I remember when I first heard about Uber. I was at a party in college almost seven years ago, and someone had a “free ride” on this new app that could get us home without calling a cab. I can count on one hand how many times I have ridden in a traditional taxi since. Uber may have drawn me in by disrupting the rideshare market, but it was its Human-Centered User Experience that … [Read more...] about Uber and Human-Centered Design
This summer, I had the pleasure of earning the following certifications for my Process Improvement and Innovation course: PMI Agile Methodology Requirements Elicitation and Analysis Project Management Foundations … [Read more...] about Process Improvement and Innovation Certifiactions
I’m feeling like the luckiest girl in the world this week because it’s finally been two weeks since my second Pfizer Covid-19 shot. It’s such a relief to be able to safely visit friends and family I’ve only seen virtually for the past year. With 20 percent of Americans fully inoculated, it finally seems like there’s some hope on the horizon for the world returning to "normal" … [Read more...] about How an Omnichannel Brand Strategy Would Finally End the Pandemic in the U.S.
While I’ve been lucky enough to be in a relationship through the pandemic, this Valentine’s Day has got me thinking about how dating has changed because of Covid-19 restrictions. Since there are significantly less opportunities to meet someone organically in person these days, online dating, which was already popular (30% of US Adults had tried at least one in 2020), has become … [Read more...] about Dat(a)ing in 2021
While there are an endless amount of industries that will continue to benefit more and more from the “Internet of Things” era, the innovations that seem the most useful to me impact the being that I love the most in the world – my dog, Cooper. As many pet owners have realized, the hardest part of caring for an animal is that they can’t tell you exactly what they want or need. … [Read more...] about Internet of…Pets?