Online Trends Technology

Wearable trends to look out for in 2014

I remain fascinated by everything that’s happening in the wearable technology space. I wrote about this space earlier, looking at companies such as Jawbone and Airstrip. With the annual Consumer Electronics Show (‘CES’) just behind us, I thought it would be good to look at some wearable trends to keep an eye on in 2014: Gaming – […]

User Experience

Heuristics – Finding usability problems in designs (part 2)

In my last post I wrote about the use of heuristics to find usability problems in designs. In this post, I’ll look into the individual heuristic principles in more detail. It was UX expert Jakob Nielsen who introduced these “10 Heuristics for User Interface Design” in 1985 and these principles serve as a great context to […]

Book Reviews Digital Strategy Product Management Technology

Book review: “Developing Products in Half the Time”

Partly due to the advocates of the Lean Startup movement, these days lots of people in the product space talk about rapid product development and looking at ways to get their products to market faster. Actually, one could argue that the roots of this idea are much older and the book “Developing Products in Half […]

Startups Technology

What can 3D printing technology bring us?

One of the new technology trends which I’m very excited about is 3D printing. 3D printing is the process of making of a three-dimensional solid object of any shape from a digital model, using an additive process where successive layers of material are added in different shapes (see Fig. 1 and 2 below). To be […]

Google Technology

How cool is Google’s Project Glass?

At present, “Project Glass” is just a work in progress but Google assured its audience at last week’s I/O Conference that this augmented reality device will eventually be offered to the masses (how many of those masses ill actually be able to buy the device is another matter – a pre-order developer unit costs $1,500). I guess the […]