Design Readings

Watch Davide Casali’s “Social Experience Design” talk at Interaction’13 | IxDA Conference

This talk will show a hands-on social experience design method to deal with this complexity and achieve the change projects need, plus some supporting use-cases supporting them […]

Design Readings

Watch Jason Ulaszek & Brian Winters’ “From Design Research to Experience Roadmap” talk at Interaction’13 | IxDA Conference

Design research is critical. Creating foundational, living documentation about the needs, beliefs and behaviors of your customer is of the utmost importance. And, being able to identify needs, opportunities and the future direction for the business, based on both sound process and analytical thought, will be your keys to short and long-term success. In this session you’ll learn how to turn design research activities into a mental model, identify potential new business opportunities and derive business and experience direction from your newly found consumer insight. And, you’ll look like a freakin’ rockstar in your company doing it […]

Innovation Trend Watching

Watch Silvio Meira’s “Cooperation: How Education can be changed into learning” talk at TEDx São Paulo

Silvio Meira walks us through a series of “provocative cartoons about how he thinks the world should work.”

Information Technology Trend Watching

Watch Vint Cerf’s “The past, present & future of the web” interview for ABC7 Extra

Watch ABC7’s full interview with Vint Cerf, father of the Internet and Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist […]

Design Innovation

Paul Bennett’s “Design is in the details” talk at TED

Showing a series of inspiring, unusual and playful products, British branding and design guru Paul Bennett explains that design doesn’t have to be about grand gestures, but can solve small, universal and overlooked problems […]

Information Technology

Billy Graham’s “Technology, faith and human shortcomings” talk at TED

Billy Graham marvels at technology’s power to improve lives and change the world — but says the end of evil, suffering and death will come only after the world accepts Christ. Graham has preached the Gospel to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history — nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories. Hundreds of millions more have been reached through television, video, film and webcasts […]

Design Information Technology Software

Autodesk helps government agencies better utilize Geospatial information

Autodesk leading technologists talk to Directions Magazine about how government agencies can better utilize geospatial information. Geoff Zeiss, director of technology, David Kingsbury, Sr. Industry Manager for State and Local Government, and Pete Southwood, Geospatial Technical Evangelist conduct a round table discussion of Autodesk’s Feature Data Object, or FDO, an open source solution that is embedded in many of the company’s industry solutions […]

Design Inspiration

Scott McCloud’s “Understanding comics” talk at TED

In this unmissable look at the magic of comics, Scott McCloud bends the presentation format into a cartoon-like experience, where colorful diversions whiz through childhood fascinations and imagined futures that our eyes can hear and touch […]

Design Economics Innovation

Clint Edmonson’s “Organizational Politics: A Survival Guide”

You’re smart. You deliver. What else could your company want from you? Why don’t they come to you for the big decisions? Why won’t they listen to your proposals? It seems like everyone has an agenda and they’re doing everything they can to kill your great ideas. To be effective leader we must bring more than our academic pedigrees to a organization. In this presentation, Clint Edmonson attempts to explain the complex nature of organizational politics and how to survive in a dynamic and often chaotic environment.

Design Economics Information Technology Innovation Software Trend Watching

Designing Infrastructure: market drivers affecting the utility industry

Autodesk Technical Evangelist Pete Southwood, Senior Industry Manager for Utilities and Telecommunications Alan Saunders, and Utilities Industry Marketing Manager Doug Laslo discuss the market drivers affecting the utility industry over the next few years, industry pain points, and how Autodesk solutions address these issues. Listen to the podcast, from Autodesk Geospatial Resource Center