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User Experience Director, Design Coach and Strategist, Entrepreneur. Working on a really exciting startup

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Submitted by • July 1, 2013

Moodboards (sometimes called inspiration boards) are collages made of images, textures, fabric and text used by designers to communicate moods, ideas and feelings visually. Aa a picture is worth a thousand words, mood boards allows to convey complex ideas and large ...

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Who Shared My Link?

Submitted by • April 20, 2013

This tool helps you see how many people shared your link via social channels. You can enter any URL and find out how out many times it was shared, and which journalists & bloggers shared. It's really useful and it's free!

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Submitted by • July 16, 2012

Traces is about observing physical traces in an environment to understand how people use the space, how they have adapted its manifestation and its puclic message. This methodology should involve a deep attention to details and can be enhanced by a ...

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Mind Map

Submitted by • May 7, 2012

Mind Map is a tool used to visualise thoughts and ideas generated and make connections between them. It allows presenting ideas in a visual and non-linear way and grouping them into clusters. A Mind Map begins with and initial ideas ...

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Submitted by • March 15, 2012

Banned! is about imagining that something that now exists all of a sudden disappear from the world and imagining the impact that this will have on the surrounding world. This methodology allow to rethink completely everything surrounding what has been banned ...

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Blueprint Modelling

Submitted by • March 15, 2012

Blueprint Modelling allows to articulate a vision and understand how a business will operate. It allows to display all the activities that will make the business run by dividing them 3 main phases: - client engagement phase (it's the phase in ...

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Priority Board

Submitted by • March 10, 2012

The Priority Board aim at understanding how people value products/services/functionalities. In order to help participants prioritise their needs but also to open new path for innovation, it is really important to firstly make them aware of all the oportunities out there using ...

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The Market Day E-books

Submitted by • March 8, 2012

The Market Day E-books are tools created by Sarah Thelwall to support a one-day workshop she run to help Creative Industries apply a DIY approach to marketing planning and delivery. They allow to focus on the key elements of a ...

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User-generated Personas

Submitted by • March 7, 2012

User-generated personas are hypothetical archetypes of potential customers generated by some real customers that represent a user segment. They are the outcome of their personal experience as consumers and allow them to say what they think without having to put ...

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High-fidelity Prototyping

Submitted by • March 6, 2012

High-fidelity prototype is a tool for testing a product or service by observing how user interact with the service. It should simulate how the real product or service. The more accurate is the prototype the more accurate are the test ...

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