Morning. Soft light is poking through my window. Before my alarm has a chance to shatter the fragile peace of early hours, Instagram, daily news, and Viber (European analog of Whatsapp) has already entered my day. Checking in with mom on Viber, seeing what is happening in the world, and scrolling through a creatively beautified feed of my Insta-friends- all of it did not exist … [Read more...] about Social Media: Friend or Foe?
“As organizations evolve over time, stability and change must coexist — which is not a problem to solve but a polarity to manage”- Center for Creative Leadership Today, more than ever, organizational change management has become a critical element in the business landscape. In a vastly unpredictable environment of new markets, dismantling once-reliable processes … [Read more...] about Manage the Change or It Will Manage You: Leadership
Human-centered design, also known as User-centered design, sometimes gets a bad rep because of its numerous limitations. Don Norman went as far as calling it harmful and proposing an entirely different and far more superior, in his opinion, paradigm: Activity Centered Design. Suggesting that most successful and long-surviving inventions are designed around “activity” and not … [Read more...] about Participatory Design
“If I were given one hour to save the planet, I would spend 59 minutes defining the problem and one minute resolving it,” Albert Einstein. This phrase has been coming up again and again in the readings for class and my private and work life. Ever since Michael Haas brought it up during his presentation a few weeks ago, I could not help but wrestle with this idea. It sounds … [Read more...] about Problem-Solving Tool Box: It’s All About The Angles
Long gone are the times when we measured fitness routine progress or results by how we felt or how we looked in the mirror. Today, as wearable technology has flooded the fitness market, we now have almost unlimited access to a wealth of health data. For example, smartwatches inform you about the step count, and the quality of your sleep while monitoring your heart rate and … [Read more...] about Big Data In Fitness Industry