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2022 AIOps Now Tech Data Overview Sheds Light On Current Capabilities

Carlos Casanova August 4, 2022
The 2022 AIOps NowTech generated a wealth of data that has been captured in the AIOps Data Overview, Q2 2022 report about AIOps software vendor capabilities. Three items from the overview report; digital experience, OpenTelemetry, and audit trails are highlighted in this blog. Read the full data overview report to learn more about the other capabilities that it covers.
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Metaverse-Like Experiences: Is Novelty Enough? A Look At ESPN’s Fifty/50 World

Julie Ask July 8, 2022
ESPN Edge built the interactive, 3D environment Fifty/50 World to celebrate 50 years of Title IX. Learn what a Gen X consumer — and a sophisticated 13-year-old user of online 3D immersive gaming and entertainment platforms — thought of the experience.

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European Union Ruled: Shady Design Practices Are Illegal

Karine Cardona-Smits July 8, 2022
The EU has adopted a set of regulations that condemn misleading techniques such as dark patterns. In doing so, the EU sets new standards, catching digital businesses that over-focus on conversion funnels and possibly use deceptive design techniques red-handed. The user experience (UX) community that has been advocating for ethical design for years without getting […]
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You Are Missing Out On Customer Feedback, And It’s On You

Karine Cardona-Smits June 13, 2022
Customers share their experiences in multiple ways. Are you capturing it?
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The Metaverse Must Be Deeply Human-Centric

David Truog June 7, 2022
At Augmented World Expo 2022, amid the existential debate about the metaverse, there was an increased focus on ensuring its UX is humane, and communal.
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye … Get Your New AIOps Reports Here!

Carlos Casanova June 2, 2022
It’s been a long time coming, at least in mind anyway, but I’ve finally got some great news to announce. We have just published four AIOps-related reports that I’m really excited for you all to finally read and provide feedback on. Read on below to get a synopsis of the three reports. The fourth report […]
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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022: What’s Changed In Our Four Years Covering This Space

Senem Guler Biyikli May 19, 2022
On Global Accessibility Awareness Day this year, learn what’s changed in digital accessibility over the past four years. Read more.

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The Business Case For Inclusive Design

What It Means May 12, 2022
Why has inclusive design become so important? On this episode of What It Means, Principal Analyst Gina Bhawalkar and UX Researcher Senem Biyikli delve into the multi-faceted benefits of inclusive design.
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The Connected Car Of The Future Is The One Open To Third Parties

Karine Cardona-Smits May 11, 2022
With its revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), Europe aims to make payments safer and increase consumers’ protection, integrating new digital players into its market and requiring financial institutions to open their data and services to third parties. Doing so enables competitors to offer their own clients innovative digital experiences that would radically shake up traditional […]
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Ten Principles For Designing The Metaverse

David Truog May 10, 2022
Ten principles you can use as a foundation for envisioning your organization’s path to the metaverse
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The Future Of Experiences: What Your Brand Must Do Now To Power The Next Generation Of Consumer Experiences

Julie Ask May 10, 2022
The future of experiences will be more humanlike and immersive ... but also more invisible. Learn what the future holds at CX North America.
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The Future Of Experiences For Children: Lessons From Amazon Glow

Julie Ask May 2, 2022
Amazon’s latest product, Amazon Glow, can offer insight into how the future of experiences (for children) is being designed.
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Beyond The Cartoonish Metaverse — XR Designers And Users Deserve Better

David Truog April 28, 2022
XR designers cut corners because of the limitations of headsets but XR streaming from the cloud could liberate them.
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Get Help With Digital Accessibility: Tips For Selecting An Accessibility Partner

Gina Bhawalkar April 21, 2022
Over the last two years, digital accessibility quickly became a business priority. Forrester has seen a significant increase in inquiries related to accessibility, and more companies are hiring accessibility specialists — an encouraging signal that companies are making investments in this space. This increase is partly driven by the pandemic, which elevated the importance of […]
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Four Indicators: Is Your Customer Experience An Afterthought?

AJ Joplin April 7, 2022
It’s 2022, but there are still an alarming number of companies that focus on everything but customer experience. Let’s look at the systemic issues behind this lack of focus.
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There Is No Metaverse Today, But Be Prepared

Mike Proulx March 29, 2022

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Design Leaders Reveal How To Build Inclusive And Diverse Design Teams — And Why That Matters

Senem Guler Biyikli March 28, 2022
Does your organization want to create inclusive experiences for your customers? Are you following an inclusive design process? If the answer to both questions is “yes,” great! But if you’re like most companies we speak with, you’re missing an essential component for creating inclusive experiences: an inclusive and diverse design team. Having such a team […]

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Avoid The Chatbot How-Can-I-Help-You Problem

What It Means February 10, 2022
The problem with chatbots can be summed up in one sentence: “How can I help you?” This question sets the expectation that a chatbot will be as helpful as a human agent, which isn’t true. But don’t scrap all your chatbots. Instead, invest in experience design, says VP, Principal Analyst David Truog on this episode of What It Means.
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Great Solutions Compete For The Best Mobile Innovation For Accessibility And Inclusion Award

Karine Cardona-Smits January 28, 2022
I have been part of the Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO) jury for several years and have each year discovered inspirational competitors. This year, I judged one of the Tech4Good categories, and I found it particularly difficult to come to a final ranking. The three finalists illustrate perfectly how technology can be a powerful driver for […]
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