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Best Practice Electric Vehicles Innovation Technology Tesla Thoughts and Musings UI and UX

Tesla: how US companies are lazy or incompetent on the world stage

Tesla have almost nailed the EV market. Sadly they don’t much understand regionalisation. UK failings are awkward or possibly dangerous.

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AI Browsers Cognitive Services Computers and Internet Innovation UI and UX

More Human Digital Humans

Even better text to voice has quietly appeared. Try it, you might be able to give your eyes a rest.

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Cloud Content management Innovation Microsoft Office 365 Search UI and UX

Microsoft Search – isn’t that just Bing?

Microsoft Search was just announced (Ignite 2018, last week in September). To be honest, when I saw the announcement, my reaction with “Hmmph. So what” Since when I have been reflecting on it quite a bit; and showing Microsoft Search to various people. I’m now shifted from “Hmmph” to “Gosh! Hmmm, that could really work”. Everyone […]

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Intranet Microsoft SharePoint UI and UX

Office 365 collaboration – somewhere between easy and hard

The Microsoft Story around Collaboration Has Never Been a Straightforward One, with Different Styles of Collaboration from Email, through Skype and into SharePoint Each Being Supported by Their Own Microsoft Technical Team; at Times It’s definitely felt like the different teams compete rather than collaborate (and the irony is not lost on us). With the […]

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Improvement UI and UX

You can’t always have what you want

This entertaining diagram that I saw on LinkedIn this morning touched a chord. Like all good humour it makes a critical point, or perhaps even several points. It certainly typifies different approaches. Apple’s fanatical insistence that anything can be achieved with a simple interface. Google’s equally fanatical insistence that everything can be achieved with a […]

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Best Practice Content management Innovation UI and UX

Pressure Ulcers and Link Abstraction

At best, the idea of pressure ulcers (a particularly nasty form of chronic wound which costs the NHS billions of pounds every year) and link abstraction (a technique for disconnecting the source from the presentation layer) are uneasy bedfellows. You rarely find, if ever, them referred to in the same breath. In fact a Google […]