Wednesday, May 19Digital Marketing Journals

Creativity

Keeping Your Design Mind New and Fresh – A List Apart
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Keeping Your Design Mind New and Fresh – A List Apart

“Only a fool knows everything.” Article Continues Below — African ProverbSince March 2020, most of us have been working from home, and the days blend into each other and look the same. This is not the first time I have experienced this type of feeling. My commute — New York to New Jersey — is what folks in my area call the reverse commute.While going to the office, my days began to look the same: riding the subway to a bus to a shuttle to get to my job. Have you ever arrived at a destination and not even realized how you got there? This is how I began to experience the world everyday. I stopped paying attention to my surroundings.Because I worked a lot, the only time I would take off was for the holidays. During this time, I was a consultant and was coming to the e...
Jobs To Be Done – A List Apart
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Jobs To Be Done – A List Apart

In this chapter, you’ll learn about these plays: Article Continues BelowHow to create a jobs-driven roadmapUsing job stories to solve specific design problemsHow to architect the structure of a solutionTesting assumptions directed by JTBDA software company I once worked for held what were called “hackweeks” once a quarter. This was a time for developers to work on “whatever they wanted,” as it was framed. Give engineers time to play around with technology, and they’re bound to find the next innovation, or so the theory went.Hackweek was a big deal for us. Dozens of people organized it, and every developer in the company stopped work to contribute to the effort. It was costly, but we were committed to hackweek. After all, new software offerings come from new develo...
Connecting the Dots – A List Apart
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Connecting the Dots – A List Apart

Two plans: one for design, one for culture. Article Continues BelowWhat I’ve found is that the DNA between both dynamics must be inextricable from one another. Creating with compassion in an environment fueled by compassion means we never lose sight of what it’s all about: people. Beyond functioning in this manner because “it’s the right thing to do,” quality of work, loyalty internally (team) and externally (users), and product innovation are all benefits to reap.Earlier we talked through the concept of “simplicity” and its application to creation and environment. Now, let’s revisit a few other examples of healthy benchmarks from a creative culture as we’ve discussed in this book:Slowing down / pausing with intentEveryone has a seat at the tableThe New Day One...