Friday Link Round Up – March 27 2015

Users’ Perception of Product Ratings (New Qualitative & Quantitative Findings)

http://baymard.com/blog/user-perception-of-product-ratings

Ethnographic research drives IKEA’s global success

http://www.experientia.com/blog/ethnographic-research-drives-ikeas-global-success/

John Lewis to trial customer tracking software to speed up collections

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/mar/25/john-lewis-customer-software-collections-jlabs-app

Applying Product Thinking to Process Improvement

http://neo.com/2015/02/24/applying-product-thinking-to-process-improvement

The Wearable Web

http://cognition.happycog.com/article/the-wearable-web

Track of the week:

Woke up this morning – Alabama 3 (Exile on Coldharbour Lane version!)

Friday Link Round Up – March 20, 2015

It’s not enough to be fast: how emulating human interaction is key to improving digital communication

http://www.fastcocreate.com/3042288/its-not-enough-to-be-fast-how-emulating-human-interaction-is-key-to-improving-digital-commun

Too much info? Or not enough? Which created a double-digit conversion increase?

https://whichtestwon.com/test/too-much-info-or-not-enough-which-created-a-double-digit-conversion-increase/

Why is Amazon launching a physical store – and what will it mean for retail? (via @leemcivor)

http://www.mycustomer.com/feature/technology/why-amazon-launching-physical-store-%E2%80%93-and-what-will-it-mean-retail/168265

Designing for the Workspace First (via @jackroless)

http://jesseddy.com/blog/2015/03/designing-for-the-workspace-first/

Ikea: 7 Predictions For What Your Home Will Look Like In 2020

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3043407/tech-forecast/ikea-on-7-predictions-for-what-your-home-will-look-like-in-2020

Video of the week:

The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google – Who Wins, Who Loses?  

https://youtu.be/XCvwCcEP74Q

Friday Link Round Up – Dec 5th 2014

Custom furniture e-retailer uses a physical showroom to drive online business

https://www.internetretailer.com/2014/12/04/furniture-retailer-uses-showroom-drive-online-business

Design Driven Innovation: people do not buy products but meanings.

http://www.designdriveninnovation.com/book.html

How AO.com owned Black Friday with agile marketing

https://econsultancy.com/blog/65843-how-ao-com-owned-black-friday-with-agile-marketing

The Secret to an Eye Catching Web Design: Going the Extra Mile

http://getpocket.com/a/read/774605533

The “page that made me go Wow this week” Link

I think that this is a stunning example of delivering content with impact. Greyscale, full width images and nice scrolling effects

http://mashable.com/2014/12/01/hollywood-secret-beauty-procedure

The “I want one of those, so if you want to buy me something, this is it” link of the week

Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

https://stacksocial.com/sales/the-om-one-levitating-bluetooth-speaker

The “Completely random I didn’t know that” link of the week

How speakers make sound

http://animagraffs.com/loudspeaker/

Friday Link Round Up – 10 October 2014

How retail shelf media can turn browsers into buyers

http://www.retailcustomerexperience.com/articles/how-retail-shelf-media-can-turn-browsers-into-buyers/

 

Is Amazon trying to replicate Apple Stores?

http://www.internetretailer.com/2014/10/09/amazon-trying-replicate-apple-stores

 

10 Things To Know About Net Promoter Scores And The User Experience

http://www.measuringu.com/blog/nps-ux.php

 

 

The “And now for something a little different” link:

Inside The Design Of Norway’s Beautiful New Banknotes

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036911/fast-feed/inside-the-design-of-norways-beautiful-new-banknotes

 

 

Videos of the Week:

Data in the Human Context

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q6aA5qdCzU

Seeing Spaces

http://vimeo.com/97903574