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Jeremy Bailey is the creative director of FreshBooks. Ive found that the most valuable design tool in the 21st century is rather old-fashioned: customer feedback.
For end users, an apps user experience is, essentially, the product. No wonder, then, that app developers are investing more heavily in better user experience toolkits.
Gareth Everard is co-founder of Rockwell Razors. The golden age of irrational exuberance on Kickstarter has ended Pebble is shutting down, marking the fall of crowdfundings white knight after a string of other high-profile closures and failures.
Snap Inc.s quest to earn enough money to IPO sees it flip-flopping after pledging not to use creepy ad targeting. Snap will now allow advertisers to use Oracles Data Cloud (formerly Datalogix) third-party data about what users buy offline to target ads on Snapchat, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Bootstrapping London-based startup GigRove is lookingto carve out a niche in thecollaborative consumption space as a matching platform fordigital workers with itchy feet and startups with a spare room and pressing skills need. Which is all very zeitgeisty in these digital nomad/citizen of nowhere times.
A San Diego startup called eSUB Construction Software has raised $5 million in a Series A round led byRevolutionVenturesaccording to President and CEOWendy Rogers. The companys cloud-based project management apps help subcontractors track and get compensated for all the work they do on construction jobs.
Back in May, Woomoo, the startup behind app prototyping tool POP, was acqui-hired by Priceline, leaving POPs future a little uncertain. Today that uncertainty comes to an end with news that the U.K.s Marvel, a rival web and app design platform, has acquired the companys tech and user-base and will soon migrate POPs 500,000 users over to its own wares.
Even before they began to graduate from college, millennials drove changes at work, from management and recruiting practices to the design of office interiors. But companies are still adapting and figuring out what matters most to this large demographic and employee base.
Moscow-based Thngs is building something akin to a Wikipedia for physical objects. Although, given that the startup is already working on ways to monetize its offering, purists will likely take issue with that comparison.