Category: Design

UX Goes Mainstream

Did you happen to catch last night’s Charlie Rose’s 60 Minute interview of IDEO founder David Kelley? If you haven’t, it’s worth a quick view. Rose’s interview doesn’t reach the level of inside baseball, but he manages to have Kelley sum up his firm’s design philosophy as “empathy for the consumer” and describe his firm’s multi-discipline group development…

TGIC: Thank Goodness It’s Cloud

Avoid Big Data’s Hype

This morning I received an email explaining that by deploying this vendor’s Big Data solution, it would let me outperform my business rivals while it goes on to balance my checkbook and wash my car on Sunday. I get a tons of these unsolicited emails every day as a journalist. I’m not naming names since…

Trading from the Cloud: Been There, Done That

During yesterday’s TabbForum MarketTech conference Jeff Bell, executive vice president, clearing & technology at Wedbush Securities and CEO of Lime Brokerage, set the audience buzzing with his opinion that the industry would see mashup-based trading systems operating from a cloud environment in the future. He quickly qualified the statement saying that such a trading system architecture…

Should IT Forget About Development?

According to a recent survey of about 1,000 IT respondents and sponsored by Serena Software, the answer seems to be “Yes.” However, you must remember that Serena is in the business of selling orchestrated IT and product development tools to enterprise clients. The vendor-produced chart below shows that most of those surveyed are fine with their…