“There is no other conference like it, bringing together design and development with a clear overarching focus on the customer experience.” Ian Goode, Creative Director, Axonista
Girl Crew began as just another Facebook group page set up in Ireland and has become a huge success among women all over the globe. Being lauded as one of Facebook’s success stories of the last year, we were more than excited to organise Twitter Q & A with Áine Mulloy, GirlCrew’s CoFounder and Head of Marketing. If you missed the live session on Twitter, you have a chance to catch up now.
Some 60% of Irish tech workers received a pay rise in the past year, 39% of tech workers have a master’s degree, and there is a stark salary gap between men and women in the tech industry in Ireland: All these have been revealed in the UXDX Product Design & Development Industry Report, published today.
We don’t have to sell you on the idea of going to UXDX Conf, but we suspect you may need to ask your manager or supervisor. For those, who might need a little help with this, we have prepared a stock letter that will convince even the most skeptical bosses. Feel free to customise the email below as you see fit, or just copy and paste and send it to your boss!
Dublin has an underground movement of amazing people that get very little recognition for their contribution, and yet are vital to the success of the Dublin tech scene. Everyday people who are donating their time to help improve knowledge sharing and networking opportunities that are vital for the success and growth of a tech scene.
A logo is one of the most important elements of a company or project identity. To become remembered, design should combine several magic ingredients; pure and distinctive shapes, attractive colours, and ensure that the overall logo being meaningful to the target audience.
As an entrepreneur you need to be ready for anything because building a business is like riding a roller coaster. You start with the highs of the initial inspirational idea before plummeting to the lows of the challenges of the implementation, only to be brought back up my your first sales and then frustrated by the ensuing slow customer adoption. And after all of these hurdles are overcome you are still faced with the fact that building a business takes money - quite often a lot of money. It is a tough ride and it can push entrepreneurs to the edge.
Design thinking is not a new idea - it has actually a long history dating back to 60s, but has turned into a global mega-trend over the past few years. The term has gained a lot of attention in a wide range of contexts, and has been embraced by organisations of all stripes - big and small corporations, NGOs and governments alike.
The best products are made by user-focused teams, and Riot Games, who are behind the world’s most popular game, League of Legends, strive to develop games that both they themselves and their users love to play.
The Internet of Things is one of the fastest-growing areas of the tech industry and has the potential to dramatically improve the way we live, work, and interact with one another. From 2 billion objects in 2006, IoT connected devices are expected to grow to a breathtaking 200 billion by 2020. That means around 26 smart objects for every human being on the planet! Are you ready for this dramatic transformation?