3 rules of super productive meetings by Steve Jobs

Do your meetings seems to be a pointless waste of time with a strong feeling of something left unsaid? Take over the experience of one of the most efficient companies in the world where people are result-oriented and know the price of working hours.

Somebody desperately fights with sleepiness, somebody writes messages secretly and somebody watches a gorgeous colleague stealthily. There are many ways to wile the time away on a meeting. But not in the walls of Apple company because previous director knew perfectly well how to conduct meetings. Peter Gluhov has published an article on the 3 main Steve Job’s rules concerning productive meeting. Continue reading “3 rules of super productive meetings by Steve Jobs”

Collective work on interface projecting with the help of RealtimeBoard

Mentors of “Interfaces” column on vc.ru continue publishing cases and tools which will be useful for representatives of the industry. Philip Konzarenco shares Anna Boyarkina’s, a marketing manager of RealtimeBoard collective work service, story of UX/UI-solutions elaboration.

RealtimeBoard is a service for a collective work which looks like an online-board and allows to visualize processes in a convenient way, work with content, discuss design and plan. Continue reading “Collective work on interface projecting with the help of RealtimeBoard”

Search Metrics has named the main factors for Google mobile ranking

An analytical company SearchMetrics has presented results of investigation of ranking factors for mobile websites in Google in 2015.

A mobile-friendly Google algorithm has been launched 5 months ago but an expected mobilegeddon hasn’t happened yet. However, an update has already started influencing search results as the data of new SearchMetrics report show. You can find the original article here. Continue reading “Search Metrics has named the main factors for Google mobile ranking”

Tools designers use in their work. According to a poll of designers from 200 countries

What tools designers use in order to think of ideas, create prototypes and manage projects? Subtraction.com has carried out a poll among 4 000 designers from 200 countries and found out what tools they like most of all.

Participants of the poll were asked to name their favorite tools they use for 6 main design-tasks. Here’s a translation of the article by Ekaterina Izmestieva. Continue reading “Tools designers use in their work. According to a poll of designers from 200 countries”

9 substitutes for CAPTCHA

CAPTCHA (“Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”) is a robot-administered test that checks whether a user is an authentic one. It was supposed to be a bulletproof method but nowadays it may not be true. Online security and privacy is a total must and CAPTCHA seem not to be able to provide them. Moreover, CAPTCHA can cause UX failure and break up user flow. So, something must be done here. Joe Concannon addressed the problem in the article. Continue reading “9 substitutes for CAPTCHA”