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Issue #132 — 12 Jul '17

Designing with Scenarios: Putting Personas to Work

Data may be best, but not always entirely necessary. Kim Goodwin explains the difference between scenarios and a storyboard, while discussing the importance of data-driven personas. 

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How to switch your career to product design

Perhaps you're interested in product design, but haven't taken the leap yet. Hear from six product designers at Dropbox how they made the switch.

SWITCH IT UP

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Designing Adaptive Icons

Android now supports adaptive icons, in which an icon can display a variety of shapes across different device models. Nick Butcher from Google provides a rundown on how they work.

TAKE A LOOK

6 Lessons Learned from Establishing a Usability Practice at a Startup

As a product designer Becca Selah took on the challenge of introducing usability research and testing. Read how she focused on quick wins and visible results.

TEST

The three words that make brainstorming sessions at Google, Facebook, and IDEO more productive

How to generate multiple ideas and answers from a single question.

FIND OUT

Designing Your Own Metrics

A look into how the Quora Design Team phased out bios in favour of credentials, and how they measured the results.

INSERT YOUR CREDENTIALS HERE

Chatbots Deliver the Worst Customer Service

Offering a fresh perspective, Rafal Cymerys takes a look at the perils of chatbots. While they can be advanced, they can’t always be adaptive.

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10+ Updates and Improvements

At Atomic we had some big releases earlier this year, though that hasn’t stopped our appetite for continuing to release small improvements and enhancements.

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