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  • One of our designers, Kazden Cattapan, wrote about how to ramp up your strategic thinking as a designer. It's a skill that doesn't get talked about enough when it comes to producing great design work. Take a read here:

    Strategic Thinking for Designers

    The first step toward becoming a more strategic-thinking designer is to learn how to anticipate. Great strategic designers are vigilant, honing their ability to anticipate design trends by scanning the environment for signals of change.

  • We had a chance to speak with Carrie Russell on the future of financial services technology and the impact emerging Fintech leaders will have on the future of banking:

    Budgeting for Change: How New Technologies Will Transform the Financial Sector

    Maybe in the past few weeks you've become the proud owner of a new phone, tablet, or smartwatch. Or maybe you're upgrading your home security, temperature control, or lighting system to a smart monitored one. Or maybe, like the seemingly countless multitudes, you recently got a smart speaker to join the 41% of US consumers who owned a smart speaker in 2018.

  • Designers have the perfect opportunity to carve out what the standards and practices should be when it comes to designing for AI. Here's what our Lailee Soleimani has to say about best practices after attending the AI World Forum conference last week:

    How to be a better designer for AI

    I'm not going to write a full report of the conference here. If you're curious to know who the speakers were and what they talked about take a peek at my twitter feed. I captured the highlights when I wasn't distracted by the incredible Art Deco architecture of the Carlu.

  • Our AI Partner Specialist Trishala Pillai will be among the speakers at the AI World Forum on Monday— be sure to check out her panel if you're going to be there! #AI #events #conference #Torontoevents #TO

    AI World Forum - The World's Leading AI Conference

    The AI World Forum is a 2-day educational innovation conference that brings together global thought leaders in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to advance the dialogue on the AI revolution.

  • Our latest post is live— check out The Future of Retail in the Palm of Your Hand by our own Leigh Bryant, featuring insights from Alan Whitfield of Harry Rosen and Alexander Ringsdorff of NewStore:

    The Future of Retail in the Palm of Your Hand - Myplanet Musings - Medium

    The retail landscape has changed dramatically over the last two decades. Traditional brick & mortar shopping has been facing decline across sectors as online shopping has made inroads into consumer purchasing habits and as a result, consumer expectations have shifted. But there's a reason even Amazon has opened up brick & mortar locations of its own.

  • Our own Partner Specialist Michael Younder published a guest post on the Clutch blog this morning. Read "Using IoT for Location-Based Analytics and Content" now:

    Using IoT for Location-Based Analytics and Content |

    The Internet of Things offers businesses a chance to collect user data that can support location-based analytics and content. ??????Read More

  • CEO Jason Cottrell also shared his insights on the Samsung Bixby publication. Take a look here:

    Why Voice User Interfaces Will Revolutionize the Workplace

    Jason Cottrell is the CEO of Myplanet, the company many of the biggest brands turn to for software implementation and was recently named Top Entrepreneur Under 30. Get his thoughts on how voice interfaces are going to completely shift how we interact with knowledge and one another and how workplaces will be one of the most dramatic sites of this.

  • Our CEO Jason Cottrell wrote a guest post for the AI blog Becoming Human — check out his perspective on voice interfaces and what they'll mean for businesses in the coming months and years here:

    Re-Shape Interaction, Re-Shape Opportunity?-?A CEO's Perspective on Voice Interfaces

    The marketplace is changing. Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are creating opportunities for deeper insights into customer wants and needs, and the companies that can react to those changes quickly are going to be the ones who capitalize on opportunities as they emerge.

  • Will Artificial Intelligence Make Banking More Human? Our latest blog post featuring insights from Myplanet advisor and Fintech expert, Carrie Russell:

    Will Artificial Intelligence Make Banking More Human?

    It's a strange idea to roll around in your mind: that two things we tend to think of as cold or robotic?-?artificial intelligence and finance?-?can possibly combine in any way to make the experience of them more human. It seems unfathomable. But it's a compelling idea all the same.

  • Our own Director of Technology Services, Everett Zufelt, will be leading a webinar hosted by dotCMS on taking digital accessibility beyond just compliance on Jan 31st at 11am. Reserve your spot here:

    Going Beyond Digital Accessibility with Your Content Management System

    From smart speakers to wearable technology, new touch points are now constantly emerging see how your CMS can help you meet your digital accessibility challenges

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