far beyond simply creating a form fitted…

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The Count Down Continues: New Community Management Tools in Facebook

2 months ago

By now we hope that you have your new Facebook Timeline under control or at least a plan to do it by March 30th? (If not, see our Four Must-Do Updates for Your…

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Facebook is changing – is your company’s page ready?

2 months ago

Earlier this month Facebook announced some major changes including Timeline For Brands and Reach Generator, Premium, and Offers. The major changes that will influence your brand page is the Timeline: Storytelling: the Timeline now places a…

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2 months ago

Twitter grows up

Much has already been written about Twitter’s early history, including the origins of the 140 character limit (the same as a standard SMS) and how users created features we now take for…

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2 months ago

Is SharePoint 2013 good enough to be your enterprise social network?

Since the SharePoint 2013 preview became generally available, I’ve read many reviews highlighting the new social features that Microsoft have developed. In summary, SharePoint 2013 new social features include: Upgraded activity feeds…

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2 months ago

Aged care technology for the future: Think Big, Start Small, Scale Rapidly

Australia’s age care industry, through the Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council (ACIITC), has called on the government to make an urgent investment in the sector to help them upgrade their technology…

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2 months ago

Looking through Glass: Australia’s first Google Glass Meetup

The Ripple Effect Group were official supporters of the first ever Google Glass Meetup in Australia hosted by the +INSPIRE Centre at the University of Canberra. On Monday, the team trekked to Canberra to participate in the event, hear from Google…

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2 months ago

Why your next research insights will come from wearable tech

Last week Sydney was buzzing with the future of design thanks to Sydney Design 2014, hosted by the Powerhouse Museum. This year’s theme, ‘Design Futures’ was a perfect fit for some of our…

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2 months ago

Digital Disruption in Professional Services update 1

As the first step in our research into professional services, I spent time over the previous last two weeks interviewing people about the own direct experience of digital disruption. I spoke with…

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2 months ago

Designing for inclusion as a digital capability

Digital disruption is a wicked problem. Like all major technological developments that have proceeded it, when faced with disruptive innovation the typical reaction of government and industry is to focus on the point where…

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